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New York Times, Friday, July 18, 1975

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,470
Across
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Egyptian god : PTAH
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Join the claque : CLAP
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Stone of ___ : SCONE
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Greek vowel : IOTA
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"What ___ wants ... " : LOLA
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Italian city : PADUA
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African pest : TSETSEFLY
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Have, in France : AVOIR
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"Practical cats" poet : TSELIOT
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Casual clothes : TSHIRTS
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Sea bird : ERN
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Greet : HAIL
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Meat by-product : SUET
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Work units : ERGS
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No. 2 woods : BRASSIES
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Brought to ruin : UNDONE
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Jazz form : BOP
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Drawing-board ruler : TSQUARE
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Pig : SOW
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"Thanks ___ much" : EVERSO
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Never : ATNOTIME
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Dry : SERE
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High wind : GALE
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Clarinet or sax : REED
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School event : PROM
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Old French coin : SOU
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Russian royal figure : TSARINA
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Best : OPTIMAL
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"Iphigenia in ___" : AULIS
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Blue Nile source : LAKETSANA
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Hip wear of dry era : FLASK
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Latin pronoun : ILLE
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Cookout glove : MITT
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Justice in Dred Scott case : TANEY
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Zounds! : EGAD
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Kimono part : SASH
Down
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English statesman : PITT
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Salad action : TOSS
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Uncovered : HATLESS
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Jones of baseball : CLEON
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Place for hay : LOFT
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Every bit : ALL
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___ piper : PAYTHE
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Algerian trooper : SPAHI
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Split hairs : CAVILED
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Repute : ODOR
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Paris night : NUIT
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Units of corn : EARS
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Title : SIR
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Planet : SATURN
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French clerics : ABBES
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Buried treasure : TROVE
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Grow gradually thin : TAPER
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"Godfather II," e.g.: Abbr. : SEQ
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Customary : USUAL
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Miss O'Grady : ROSIE
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Troll : GNOME
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Did needlework : SEWED
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City ways: Abbr. : STS
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Equiangular figure : ISOGON
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Prefix for phyte : NEO
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Broke fast : ATE
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Musical refresher : REPRISE
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Platitudes : TRUISMS
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Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
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Hazardous : RISKY
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Hare's forte : SPEED
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Baseball name : OTT
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William H. or Robert : TAFT
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Russian river : SULA
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Alda or Arkin : ALAN
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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Mother of Hermes : MAIA
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Organized insects : ANTS
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Strip of wood : LATH
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Math branch: Abbr. : ALG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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