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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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