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New York Times, Wednesday, August 27, 1975

40-Down : Lhasa sight

Author:
Elizabeth A. Yaro
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,510
Across
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Ancient Briton : PICT
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Implied : TACIT
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Sphere : ORB
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Spanish river : EBRO
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Embarrass : ABASH
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___-dieu (prayer desk) : PRIE
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Room, in Berlin : RAUM
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Scourge : CURSE
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Sounds after tra : LALA
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Nylon fabric : TRICOT
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Covered, as a sheik : TURBANED
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Nickname for Miss Hepburn : KATIE
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Strange : EERY
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Occult : MYSTICAL
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Soothing : DULCET
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N. T. book: Abbr. : EPH
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Supply a need, with "to" : CATER
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Weeping : TEARY
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Kind of shooting or door : TRAP
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Statutory : LEGAL
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De ___ (too much) : TROP
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Miss Adoree : RENEE
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Of a nest : NIDAL
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Part of Mao's name : TSE
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Sandy ridges : ESKERS
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Side-dish ingredients : TOMATOES
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Scads : LOTS
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Of a head part: Abbr. : NASIO
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Discerns : MAKESOUT
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Flubs a golf shot : SHANKS
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Declare : AVER
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Dwelling place : ABODE
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Coin of Iran : RIAL
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Seven ___ : SEAS
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A. L. player : TIGER
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Film canine : ASTA
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Measures: Abbr. : CCS
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Like ghosts and ogres : SCARY
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Deer : STAG
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Saucy : PERT
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Metal beam : IBAR
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English illustrator : CRUIKSHANK
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Alley-fence serenader : TOMCAT
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Expedient : TACTICAL
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___ Simbel, Nile landmark : ABU
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Vehicle : CART
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Point in question : ISSUE
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In ___ (having debts) : THERED
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Irritate : RILE
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Draw a ___ on : BEAD
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Short theater piece : PLAYLET
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Of hearing : OTIC
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Dry, as champagne : BRUT
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Consumed : EATEN
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Rhythm, in England : METRE
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W. W. I battle town : YPRES
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On the level : LEGIT
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Arno or Nast, e.g. : CARTOONIST
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Uneven : EROSE
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Italic and Roman, e.g. : TYPES
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Inert gas : RADON
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Strippers of tree bark : PEELERS
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Lhasa sight : LAMASERY
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Cupid : EROS
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Fasten : LASH
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Ermines : STOATS
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Headpieces : TIARAS
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Bay near Bataan : SUBIC
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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With, in France : AVEC
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N. Z. parrots : KEAS
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Wear for Caesar : TOGA
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Judo exercise : KATA
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Debris : SLAG
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Mies van ___ Rohe : DER

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

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