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New York Times, Friday, March 21, 1975

Author:
Dennis Listort
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,351
Across
1. Meter expert : POET
5. Madcap : ZANY
9. Cries : SOBS
13. Part of the eye : LASH
14. Holiday times : EVES
15. Clio's sister : ERATO
17. Aleutian isle : ATTU
18. Miss Daniels of silents : BEBE
19. Homer king : AARON
20. Art, sometimes : THEMIRROROFLIFE
23. Young hellion : BRAT
24. Dutch cupboard : KAS
25. ___ on (wore) : HAD
28. Foolish one : ASS
29. Disfigure : MAR
30. Chemical prefix : ACI
33. South Seas port : APIA
35. Person ___ : TOPERSON
37. Driving aids : REARVIEWMIRRORS
41. South Carolina's tree : PALMETTO
42. Partner of snick : SNEE
43. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
44. Stadium cheer : RAH
45. Certain sugar source : SAP
48. Superlative ending : EST
49. Latin case: Abbr. : ABL
50. Responsibility : ONUS
52. What Alice went through : THELOOKINGGLASS
60. Cairo name : SADAT
61. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
62. Money changing : AGIO
63. Some TV time : PRIME
64. Feminine suffix : ETTE
65. Wither : SEAR
66. Egyptian deity : ATON
67. Burden : LOAD
68. Prefix for sphere : HEMI
Down
1. Land map : PLAT
2. Pledge : OATH
3. Spanish direction : ESTE
4. ___ a ride (hitchhike) : THUMB
5. African animals : ZEBRAS
6. Heads off : AVERTS
7. Moses's summit : NEBO
8. French river : YSER
9. Sailor : SEAFARER
10. Tests : ORALS
11. Italian port : BARI
12. Old Russian measure : STOF
16. "All for ___" : ONE
21. One of David's officers : IRA
22. Giraffe-like animal : OKAPI
25. Monster of myth : HARPY
26. " . . . partridge in ___ tree" : APEAR
27. Phones : DIALS
29. Popular tattoo word : MOM
30. Together : ASONE
31. Mining samples : CORES
32. Map addition : INSET
34. Coat part : ARM
35. Cube root of eight : TWO
36. Certain carriers: Abbr. : RRS
38. Prohibited : VERBOTEN
39. Flier Balbo : ITALO
40. Old English letter : ETH
45. Musical work : SONATA
46. Fished : ANGLED
47. Boxer : PUG
49. Texas locale : ALAMO
51. Slanting line : SLASH
52. Recipe abbr. : TSP
53. ___-kiri : HARA
54. Handle copy : EDIT
55. Keep on an even ___ : KEEL
56. "Tell ___ the judge" : ITTO
57. Askew : AGEE
58. China Sea gulf : SIAM
59. Fern spores : SORI

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

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