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New York Times, Monday, October 13, 1975

Author:
John Prytz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,557

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Part of a blind : SLAT
5. Inge-play vehicle : BUS
8. Solicit : BEG
11. "Peanuts" character : LINUS
13. Taverns : INNS
15. Gas: Prefix : AERO
16. Mexico's ___ Camacho : AVILA
17. Lockup for Oscar Wilde : GAOL
18. One of triplets : TRIN
19. Centaur slain by Hercules : NESSUS
21. Using the oven : ROASTING
23. Annual V.I.P. in "Peanuts" : GREATPUMPKIN
25. Long time : EON
26. " . . . and ___ so far" : YET
27. Boathouse gear : OAR
30. Fever : AGUE
34. "___ to lunch" : OUT
36. Ne plus ___ : ULTRA
38. "Peanuts" character : PEPPERMINTPATTY
42. Impudent : SASSY
43. "Right church, wrong ___" : PEW
44. Tweed, for one : BOSS
45. Noun ending : ERY
46. Doctors' org. : AMA
49. Beverage : TEA
51. "Peanuts" character : CHARLIEBROWN
57. Like the Blue Ridge pine : LONESOME
60. Show ___ (direct) : THEWAY
61. Russian river : URAL
62. L.A. players : RAMS
64. Exams : ORALS
65. Coagulate : CLOT
66. Object of worship : IDOL
67. Robert's specialties : RULES
68. Word of agreement : YES
69. "There isn't ___ more" : ANY
70. Space agency : NASA
Down
1. Vocabulary of a sort : SLANG
2. Word with pool or wurst : LIVER
3. Cordial flavor : ANISE
4. Oklahoma city : TULSA
5. Word with deal or Ben : BIG
6. Make harmless : UNARM
7. "Peanuts" character : SNOOPY
8. Half a disease : BERI
9. Shamrock land : ERIN
10. Summoner to dinner : GONG
12. Pan-fry : SAUTE
14. Allay, as thirst : SLAKE
15. Routing-memo abbr. : ATTN
20. Animal track : SPOOR
22. ___ and take notice : SITUP
24. Word in U.S. motto : UNUM
27. Composer Harbach : OTTO
28. College study : ARTS
29. Infrared and gamma : RAYS
30. Church part : APSE
31. Kind of shift : GEAR
32. ___-daisy : UPSY
33. N.T. writings: Abbr. : EPS
35. Advice of a sort : TIP
37. Science-hall unit : LAB
39. Indian nursemaids: Var. : EYAHS
40. Pacific thatch : NETI
41. Bird sound : TWEET
47. Polynesian native : MAORI
48. Spanish ___ : ARMADA
50. Loathe : ABHOR
51. Welsh or Breton : CELT
52. Fruit : LEMON
53. Present again : RERUN
54. African tree : OWALA
55. Neighbor of England : WALES
56. Tupelo tree : NYSSA
57. "Peanuts" character : LUCY
58. Shield bearing : ORLE
59. Ancient temple : NAOS
63. Tricky : SLY

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

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