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New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 1975

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 239 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,453

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Across
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Latin dances : SAMBAS
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Played up to : TOADIED
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Not one cent went for this : TRIBUTE
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Joined : ENTERED
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Farmer's friend : ALMANAC
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Mitch and Ann : MILLERS
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Bravo, for one : RIO
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Jazz or Bronze : ERA
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Certain collegians : COEDS
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Fast plane : SST
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Neptune's spear : TRIDENT
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Hamitic people : SAHO
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Italian three : TRE
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Painting style : GENRE
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Did tailoring work : ALTERED
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Hog or map : ROAD
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“Tango” actor : BRANDO
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Shields : EGISES
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Actress Gam : RITA
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Peasant, in Parma : PAESANO
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U. S. playwright : ODETS
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___-pros (legal plea) : NOL
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Boxlike sleigh : PUNG
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Talks freely : OPENSUP
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Great Lakes canals : SOO
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Storehouse : DEPOT
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They: Fr. : ILS
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Gout’s target : TOE
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Omar, for one : PERSIAN
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Ahab or Nemo : CAPTAIN
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Mark under a consonant : CEDILLA
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Clapped for more : ENCORED
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Damsel’s pride : TRESSES
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Sylvan deities : SATYRS
Down
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Kind of pupil : STAR
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Actor George : ARLISS
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Flowering tree : MIMOSA
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Business degree : BBA
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Alder, in France : AUNE
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Onset : START
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Pro ___ : TEM
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In reserve : ONICE
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“___ last!” (finally) : ATLONG
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Harmful : DELETERIOUS
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Exasperated : IRED
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Doers: Suffix : EERS
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Dental degree : DDS
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Card game : ECARTE
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Bryant poem : THANATOPSIS
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
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Actress Sandra : DEE
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Kind of fogy : OLD
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Five and 9, e.g.: Abbr. : NOS
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Scottish explorer : RAE
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Mss. workers : EDS
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Cole Porter's “You’re the ___” : TOP
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Goddess, in Rome : DEA
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Relative of sis : BRO
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Free, with “of” : RID
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Used up : ATE
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Country's output: Abbr. : GNP
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Actress Blyth : ANN
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Floodgate : SLUICE
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Victor's due : SPOILS
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Public officer : NOTARY
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More sticky : GOOIER
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Slack, in Paris : ETALE
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Schemes : PLANS
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Animal : DEER
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Earth, in Berlin : ERDE
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Humane soc. : SPCA
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Upshots : ENDS
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Certain ratio: Abbr. : PCT
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Pensacola base: Abbr. : NAS
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Little one : TOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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