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New York Times, Friday, March 7, 1975

Author: Jack Philbrick
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,337
Across Down
1. Pear : BOSC
5. Cabbage dishes : SLAWS
10. Heels : CADS
14. Prefix for stat or scope : RHEO
15. Oblivion : LETHE
16. Settled : ALIT
17. Entry : ITEM
18. Place for Hellman toys : ATTIC
19. " . . . speak daggers to her but use ___" : NONE
20. Fighter : COMBATANT
22. Keep an ___ (watch) : EYEON
23. Harte : BRET
24. "Arma virumque ___" : CANO
26. ___ grill : BARAND
29. "Kind Hearts and ___" : CORONETS
33. In reserve : ONICE
34. Nursing and rest : HOMES
35. Thiamine or riboflavin: Abbr. : VIT
36. Barry of basketball : RICK
37. Searches widely : COMBS
38. Relinquish : CEDE
39. Resident: Suffix : ITE
40. Delhi princess : RANEE
41. Hackneyed : BANAL
42. Rifles : CARBINES
44. Kind of tale : TATTLE
45. Cheerful : ROSY
46. Haiti's neighbor : CUBA
47. On the level : LEGIT
50. Hostler's need : CURRYCOMB
55. Heraldic band : ORLE
56. Navigation device : LORAN
57. Composition : OPUS
58. Gasthaus offering : BIER
59. Kind of acid : AMINO
60. Oats eater : MARE
61. Bills : ONES
62. Writer Henrik : IBSEN
63. "Gil ___" : BLAS
1. ___-a-brac : BRIC
2. "___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
3. Appear : SEEM
4. Windsor-chair feature : COMBBACK
5. Scheduled : SLATED
6. "___ c'est moi" : LETAT
7. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
8. N. Z. peak : WHITCOMBE
9. Part of a min. : SEC
10. Grand or Bryce : CANYON
11. Lily : ALOE
12. Flintstones' pet : DINO
13. British gun : STEN
21. English composer : ARNE
22. Genesis name : ENOS
25. Greek god : ARES
26. Eyewash acid : BORIC
27. Miss Loos : ANITA
28. Kitchen implement : RICER
29. ___ upon (meets) : COMES
30. Consequence : EVENT
31. Kind of basin : TIDAL
32. Stone monument : STELE
34. Apiary unit : HONEYCOMB
37. Receptacles : CANS
38. Part of Rome's underground : CATACOMB
40. Tumult : RIOT
41. Kind of buggy or grand : BABY
43. Pipes : BRIERS
44. Activate : TURNON
46. Writer Stephen : CRANE
47. Wolf : LOBO
48. Wilde territory : ERIN
49. ___ club : GLEE
51. U. S. author : URIS
52. Gem' : OPAL
53. Japanese hamlet : MURA
54. Educ. degrees : BSES
56. Chou en-___ : LAI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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