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New York Times, Saturday, November 15, 1975

Author: Ben Graham
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,590
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1. ___ Nostra : COSA
5. Eyelashes : CILIA
10. Chinese leader : CHOU
14. Power source : ATOM
15. Common contraction : ARENT
16. Brinker : HANS
17. Seaway outlet : STLAWRENCE
19. Summit : ACME
20. "Me ___" : TOO
21. Regular expense for some : RENT
22. Like some sausages : LINKED
24. Cyrano's feature : NOSE
25. Slight degree : TINGE
26. Perry and James : MASONS
29. False display : PRETENSE
32. Ape, for short : ORANG
33. Cigar : CLARO
34. "The wages of ___ is . . . " : SIN
35. Corn ___ : PONE
36. Gets frazzled : FRAYS
37. Star of "Shane" : LADD
38. NATO member: Abbr. : USA
39. Guinness and Waugh : ALECS
40. Parents' driveway hazard : CYCLE
41. Wife of Odysseus : PENELOPE
43. Unopened, as a wine bottle : CORKED
44. Steelhead : TROUT
45. Weight allowance : TARE
46. Selected : CHOSEN
48. ___-de-camp : AIDE
49. Chinese leader : MAO
52. O'Neill daughter : OONA
53. Ohio feeder : CUMBERLAND
56. Worm, at times : BAIT
57. Ant : EMMET
58. River of Italy : ARNO
59. Tito : BROZ
60. Measles symptoms : SPOTS
61. General's shoulder wear : STAR
1. Plaster or fly : CAST
2. Preminger : OTTO
3. Go it alone : SOLO
4. Med. group : AMA
5. Treat with kindness : CARESS
6. Miss Castle : IRENE
7. Easter's predecessor : LENT
8. Business abbr. : INC
9. Places for beret wearers : ATELIERS
10. Use a dressing room : CHANGE
11. Newark Bay feeder : HACKENSACK
12. "The drinks are ___" : ONME
13. ___ up (expended) : USED
18. Injury : WRONG
23. "___ the mouth of hell rode . . . " : INTO
24. Ten Little Indians, finally : NONE
25. Serving pieces : TRAYS
26. Complete a job : MOPUP
27. Heeded the alarm : AROSE
28. Texas river : SANANTONIO
29. Sutton or Peyton : PLACE
30. Slip through a crowd : SIDLE
31. Over : ENDED
33. Proceeded slowly : CREPT
36. Throws oneself about : FLOUNCES
37. Old instrument : LYRE
39. Medicinal plant : ALOE
40. Fruit gadget : CORER
42. Artificial : ERSATZ
43. West Pointers : CADETS
45. Lhasa's land : TIBET
46. Author of "Old Judge Priest" : COBB
47. Kind of frost : HOAR
48. Hunter's need, for short : AMMO
49. Emporium : MART
50. Magnani : ANNA
51. Perfume : ODOR
54. Catcher's company : UMP
55. ___ Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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