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New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1975

Author:
Kathryn Russo
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Kathryn Russo has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,480
Across
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Decimal number : IOOO
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Mount for T. E. Lawrence : CAMEL
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Playbill listing : CAST
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Word for a playless Jack : DULL
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Bouffe or comique : OPERA
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Arm bone : ULNA
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County in Penna. : ERIE
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Bishop's hat : MITRE
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Coin of Iran : RIAL
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Steep slopes : ESCARPS
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Batter's concern : AVERAGE
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Faith: Abbr. : REL
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Positive pole : ANODE
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Stripper : ECDYSIAST
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Whole : UNCUT
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Greek temple : NAOS
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Dolt : ASS
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Moss Hart autobiography : ACTONE
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Leader: Abbr. : DIR
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Sloppy : UNKEMPT
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Sample : SIP
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Miss Christie's express : ORIENT
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Party initials : GOP
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Thine, in France : ATOI
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Equine colors : ROANS
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Fan entertainer : SALLYRAND
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"Vive ___" : LEROI
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Consume : EAT
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Trademark for 64 Across : SWEATER
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Splits : SCHISMS
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Sonny's ex-partner : CHER
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Hippodrome : ARENA
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Aquatic bird : COOT
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Suspend : HANG
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Crew member : ROWER
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Turner : LANA
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Eye affliction: Var. : STYE
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Low's companion : SWEET
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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French thought : IDEE
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Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
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Acid suffix : OLIC
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Owners of a famous cow : OLEARYS
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Submissive : COMPLIANT
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Sacred bull : APIS
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N.Y. player : MET
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Wandering : ERRANT
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Left: Prefix : LAEVO
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Live-wire load : CURRENT
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Hitch : SNAG
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Falsehood : TALE
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In medias ___ : RES
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Inference : EDUCT
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African spear : ASSEGAI
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Witch's home : ENDOR
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Sadat's H.Q. : CAIRO
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Genoese admiral : DORIA
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Question : ASK
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___ Mesa : COSTA
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Washington's station : UNION
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So-so : TEPID
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Scheme headed for an upset : APPLECART
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Like soft concrete : UNSET
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Tiny mass: Abbr. : MOL
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Blow up : ENLARGE
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Magazine piece : ARTICLE
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Distress : SORROW
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Derisive sound : YAH
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Nurtures : REARS
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Academies: Abbr. : SCHS
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"___ now!" : WHAT
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Counting-out word : EENY
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Old dirk : SNEE
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Hover : SOAR
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Girl's name : MONA
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Office copy : STAT
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Flock member : EWE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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