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New York Times, Monday, August 4, 1975

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,487

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Across
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Pivotal : POLAR
6
Land unit : ACRE
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Rip of films : TORN
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Shade of blue : ALICE
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Escoffier, e.g. : CHEF
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Nautical position : ALEE
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Prospector's stakeout : CLAIM
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Soft cries : COOS
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Prime or spare : RIBS
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Forte of the 10-o'clock scholar : TARDINESS
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"Thou shalt not ___ thy . . . " : COVET
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Tapir's feature : NOSE
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Shepheard's, etc. : HOTELS
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Liner accommodations : CABINS
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Zoo accommodation : PEN
29
Study : PERUSE
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Garden timers : SUNDIALS
35
Money, in Paris : FRANC
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Dandy : FOP
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___ of the Garter : ORDER
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Focused : CENTERED
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Astounds : AMAZES
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___ or never : NOW
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Black eye : SHINER
43
Grade of beef : CHOICE
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___-les-Pins : JUAN
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Lena : HORNE
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Clerical title : MONSIGNOR
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Cruising : ASEA
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Took care of the tab : PAID
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Act in concert : UNITE
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O'Casey : SEAN
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Tolstoi heroine : ANNA
59
City in Georgia : MACON
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Have it ___ (succeed) : MADE
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Importer's concern : DUTY
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Sue, e.g. : SWEET
Down
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Agreement : PACT
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Pot : OLLA
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Tale-teller : LIAR
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Etcher's need : ACID
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Class-reunion staple : REMINISCENCE
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Entrance : ACCESS
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Picked : CHOSE
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Former cars : REOS
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Letters : EFS
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Mystic card : TAROT
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Branch or oil : OLIVE
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Balk at : REBEL
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Retreats : NESTS
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Zilch : NONE
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Certain dwellings : CONDOMINIUMS
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Pecking-order member : HEN
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Part of a bird's bill : CERE
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Galway island : ARAN
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Move to advance a runner : BUNT
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"Since Hector was a ___" : PUP
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Enlisted man: Abbr. : PFC
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Turf : SOD
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Oil country : IRAN
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Cutting tool : ADZE
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Oblique look : LEER
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Class members: Abbr. : SRS
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"___ are chosen" : FEW
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Richard ___ : ROE
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Exclamations : AHAS
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Kind of driver or painter : SUNDAY
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Gorge : CHASM
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Biblical prophet : HOSEA
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Companion of Artemis : OREAD
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Senseless : INANE
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Clip ___ : JOINT
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Hindu god : MANU
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Torment : GNAW
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Fussy : NICE
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U.S. Indian : OTOE
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Charter : RENT
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Launching ___ : PAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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