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New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 1975

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,272
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1. Contests : RACES
6. Incite : GOAD
10. Information : DATA
14. Earth pigment : OCHRE
15. Chaplin film : LIMELIGHT
17. "Not in the ___" : LEAST
18. Source of martini additives : OLIVETREE
19. Course for aggies : FORESTRY
21. Undivided : ENTIRE
22. Newt : EFT
23. ___ polloi : HOI
24. Choir member : ALTO
25. Girl of TV series : RHODA
27. Hawaiian food : POI
28. Cunning : SLY
31. Welcome : GREET
33. Mom's specialty : APPLEPIE
35. Pronoun : YOUR
36. Yellowish colors : GILTS
38. Part of a ship : PROW
39. Color similar to spinach green : MOSSTONE
41. Checks : REINS
42. Sault ___ Marie : STE
43. Korean soldier : ROK
44. ___ light : GREEN
46. Teazle or bug : LADY
47. Unit of length : ROD
48. Gazelle of Tibet : GOA
51. Like a venomous snake : ASPISH
54. English sheep : LINCOLNS
56. Vacation spots : SEASHORES
58. Mine tunnels : ADITS
59. Cue-wielder's game : KELLYPOOL
60. Kind of tea : PEKOE
61. Snick and ___ : SNEE
62. Counting-out word : EENY
63. Snoozed : SLEPT
1. Powhatan's son-in-law : ROLFE
2. The ___ spades : ACEOF
3. French liqueur : CHARTREUSE
4. Gaelic : ERSE
5. Certain basketball throw : SETSHOT
6. Miss Mundi? : GLORIA
7. Suave : OILY
8. Bon ___ : AMI
9. Evolves : DEVELOPS
10. Likewise : DITTO
11. Fields: Lat. : AGRI
12. Wild beast: Prefix : THER
13. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
16. Soup ingredient : LENTIL
20. Wool weight : TOD
24. Engagement: Abbr. : APPT
26. Pronoun : HERS
28. Vernal : SPRINGLIKE
29. Courageous one : LION
30. Evergreens : YEWS
31. Sports places : GYMS
32. Turnip or radish : ROOT
33. Adam's ___ : ALE
34. Fencing sword : EPEE
36. Famous Cape : GOODHOPE
37. Black : INKY
40. Worthless : TRASHY
41. Baggage carriers : REDCAPS
44. Forbidding : GRISLY
45. Nessen of the White House : RON
46. Hosiery material : LISLE
49. In the lead : ONTOP
50. Resource : ASSET
51. Inquires : ASKS
52. Visualized : SEEN
53. Dim : PALE
54. Ponce de ___ : LEON
55. Medieval Teutonic estate: Var. : ODEL
57. Richard ___ : ROE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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