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New York Times, Thursday, October 2, 1975

Author:
J. R. Williams
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
J. R. Williams has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,546

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Across
1. Dressed : CLAD
5. Knives : BOLOS
10. Body of poetry : EPOS
14. French composer : LALO
15. Chris of tennis : EVERT
16. Strange: Prefix : XENO
17. Jacksons : ANDREWANDRACHEL
20. Affirmative : YEA
21. Syllables after tra : LALA
22. Norway sight : FIORD
23. Possessive : OURS
24. William H. or Robert : TAFT
26. Bump : JOSTLE
29. Doris Duke, for one : HEIRESS
32. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
33. Lariat : RIATA
34. Lunched : ATE
36. Jacksonian policy : THESPOILSSYSTEM
40. Legislator: Abbr. : SEN
41. Declaim : ORATE
42. S.A. nation : PERU
43. Duns again : REBILLS
45. Stars in Taurus : HYADES
47. French articles : UNES
48. Sparse : LEAN
49. Like the Rock of Ages : CLEFT
52. Disclose : TELL
53. Solicit : ASK
56. Start of a toast by Jackson : OURFEDERALUNION
60. Wings : ALAE
61. French pupil : ELEVE
62. Aware of : ONTO
63. Desire : LUST
64. Arab prince : EMEER
65. Bridge seat : WEST
Down
1. Opponent of Jackson : CLAY
2. Maiden ___ : LANE
3. Actor Alan : ALDA
4. June bug : DOR
5. "___ the ides of March" : BEWARE
6. Arenas : OVALS
7. Soviet river : LENA
8. Calif. fort : ORD
9. Ship: Abbr. : STR
10. Stir up : EXCITE
11. N.Z. bird : PEHO
12. Unusual person : ONER
13. ___ down the river : SOLD
18. Jewish month : ELUL
19. Free-for-all : AFFRAY
23. Natives of: Suffix : OTES
24. Ruffle, as hair : TEASE
25. River islands : AITS
26. N. Y. team : JETS
27. Natural earth : OCHER
28. Location : SCENE
29. Sword parts : HILTS
30. Filled : SATED
31. Metric measure : STERE
33. Coins of Iran : RIALS
35. Large birds : EMUS
37. Ballet position : POINTE
38. Heraldic band : ORLE
39. Spick's partner : SPAN
44. Informal dinner : BUFFET
45. "Catch-22" author : HELLER
46. Asian river : YALU
48. Permission : LEAVE
49. Fuel : COAL
50. "But don't bring ___" : LULU
51. Historic periods : ERAS
52. Hickory, e.g. : TREE
53. Eldest, in France : AINE
54. Tipplers : SOTS
55. Intricate problem : KNOT
57. Ruby or Joey : DEE
58. Dutch ___ disease : ELM
59. Again's partner : NOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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