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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1975

Author:
Margery Bernstein
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,454
Across
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Aid and ___ : ABET
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Auditors : CPAS
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More up-to-date : LATER
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Speed-ratio number : MACH
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___ breve : ALLA
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Hebrew letter : ALEPH
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Head or back complaint : ACHE
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Kind of guard or admiral : REAR
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Misrepresent : BELIE
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Manns : THOMASANDHORACE
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At ___ (bewildered) : ALOSS
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Scrap : ORT
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Rehan or Huxtable : ADA
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Direction: Abbr. : ENE
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Normal: Abbr. : STD
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Reign, in India : RAJ
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Feast : DINE
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Certain past time : AYEARAGO
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Johnsons : ANDREWANDLYNDON
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Endurance contest : MARATHON
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Swiss river : AARE
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Haggard heroine : SHE
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Pronoun : HER
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Iron or Stone : AGE
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Headland : RAS
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Robert or Annabel : LEE
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Proverb : ADAGE
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Thomases : LOWELLANDNORMAN
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Shouting : AROAR
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Ogden or Whitelaw : REID
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Judicial wear : ROBE
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Liveliness : VERVE
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Result of poison ivy : ITCH
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Fitzgerald or Grasso : ELLA
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Invited : ASKED
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Pierre ___, French author : LOTI
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Ruminant : DEER
Down
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Between amas and amamus : AMAT
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Johann or Carl : BACH
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High-low bridge play : ECHO
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Melodic subject : THEMA
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Kit or Rachel : CARSON
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"If you ___" : PLEASE
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King and Alda : ALANS
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Summer ender : LABORDAY
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Wide-awake : ALERT
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Tissue layer : TELA
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On a grand scale : EPIC
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Syngman : RHEE
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Beverage : ALE
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Arthur Hailey subject : HOTEL
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John or Don : ADAMS
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Shore or Alice's cat : DINAH
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Major John ___ : ANDRE
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Man's nickname : SYD
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Spotter of storms and speeders : RADAR
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Marketplace : AGORA
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Davy or Tom : JONES
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Pitcher's record: Abbr. : ERA
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Arbor or Rutledge : ANN
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Nucleic acid: Abbr. : RNA
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The Unready : ETHELRED
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Steering or spinning : WHEEL
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Assam people : AOR
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One with a monkey on his back : ADDICT
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Indira or Mohandas : GANDHI
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Self : EGO
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Part of AWOL : LEAVE
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Pico de ___, Spanish mountain : ANETO
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Went astray : ERRED
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Pelée leavings : LAVA
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Cinnabar, etc. : ORES
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Part of W.P.A. : WORK
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Seed coating : ARIL
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Shade of gray : MOLE
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Kind of seamen : ABLE
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Close : NEAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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