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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
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,545
Across Down
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
28. 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
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

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