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New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1975

Author: Allan Blackman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,403
Across Down
1. Eastern prince : EMIR
5. Terror : PANIC
10. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
14. Zola title : NANA
15. Solitary: Prefix : EREMO
16. Foot or sour : NOTE
17. Spy film of 1940 : NIGHTTRAIN
19. Kind of gen. : BRIG
20. Pub drink : ALE
21. Coin of Iran : RIAL
22. Soldiers : TROOPS
24. Shea tenants : METS
25. ___ Rabbit : BRER
26. Very lofty : ALPINE
29. Conductor, engineer, etc. : TRAINMEN
33. Freighter's load : CARGO
34. "Common Sense," e.g. : TRACT
35. High note : ELA
36. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
37. Characteristic : TRAIT
38. Metric weight : GRAM
39. Also-___ : RAN
40. Word with sang : FROID
41. Hackneyed : TRITE
42. Pitcher Walter Johnson : BIGTRAIN
44. Like the tongue, sometimes : COATED
45. Attention-getting cries : HEYS
46. Guy Lombardo's group : BAND
47. Express to take, in song : ATRAIN
50. Kind of line or palm : DATE
51. "L'état, c'est ___" : MOI
54. Biggers's Charlie : CHAN
55. Does too many push-ups, etc. : OVERTRAINS
58. Breakfast wear, often : ROBE
59. "Bolero" man : RAVEL
60. Highlander : GAEL
61. Greek goddess : ERIS
62. Nasty : SNIDE
63. African fox : ASSE
1. Sicilian city : ENNA
2. Knight's wear : MAIL
3. "Picnic" author : INGE
4. Olé's cousin : RAH
5. Small in stature : PETITE
6. Tapestry : ARRAS
7. Actress Patricia : NEAL
8. German measure : IMI
9. Kind of bridge : CONTRACT
10. Natural : INBORN
11. Matador's target : TORO
12. "Take ___ from me" : ATIP
13. Gangster Diamond : LEGS
18. Express or local, in Italy : TRENO
23. Riding, in Bonn : REIT
24. Russian planes : MIGS
25. Brass's cousin : BRAID
26. Harsh : ACERB
27. Island of Hawaii : LANAI
28. Part of a trident : PRONG
29. Teach : TRAIN
30. Basis of a scout badge : MERIT
31. Gladden : ELATE
32. Designated : NAMED
34. "Les ___ Mousquetaires" : TROIS
37. Hall-of-Famer Pie and family : TRAYNORS
38. A.B. holder, for short : GRAD
40. Unfettered, in Germany : FREI
41. One who tests paints : TONER
43. Scottish titles : THANES
44. Grazers : CATTLE
46. Disclosed : BARED
47. Land unit : ACRE
48. U. S. missile : THOR
49. Nobel physicist : RABI
50. Hindu goddess : DEVI
51. Miss Farrow et al. : MIAS
52. On ___ own : ONES
53. ___ of Man : ISLE
56. Truck : VAN
57. ___ Khan : AGA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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