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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1975

23-Down : Blazing

Author:
Remley
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Remley has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,421
Across
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Siepi et al. : BASSI
6
Refrain word : TRA
9
Lovestruck, old style : SMIT
13
Fact needing no proof : AXIOM
14
Certain age : TEEN
15
Bobbin product : LACE
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Musical greeting : HELLODOLLY
18
Arabian port : ADEN
19
Hawaiian morning glory : KOALI
20
___ in arms : BABE
21
___ business (out of town) : AWAYON
24
Cry of grief: Var. : AIE
27
Wrestler's need : MAT
28
Kentish town : ASHFORD
29
Machine-shop devices : BOXJIGS
31
Sloth bear : BHALU
32
General ___ (ship in 1904 disaster) : SLOCUM
33
Jungle introduction : METARZANYOUJANE
38
Like dirty erasers : SMEARY
39
Khartoum's land : SUDAN
40
Skeptic's challenge : NAMEONE
42
___ hit (single) : ONEBASE
44
Wall climber : IVY
45
N. Z. parrot : KEA
46
Likewise, in Paris : DEMEME
47
Layer of tissue : TELA
49
Hook, in England : CROME
51
Court order : WRIT
52
Cronies : HOBNOBBERS
57
"Money ___ object" : ISNO
58
Mine passage : ADIT
59
Sky bears: Lat. : URSAE
60
Abound : TEEM
61
Footlike part : PES
62
Discernment : TASTE
Down
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Scrooge word : BAH
2
Tool for a lumberman : AXE
3
Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
4
Impresario Hurok : SOL
5
Psychologist's reassuring words : IMOKYOUREOK
6
Famous archer : TELL
7
In a trustworthy way : RELIABLY
8
"___ takers?" : ANY
9
Thick slice : SLAB
10
Earliest known greeting : MADAMIMADAM
11
Morning-after relief : ICEBAG
12
Doctrines : TENETS
14
___ fro : TOAND
17
Portal : DOOR
21
Tennis star : ASHE
22
Query on TV : WHATSMYLINE
23
Blazing : AFLAME
25
Cube of 10 : IOOO
26
"___ haven't we met before?" : EXCUSEMEBUT
28
Controversial missile: Abbr. : ABM
30
Lozenge : JUJUBE
32
Curve of a ship's plank : SNY
34
Novelist Grey : ZANE
35
Dialer's need : AREACODE
36
Headland: Var. : NASE
37
Compass point : ENE
40
Harebrain : NITWIT
41
Disinclined : AVERSE
42
Having teeth: Suffix : ODONT
43
Well-known captain : NEMO
48
Energy source : ATOM
50
Hitting statistics: Abbr. : RBIS
52
Gen. Arnold : HAP
53
Bikini part : BRA
54
Letter : ESS
55
Hair pad : RAT
56
Understand : SEE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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