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New York Times, Friday, July 25, 1975

5-Down : Whittling hazard

Author:
Beverly J. Seward
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Beverly J. Seward has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,477
Across
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" ... ___ as a day in June?" : RARE
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Relish : SAVOR
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Boston ___ : POPS
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Business school subj. : ECON
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Kind of minister : PRIME
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Knievel : EVEL
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London's memorial to Nelson : TRAFALGARSQUARE
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Part of A.D. : DOMINI
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Place : LIEU
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Sided or eared : LOP
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Alcohol heaters : ETNAS
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___ Cranston (The Shadow) : LAMONT
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Tippy glasses : GOBLETS
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Willingly : LIEF
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Pinochle holding : MELD
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Greek underground : ELAS
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Like the Himalayas : LOFTY
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Upward: Prefix : ANO
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Spats : RIFTS
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Gershwin : IRA
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Night, in Madrid : NOCHE
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Part of a ship : PROW
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Bard of old : SCOP
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Kind of nut or tree : KOLA
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Teenagers' rooms, at times : PIGPENS
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Digestive aid : PEPSIN
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Pago Pago's site : SAMOA
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Brahman title : AYA
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Snake-dance tribe : HOPI
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"___ Irish Rose" : MYWILD
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Atlantic area of mystery : BERMUDATRIANGLE
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French novelist : LOTI
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Town near Winston-Salem : ELKIN
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Word with loose or book : ENDS
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Gemstone : ONYX
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Medium for George Ade : SLANG
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___ jockey : DISK
Down
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Emeritus: Abbr. : RETD
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Prefix for phobia or bat : ACRO
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What the buffalo do : ROAM
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Rifle of W.W.I : ENFIELD
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Whittling hazard : SPLINTER
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S.A. country : ARG
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Apothecary vessels : VIALS
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King of Israel : OMRI
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Perform a thrift-shop function : RESELL
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Few, in France : PEU
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High-level Washington place : OVALOFFICE
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Former S. A. leader : PERON
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"Why England ___" (J.F.K. book) : SLEPT
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It follows penny : ANTE
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Bobwhite : QUAIL
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___ of the tongue : ASLIP
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Indian farmer : MEO
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Fed. Employee : GMAN
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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Neighborhood affair : BLOCKPARTY
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Continent: Abbr. : AFR
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"A face that would ___ clock" : STOPA
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Suffix for cyclo : TRON
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Kennel sounds : YAPS
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Jones Beach activity : SWIMMING
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Cries of discovery : HOS
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Statesman Root : ELIHU
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Generated : SPAWNED
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Parts of a battery : ANODES
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Spanish artist : GOYA
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Casals : PABLO
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Keep an ___ (oversee) : EYEON
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Onetime Alaskan capital : SITKA
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Satiate : PALL
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Fire: Prefix : IGNI
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Attorneys' degrees : LLDS
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Office unit : DESK
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Western star Tom : MIX
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___-Tin-Tin : RIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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