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New York Times, Wednesday, July 9, 1975

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,461

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Across
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Play area, in Paris : PARC
5
Wheezy : STALE
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Piece of baseball gear : MITT
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Oriental servant : AMAH
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Wont : HABIT
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Lake near Tahoe : ECHO
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Prepackaged buy : PIGINAPOKE
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Travel-ad offering : TOUR
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Hersey's town : ADANO
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Miss Arden : EVE
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Turning point : HINGE
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Trench : FOSSE
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___ doch-an'-dorris : WEE
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Certify : ATTEST
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Place with a view : TERRACE
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TV offerings : HORSEOPERAS
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Despicable one : CUR
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Whining one : PULER
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Normandy town : STLO
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Blackbird : ANI
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Tux and tails : MONKEYSUITS
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Make more compact : DENSIFY
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Come out against : OPPOSE
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Santa's helper : ELF
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Ransack : RIFLE
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Elbowroom : SPACE
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Haw's partner : HEM
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Jargon : ARGOT
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Part of a full house : PAIR
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TV adjunct : RABBITEARS
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Popular store name : ACME
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Alaskan : ALEUT
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Western lizard : GILA
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Acid or high : TEST
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Links features : HOLES
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Rarity : ONER
Down
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Parent : PAPA
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Shankar specialty : RAGA
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Bull session : CHINFEST
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Asian sheep : SHA
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Recordings : TAPES
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North of : ABOVE
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"___ a bat out of . . . " : LIKE
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French season : ETE
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Forte : METIER
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Image : ICON
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Hoodlum : THUG
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Ripped : TORE
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Hangman's gear : NOOSE
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Towel marking : HERS
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Visit en route : STOPOFF
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Bored : WEARYOF
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Get ___ in the world : AHEAD
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River in Sweden : TORNE
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Drill : TRAIN
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Corner : TREE
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Deed, in Roman law : ACTIO
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Ritual groups : CULTS
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Uneven : EROSE
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Undersized : PUNY
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___ Ridge, Md. : ELK
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Part of the psyche : SUPEREGO
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Denver's elevation : MILE
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Chair back : SPLAT
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Spy's stock-in-trade : SECRET
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Mutineer : REBEL
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Impregnate : IMBUE
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Dispute : SPAT
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Set the speed : PACE
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Prepares to fire : AIMS
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Nimbus : HALO
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Advance : GAIN
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Heraldic fillet : ORLE
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Cheer : RAH
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"___ now or never" : ITS

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

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