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New York Times, Saturday, June 7, 1975

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,429
Across
1. One way to bargain : PLEA
5. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
9. Wood for rafts : BALSA
14. Plenty : LOTS
15. Loud sound : ROAR
16. Root : ELIHU
17. Disappear : EVAPORATE
19. Cover of a kind : CLOUD
20. Irrelevant : BESIDETHEPOINT
22. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
23. Title : NAME
24. To some degree : INPART
27. ___ beet : ASREDASA
31. Pawnbroker's deals : LOANS
32. Steals, shopwise : LIFTS
33. Fellow : LAD
34. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
35. Egyptian king : MENES
36. Quantity gathered : HAUL
37. Singleton of baseball : KEN
38. Stage offering : REVUE
39. French philosopher : COMTE
40. Rudimentary sensation : ESTHESIS
42. Enola Gay, for one : BOMBER
43. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
44. Dotted : SEME
45. Security : MONEYINTHEBANK
51. Bearlike animal : PANDA
52. Janitor : CARETAKER
53. Tie : ASCOT
54. Poisonous tree : UPAS
55. Flowing garment : SARI
56. Small arms of Britain : STENS
57. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
58. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
Down
1. Commonplace, for short : PLEB
2. Tennis score : LOVE
3. Greek letters : ETAS
4. Candidate : ASPIRANT
5. Check : ARREST
6. Reluctant : LOATH
7. ___ of office : OATH
8. Golfer's outlay : GREENSFEE
9. Does justice to : BECOMES
10. Closely related : ALLIED
11. " . . . in like a ___" : LION
12. Close : SHUT
13. Accountant: Abbr. : AUD
18. Perfumes : ODORS
21. Car-agency sign : PARTS
24. "___ New York in June" : ILIKE
25. Roman date : NONES
26. Do art work : PAINT
27. Aborigines of Japan : AINUS
28. "And out like ___" : ALAMB
29. Fry quickly : SAUTE
30. Cyrus or Felix : ADLER
32. Between Exodus and Numbers : LEVITICUS
35. Untidy : MESSY
36. Operations center : HOMEBASE
38. Moves, as a theater patron : RESEATS
39. Halley's find : COMET
41. Relay : HANDON
42. Command : BEHEST
44. Cause hardship : STRAP
45. Tall pole : MAST
46. ___ in a while : ONCE
47. Neck part : NAPE
48. Language of Ghana : AKAN
49. Emperor : NERO
50. Malay dagger : KRIS
51. Dance step : PAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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