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New York Times, Friday, January 3, 1975

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K V W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,274
Across
1. Chevalier movie : GIGI
5. Bushy group : CLUMP
10. Kind of occasion : GALA
14. Dare, in Deauville : OSER
15. Bible book : HOSEA
16. Silkworm : ERIA
17. Western alliance : NATO
18. Variety of flu : ASIAN
19. Cash drawer : TILL
20. Bit of showing off : GRANDSTANDPLAY
23. Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
24. Hawaiian tree : NAIO
25. Religious images : ICONS
27. Opposite of "from now" : AGO
29. N.C.O.'s : MSGTS
33. Matted hair : SHAG
34. Swimsuit part : BRA
35. Decorative disk : PATERA
36. "___ pleasures and palaces . . . " : MID
37. Naps : SIESTAS
39. Harbor boat : TUG
40. Battery plates : ANODES
42. Kind of charity : PET
43. ___ the joint : CASE
44. "What can I ___ you?" : DOFOR
45. Vast amount : SEA
46. Joins the traffic jam : HALTS
47. China Sea gulf : SIAM
49. Prefix for naut : AERO
50. Pomposity : GRANDILOQUENCE
56. Rugged rock : CRAG
57. Statesman Root : ELIHU
58. Alike, in France : EGAL
59. Innisfail : EIRE
60. Female demon : LAMIA
61. Petty taboo : NONO
62. Sanctified women: Abbr. : STES
63. Montreal players : EXPOS
64. Prune, in Scotland : SNED
Down
1. Bell for a Manchu : GONG
2. Munich's river : ISAR
3. Become hep : GETALOADOF
4. Kind of board : IRONING
5. Grand Canyon feature : CHASM
6. Bewildered : LOST
7. Govt. agency : USIA
8. ___ harm (lack malice) : MEANNO
9. Capital zoo feature : PANDA
10. Scram! : GETLOST
11. Solo : ARIA
12. Valley flower : LILY
13. Red dye : AAL
21. German article : DAS
22. Indians of Arizona : PIMAS
25. "That he ___, 'tis true" (Hamlet) : ISMAD
26. Cloth for uniforms : CHINO
27. Land measure : ARE
28. Quebec peninsula : GASPE
30. ___ next to nothing (make do) : GETALONGON
31. Certain fund : TRUST
32. Persons of wisdom : SAGES
34. Encore! : BIS
35. Boone : PAT
37. Small finch : SERIN
38. Black or green : TEA
41. Doctors' listings : DOSAGES
43. Lurches : CAREENS
45. Flowering plant : SMILAX
46. Alas, in old Rome : HEU
48. Fred's sister : ADELE
49. Green-blue colors : AQUAS
50. Determination : GRIT
51. Admirable : RARE
52. Favor a sore ankle : LIMP
53. Canton's state : OHIO
54. Sugar source : CANE
55. Electric force : ELOD
56. These, in Paris : CES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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