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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
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George of films : RAFT
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Undermine : ERODE
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Apparatus : GEAR
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Browning's April wish : OHTOBEINENGLAND
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Dozes : NODS
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Collection of sayings : ANA
25
Without effort : EASILY
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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
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Sandwich : HERO
2
Bright fish : OPAH
3
London elevator : LIFT
4
Resident of Tallinn : ESTONIAN
5
Swift : SPEEDY
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Helen's captor : PARIS
7
In a while : ANON
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___ 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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