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New York Times, Saturday, February 8, 1975

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,310
Across
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Irish port : COBH
5
German port : EMDEN
10
Receipts : GATE
14
Mixture : OLIO
15
Author Miller : MERLE
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Diva's forte : ARIA
17
Flemish painter : PETERPAULRUBENS
20
Italian area : TOE
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Install, as curtains : HANG
22
Cow : BOSSY
23
Callao coin : SOL
24
Greek theater : ODEON
27
Panther, for one : FELINE
30
Miss Bayes : NORA
31
Shooting iron : GAT
34
Sheeplike : OVINE
35
Reproach : TWIT
36
Large bird : EMU
37
___ out (go dead) : CONK
38
St. ___, Antigua : JOHNS
40
Part of a checkbook : STUB
41
Music maker : UKE
42
Empty : BARE
43
Occasion : CAUSE
44
Kobe coin : SEN
45
O'Flaherty : LIAM
46
___ with (meddle) : TAMPER
47
House lily : CALLA
48
Sooner than : ERE
49
Illinois river : SPOON
52
Hera's mother : RHEA
54
Do lawn work : SOD
57
City on the Ohio : PADUCAHKENTUCKY
61
Maple genus : ACER
62
Debtors' concerns : LIENS
63
Virginia ___ : DARE
64
Pastry item : TART
65
Miss Palmer : BETSY
66
Toward the mouth : ORAD
Down
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Egyptian : COPT
2
Grocery item : OLEO
3
Be caught : BITE
4
Garden implement : HOE
5
Pierce: Var. : EMPALE
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Golden ___ : MEAN
7
Slow seller : DRUGONTHEMARKET
8
Building part : ELL
9
Saul's grandfather : NER
10
African land : GABON
11
Greek Mars : ARES
12
Containers : TINS
13
Moderate : EASY
18
European river : RHONE
19
Ocean raider : UBOAT
23
Make, as a putt : SINK
25
One of a football four : DOWN
26
Goddess of discord : ERIS
27
Concentrate : FOCUS
28
Bring out : EVOKE
29
Fabric : LINEN
31
Prepare : GETUP
32
Give pleasure to : AMUSE
33
Potato : TUBER
38
Kind of bird : JAIL
39
Examination : ORAL
40
"Sighted sub, sank ___" : SAME
42
Mont ___ : BLANC
43
Weight unit : CARAT
46
Very small : TEENSY
47
Kind of yard or martial : COURT
49
Quarrel : SPAT
50
Spotted rodent : PACA
51
River to the Baltic : ODER
53
Scratchers : HENS
54
Mark : SCAR
55
Plant with pods : OKRA
56
Colored : DYED
58
Priestly vestment : ALB
59
Hasten : HIE
60
Japanese herb : UDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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