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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1975

Author:
S. Courtney Izsak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,329
Across
1. All ___ : TOLD
5. Certain craving, with 15 Across : SWEET
10. Kind of ugly : PLUG
14. Lily plant : ALOE
15. See 5 Across : TOOTH
16. Go over again : REDO
17. Electric ___ : EELS
18. French income : RENTE
19. Opposed, hillbilly style : AGIN
20. Nabokov girl : LOLITA
22. Paying up : SETTLING
24. Items in the fire : IRONS
26. Series of premises, in logic : SORITES
27. Place trust in : DEPENDON
30. Fudge container : PAN
31. Prefix for bar or therm : ISO
32. S. A. tanagers : YENIS
34. ___ Bill : PECOS
38. Skips a stone : DAPS
40. Having a time listing : DATAL
42. O. W. Holmes's vehicle : SHAY
43. Ejects : OUSTS
45. Bridge infraction: Var. : RENIG
47. Electrical unit : OHM
48. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
50. Jersey Meadowlands town : SECAUCUS
52. Hazard to a tooth filling : CARAMEL
56. Juvenile-book boy : ROLLO
57. Models : EXAMPLES
59. Ship rope : RATLIN
62. Antler point : TINE
63. Man of Cremona : AMATI
65. Belmont event : RACE
66. ___ de force : TOUR
67. Bar mix : TONIC
68. Sweetsop : ATES
69. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
70. Growing out : ENATE
71. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
Down
1. Asian weight : TAEL
2. Table spread : OLEO
3. Suckers : LOLLIPOPS
4. Want : DESIRE
5. Left high and dry : STRANDED
6. Misery : WOE
7. Ages : EONS
8. Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
9. "Room at ___" : THETOP
10. Pecan candies : PRALINES
11. On the level : LEGIT
12. City of northern Italy : UDINE
13. Dinner summoners : GONGS
21. Theater award : TONY
23. Golf hazard : TRAP
25. Anti-sub device : SONAR
27. Lover of Aeneas : DIDO
28. Brother of Jacob : ESAU
29. Times on theater marquees : NITES
33. More sensible : SANER
35. Soldier material : CHOCOLATE
36. Honolulu's island : OAHU
37. Beethoven works: Abbr. : SYMS
39. Clams : STEAMERS
41. Black candy : LICORICE
44. Drainage pit : SUMP
46. Festive : GALA
49. Tell : RELATE
51. Extremists : ULTRAS
52. This: Fr. : CETTE
53. Basic fact : AXIOM
54. Accumulated, as debts : RANUP
55. Kind of drop : LEMON
58. City of Yemen : SANA
60. Desserts : ICES
61. Promontory : NESS
64. Small bird : TIT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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