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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 1975

26-Down : Sutherland, Sills, et al.

Author:
David Crosatto
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Y }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,366
Across
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Indigo : ANIL
5
Preen : PRIMP
10
Pointed end : CUSP
14
Italian painter : RENI
15
Barbershop item : RAZOR
16
Part of a play : ACTI
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Think out : EXCOGITATE
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Bulrush : TULE
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Unaccented : ATONIC
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Inherited blood substance : RHFACTOR
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Lithuanian port : MEMEL
25
Room in a casa : SALA
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Reduced in stock : DEPLETED
29
European peninsula : BALKAN
33
Misfortune : ILL
34
Aussie netman : LAVER
36
Drudge : SLAVE
37
Contended : VIED
39
Hereditary units : GENES
41
Kind of knot or stitch : SLIP
42
Garret : ATTIC
44
Jungle vine : LIANA
46
Chinese truth : TAO
47
Playground fixture : SEESAW
49
Spruces up : SMARTENS
51
Class highlight : PROM
53
Pitcher Warren : SPAHN
54
Draftsmen's rulers : TSQUARES
58
Examiner : PROBER
61
Ring event : BOUT
62
Victor Herbert melody : THINEALONE
64
African plant : ALOE
65
Twain's forte : HUMOR
66
Singer Berger : ERNA
67
Retinal cells : RODS
68
Pitchers' plates : SLABS
69
Word with back or bean : SNAP
Down
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Scope : AREA
2
Barbershop call : NEXT
3
Unfinished : INCOMPLETE
4
Barrymore : LIONEL
5
Buyer's reading matter : PRICETAG
6
Tenement menace : RAT
7
Moslem garment : IZAR
8
Fabric fanciers : MOTHS
9
Kind of dwelling : PREFAB
10
Stadium sounds : CATCALLS
11
Shaped like a letter : UCUT
12
French town : STLO
13
Harbor unit : PIER
18
Hebrew letter : GIMEL
22
Sorrowing cry : ALAS
24
Raze : LEVEL
26
Sutherland, Sills, et al. : DIVAS
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Type size : ELITE
28
Patron saint of France : DENIS
30
Former radio newsman H. V. : KALTENBORN
31
Of birds : AVIAN
32
Roman historian : NEPOS
35
Scads : REAMS
38
Takes issue with : DISPUTES
40
Warm-sea fish : SNAPPERS
43
Dear, in Italy : CARA
45
Macaw : ARARA
48
Values : WORTHS
50
Oarlock pins : THOLES
52
French composer (1763-1817) : MEHUL
54
Ski lift : TBAR
55
Fly alone : SOLO
56
Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
57
Igneous rock : SIMA
59
City in Sicily : ENNA
60
Harvest, as grain : REAP
63
S. F. hill : NOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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