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New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1975

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,276
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1. Manages : GETSBY
7. Partner of mish : MASH
11. Familiar Latin verb : AMAT
15. ___ man : IDEA
19. Perfect state : UTOPIA
20. Aware of : ONTO
21. Supermarket sights : PUSHCARTS
23. In need of stenographers : SHORTHANDED
25. Result : AFTERMATH
26. Transport : TOTE
27. Onion or omelet : SPANISH
29. See red : FUME
30. Very: Sp. : MUY
31. Mideast ruler : SHAH
33. He or him: Abbr. : PRON
34. ___ were : ASIT
36. Bureau of the 1930's : WPA
38. Boil down : DECOCT
40. Stretched : CRANED
42. Small case : ETUI
45. Manx or cool : CAT
48. Frat activity : RUSH
49. Places for shoppers : MALLS
50. Solipsist : EGOIST
52. Physical-ed majors : ATHLETES
54. Egyptian alloy : ASEM
55. Wall brackets : SCONCES
56. Neufchâtel and cream : CHEESES
57. Medium for Dr. Jekyll : CHEMISTRY
59. Defendant, in law : REA
60. Dessert wine : TOKAY
61. Beery of films : NOAH
62. Nautical response : AYEAYE
64. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
65. Relative of a talking horse : SPELLINGBEE
69. ___ of office : OATH
72. Middling: Prefix : NEUTRO
74. Staple bean : SOYA
75. Sound system : AUDIO
76. High-school course: Abbr. : ALG
78. Bookbinding guard : FRENCHTIP
81. Great ___ Reef : BARRIER
83. Roped : LASSOED
85. Marsupials, for short : ROOS
86. Spicy substances : PUNGENTS
87. Relaxed : ATEASE
88. Sugar sand : NITRE
89. Johnson of TV : ARTE
90. Seized : GOT
91. Shipped : SENT
92. Outdoorsy : TWEEDY
94. Smoothly polite : URBANE
96. Earth: Prefix : GEO
98. ___ jure : IPSO
99. Tropical ant : ATTA
100. Nilotic language : TESO
103. Hurok : SOL
105. Alter the aspect of : TINT
107. Harz Mountains' locale : GERMANY
110. Brain or duck : LAME
112. Composing, as a report : WRITINGUP
115. Forte of certain borrowers : BOOKKEEPING
117. Persevering : INSISTENT
118. Bone: Prefix : OSSE
119. Lack of vital energy : ATONIA
120. Hawaiian bird : MOHO
121. Works by Keats : ODES
122. Yields : NETS
123. Wickerwork material : RATTAN
1. Surge : GUST
2. Moral nature : ETHOS
3. Eye or sweet : TOOTH
4. Jam or butter : SPREAD
5. Walk-on role : BIT
6. Cries of derision : YAHS
7. Rulers : MONARCHS
8. " . . . to find ___ to yield" : ANDNOT
9. Mug : STEIN
10. Mortar trays : HODS
11. Tree of Brazil : APA
12. Bran and raga : MUFFINS
13. Cunning : ASTUTE
14. Pronoun : THEM
15. "___ the captain of my soul" : IAM
16. Soliloquy, e.g. : DRAMATICREADING
17. Famous Latin words : ETTU
18. Pale : ASHY
22. Assemblage : CREW
24. Places next to : APPOSES
28. N.Y.C. river : HARLEM
32. Dissenting belief : HERESY
35. Game ragout : SALMI
37. Laborer : PEON
39. Attractive : CUTE
40. Typical example : CASEHISTORY
41. Law : DECREE
43. Beneficiary in a suit : USEE
44. "___ Mad, Mad . . . " : ITSA
45. Plants of the West : CACTI
46. Greek peak : ATHOS
47. Non-American tongue : THEKINGSENGLISH
49. Taj ___ : MAHAL
51. Bullfight artist : GOYA
53. Contract : LEASE
55. Eye problem: Var. : STYE
57. Army officer: Abbr. : COL
58. P. I. banana : SABA
61. Gas for signs : NEON
63. "___ the cream in . . . " : YOURE
65. Easy or one-way : STREET
66. Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PRED
67. Uproar : NOISE
68. Cheat : GYP
70. Depend on : TIETO
71. "___ Wessel" : HORST
73. Sky sightings : UFOS
75. Silvery : ARGENT
76. Too bad! : ALAS
77. ___ Latin : LATE
79. Proclaims : CRIES
80. Stadium standby : HOTDOG
81. Well-known grafter : BURBANK
82. Tapir : ANTA
84. Surfeit : SATE
86. Shares : PARTAKES
88. God with a trident : NEPTUNE
93. Like the Louvre's Nike : WINGED
94. One of the degrees : UTMOST
95. Fish trap : EELPOT
97. Samuel Adams's colleague : OTIS
99. Came about : AROSE
101. Bernard, for one : SAINT
102. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
103. Thick of society : SWIM
104. Whether ___ : ORNO
106. Against : INTO
108. Dark : EBON
109. New ___ : YEAR
111. Actor Richard : EGAN
113. Uncle: Sp. : TIO
114. Parts of qts. : PTS
116. Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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