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New York Times, Wednesday, October 29, 1975

Author:
Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Chekhov's bird : SEAGULL
8. Bereaved in a way : WIDOWED
15. Tirana's land : ALBANIA
16. Queued up : INALINE
17. Dutch republic's founder : WILLIAMOFORANGE
19. Philippine skirt : SAYA
20. Descartes : RENE
21. Recipe measure: Abbr. : TSP
22. Milan attraction : SCALA
26. Keenness : EDGE
28. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
31. Levy ___ (penalize) : AFINE
33. Scottish alders : ARNS
36. Cry of disgust : PAH
37. Electronic music-makers : MOOGS
38. Neckpiece : ASCOT
39. Compass-needle attractor : THEMAGNETICPOLE
42. Theater seats : LOGES
43. Drive out : EJECT
44. Cakes' companion : ALE
45. Cries of approval : YEAS
46. Spinners, e.g. : LURES
47. Honor card : TEN
48. Brood : MOPE
51. Cuba, etc., to Spaniards : ISLAS
53. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
55. Guinness : ALEC
57. In addition : ALSO
61. Judy Holliday musical : BELLSARERINGING
66. They're often bated : BREATHS
67. Sugar's companion : CREAMER
68. Put in the oven again : REROAST
69. Youth period : TEENAGE
Down
1. Magicians' equipment : SAWS
2. Essayist : ELIA
3. Skillfully : ABLY
4. Opening nights, e.g. : GALAS
5. Numerical prefix : UNI
6. ___ Fail, Irish stone : LIA
7. Take it on the ___ : LAM
8. Fish or mid : WIFE
9. "___ ear and out . . . " : INONE
10. Challenged : DARED
11. Spanish wave : OLA
12. Snow, in a way : WINTERCOAT
13. Certain drawings: Abbr. : ENGS
14. River or South : DEEP
18. Breakfast item : ORANGEJUICE
23. Western plant : CAMAS
24. In ___ (bewildered) : AFOG
25. Hampton : LIONEL
27. Reaction of surprise : GASP
28. In a fitting way : APTLY
29. Lake resort : TAHOE
30. Dostoevsky title : THEGAMBLER
32. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
34. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
35. Painter Jan : STEEN
38. ___ part (performs) : ACTSA
40. Prefix for potamia : MESO
41. North Atlantic country: Abbr. : ICEL
49. Italian dinner course : PASTA
50. Biblical family : ELAHS
52. French novelist : SAGAN
53. Dict. entry : ABBR
54. ___ bagatelle : MERE
56. Formerly, old style : ERST
58. Kidney's relative : LIMA
59. Cut, in Scotland : SNEG
60. Fairy-tale heavy : OGRE
62. Thai language : LAO
63. New soldier: Abbr. : RCT
64. Dudgeon : IRE
65. Formerly named : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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