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New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1975

Author: D. Jacobs
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U V W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
D. Jacobs has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,564
Across Down
1. Coin : CENT
5. Former Beatle : STARR
10. Small bits : DABS
14. Reed : OBOE
15. Pentateuch : TORAH
16. Enthusiastic suffix : EROO
17. Awaits a turn at the whetstone : HASANAXETOGRIND
20. Number : ONE
21. Continent : ASIA
22. Helpers : AIDES
23. Ugandan leader : AMIN
24. "Do not ___, mutilate or . . . " : FOLD
26. Certain payoffs : BRIBES
29. Farm animals : PIGLETS
32. Hercules's captive : IOLE
33. Passageway : AISLE
34. Devitalize : SAP
36. Mask and shin guards, e.g. : TOOLSOFTHETRADE
40. Road curve : ESS
41. Friendship : AMITY
42. Algerian city : ORAN
43. Fortune and bank : TELLERS
45. Prosit, etc. : TOASTS
47. Football's front seven : LINE
48. Draw : LIMN
49. Do housework : CLEAN
52. Piercing : KEEN
53. Thirst, in Madrid : SED
56. Certain emblem : HAMMERANDSICKLE
60. Mater or Gluck : ALMA
61. ___ box : IDIOT
62. Belgian river : OISE
63. Salad or happy : DAYS
64. ___ satisfaction (be thwarted) : GETNO
65. Box : SPAR
1. Salmon : COHO
2. Israeli V.I.P. : EBAN
3. Durante trademark : NOSE
4. Repast : TEA
5. Stoppage of fluid : STASIS
6. Poison : TOXIN
7. Vicinity : AREA
8. Kind of race : RAT
9. Greek letter : RHO
10. Ridicule : DERIDE
11. Barren : ARID
12. Dog's reward : BONE
13. Repairs the lawn : SODS
18. ___-dropper : NAME
19. Chip of stone : GALLET
23. Genesis name : ABEL
24. Suspicious : FISHY
25. Eye fondly : OGLE
26. Dentist's concern : BITE
27. Perch : ROOST
28. Words of defeat : ILOSE
29. The Great Commoner and family : PITTS
30. Rulers : TSARS
31. Nasser's successor : SADAT
33. Flaming : AFIRE
35. Writes : PENS
37. Like sea water : SALINE
38. Augury : OMEN
39. Horse color : ROAN
44. Beasts of burden : LLAMAS
45. Attaches : TIESTO
46. All: Prefix : OMNI
48. Encouraged : LEDON
49. African nation : CHAD
50. Musical syllables : LALA
51. TV award : EMMY
52. Use yarn : KNIT
53. Partner of hop and jump : SKIP
54. Miss Maxwell : ELSA
55. Road-crossing animal : DEER
57. Manipulate : RIG
58. Drink : ADE
59. Lettuce : COS

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