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New York Times, Monday, March 10, 1975

Author:
Dorothy N. Davis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,340
Across
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Highest point : ACME
5
Bridge bid : RAISE
10
Spring flower : IRIS
14
___ and tell : SHOW
15
Squirrel food : ACORN
16
Emperor : NERO
17
Sydney Carton's story : TALEOFTWOCITIES
20
Native: Suffix : ITE
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Portico : STOA
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Sonata movement : RONDO
23
Suffix for gang or road : STER
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Work with cargo : STOW
26
Moderate gait : CANTER
29
Avoided : SHUNNED
32
Musical instrument : OBOE
33
Gaze at : STARE
34
Type of neckline : VEE
36
John Harmon, in Dickens story : OURMUTUALFRIEND
40
Parts of qts. : PTS
41
Carried : BORNE
42
___-bellum : ANTE
43
Calmed : SEDATED
45
Jam plum : DAMSON
47
Humdinger : ONER
48
Elia : LAMB
49
Conductor Solti : GEORG
52
Large truck : SEMI
53
Article : THE
56
Bob and Tim's story : ACHRISTMASCAROL
60
Roman 602 : DCII
61
Delicate purple : MAUVE
62
Chinese wax : PELA
63
Chimney output : SOOT
64
Anaheim athlete : ANGEL
65
Numerical suffix : TEEN
Down
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Italian wine city : ASTI
2
Converse : CHAT
3
Beauty spot : MOLE
4
Sheep : EWE
5
Roof part : RAFTER
6
Paul Muni, e.g. : ACTOR
7
Where the tall corn grows : IOWA
8
Theater sign : SRO
9
Business-letter abbr. : ENC
10
On hand, as a touring troupe : INTOWN
11
Hold in : REIN
12
Angered : IRED
13
Ordinary : SOSO
18
Bone: Prefix : OSTE
19
Mangle : IRONER
23
Stern's partner : STEM
24
Source of oil : SHALE
25
Peat : TURF
26
Poultry domicile : COOP
27
Borders on : ABUTS
28
Scandinavian : NORSE
29
Place for the town band : STAND
30
Ties the score : EVENS
31
Tooth: Prefix : DENTO
33
More certain : SURER
35
Famous garden : EDEN
37
African river : UBANGI
38
Carry : TOTE
39
Metrical foot : IAMB
44
Dickens character : DORRIT
45
One oft in distress : DAMSEL
46
Acid type : AMIC
48
Go away : LEAVE
49
Flits about : GADS
50
Behold, in Italy : ECCO
51
State : OHIO
52
Self-satisfied : SMUG
53
Catalpa or linden : TREE
54
Loop or peep : HOLE
55
Zeal : ELAN
57
Little, in Scotland : SMA
58
Ecru : TAN
59
Likely : APT

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

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