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New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1975

Author: Joan DeRosso
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,316
Across Down
1. Drool : SLAVER
7. Sumatra port : PADANG
13. Did a snow job : SHOVELED
15. Worshiped : ADORED
16. One of the Seven Hills : PALATINE
17. John Charles of opera : THOMAS
18. Entrance : ADIT
19. Pop-up appliance : TOASTER
21. Vary, as crops : ROTATE
23. Craved : THIRSTED
27. Vowed, old style : SWARE
28. Guevara : CHE
29. Chopin specialty : ETUDE
30. " . . . now that ___ there" : APRILS
33. Submit to : OBEY
34. Verdi opera : SICILIANVESPERS
39. Galway Bay islands : ARAN
40. Pre-Christmas season : ADVENT
41. Growth on English moors : GORSE
43. Conducted : LED
44. Singer Lehmann : LOTTE
49. Author of "The Ugly Duckling" : ANDERSEN
51. Place for empty saddles : CORRAL
52. Turn turtle : CAPSIZE
54. Locale : SITE
55. Famous Neapolitan : CARUSO
58. Napoleon was one : CORSICAN
60. Gouger : USURER
61. Duse : ELEONORA
62. Summary : DIGEST
63. Scarves : ASCOTS
1. R. L. Stevenson's companion : SHADOW
2. Nabokov novel : LOLITA
3. Incarnation : AVATAR
4. Ex-G.I. : VET
5. Top group : ELITE
6. Western city : RENO
7. Adelina ___ : PATTI
8. Stick to : ADHERE
9. Wedge for an entrance : DOORSTOP
10. Slot-machine part : ARM
11. Educ. group : NEA
12. Relative of mdse. : GDS
13. Bandies words : SPARS
14. Britten opera : DEATHINVENICE
20. Put aside : SHELVED
22. Blue-green : TEAL
24. Boob ___ : TUBE
25. Biblical city : EDER
26. North African rulers : DEYS
28. Places of origin : CRADLES
31. Newscaster Lindstrom : PIA
32. Japanese coin : SEN
34. "The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
35. Flat or pig : IRON
36. Joker : CARD
37. Wobbly : INSECURE
38. French city : STLO
42. Rubs out : ERASES
45. Duke in "Twelfth Night" : ORSINO
46. Nylon weave : TRICOT
47. Golden Horde people : TATARS
48. Helen, in Madrid : ELENA
50. Good or poor : SPORT
51. Goddess of crops : CERES
53. Author of "J'Accuse!" : ZOLA
55. Chewable substance : CUD
56. Thus: Sp. : ASI
57. Cut a ___ : RUG
59. Newspaper section: Abbr. : SOC

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