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New York Times, Thursday, July 17, 1975

23-Down : Skyline features

Author:
George Raventos
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J V W }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,469
Across
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"Once ___ a midnight ... " : UPON
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Ring stone : CAMEO
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Be mistaken : ERR
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Rope, in Spain : SOGA
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Tocsin : ALARM
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Like: Prefix : EQUI
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Boundary imposed on Poland : CURZONLINE
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Prefix for mate or mobile : AUTO
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Offering to an extended palm : GREASE
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Hanukkah symbols : MENORAHS
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Southern sea : ROSS
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River deposit : SILT
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Makes manageable : TAMES
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Chum : PAL
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French city : LYONS
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" ... a mouse studying to be ___" : ARAT
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Valley flowers : LILIES
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Strong tide : RIP
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Lillian of films : GISH
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Horses : ARABS
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Row : TIER
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Service club : USO
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Sweet liqueurs : CREMES
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Rev an engine : RACE
44
Spanish title : SENOR
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Sun god : SOL
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Volcano of Martinique : PELEE
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Main ___ (street) : DRAG
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Observed : SEEN
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Drive recklessly near : TAILGATE
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Yonkers entries : PACERS
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___-Gotha : SAXE
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Finnish defense line of 1939 : MANNERHEIM
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Experts : PROS
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Miss Dinsmore : ELSIE
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Tokyo coin : SEN
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Small springs : SEEPS
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Stream, in Britain : SYKE
Down
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Maritime law-enforcer: Abbr. : USCG
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Rain heavily : POUR
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Fairy-tale figure : OGRE
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Early home of Jesus : NAZARETH
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Bamboo stems : CANES
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___ in the game : ALL
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Impair : MAIM
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Auguries : OMENS
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Of an earth line : EQUATORIAL
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Miss Etting : RUTH
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Grande and de Oro : RIOS
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Worm-eating bird : EARLY
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Bears, in Madrid : OSOS
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Some paintings : OILS
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Skyline features : SPIRES
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Iberian river : TAGUS
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Crop up : ARISE
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Divisive line : MASONDIXON
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Famed mission : ALAMO
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Defames : LIBELS
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Family member : NIECE
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Binge : SPREE
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Malay ape : LAR
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Road curve : ESS
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W. W. I lines : TRENCHES
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Rough rock : CRAG
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Bands in heraldry : ORLES
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Fruit : PEAR
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Fun and ___ : GAMES
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Rapiers : EPEES
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Recipe measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Swiss river : AARE
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Yarn : TALE
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Word in Mass. motto : ENSE
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Strange : EERY
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Hazard : RISK
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Pintail duck : SMEE
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Small drink : NIP

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

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