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New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 1975

Author:
Joan DeRosso
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,531

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Place for a tempest : TEAPOT
7
Pancakes of Southwest : AREPAS
13
Portuguese coin : ESCUDO
14
Home of the troubadors : PROVENCE
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Sauce sharer, in saying : GANDER
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___ decorator : INTERIOR
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Took to court : SUED
19
Rational : SANE
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This, in Spain : ESTA
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"___ but you" : NOONE
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Consume : INGEST
26
Pitcher Warren : SPAHN
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One showing boredom : YAWNER
31
Italian pilgrimage town : LORETO
33
Hodgepodge : PASTICHE
37
Arm bone : ULNA
38
Thicket : COPSE
40
Coward of stage : NOEL
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Quite a bit : GOODDEAL
43
Topics : THEMES
45
Sap : WEAKEN
47
Certain playing card : SPADE
48
Early Rumanian : DACIAN
51
Miss Page : PATTI
53
Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
54
Speck : MOTE
55
Footprint, to Wimsey : CLEW
59
Relative of private : PERSONAL
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Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
64
Educational system : TUTORIAL
65
Author of "Liliom" : MOLNAR
66
Wall divisions : PANELS
67
Humid : STEAMY
Down
1
Second-year does : TEGS
2
Isaac's son : ESAU
3
Skin trouble : ACNE
4
Mark Twain character : PUDDNHEADWILSON
5
"___ to the West Wind" : ODE
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Sculpture piece : TORSO
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English composer : ARNE
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Nonsense : ROT
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Holiday time : EVE
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Smollett character : PEREGRINEPICKLE
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Liqueur flavor : ANISE
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Lauder and Connery, e.g. : SCOTS
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Sullivan ballet suite : PINEAPPLEPOLL
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Latin verb : ERAT
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At all : ANY
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Secondary map : INSET
25
Hair protector : NET
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Bullet : SLUG
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Water sport : POLO
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River of Italy : ARNO
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"Who ___ that lady . . . " : WAS
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Neptune's home : OCEAN
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Unconsciousness : COMA
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Lend an ear : HEED
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Other : ELSE
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Floor wood : OAK
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Latin goddess : DEA
44
Missouri initials : HST
46
Big league: Abbr. : NAT
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Government unit: Abbr. : DEPT
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Cleaned the plate : ATEUP
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Mets and Cosmos : TEAMS
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Author Peter : MAAS
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Turner : LANA
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Ancient kingdom : ELAM
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Sinewy : WIRY
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Neighbor of Wash. : ORE
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Zilch : NIL
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Fate : LOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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