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New York Times, Monday, September 15, 1975

Author:
Dennis Listort
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Dennis Listort has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,529
Across
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___ and kicking : ALIVE
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Tune up for a bout : SPAR
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Humorist George : ADE
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Famous tomb occupant : LENIN
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Knowledge : LORE
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Ballet bird : SWAN
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Carmichael song of 1930 : GEORGIAONMYMIND
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Curve : ARC
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Musical prelim : INTRO
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Assembly halls : AULAE
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Rhinoceros beetles : UANGS
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Stag's weapon : ANTLER
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Cecil De ___ : MILLE
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___ one's brains (thinks) : RACKS
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Hawaiian thrush : OMAO
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Lucky, in France : FASTE
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Chinese leader : MAO
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Brown song of 1929 : SINGININTHERAIN
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Explosive : TNT
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Temple gateway : TORII
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Wight or Royale : ISLE
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Overdoes a liking : DOTES
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Conference : PARLEY
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Canea's land : CRETE
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Hiroshima weapon : ABOMB
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Strange : ALIEN
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Adam's or short : RIB
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Gershwin song of 1924 : SOMEBODYLOVESME
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Plaintiff : SUER
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Mrs. Gandhi's wear : SARI
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Abscond : ELOPE
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W. W. II area : ETO
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___ code : AREA
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Eastern queens : RANIS
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Seaweed : ALGA
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Sidelong glance : LEER
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Hypodermic fluid : INOCULANT
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Man, in old Rome : VIR
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Jet, for one : ENGINE
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Marion of baseball : SLATS
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Kind of box or boy : POOR
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Radiation unit : REM
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"Where there's ___ . . . " : AWILL
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Bitter-___ (diehard) : ENDER
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South African leader : SMUTS
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Verb suffix : ING
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Northerner : YANKEE
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Arthritis aid : ACTH
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Not quite all : MOST
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"___ the mood for . . . " : IMIN
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Arrested : RANIN
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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Give the heave-ho : FIRE
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Bat of TV : MASTERSON
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French wing : AILE
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Numbers : ONES
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" . . . the tide at ___" : ITSEBB
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Intrusive : NOSY
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Profusion, as of color : RIOT
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Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
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Singer John : DENVER
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Outmoded : PASSE
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On or ___ : ABOUT
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Tybalt's slayer : ROMEO
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Discontinued car : REO
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Harp-family member : LYRE
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Kaffir warrior group : IMPI
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___ knees : BEES
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Mrs. Johnson : OSA
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Guido's note : ELA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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