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New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1975

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,286
Across Down
1. Down with, in France : ABAS
5. Hindu goddess : SHRI
9. Nothing ___ (idle) : TODO
13. Easy win : ROMP
14. Cow's flyswatter : TAIL
15. Untamed : FERAL
16. Capacity for enduring : TOLERANCE
18. Set to rights : EMEND
19. Good guidelines : SHININGEXAMPLES
21. Bay of Fundy's claim to fame : TIDE
22. ___ juste : MOT
23. Campus staff: Abbr. : FAC
26. Latvia or Armenia: Abbr. : SSR
27. June bug : DOR
28. "___ Stop" : BUS
31. Burl or Saint : IVES
33. "Stranger in ___" : PARADISE
35. Creation words : LETTHEREBELIGHT
39. Champion of a cause : CRUSADER
40. "___ a bird in a gilded cage" : SHES
41. Mountains: Abbr. : HTS
42. Handout of a sort : TIP
43. Belgian resort : SPA
46. Word with la : TRA
47. C.P.A. : ACC
48. Celeste : HOLM
50. Certain rookies : BRIGHTPROSPECTS
58. Street show : RAREE
59. Erich Segal title : LOVESTORY
60. ___ out : INAND
61. Ripsnorter : ONER
62. Writer Waugh : ALEC
63. Ferber : EDNA
64. Buddies : PALS
65. Locale for a Scott lady : LAKE
1. Painting, sculpture, etc. : ARTS
2. Scary cry: Var. : BOOH
3. Tree of India : AMLI
4. Tuckered out : SPENT
5. Grand and band : STANDS
6. Closet accessory : HANGER
7. Playwright Elmer : RICE
8. Holly : ILEX
9. Attract one's fancy : TEMPT
10. Russian city : OREL
11. Odense native : DANE
12. Automotive pioneer : OLDS
15. Of the thighbone : FEMORAL
17. U. S. journalist : RIIS
20. Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
23. Act the pickpocket : FILCH
24. Keep from occurring : AVERT
25. Whale constellation : CETUS
27. Little bit : DAB
28. Shoreline bend : BIGHT
29. Poe horror house : USHER
30. ___ limit (draws the line) : SETSA
32. City ways: Abbr. : STS
33. ___ se : PER
34. Underworld god : DIS
36. Concocted : HATCHED
37. Sovereign's word : EDICT
38. House member: Abbr. : REP
43. Post-snowstorm need : SHOVEL
44. Tough nuts to crack : POSERS
45. Mount Blanc locale : ALPS
47. Rocket stage : AGENA
49. Gold or copper : METAL
50. Cheese : BRIE
51. Former fan fancier : RAND
52. Kerman's land : IRAN
53. Drop heavily : PLOP
54. Author Jaffe : RONA
55. Beverage : COLA
56. Tough journey : TREK
57. Indian groom : SYCE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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