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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1975

Author:
Sophie Fierman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,533

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Food for a mill : GRIST
6
Traffic sign : SLOW
10
Part of a hat : BRIM
14
Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
15
Marco ___ : POLO
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Mother of Castor : LEDA
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Dine, in Germany : ESSEN
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Maple genus : ACER
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Sacred image : ICON
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Cocky answer to a threat : YOUANDWHOELSE
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Simple: Abbr. : ELEM
24
Letters : ENS
25
Native of Caucasia : OSSET
28
Blush : REDDEN
30
Overly : TOO
32
Cho-Cho-___ : SAN
33
Footstool : OTTOMAN
36
Dry run : TEST
37
Challenging words : COMEONOUTSIDE
40
Fingal's ___ : CAVE
41
Go over again : ITERATE
42
Pindar forte : ODE
43
Fuss : ADO
44
Does a double-take : REACTS
48
Menaces of Hitchcock film : BIRDS
50
Merry, in Paris : GAI
52
Okinawa city : NAHA
53
Impertinent retort : SOSYOUROLDMAN
57
Famed waterway : SUEZ
59
Spoken : ORAL
60
Fred's sister : ADELE
61
Kind of club : GLEE
62
Relinquished : GAVE
63
Auto parts, in London : TYRES
64
Water bird : TERN
65
Collections of sayings : ANAS
66
Sleeve wear for some : HEART
Down
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More hoary : GREYER
2
Do shoe repairing : RESOLE
3
Emerged : ISSUED
4
Boiler chamber : STEAMDOME
5
Neighbor of Miss. : TENN
6
Give rise to : SPAWN
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Ness, etc. : LOCHS
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Table item : OLEO
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Weakened : WORE
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Ecstasy : BLISS
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Like a niche : RECESSED
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Nuptial words : IDO
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Irving Wallace's "The ___" : MAN
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Toothlike : DENTOID
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Card game : LOO
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Lessen : EASE
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Explosive : TNT
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French season : ETE
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Bull: Prefix : TAUR
31
Toronto's lake : ONTARIO
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Aware of : ONTO
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One of the Stooges : MOE
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Method of spot staining : TIEANDDYE
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Moslem judge : CADI
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Foreman : OVERSEER
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___ Marie : STE
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Male swan : COB
43
Fool : ASS
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Tourist's neckwear : CAMERA
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Old German coin : THALER
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Most reasonable : SANEST
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"The Dirty ___" : DOZEN
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Jelly fruit : GUAVA
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Mystic exercise : YOGA
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Medit. port : ORAN
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Strip of wood : LATH
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Noncom : SGT
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Diminutive suffix : ULE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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