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New York Times, Friday, November 21, 1975

Author:
Samuel H. Barkan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Samuel H. Barkan has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,596
Across
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"Drink ___ only . . . " : TOME
5
Then, in Tours : ALORS
10
Town in Italy : ASTI
14
Russian range : URAL
15
Brazilian state : BAHIA
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U.S. 1, etc. : RTES
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Board game : BACKGAMMON
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Eagle : ERNE
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Drink : ALE
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Key bridge cards : ACES
22
Excite : IGNITE
24
Potato : SPUD
25
Salisbury, for one : STEAK
26
City near Albany : COHOES
29
In a meager way : SPARSELY
32
Touches on : ABUTS
33
Bracelet ornament : CHARM
34
Drone : BEE
35
Stockyard units : PENS
36
___ of the first part : PARTY
37
Outcropping of a certain cone : LAVA
38
Fire stair: Abbr. : ESC
39
Sarazen et al. : GENES
40
Roosevelt entry : PACER
41
Prepared leftovers : REHEATED
43
Chaps, in London : BLOKES
44
Hay units : BALES
45
Positive : PLUS
46
Error fixer : ERASER
48
Prajadhipok's land : SIAM
49
Tight ___ tick : ASA
52
Perception : TACT
53
Bookstore offerings : PAPERBACKS
56
Small child : TYKE
57
Kind of type : AGATE
58
Pot ingredient : CHIP
59
Gromyko's land: Abbr. : USSR
60
Bayes and Helmer : NORAS
61
Certain bills : TENS
Down
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Band member : TUBA
2
Test : ORAL
3
Old weapon : MACE
4
Large animal : ELK
5
Non-electronic calculator : ABACUS
6
Disabled : LAMED
7
Electrical units : OHMS
8
Grande or Rita : RIO
9
Clean : SANITARY
10
Sports places : ARENAS
11
Retaliate : STRIKEBACK
12
Type of shelter : TENT
13
Words of understanding : ISEE
18
Stares : GAPES
23
Wheat ___ : GERM
24
Tipplers : SOTS
25
Young oysters : SPATS
26
Dido : CAPER
27
Overweight : OBESE
28
Quasimodo et al. : HUNCHBACKS
29
Tiny bit : SHRED
30
Embankment : LEVEE
31
Vintage units : YEARS
33
Xmas-tree hangings : CANES
36
Maude Adams role : PETERPAN
37
Asian country : LAOS
39
Step below a hurricane : GALE
40
Take a sounding : PLUMB
42
Island or egg : EASTER
43
Raucous noises : BLARES
45
Famous sculpture : PIETA
46
Words by Caesar : ETTU
47
Flat fish : RAYS
48
Boom or gaff : SPAR
49
Word with head or heart : ACHE
50
___ the cat : SKIN
51
Reptiles : ASPS
54
Make ___ of it : AGO
55
Pretense : ACT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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