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New York Times, Monday, May 26, 1975

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,417

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Athletes' leg woe : CRAMP
6
Russian range : ALAI
10
Big planes : SSTS
14
Token payer : RIDER
15
Relative of shucks : DARN
16
Gumbo base: Var : OCRA
17
Something to remember : ALAMO
18
Of the ear : OTIC
19
Muffin base : BRAN
20
Nostalgic items : MEMORABILIA
23
Support : AID
24
Poetic bird : RAVEN
25
Golf-ball feature : DIMPLE
27
Elf : SPRITE
30
Star in Cygnus : DENEB
31
Spaces: Lat. : AREAE
32
Family : CLAN
34
Superlative suffix : MOST
37
Clemens's first name, for short : SAML
38
Friars Club event : ROAST
39
Goose eggs : OOOO
40
Having color : HUED
41
Shoe device : ARCH
42
Actor Alan : ARKIN
43
River of France : MARNE
45
Like a horror story : GRISLY
46
Greyhound-racing moves : GOBYES
48
Lizard : AGAMA
50
Woodman's tool : AXE
51
Nostalgic parlor item : FAMILYALBUM
56
Swampy ground : MIRE
58
Madrid home : CASA
59
Girl's name : DIANE
60
Counterparts of nones : IDES
61
Drying oven : KILN
62
Chemical compound : AZIDE
63
Rorem et al. : NEDS
64
Pung : SLED
65
Madrid title : SENOR
Down
1
Study hard : CRAM
2
Anger : RILE
3
Powell or Bede : ADAM
4
May milestone : MEMORIALDAY
5
Assess in a balanced way : PRORATE
6
Building material out West : ADOBE
7
Paris Quarter : LATIN
8
Seed cover : ARIL
9
Happening : INCIDENT
10
___ sister : SOB
11
Places for 20 Across : SCRAPBOOKS
12
Scent : TRAIL
13
Famed jockey : SANDE
21
Greeting : AVE
22
Biblical well : AIN
26
Pay tribute to : MEMORIALIZE
27
Window part : SASH
28
Indonesian boat : PRAU
29
Like freshly-flowered graves : REMEMBERED
30
Elan : DASH
32
Heart : CORE
33
Varnish resin : LAC
35
Earth : SOIL
36
Posh : TONY
38
Hunts high and low : RANSACKS
42
Fleets : ARMADAS
44
Arbiter, for short : REF
45
Nineties, e.g. : GAY
46
Street urchin : GAMIN
47
Zinc ___ : OXIDE
48
Choice seat location : AISLE
49
Adrenal ___ : GLAND
52
Armor : MAIL
53
Bath: Fr. : BAIN
54
Ruin : UNDO
55
Sea, in Berlin : MEER
57
Letter : ESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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