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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1975

Author:
Gertrude Gordon
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,527

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Across
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Top heart or diamond : REDACE
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___ loss for words : ATA
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Tiny, in Glasgow : SMA
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Greek-drama finale : EXODOS
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Doorway curtain : PORTIERE
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Insubstantial : POROUS
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Subleased : RERENTED
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Kinsmen : AGNATES
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Bergen natives : NORSE
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Nautical ropes : TYES
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" . . . and now you come ___" : ATNOON
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Annoy : PESTER
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___ degree : NTH
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___ away (saved) : SALTED
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Diet-book listings : CALORIES
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Eloping utensil : SPOON
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Soft drink : POP
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Utah range : UINTA
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Coastal shipping perils : SANDBARS
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Kyushu volcanic group : ASOSAN
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Curve : ESS
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___ "Republic" : PLATOS
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Moslem leaders: Var. : CALIFS
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"It's ___ to tell . . . " : ASIN
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"There ___ bad boys" : ARENO
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Nonstop : ONANDON
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Round figure for a payoff : TENGRAND
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___ hatch : ESCAPE
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Short dagger : STILETTO
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Betrayed : RATTED
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Compass point : ENE
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"High ___" : TOR
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Sudden descents : SWOOPS
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Party member: Abbr. : REP
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Outer: Prefix : EXO
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Girl's name : DORA
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See a man about ___ : ADOG
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"___ you speak" (keep cool) : COUNTTENBEFORE
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Attempted : ESSAYED
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After, in Paris : APRES
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Shoe parts : TOES
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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"Aeneid" character : SINON
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Subway in Paris : METRO
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"You ___ right!" : ARESO
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"___ I at a glance" (Wordsworth) : TENTHOUSANDSAW
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Garden : EDEN
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Thrice: Prefix : TER
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Hemingway : PAPA
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N.C. college : ELON
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Danish speech sound : STOD
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Snooze : NAP
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Draft org. : SSS
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Lettuce : COS
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Uproar : RIOT
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___ many words : INSO
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Greek letters : ETAS
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___ Remo : SAN
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Glove units: Abbr. : PRS
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Idiot : ASS
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Telescope devices : ALINERS
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Biblical song: Abbr. : PSA
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Part of a heavy-rain pair : CATS
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Mountain spur : ARETE
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Moscow idol : LENIN
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Fireplace : INGLE
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Words of choice : ANDOR
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Aware of : ONTO
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Eight: Prefix : OCTO
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Pact group : NATO
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Ginger : PEP
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Ames et al. : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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