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New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1975

Author: John Gordon
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,334
Across Down
1. Hikers' places : PATHS
6. Continent : ASIA
10. Red and Ross : SEAS
14. Voodoo fetish : OBEAH
15. Coal dust : CULM
16. Biblical verb : HAST
17. ESP : MENTALTELEPATHY
20. Hoagy Carmichael standby : STARDUST
21. Moslem lord : EMEER
22. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
23. London theater street : STRAND
25. Relative of ESP : PRECOGNITION
29. English philosopher : LOCKE
30. Lunch time : NOON
31. Metric measures: Abbr. : CCS
34. "I'm all ___" : EARS
35. Side dishes : SLAWS
37. Spinnaker : SAIL
38. Indonesian islands : ARU
39. Small case : ETUI
40. Comb: Prefix : CTENO
41. Relative of ESP : CLAIRVOYANCE
44. Joins a Hillary effort : CLIMBS
46. Love, in Madrid : AMAR
47. Kind of wind or mark : TRADE
48. Banana-like fruit : PLANTAIN
52. Believer in ESP : SUPERNATURALIST
55. Benjamite : ADER
56. Wings : ALAE
57. Fraction : TENTH
58. Cousins, etc.: Abbr. : RELS
59. Wife of H.S.T. : BESS
60. These, in Spain : ESTOS
1. Small dogs, for short : POMS
2. Give support to : ABET
3. Yukon native : TENA
4. Checkroom facilities : HATRACKS
5. Fish delicacy : SHADROE
6. Takes steps : ACTSON
7. Bird-feeder item : SUET
8. Misfortune : ILL
9. Soul, in France : AME
10. Medicine man : SHAMAN
11. Consumed : EATEN
12. Burned completely : ASHED
13. Ukrainian river : STYR
18. Iron ___ : LUNG
19. Argentine V.I.P. : PERON
23. Pack away : STOW
24. Uncles, in Aragon : TIOS
25. Entreaty : PLEA
26. Lion's alert : ROAR
27. Tan color : ECRU
28. " . . . bombs bursting ___" : INAIR
31. French city : CAEN
32. Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
33. Wild plum : SLOE
35. Take a ___ at : STAB
36. Boxer Firpo : LUIS
37. Shocks : STARTLES
39. Playwright Rice : ELMER
40. Salt of a strong acid : CYANATE
41. Drinks : CIDERS
42. Appraises : VALUES
43. Bradley : OMAR
44. Unrefined : CRUDE
45. Coat part : LAPEL
47. Nicholas or Peter : TSAR
48. Units of a school org. : PTAS
49. Slangy negative : AINT
50. Math-ratio words : ISTO
51. Utmost degrees : NTHS
53. Seize : NAB
54. Bar order : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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