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New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 1975

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,425
Across
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Sleep stopper : ALARM
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Gather : REAP
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Creases, in France : PLIS
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Erich ___ Remarque : MARIA
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Delineate : ETCH
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Lacoste of tennis : RENE
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Dog, at times : BITER
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Hemp with a wallop : MARIJUANA
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Spiritless : INANIMATE
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Beginning : ONSET
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Lends a hand : AIDS
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Swerves : SHEERS
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Charlotte or Emily : BRONTE
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Gen. Smuts : JAN
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"Potting Shed" author : GREENE
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Writer e. e. : CUMMINGS
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Attach again : RETIE
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Soak, old style : SOG
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Revere : ADORE
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Nobleman: Ger. : EDELMANN
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"___ in the deep" : ASLEEP
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Noun suffix : ORY
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Hard : STEELY
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Echo : PARROT
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Recipe expert : CHEF
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___-propre : AMOUR
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Famous hunchback : QUASIMODO
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Dante and Christina : ROSSETTIS
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Type of seal : EARED
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Deplaned : ALIT
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Attention-getting sound : HIST
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Guanaco : LLAMA
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Receives : SEES
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Hebrew measure : EPHA
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Takes out : DELES
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Prefix for valent : AMBI
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Rested : LAIN
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Gulf of Ionian Sea : ARTA
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Nothing, in France : RIEN
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U.S. poet and baseball fan : MARIANNEMOORE
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Did over : REMADE
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___ Unis : ETATS
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"God's Little ___" : ACRE
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Greek letter : PHI
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Do tree surgery : PRUNE
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Rent : LEASE
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Circle or tube : INNER
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Hot and driver's : SEATS
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Poet and sea lover : JOHNMASEFIELD
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Bit : MITE
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Houston : SAM
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Born and ___ : BRED
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Network : RETE
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French eye : OEIL
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Little brown item : JUG
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Accord, in Paris : GRE
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Swindle : CON
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Vain : IDLE
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Coward : NOEL
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Zane or Jane : GREY
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Month: Abbr. : SEP
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Curve of a ship's plank : SNY
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Verb with thou : ART
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Large daisy : SHASTA
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Turkish coins : PARAS
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Miss O'Grady : ROSIE
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Corrodes : RUSTS
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Armor piece: Var. : CUISH
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Infant-care aid : QTIP
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"The ___ Animal" : MALE
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Spoken : ORAL
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Greek district : DEME
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Harem rooms : ODAS
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Article : THE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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