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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1975

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,457
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1. Occurs : TAKESPLACE
11. City of India : AGRA
15. Lacking mental clarity : IRRATIONAL
16. Pompous one : PRIG
17. Touchstones : CRITERIONS
18. Human or rat : RACE
19. Dutch cupboard : KAS
20. French weight : TONNE
21. Brom ___ : BONES
22. He, in Italy : ESSO
23. Hang fire : PEND
24. Paris subway : METRO
27. Atlantic island group : FAROE
30. Vandal : HUN
33. Skull protuberance : INION
34. "Sleep, my ___" : PRETTYONE
36. Some fashions : FADS
37. Extinct Hawaiian birds : OOS
38. Salt tree : ATLE
39. Poet's output : FREEVERSE
42. Suiting : TWEED
43. Join a quilting bee : SEW
44. Poet Conrad : AIKEN
45. Author Eudora : WELTY
46. Uganda's President : AMIN
48. Stepped : TROD
50. Church plate : PATEN
52. Reminders : MEMOS
54. Navy man: Abbr. : ADM
57. Kind of way or code : AREA
58. Roman festival of the dead : PARENTALIA
60. Forsaken : LORN
61. Certain American Indian rites : RAINDANCES
62. Maiden : LASS
63. Ship accommodations : STATEROOMS
1. Watch sound : TICK
2. Irish exclamation : ARRA
3. Malay weapon : KRIS
4. "When do we ___?" : EAT
5. Hat : STETSON
6. Indians of New Mexico : PIROS
7. Meat order : LOINOFPORK
8. Shortly : ANON
9. Malacca : CANE
10. Letters : ELS
11. Airfield area : APRON
12. Vicki Baum novel : GRANDHOTEL
13. Pudding ingredient : RICE
14. Time periods : AGES
21. Vegetable : BEET
22. Uneven : EROSE
23. Kind of boiler : POT
24. Offends : MIFFS
25. Finnish lake, to Swedes : ENARE
26. Seacoasts : TIDEWATERS
28. Rebelled : AROSE
29. Umbrage : RESENTMENT
31. Not rented : UNLET
32. Indigent : NEEDY
35. Swerved : YAWED
40. Futile : VAIN
41. German article : EIN
42. Kind of general : TWOSTAR
47. By all ___ (surely) : MEANS
49. Angular script : RONDE
50. Weary : PALL
51. Venezuelan town : AROA
52. Egyptian goddess : MAAT
53. Silkworm : ERIA
54. Small tropical dog : ALCO
55. Per ___ : DIEM
56. Kind of media : MASS
58. Duos: Abbr. : PRS
59. Upper: Prefix : ANO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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