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New York Times, Monday, July 21, 1975

Author:
Deborah York
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Deborah York has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,473
Across
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Kilt wearer : SCOT
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Plinth : ORLO
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Kind of shirt : POLO
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Satellite’s path : ORBIT
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Invent, as a phrase : COIN
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Derby winner : FOOLISHPLEASURE
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Stand in ___ of : AWE
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Diminish : PARE
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European cavalryman : HUSSAR
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Italian villa : ESTE
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Ready to eat : DONE
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Ventilate : AERATE
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Theatrical role : PART
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Bored with it all : BLASE
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Chits : IOUS
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___ glass : SPUN
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New York pastime : OFFTRACKBETTING
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Partners of dahs : DITS
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Trygve and family : LIES
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Arthur Hailey novel : HOTEL
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Printers’ measures : ENS
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Czech river : ISER
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Midnight rider : REVERE
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Acidity : ACOR
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Hard or apple : CORE
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Machine tool : SHAPER
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Asian : THAI
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Theatrical sign : SRO
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Across the board : WINPLACEANDSHOW
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Melody : ARIA
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Rouge’s partner : NOIR
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Act in a certain way : EMOTE
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Dickens girl : NELL
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Auctioneer’s word : SOLD
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Copied : APED
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Kind of bed : SOFA
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Rural dawn sound : CROW
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Sesame : TIL
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Yellow color : OCHRE
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Cheap cigar : ROPE
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Unimportant, as a town : ONEHORSE
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Sheriff's helpers : POSSE
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Burden : ONUS
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Pasternak heroine : LARA
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Unusual person : ONER
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Tout : TIPSTER
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Gorge : SATE
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Polly or Sally : AUNT
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Bridge positions : EASTS
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Smears : DAUBS
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Apartment, for one : ABODE
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Mischievous : ELFIN
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Sea-survival units : RAFTS
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Game for pairs : POKER
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Cattiness : SPITE
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Radio-set button : TUNER
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Point of view : ANGLE
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More unfriendly : ICIER
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Franklin, for one : STOVE
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Fourth, fifth, etc. : ALSORANS
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“He went to the funeral just for ___” : THERIDE
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Reykjavik's land: Abbr. : ICEL
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Horse color : ROAN
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Dismay : APPAL
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Leafy vegetable : CHARD
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Kind of dive : SWAN
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Take on : HIRE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Linden tree : TEIL
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Kind of worn : SHOP
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Fixed routine : ROTE
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Had obligations : OWED
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Bird sound : COO
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Little, in Glasgow : SMA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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