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New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 1975

Author:
Joseph McLaughlin
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,488
Across
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Name for Dallas : BIGD
5
Street Singer's girl : MARTA
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Close : SEAL
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Spread : OLEO
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Miss Massey : ILONA
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All: Prefix : OMNI
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Swanky Berlin song : PUTTINONTHERITZ
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Draft org. : SSS
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Loop, in anatomy : ANSA
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Girl of "West Side Story" : MARIA
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Bargain-item tag : ASIS
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Ski lift : TBAR
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She's "the only one" : MARGIE
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Go before : PRECEDE
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
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Papa Doc's land : HAITI
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Beiderbecke solo, with 26 down : INA
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Gene Kelly classic : SINGININTHERAIN
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___ the line : TOE
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Gambling game : MONTE
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Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
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Duelists' needs : SECONDS
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Convent superior : ABBESS
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Ripens : AGES
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Slippery : EELY
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Kostelanetz : ANDRE
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Volcano : ETNA
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Name for a G.I. : JOE
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D.V. Silvers's jazz song : LEARNINTHEBLUES
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N.L. pitcher Randy : TATE
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Andrea ___ : DORIA
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Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
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Gem : OPAL
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Guinness et al. : ALECS
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Girl of piano song : NOLA
Down
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Jazz forms : BOPS
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Son of Tros : ILUS
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Understands : GETS
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Morse-code unit : DOT
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The Moocher : MINNIE
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At ___ for words : ALOSS
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Columnist Barrett : RONA
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Explosive : TNT
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Word said for doctors : AAH
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Querying words about June : SORARE
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Arab ruler : EMIR
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Against : ANTI
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Girl of Gershwin song : LIZA
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Rumanian city : IASI
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Gaunt, in France : EMACIE
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Excited : AGOG
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Unoriginal : TRITE
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Alcott girl : BETH
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See 34 Across : MIST
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Farewell : ADIOS
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Miss Adoree : RENEE
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What Sam made too long : PANTS
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"Seventh Heaven" theme girl : DIANE
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Bagnold and others : ENIDS
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Red deer : HINDS
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Chemical suffixes : ANES
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Girl in "Cymbeline" : IMOGEN
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"___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
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Keeler : RUBY
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Library cubicle : CARREL
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Vergil hero : AENEAS
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Snitch on : BLAB
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Body of morals : ETHIC
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Tide : NEAP
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Information : DATA
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Be, in Paris : ETRE
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Woman in O'Casey title : JUNO
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Trompe l'___ : OEIL
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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Cantor's girl : IDA
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___-pros (legal move) : NOL
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Writer Yutang : LIN

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

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