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New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 1975

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,349
Across Down
1. Place for ivy : HALL
5. Gemstone : JADE
9. Endure : ABIDE
14. Peek-___ : ABOO
15. Ill effect : EVIL
16. Protuberances : NODES
17. Lawn problem : CRABGRASS
19. Resided : DWELT
20. Dorothy's home : KANSAS
21. Cobbling job : HALFSOLE
23. Scatter : STREW
25. Rio de ___ : ORO
26. "Comin' Through ___" : THERYE
27. Fresh-water sportsman : TROUTER
31. "___ not amused" : WEARE
32. To ___ (no exceptions) : AMAN
34. Bulrush : TULE
35. Offend : ERR
36. Like a pyramid : TAPERED
39. Creek : RIA
40. Fuel-saving vehicle : BIKE
42. Pledges : VOWS
43. Fragrant oil : ATTAR
45. Woodwind instrument : BASSOON
47. Cancels : ANNULS
49. Parson bird : TUI
50. Swiss-watch unit : LIGNE
51. Struggle clumsily : FLOUNDER
56. Switch and gay : BLADES
59. State flower of N. H. : LILAC
60. Carving material for Capt. Ahab : WHALEBONE
62. Tidal flood : EAGRE
63. Facility : EASE
64. Roman 57 : LVII
65. Wagons : DRAYS
66. Young oyster : SPAT
67. Longings : YENS
1. Pulp writer : HACK
2. Narrow pass, in Southwest : ABRA
3. Dry-land predators : LOANSHARKS
4. Marine product : LOBSTER
5. Pullover : JERSEY
6. Miss Gardner : AVA
7. Table utensil : DISH
8. Mrs. Laughton : ELSA
9. To ___ : ANDFRO
10. Quits the scene : BOWSOUT
11. Opinion: Prefix : IDEO
12. Small valley : DELL
13. Punta del ___ : ESTE
18. Attic : GARRET
22. Mr. Greene : LORNE
24. Gun or bayonet : WEAPON
26. Place having self-service: Suffix : TERIA
27. Of the ankle : TARSAL
28. Sweetheart, to W. C. Fields : TURTLEDOVE
29. Walt Disney's middle name : ELIAS
30. "Please step to the ___" : REAR
31. Actor-producer Jack : WEBB
33. Gull : MEW
37. Bypass : AVOID
38. Carry loosely : DANGLE
41. Thames area : ESTUARY
44. In a harmonious way : TUNABLY
46. Weight units : OUNCES
48. Corn kernel : NIBLET
51. Forsook : FLED
52. Fabricator : LIAR
53. Miss Korbut : OLGA
54. Domestic animals : EWES
55. Gershwin composition: Abbr. : RHAP
57. Blue-grape pigment : ENIN
58. Spanish number : SEIS
61. Flat ___ pancake : ASA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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