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New York Times, Saturday, May 10, 1975

Author: Raymond F. Eisner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,401
Across Down
1. Proverb : ADAGE
6. Kind of rug : SHAG
10. Completed : PAST
14. Chest material : CEDAR
15. Platinum wire loop : OESE
16. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
17. Kind of type : ELITE
18. Vampires : BATS
19. P. I. tree : DITA
20. Early fiddle : REBEC
21. Like some verbs : IRREGULAR
23. Antlered animal : STAG
25. Chemical esters : OLEATES
26. Wearing a cummerbund : SASHED
29. Eye : OGLE
30. Name for Scotland : CALEDONIA
32. Boca ___ : RATON
37. Vicinity : AREA
38. Epsom ___ : SALTS
40. Zhivago's beloved : LARA
41. "Pagliacci" heroine : NEDDA
43. Heads toward the port side : VEERSLEFT
45. Hotel employe : MAID
47. Transparent fabrics : TOILES
48. Giving fright to : SCARING
52. British marshal of W. W. I : HAIG
53. Sluice : WATERGATE
55. Asian monks : LAMAS
59. Shortly : ANON
60. Common French verb : ETRE
61. In harmony : ATONE
62. Actor's quest : ROLE
63. Clue : LEAD
64. Mother of rhyme : GOOSE
65. Allen and Ott : MELS
66. Vipers : ASPS
67. Sea eagles : ERNES
1. Maple genus : ACER
2. Take out : DELE
3. Star in Draco : ADIB
4. Borough on the Tyne : GATESHEAD
5. Built : ERECTED
6. Ferber title : SOBIG
7. Get word : HEAR
8. Travel in outer space : ASTROGATE
9. U.S. psychologist Arnold ___ : GESELL
10. City near Venice : PADUA
11. Inclined : ATILT
12. Bristles : SETAE
13. Uses a shredder : TEARS
22. Actor Will : GEER
24. Goings-on : ADOS
26. Look over : SCAN
27. Rhine tributary : AARE
28. Vehicle : SLED
29. Did a garage job : OILED
31. Takes the helm : NAVIGATES
33. Kind of pear : ALLIGATOR
34. Asian weight : TAEL
35. Yellow ide : ORFE
36. Pendleton and King Cole : NATS
39. Madrid miss: Abbr. : SRTA
42. Eastern prince : AMIR
44. Feed for livestock : SOILAGE
46. Miss Lansbury : ANGELA
48. Horde : SWARM
49. Indian transport : CANOE
50. Pacific sight : ATOLL
51. Clair and Coty : RENES
52. Minds : HEEDS
54. Strategem : TRAP
56. Tide producer : MOON
57. Handle, in France : ANSE
58. Witnesses : SEES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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