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New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1975

Author:
Violet Gale
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K V W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,543
Across
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Lummox : OAF
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Kemal, for one : PASHA
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Laborer : ESNE
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African plants : IXIAS
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Auk genus : URIA
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Miss Turner : LANA
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Place for a lamp, tissues, etc. : NIGHTSTAND
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Testy : FRETFUL
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Heroic poetry : EPOPEE
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Word with hooray : HIP
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Police-car feature : SIREN
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"___ a crowd" : THREES
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Ones who tolerate : ABIDERS
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Aspire : YEARN
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In addition : ALSO
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Bean : SOYA
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Fashion again : REMODEL
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Wins over : ENDEARS
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Norse god : ODIN
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Aspect : MIEN
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High nest: Var. : EYRIE
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Planting area : SEEDBED
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Kind of salad : CAESAR
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River of the Left Bank : SEINE
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High, in music : ALT
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Pluto or Venus : PLANET
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Make a stab at : ATTEMPT
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Odious : DETESTABLE
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Cosgrave's country : EIRE
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Book-page sizes: Abbr. : QTOS
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Arab chieftain : EMEER
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Ivan or Peter : TSAR
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Choose : OPT
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Chides : RATES
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Dress part : HEM
Down
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Gravelly ridges : OSAR
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Green Gables resident : ANNE
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Take care of No. 1 : FEATHERONESNEST
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Barracks art : PINUPS
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Leaf-stem angle : AXIL
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One's John Henry: Abbr. : SIG
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Exclamation : HAH
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Argonaut member : ASTERION
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Gain experience : CUTONESEYETEETH
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Snare : TRAP
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___ qua non : SINE
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Santa's aide : ELF
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U.S. humorist : ADE
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Flew : SPED
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Wicked person : FIEND
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___ soda : SAL
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"Rosmersholm" author : IBSEN
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Learner : TYRO
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Observes : HEEDS
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Textile fiber : RAMIE
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M.G.M.-movie sounds : ROARS
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Aleppo's country : SYRIA
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"___ Corn" : ALIEN
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Douay Bible name : ASER
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Exacerbate : EMBITTER
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Gave out the cards : DEALT
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Dutch commune : EDE
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Ruby and family : DEES
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Serves : CATERS
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Pronto! : PDQ
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Wife of Zeus : LETO
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At the summit : ATOP
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Legal writ : MISE
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Carriage : PRAM
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Thrice: Prefix : TER
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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What you do with your boots : BET

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

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