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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
1. Irish port : COBH
5. German port : EMDEN
10. Receipts : GATE
14. Mixture : OLIO
15. Author Miller : MERLE
16. Diva's forte : ARIA
17. Flemish painter : PETERPAULRUBENS
20. Italian area : TOE
21. 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
1. Egyptian : COPT
2. Grocery item : OLEO
3. Be caught : BITE
4. Garden implement : HOE
5. Pierce: Var. : EMPALE
6. 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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