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New York Times, Saturday, June 7, 1975

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,429

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Students & seniors
Across
1
One way to bargain : PLEA
5
Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
9
Wood for rafts : BALSA
14
Plenty : LOTS
15
Loud sound : ROAR
16
Root : ELIHU
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Disappear : EVAPORATE
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Cover of a kind : CLOUD
20
Irrelevant : BESIDETHEPOINT
22
___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
23
Title : NAME
24
To some degree : INPART
27
___ beet : ASREDASA
31
Pawnbroker's deals : LOANS
32
Steals, shopwise : LIFTS
33
Fellow : LAD
34
"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
35
Egyptian king : MENES
36
Quantity gathered : HAUL
37
Singleton of baseball : KEN
38
Stage offering : REVUE
39
French philosopher : COMTE
40
Rudimentary sensation : ESTHESIS
42
Enola Gay, for one : BOMBER
43
Helper: Abbr. : ASST
44
Dotted : SEME
45
Security : MONEYINTHEBANK
51
Bearlike animal : PANDA
52
Janitor : CARETAKER
53
Tie : ASCOT
54
Poisonous tree : UPAS
55
Flowing garment : SARI
56
Small arms of Britain : STENS
57
Month: Abbr. : SEPT
58
Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
Down
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Commonplace, for short : PLEB
2
Tennis score : LOVE
3
Greek letters : ETAS
4
Candidate : ASPIRANT
5
Check : ARREST
6
Reluctant : LOATH
7
___ of office : OATH
8
Golfer's outlay : GREENSFEE
9
Does justice to : BECOMES
10
Closely related : ALLIED
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" . . . in like a ___" : LION
12
Close : SHUT
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Accountant: Abbr. : AUD
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Perfumes : ODORS
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Car-agency sign : PARTS
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"___ New York in June" : ILIKE
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Roman date : NONES
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Do art work : PAINT
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Aborigines of Japan : AINUS
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"And out like ___" : ALAMB
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Fry quickly : SAUTE
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Cyrus or Felix : ADLER
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Between Exodus and Numbers : LEVITICUS
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Untidy : MESSY
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Operations center : HOMEBASE
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Moves, as a theater patron : RESEATS
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Halley's find : COMET
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Relay : HANDON
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Command : BEHEST
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Cause hardship : STRAP
45
Tall pole : MAST
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___ in a while : ONCE
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Neck part : NAPE
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Language of Ghana : AKAN
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Emperor : NERO
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Malay dagger : KRIS
51
Dance step : PAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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