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New York Times, Wednesday, October 1, 1975

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,545
Across
1
Shine : GLOW
5
Statistic : DATUM
10
Raise ___ : CAIN
14
Mellow : RIPE
15
Draw forth : EVOKE
16
Hep : ONTO
17
Make ___ (estimate) : ANEDUCATEDGUESS
20
Homey room : DEN
21
Annie Oakley : PASS
22
Plane-pilot's concern : AIRWAY
23
Confined : PENT
24
___ broke : FLAT
25
To the point : COGENT
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Broadway or State St., e.g. : MAINSTEM
32
Long poem : ILIAD
33
Defeat : WORST
34
Get the ___ (be fired) : AXE
35
Have ___ on (claim) : DIBS
36
River to the Danube : SIRET
37
Type size : PICA
38
Arden : EVE
39
Prongs : TINES
40
___ up (crammed) : BONED
41
Reacts : RESPONDS
43
" . . . house is his ___" : CASTLE
44
Wallet items : ONES
45
Interlock : MESH
46
Breath strengthener : GARLIC
49
Corresponding : SAME
50
"When I ___ a lad . . . " : WAS
53
Take ___ (gamble) : ACALCULATEDRISK
56
Soft cheese : BRIE
57
Feed greedily : RAVEN
58
Opposed : ANTI
59
Dispatch : SEND
60
Make an all-out effort : EXERT
61
Jalopy : HEAP
Down
1
Reunion figure : GRAD
2
Occupation : LINE
3
Kind of secret : OPEN
4
Day: Abbr. : WED
5
Pour out : DECANT
6
Sailor's call : AVAST
7
Adds up : TOTS
8
Hilo instrument : UKE
9
Prize-winner : MEDALIST
10
Wimbledon areas : COURTS
11
Once more : ANEW
12
"___ long time . . . " : ITSA
13
Inquisitive : NOSY
18
Topple : UPEND
19
Goliath, e.g. : GIANT
23
Look-alikes : PEAS
24
Cabbies' concerns : FARES
25
Fall beverage : CIDER
26
___ drab : OLIVE
27
Taunts : GIBES
28
Folkways : MORES
29
"___ so!" (not true) : TAINT
30
Surpass : EXCEL
31
Union general : MEADE
33
___ up (concludes) : WINDS
36
Soft snap : SINECURE
37
Ritzy : POSH
39
Pick-me-up : TONIC
40
Established : BASED
42
Worked with Gallup : POLLED
43
Paving material : CEMENT
45
Parent in old Rome : MATER
46
Yaks : GABS
47
Land unit : ACRE
48
Weather forecast : RAIN
49
Bridge overbid, at times : SAVE
50
Chablis or claret : WINE
51
Movie dog : ASTA
52
Between hop and jump : SKIP
54
Negligent : LAX
55
Cheer : RAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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