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New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 1975

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,497
Across
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Ball of yarn : CLEW
5
Stone Age tool : CELT
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"___ soit qui . . . " : HONI
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Initiate in a way : HAZE
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___-Neisse Line : ODER
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Netherworld : HADES
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Member of a Biblical people : ISRAELITE
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Flavoring seed : ANISE
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Currer Bell : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
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"Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
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News service : UPI
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Once-a-year celebrity : DAD
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Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
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Antique auto : REO
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1860–65 org. : CSA
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Crocodile's ancestor : DINOSAUR
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Pope Paul VI : GIOVANNIMONTINI
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Restless fun seeker : GADABOUT
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Austrian river : ENNS
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Compass point : SSE
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Displeasure : IRE
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Snub : CUT
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Evil or eagle : EYE
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High in pitch : ALT
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Some, in Spain : UNOS
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Stendhal : MARIEHENRIBEYLE
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Festoon : ADORN
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Post-Lenten fare : EASTEREGG
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V.I.P. in 28 Across : RELEE
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Jubilation : GLEE
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Klemperer : OTTO
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Second-hand : USED
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Back talk : SASS
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Conquers : WINS
Down
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Smart : CHIC
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Fasten : LASH
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Browning's "Rabbi Ben ___" : EZRA
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Endures : WEARS
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America, in 1775 : COLONY
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Horace Greeley, e.g. : EDITOR
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Baltic native : LETT
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Sloth's milieu : TREE
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Asian capital : HANOI
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Norse deity : ODIN
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"A ___ of robins . . . " : NEST
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Phrase of assent : ISEE
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Pequod gear : HARPOON
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Greek W. W. II group : ELAS
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Good, in Seville : BUENO
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Pistols, old style : DAGGS
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Criminal's shield : ALIAS
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Semiconductor device : DIODE
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Tire mount : RIM
28
Fictional mutiny : CAINE
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Cheerful : SUNNY
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"I ___ from dreams of thee . . . " : ARISE
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Miss Gardner : AVA
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On-___ (bit of gossip) : DIT
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Ike's early home : ABILENE
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One of the Americas : NORTH
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Cloud, in France : NUE
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Villain's cry of woe : CURSES
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Brings together : UNITES
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"Oh, ___ in England . . . " : TOBE
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Ventilated : AIRED
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Asian antelope : SEROW
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Japanese ship name : MARU
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Summer drinks : ADES
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Function : ROLE
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Brain-wave tracings: Abbr. : EEGS
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Hindu legendary hero : NALA
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Himalayan creature : YETI
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2,240 lbs. : LGTN
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Conceits : EGOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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