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Allan Blackman
Allan Blackman

New York Times, Friday, June 27, 1975

43-Down : Shout for attention

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Allan Blackman has 17 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,449
Across
1
Rush-hour scarcity : SEAT
5
Natives of Perth : SCOTS
10
Kind of man : BEST
14
Fasten tightly : LASH
15
Alaskan native : ALEUT
16
Literary river : AVON
17
Play part : ACTI
18
Color, in Italy : TINTA
19
Pungent : TART
20
Scene of a 1947 miracle : THIRTYFOURTHST
23
Make tracks : DART
24
Golfer's need : TEE
25
Gen. Creighton ___ : ABRAMS
28
Winchell's Orange Juice Gulch : BROADWAY
33
Golf shot : DRIVE
34
___-de-lis : FLEUR
35
Prior to : ERE
36
Overhang : EAVE
37
Like China's wall : GREAT
38
Family member : MAMA
39
Biblical wife : EVE
40
Fail to be alert : SLEEP
41
U.M.W. member : MINER
42
Mrs. Lincoln : MARYTODD
44
Sways : TOSSES
45
Faroe winds : OES
46
Coal region : SAAR
47
Traffic-jam ingredients : CROSSTOWNBUSES
54
Iranian V.I.P. : SHAH
55
"Full speed ___" : AHEAD
56
Frog maneuver : LEAP
57
Italian river : RENO
58
Turbulent : ROILY
59
Or ___ : ELSE
60
"Tell ___ the judge" : ITTO
61
Holiday times : YULES
62
Gorge : SATE
Down
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Louver : SLAT
2
" ... to ___ according to his needs" : EACH
3
Wine city : ASTI
4
Intersector of 20 Across : THIRDAVE
5
Prurient ones : SATYRS
6
Actor Montgomery : CLIFT
7
Wine: Prefix : OENO
8
Short skirt : TUTU
9
Begin : STARTOUT
10
Suffused, as with sunlight : BATHED
11
Le Ga1lienne et al. : EVAS
12
___ of (rather) : SORT
13
Explosive : TNT
21
Subdue : TAME
22
Kind of sheet or gas : TEAR
25
Satisfy a legacy : ADEEM
26
Greeting for a soprano : BRAVA
27
Harlem or Hudson : RIVER
28
Feel anguish : BLEED
29
Gather : REAP
30
Reconciles to a loss : WEANS
31
Napoleon's command : ARMEE
32
Thirty ___ War : YEARS
34
Allen or Stone : FRED
37
Dictionary's relative : GLOSSARY
38
Governs badly : MISRULES
40
Holy women: Abbr. : STES
41
Old land near Dead Sea : MOAB
43
Shout for attention : YOOHOO
44
Actress Jessica and family : TANDYS
46
Small swamp : SWALE
47
Huntley : CHET
48
___ and rave : RANT
49
Quaker word : THOU
50
Trompe l'___ : OEIL
51
Burmese rice : SELA
52
Side of New York : EAST
53
Graf ___ : SPEE
54
Hindu title : SRI

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

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