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New York Times, Wednesday, November 12, 1975

Author: George Madrid
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,587
Across Down
1. Sausage and spit : CURLS
6. Kind of lily : TIGER
11. Testing place : LAB
14. Native of Alaska : ALEUT
15. Like a lot : ADORE
16. Oahu dance, to a Cockney : ULA
17. Restless drinkers : PUBCRAWLERS
19. Drinking spot : BAR
20. Assignment : TASK
21. Works with : USES
22. City in Italy : TURIN
24. Age units: Abbr. : YRS
26. Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
28. Region, to poets : CLIME
31. Dissolute one : ROUE
33. Perth native : SCOT
36. Mrs. Chaplin and others : OONAS
37. Fed the pot : ANTED
39. Height: Prefix : ACR
40. Drinker's nadir, with 63 Across : MORNINGAFTERTHE
43. Spanish queen : ENA
44. " . . . or ___ be" : NOTTO
45. Suspicious : LEERY
46. Phoenician port : TYRE
48. Row : TIER
49. Bets at dice : FADES
50. Zimbalist : EFREM
52. Part of E.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
53. High : LOFTY
55. ___ homo : ECCE
58. Source of all matter : YLEM
62. I love, to Cato : AMO
63. See 40 Across : NIGHTBEFORE
66. Impair : MAR
67. Exhaust : DRAIN
68. French sculptor : RODIN
69. Equip : ARM
70. Seasons : SALTS
71. Powder : GRIND
1. Mil. rank : CAPT
2. Hawaiian fish : ULUA
3. Lee's men, for short : REBS
4. Raffle winner, e.g. : LUCKYMAN
5. Orch. section : STR
6. Playing marbles : TAWS
7. Ineffective : IDLE
8. Tries to make, as a team : GOESOUTFOR
9. Slip : ERR
10. Remainder: Sp. : RESTA
11. Tight as a tick : LUBRICATED
12. Jai ___ : ALAI
13. Type of dance : BARN
18. Eur. country : AUS
23. Raises : UPS
25. Pitch : RESIN
27. Guinea hen's nestling : KEET
28. Heavenly passer-by : COMET
29. Kind of bin : LOONY
30. Hale and hearty : INRAREFORM
31. Swinger in old song : RAGTIMEGAL
32. Spanish explorer : ONATE
34. Color : OCHRE
35. Four of 52 : TREYS
38. Souvenir of Holland : DELFT
41. Eminence : NOTE
42. Prepared : READYFOR
47. Newt : EFT
51. Millstone supports : RYNDS
52. Grease: Prefix : SEB
53. Lhasa V.I.P. : LAMA
54. Ancient poet : OMAR
56. Tab : CHIT
57. Cardboard boxes: Abbr. : CTNS
59. City in New Jersey : LODI
60. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
61. Set right : MEND
64. Gershwin : IRA
65. Unit of work : ERG

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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