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New York Times, Wednesday, January 29, 1975

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,300
Across
1. Darrow opponent : BRYAN
6. Nestor, e.g. : SAGE
10. Service branch : USAF
14. Climbing vine : LIANE
15. Solar deity : ATEN
16. Dwarfs, in Milan : NANI
17. Pronouncing the "h" as in house : ASPIRATING
19. Snicker's companion : SNEE
20. Reading material: Abbr. : BKS
21. Orals : EXAMS
22. Of a dowry : DOTAL
23. Children's author : MILNE
24. Albee or Villella : EDWARD
25. Taunt : DERIDE
28. Albanian city : TIRANA
30. Heating units : OVENS
31. Sweet wine : TOKAY
32. Penpoint : NIB
35. ___ a hand : LEND
36. Buenos ___ : AIRES
37. ___ one's time : BIDE
38. Remnant : END
39. Heraldic borders : ORLES
40. ___ Rouge : BATON
41. Favor : ESTEEM
43. Duck or O'Connor : DONALD
44. Mitchell or Washington : MARTHA
46. Choice : ELITE
48. Cape Cod resort : TRURO
49. Frying fish : SMELT
50. Ledger man: Abbr. : CPA
53. Geologic formation : IONE
54. Like the Minutemen : REBELLIOUS
56. Morse code units : DOTS
57. Brain passage : ITER
58. Kefauver : ESTES
59. Biblical prophet : AMOS
60. City near Chicago : GARY
61. Cubic meter : STERE
Down
1. Spill : BLAB
2. Insurance concern : RISK
3. Barks : YAPS
4. Cuckoo : ANI
5. Sea nymphs : NEREIDS
6. "___ lies awaitin' . . . " : SATAN
7. Wedding anniversary, e.g. : ATIMETOREMEMBER
8. Roman clan : GENS
9. High-school subj. : ENG
10. Like the Timid Soul's wild oats : UNSOWN
11. Western track : SANTAANITA
12. Close, in verse : ANEAR
13. Poet Eugene : FIELD
18. Wheel part : AXLE
22. W.W. II milestone : DDAY
23. "___ your manners!" : MIND
24. Ages : ERAS
25. Parcel out : DOLE
26. Tied : EVEN
27. "___ Caesar . . . " : RENDERUNTO
29. D.D.E. et al. : IKES
31. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
33. Baal, for one : IDOL
34. ___ one's ear (bore) : BEND
36. Region : AREA
37. Spoiler : BANE
39. Holy Roman emperor : OTHO
40. Wine-cellar units : BOTTLES
42. Emphasis : STRESS
43. Cookery flavor : DILL
44. Landmark of Crete : MTIDA
45. "___ with a view" : AROOM
47. Wary : LEERY
49. Bristle : SETA
50. ___ d'Azur : COTE
51. Boy: Lat. : PUER
52. African fox : ASSE
54. Fix : RIG
55. Follower: Suffix : IST

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

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