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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1975

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,427

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Across
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Late King of Hollywood : GABLE
6
Peggy of TV : CASS
10
Gun fodder : AMMO
14
Reserved : ALOOF
15
White House room : OVAL
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Star part : LEAD
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Automaton : ROBOT
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Kind of jazz : DIXIELAND
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Call's colleague : BECK
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G-man : FED
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King-of-beasts' group : PRIDES
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Regulations' associates : RULES
25
Binges : SPREES
26
"Minute Waltz" man : CHOPIN
28
Break a traffic law : SPEED
29
Foots the bill : HOSTS
30
Inlet : FIORD
31
Melding card : ACE
34
Old pulpit : AMBO
35
Bronze, for one : ALLOY
36
Perch for an ibex : CRAG
37
Trifle : TOY
38
Sound of dismay : GROAN
39
Family member : MAMMA
40
Ulcers : SORES
41
Tightened : TENSED
42
Opera headpieces : TIARAS
44
Piece of land : TRACT
45
"See here!" : LISTEN
46
Rum or State : BAY
47
Emerald Isle : ERIN
50
Duke of jazz : ELLINGTON
52
Singly : ALONE
53
Port of Yemen : ADEN
54
Direction : EAST
55
Type of painting : GENRE
56
Dampens flax : RETS
57
Mrs. Kennedy : ROSE
58
Sharp : EDGED
Down
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Attire : GARB
2
Bitter drug : ALOE
3
Jazz-band singer : BOBCROSBY
4
Admire : LOOKUPTO
5
Newt : EFT
6
Things broken by the C.I.A. : CODES
7
Greedy : AVID
8
Jazz-band unit, for short : SAX
9
Kind of elm : SLIPPERY
10
Confederated : ALLIED
11
Gettysburg commander : MEADE
12
Lion features : MANES
13
Chances : ODDS
19
Sinned : ERRED
21
Marsh : FEN
24
___ pendens (pending suit) : LIS
25
Golf club : SPOON
26
Small thrush : CHAT
27
Man: Lat. : HOMO
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Marner : SILAS
30
Ice sheets : FLOES
31
Louis of jazz : ARMSTRONG
32
Arrived : CAME
33
Old oath : EGAD
35
Jazz-band aide : ARRANGER
36
Scrubbed, as a mission : CANCELED
38
Bridge man : GOREN
39
___ culpa : MEA
40
Silks' associates : SATINS
41
Strive : TRY
42
Spanish-letter mark : TILDE
43
Small land area : ISLET
44
French relative : TANTE
45
King of drama : LEAR
46
Head man : BOSS
48
Concerning : INRE
49
Privation : NEED
51
Chinese way : TAO
52
___ of Aquarius : AGE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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