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New York Times, Monday, July 21, 1975

Author:
Deborah York
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,473
Across
1. Kilt wearer : SCOT
5. Plinth : ORLO
9. Kind of shirt : POLO
13. Satellite's path : ORBIT
15. Invent, as a phrase : COIN
16. Son of Judah : ONAN
17. Derby winner : FOOLISHPLEASURE
20. Stand in ___ of : AWE
21. Diminish : PARE
22. European cavalryman : HUSSAR
23. Italian villa : ESTE
24. Ready to eat : DONE
25. Ventilate : AERATE
28. Theatrical role : PART
29. Depot: Abbr. : STA
32. Bored with it all : BLASE
33. Chits : IOUS
34. ___ glass : SPUN
35. New York pastime : OFFTRACKBETTING
38. Partners of dahs : DITS
39. Trygve and family : LIES
40. Arthur Hailey novel : HOTEL
41. Printers' measures : ENS
42. Czech river : ISER
43. Midnight rider : REVERE
44. Acidity : ACOR
45. Hard or apple : CORE
46. Machine tool : SHAPER
49. Asian : THAI
50. Theatrical sign : SRO
53. Across the board : WINPLACEANDSHOW
56. Melody : ARIA
57. Rouge's partner : NOIR
58. Act in a certain way : EMOTE
59. Dickens girl : NELL
60. Auctioneer's word : SOLD
61. Copied : APED
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1. Kind of bed : SOFA
2. Rural dawn sound : CROW
3. Woodwind : OBOE
4. Sesame : TIL
5. Yellow color : OCHRE
6. Cheap cigar : ROPE
7. Diamond ___ : LIL
8. Unimportant, as a town : ONEHORSE
9. Sheriff's helpers : POSSE
10. Burden : ONUS
11. Pasternak heroine : LARA
12. Unusual person : ONER
14. Tout : TIPSTER
18. Gorge : SATE
19. Polly or Sally : AUNT
23. Bridge positions : EASTS
24. Smears : DAUBS
25. Apartment, for one : ABODE
26. Mischievous : ELFIN
27. Sea-survival units : RAFTS
28. Game for pairs : POKER
29. Cattiness : SPITE
30. Radio-set button : TUNER
31. Point of view : ANGLE
33. More unfriendly : ICIER
34. Franklin, for one : STOVE
36. Fourth, fifth, etc. : ALSORANS
37. "He went to the funeral just for ___" : THERIDE
42. Reykjavik's land: Abbr. : ICEL
43. Horse color : ROAN
44. Dismay : APPAL
45. Leafy vegetable : CHARD
46. Kind of dive : SWAN
47. Take on : HIRE
48. Indigo : ANIL
49. Linden tree : TEIL
50. Kind of worn : SHOP
51. Fixed routine : ROTE
52. Had obligations : OWED
54. Bird sound : COO
55. Little, in Glasgow : SMA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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