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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1975

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,594
Across Down
1. ___ cry : AFAR
5. Astronauts' area : SPACE
10. Ernie or Glenn : FORD
14. Holding device : VISE
15. Sage of old Ireland : OLLAV
16. Girl friend, in Paris : AMIE
17. N.T. book : ACTS
18. Film-director Frank : CAPRA
19. Franklin's lightning rod : KITE
20. Valentino role : SHEIK
22. Latin-dance syllable : CHA
23. Wined and dined : FETED
24. Pay no heed : TURNADEAFEAR
27. Piper's son : TOM
28. Call it a day : END
29. Child's game : TAG
32. Counterpart of "out the other" : INONEEAR
37. Man's hat : FEDORA
39. Minor taboo : NONO
40. Office worker : STENO
42. Light metal: Abbr. : ALUM
43. Roscoe Arbuckle, for one : FATMAN
45. Parts of the head : EARDRUMS
47. Exclamation : OHO
48. Seagoing diary : LOG
50. Winter hazard : ICE
51. Deeply involved : UPTOONESEARS
57. High style : CLASS
60. Newspaper revenue sources : ADS
61. Play a banjo : STRUM
62. Atmosphere : AURA
63. Condescend : STOOP
65. Old pulpit : AMBO
66. Lose vigor : FLAG
67. Flying prefixes : AEROS
68. Tennyson, for one : POET
69. Otherwise : ELSE
70. Office items : DESKS
71. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Nautical command : AVAST
2. Lady's scarf : FICHU
3. Fall flower : ASTER
4. Varnish base : RESIN
5. Assn. : SOC
6. Table-setting piece : PLACEMAT
7. Greek letter : ALPHA
8. Decanter : CARAFE
9. Stowe heroine : EVA
10. Swindler : FAKER
11. Neglect : OMIT
12. Formality : RITE
13. Legal document : DEED
21. "Kiss Me, ___" : KATE
23. Move back to pass : FADE
25. "He ___ choose to run" : DOESNOT
26. Compel compliance : ENFORCE
29. Balsam tree : TOLU
30. Cuckoopint : ARUM
31. Rita and family : GAMS
32. Lowdown : INFO
33. Webster : NOAH
34. Aware of : ONTO
35. ___ de plume : NOM
36. Dakota Indian : REE
38. ___ es Salaam : DAR
41. Curtain fabric : NAINSOOK
44. Vista from Zermatt : ALPS
46. Stack, in England : DESS
49. Beard : GOATEE
51. Established custom : USAGE
52. Scents : ODORS
53. Military stopover : ETAPE
54. Suit of ___ : ARMOR
55. Hicks : RUBES
56. Struck : SMOTE
57. Dining spot : CAFE
58. Soothe : LULL
59. Macaws : ARAS
63. Deplorable : SAD
64. Afterthoughts: Abbr. : PSS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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