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New York Times, Friday, May 2, 1975

Author: DeWitt Anderson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,393
Across Down
1. Asian native : THAI
5. Blanched : PALED
10. City of Italia : ROMA
14. " . . . enemy, and they are ___" : OURS
15. Clerical garment : AMICE
16. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
17. Bankrupt : ONTHEROCKS
19. Certain humor : CORN
20. King Arthur's men: Abbr. : KTS
21. Party pooper : BORE
22. Nigerian province : SOKOTO
24. Count on : RELY
25. Saucy : PERT
26. Actress Dorothy : MALONE
29. Parade components : MARCHERS
33. Albee girl : ALICE
34. Multitude : HOST
35. Verve : ELAN
36. Immerse, as a doughnut : DUNK
37. Hat materials : FELTS
38. Cause of ruin : BANE
39. Helm position : ALEE
40. Nazimova : ALLA
41. Dream, in France : SONGE
42. Resolutely : MANFULLY
44. Library user : READER
45. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
46. Parcel's companion : PART
47. Irish port : TRALEE
50. West Indian fish : SESI
51. West or Largo : KEY
54. Vital part : SOUL
55. Certain collectors : ROCKHOUNDS
58. Study closely : PORE
59. Enamel, in France : EMAIL
60. Early Asian : MEDE
61. Type of sapphire : STAR
62. Pitching-ace McLain : DENNY
63. Fruit : PEAR
1. Had effect : TOOK
2. Go on a safari : HUNT
3. Black and lively : ARTS
4. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
5. Conditional release : PAROLE
6. Critic Cleveland : AMORY
7. Parasites : LICE
8. German theologian : ECK
9. Parfaits : DESSERTS
10. Cause unnecessary trouble : ROCKTHEBOAT
11. Melville title : OMOO
12. Emporium : MART
13. Italian river : ARNO
18. Dark wood: Fr. : EBENE
23. Grampus : ORC
24. Famous art buff : ROCKEFELLER
25. Italian food : PASTA
26. "___ I'm Adam" : MADAM
27. Group of wing feathers : ALULA
28. Fine stationery : LINEN
29. Goldberg or Pitcher : MOLLY
30. Antelope : ELAND
31. Mesabi, e.g. : RANGE
32. Show scorn : SNEER
34. Phone opener : HELLO
37. Hesitated : FALTERED
41. Earnest: Prefix : SERIO
43. French article : UNE
44. Precipitously : RASHLY
46. Large duck : PEKIN
47. Cookbook abbr. : TSPS
48. Elihu or square : ROOT
49. Distinctive air : AURA
50. Analyze verse : SCAN
51. Carpenter's brace : KNEE
52. Old Norse epic : EDDA
53. French river : YSER
56. Cockney abode : OME
57. Man behind the plate : UMP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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