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New York Times, Friday, June 6, 1975

Author:
Alice H. Kaufman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Across
1. Practices : USES
5. Word of choice : WHICH
10. N.C.O.'s : SGTS
14. Andes land : PERU
15. Cry for attention : HOLLO
16. Kingfish : CERO
17. Deckhand's need : SWAB
18. Eastern faith : ISLAM
19. Component : UNIT
20. Navy ship : MINESWEEPER
23. Kind of clams : STEAMED
26. Talked back : SASSED
28. Decorative headbands : TIARAS
29. Struck, old style : SMIT
31. Flightless bird : EMU
32. Parsley portion : SPRIG
33. On a grand scale : EPIC
34. Hammer part : PEEN
35. Big Apple dweller : NEWYORKER
38. Church area : APSE
41. Leander's friend : HERO
42. Fissures : RIMAE
46. Word with rata or tem : PRO
47. Spanish painter : SERT
48. Frogmen : DIVERS
49. Hairpiece : TOUPEE
51. Mauve et al. : DECADES
52. Battlewagon : DREADNOUGHT
55. River to the Baltic : ODER
56. Vanishing ocean sight : LINER
57. Morays : EELS
61. Secretary : DESK
62. Buoy up : ELATE
63. Red-lighted word : EXIT
64. Dilettantish : ARTY
65. Comprehend : SENSE
66. Depend on : RELY
Down
1. Good periods : UPS
2. Baste : SEW
3. Pitching guideline: Abbr. : ERA
4. Nautilus, for one : SUBMARINE
5. Complains : WHINES
6. Watered : HOSED
7. Misfortunes : ILLS
8. Hammer part : CLAW
9. Like children fresh at camp : HOMESICK
10. Atlantic porgies : SCUPS
11. Rochester's river : GENESEE
12. Ancient galley : TRIREME
13. Drunkard : SOT
21. Mirror's offering : IMAGE
22. ___ crow : EAT
23. City ways: Abbr. : STS
24. Upset : TIP
25. Play by ___ : EAR
27. Remind about a bill : DUN
29. Show off : SPORT
30. Painter Joan : MIRO
33. One who watches : EYER
34. Former harasser of enemy shipping : PRIVATEER
36. Cajoles : WHEEDLES
37. Von Stroheim : ERICH
38. Suitable : APT
39. One who goads : PRODDER
40. Most tart : SOUREST
43. Doctors' field: Abbr. : MED
44. Common verb : ARE
45. Type of curve : ESS
47. Milieu of 34 Down : SEA
48. Ph.D. or M.A. : DEGREE
50. Jaunty : PERKY
51. Musical pieces : DUETS
53. Shade of green : NILE
54. ___ even keel : ONAN
55. Harem room : ODA
58. River of England : EXE
59. ___ Abner : LIL
60. Eye affliction : STY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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