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New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 1975

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Allan Blackman has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,567
Across
1
Outfit : GARB
5
Peaks : ACMES
10
Carnera's successor : BAER
14
Drug plant : ALOE
15
Bias : SLANT
16
Preposition : UNTO
17
Horse : MARE
18
Relative of titian : HENNA
19
Nautical rope : STAY
20
Couch therapy : PSYCHOANALYSIS
23
Old partner of Rodgers : HART
24
Lighthorse Harry : LEE
25
Germ cell : GAMETE
28
Tire-plant workers : TREADERS
33
Bradley et al. : OMARS
34
U. S. missiles : THORS
35
Elsie's sound : MOO
36
Adjective suffixes : IALS
37
Long and big : SHOTS
38
Analyze poetry : SCAN
39
New Deal agency : NRA
40
Pillar : STELE
41
Cubic measure : STERE
42
France's Fun City : GAYPAREE
44
Pressure : STRESS
45
Onassis : ARI
46
Buffalo's relative : ANOA
47
One reason for 20 Across : OEDIPUSCOMPLEX
54
Potato : SPUD
55
Dialogue man : PLATO
56
Reduce : PARE
57
Belgian ___ : HARE
58
Closed : ENDED
59
Arab chieftain : EMIR
60
Swan genus : OLOR
61
Crosses : ROODS
62
Gambling city : RENO
Down
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Umbrella for Mrs. Sairey : GAMP
2
Cry of despair : ALAS
3
Calhoun : RORY
4
Henry Ward and family : BEECHERS
5
Stranded : ASHORE
6
Shoe-traction fitting : CLEAT
7
Certain act : MANN
8
Sicilian city : ENNA
9
People killing time : STALLERS
10
Transported, as pupils : BUSSED
11
Opposed : ANTI
12
Greek letters : ETAS
13
Campanella : ROY
21
Haberdashery items : HATS
22
Certain votes : YEAS
25
Auctioneer's cry : GOING
26
Singer Lucine : AMARA
27
Asian peninsula : MALAY
28
Oar peg : THOLE
29
Fixed habit : ROTE
30
Carson or Paar, e.g. : EMCEE
31
Zoo sounds : ROARS
32
Units of loudness : SONES
34
Friends' pronoun : THEE
37
Gypsy Rose Lee, e.g. : STRIPPER
38
Formidable one : STRAPPER
40
Hindu garment : SARI
41
Mouth: Prefix : STOM
43
Expense-account artist : PADDER
44
Hairnets : SNOODS
46
Feigned : ACTED
47
Gem : OPAL
48
Kangaroo : EURO
49
Of an arm bone: Prefix : ULNO
50
___-masochism : SADO
51
Kind of duck : LAME
52
Galway locale : ERIN
53
Dry: Prefix : XERO
54
"___ nuff!" : SHO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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