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New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 1975

50-Down : 42d St. offering

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,314
Across
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___ up (appear) : CROP
5
New showing : RERUN
10
Misfortunes : ILLS
14
Kind of mark or way : HALL
15
Mountain spur : ARETE
16
Undiluted : NEAT
17
Wild ox : ANOA
18
Salute : GREET
19
Early N. C. patriot : ASHE
20
Like certain instruments : STRINGED
22
Viennese composer : WEBERN
24
Obligation : NEED
25
Hog's ancestor : BOAR
26
Partial : BIASED
29
Carries a boat overland : PORTAGES
33
Zeal : ARDOR
34
Founder : SINK
35
Sentry's cry : HALT
36
Fig or gold : LEAF
37
Resents : HATES
38
Guthrie : ARLO
39
Karenina : ANNA
40
Picnic pests : ANTS
41
German port : EMDEN
42
Ernes, skuas, etc. : SEABIRDS
44
Early mystic : ESSENE
45
Energy units : RADS
46
Exclusive one : SNOB
47
Prevailing mood : MORALE
50
Seder time : PASSOVER
54
Beehive State : UTAH
55
Mother-in-law of Ruth : NAOMI
57
Synonymous : SAME
58
Early TV girl : IRMA
59
Flynn : ERROL
60
"This one's ___" : ONME
61
Meander : ROAM
62
Perseus's mother : DANAE
63
Brunch, for one : MEAL
Down
1
Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
2
Carry on : RANT
3
Fragrance, in Spain : OLOR
4
Historic Quebec battlefield : PLAINSOFABRAHAM
5
" ... the ___ rascal rudely ran" : RAGGED
6
Did wrong : ERRED
7
Willis or Donna : REED
8
U. S. Indian : UTE
9
Media giants : NETWORKS
10
At rest, Biblically speaking : INABRAHAMSBOSOM
11
___ majesty : LESE
12
Bert or John : LAHR
13
British gun : STEN
21
Poetic word : NEER
23
Devour : EAT
25
Minstrel end man : BONES
26
Ruby spinel : BALAS
27
Vernon's dance partner : IRENE
28
City in Turkey : ADANA
29
Zasu of films : PITTS
30
Avant or en : GARDE
31
Actress Terry : ELLEN
32
Ezra or I. F. : STONE
34
England's Goodwin ___ : SANDS
37
Made callous : HARDENED
41
Those: Sp. : ESOS
43
Adjective suffix : IAL
44
Store fodder : ENSILE
46
Locale of Mead study : SAMOA
47
Forest near S. F. : MUIR
48
Other, in Madrid : OTRO
49
Hindu deity : RAMA
50
42d St. offering : PORN
51
Weathercock : VANE
52
Austen novel : EMMA
53
Stagger : REEL
56
Parseghian : ARA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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