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New York Times, Monday, June 30, 1975

62-Down : Graduate degree

Author:
Beverly J. Seward
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Beverly J. Seward has 17 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,452
Across
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Creations by Mr. Kenneth : COIFS
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Steep height, in Africa : AMBA
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Misdoes : ERRS
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Elbow connections : ULNAS
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Small duck : TEAL
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Cozy place : NOOK
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Marital fraction : BETTERHALF
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Hungarian hero : NAGY
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Arthur of the court : ASHE
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Turnpike fee : TOLL
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Items for a troller : LURES
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Follower of a Chinese religion : TAOIST
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Psychic initials : ESP
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Like many letter-signers : SINCERE
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J. Fred Muggs, e.g. : CHIMP
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Sweetie-pie : LAMBCHOP
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Supper, in Madrid : CENA
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June moon or May day, e.g. : RHYME
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Enthusiastic review : RAVE
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Hoover Dam's byproduct : LAKEMEAD
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Tippecanoe's associate : TYLER
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Set free : UNLEASH
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Boxcar contents: Abbr. : FRT
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"A loaf of bread, ___ wine ... " : AJUGOF
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Michelangelo work : PIETA
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Stage conveniences : PROPS
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Handyman's item : TOOL
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Miscellany : OLIO
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Les Etats ___ : UNIS
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Certain bridge holdings : SINGLETONS
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Scofflaw's burden : FINE
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Friend, in France : AMIE
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Loved ones : DEARS
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Word with song or slug : FEST
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Lawford, to friends : PETE
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"Valachi Papers" subject : MAFIA
Down
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Neighbor of the Keys : CUBA
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Arena calls : OLES
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Hale and hearty : INTHEPINK
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Destinies : FATES
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Vane point : SSE
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___ in one's side : ATHORN
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Lardner's "You know ___" : MEAL
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Yankees or Reds : BALLTEAM
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Landon : ALF
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Sounds from a pride : ROARS
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Thesaurus maker : ROGET
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"The ___ the limit" : SKYS
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Maine-Florida artery, mapwise : RTEI
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Leopold's crime partner : LOEB
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Small dosage: Abbr. : TSP
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French weapon : ARME
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O.T. book : ECCL
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La Guardia Airport's neighbor : SHEA
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Bonnie's friend : CLYDE
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Miss Murray : MAE
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Johnnie Ray song : CRY
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Improvement on none : HALFALOAF
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Done with : OVER
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Sprightly : PERT
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Western city : RENO
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Game intermission : HALFTIME
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Alehouse units : MUGS
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Article : THE
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Orbital point : APOGEE
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Window part : SILL
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Golfer Palmer : ARNIE
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Enlists in : JOINS
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Against-the-odds victory : UPSET
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"When I Take My Sugar ___" : TOTEA
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Variety of pastry : PUFF
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"You can bet ___!" : ONIT
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Initials for Jesus : INRI
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Pelion's neighbor : OSSA
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Sugar-maple yield : SAP
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Graduate degree : EDM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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