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James A. Brussel
James A. Brussel

New York Times, Wednesday, April 2, 1975

Author:
James A. Brussel
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James A. Brussel has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,363
Across
1. ___ up (hide) : HOLE
5. Coast Guard women : SPARS
10. Gypsy men : ROMS
14. Roof pieces : EPIS
15. Black Friday event : PANIC
16. Matty of baseball : ALOU
17. George of films : RAFT
18. Undermine : ERODE
19. Apparatus : GEAR
20. Browning's April wish : OHTOBEINENGLAND
23. Dozes : NODS
24. Collection of sayings : ANA
25. Without effort : EASILY
28. Throttle : STRANGLE
33. Dry run : TRIAL
34. Presiding officer : CHAIR
35. Headland : RAS
36. Bullish weapon : HORN
37. Grand, for one : PIANO
38. Bottle size : PINT
39. Simple sugar : OSE
40. Cartoonist Jimmy : HATLO
41. ___ one's words (soften) : MINCE
42. Watchtower occupant : SENTINEL
44. Reflect on : PONDER
45. High note : ELA
46. Marsh bird : SORA
47. Cumming's "sweet ___ of April" : SMALLCLUMSYFEET
55. Acclaim : HAIL
56. Asian capital : HANOI
57. Hep : ONTO
58. Fiend : OGRE
59. Power group : ELITE
60. Board's partner : ROOM
61. Nobleman : PEER
62. Surfeits : SATES
63. Thrall : ESNE
Down
1. Sandwich : HERO
2. Bright fish : OPAH
3. London elevator : LIFT
4. Resident of Tallinn : ESTONIAN
5. Swift : SPEEDY
6. Helen's captor : PARIS
7. In a while : ANON
8. ___ herd on : RIDE
9. Film director's need : SCENARIO
10. Type of coat : RAGLAN
11. Olive genus : OLEA
12. Lament : MOAN
13. Irrational number : SURD
21. Weevil's target : BOLL
22. Growl : GNAR
25. Community character : ETHOS
26. Rebelled : AROSE
27. Circe, e.g. : SIREN
28. "I ___ return" : SHALL
29. N. M. Indian : TANO
30. Drip or all-purpose : GRIND
31. Kind of corporal : LANCE
32. Chemical compound : ESTER
34. Quote : CITE
37. Flamboyant styles : PANACHES
38. G. & S. craft : PINAFORE
40. Bunker or Breed's : HILL
41. Yale tavern man : MORY
43. Fortune or bank : TELLER
44. Flowers : POSIES
46. Struck : SMOTE
47. Boutique : SHOP
48. Biblical wise man : MAGE
49. Yorkshire river : AIRE
50. Musical sounds : LALA
51. Component : UNIT
52. Son of Seth : ENOS
53. English school : ETON
54. Library item : TOME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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