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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 Down
1. 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
21. Portico : STOA
22. Sonata movement : RONDO
23. Suffix for gang or road : STER
24. 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
1. 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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