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New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1975

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,484
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1. Contemptible one : TOAD
5. Reduce : PARE
9. Non-accommodation for three : MATCH
14. Nazimova : ALLA
15. Bakery unit : OVEN
16. Knowing : AWARE
17. Certain look : LEER
18. "Get a ___ of this" : LOAD
19. One back in the pack : LOSER
20. Song popular since 1934 : COCKTAILSFORTWO
23. Do tailoring : MEND
24. Rockies' counterpart : ANDES
25. Add onto : APPEND
28. Fairway call : FORE
30. Shearing-time sound : BLEAT
31. Yorkshire river : AIRE
32. Soviet agency : TASS
36. Famous symphony : BEETHOVENSFIFTH
39. Corn spikes : EARS
40. Biblical weed : TARE
41. See eye to eye : AGREE
42. Somewhat wan : PALY
43. Exhibits rage : STEAMS
44. "___ de Lune" : CLAIR
47. Rose essence: Var. : ATAR
48. Uprising of 1794 : WHISKYREBELLION
54. German state : HESSE
55. Admit : AVOW
56. Kill time : IDLE
57. Certain fisherman : EELER
58. ___ Barrani, W.W. II town : SIDI
59. Ponce de ___ : LEON
60. Braid : TRESS
61. High diplomat: Abbr. : PLEN
62. Time past : YORE
1. Powder : TALC
2. Corn-oil product : OLEO
3. Seafood sauce : ALEC
4. Turkey cuts : DARKMEATS
5. Land of the mazurka : POLAND
6. Duck : AVOID
7. Word with McCoy : REAL
8. Purposes : ENDS
9. Actress Dorothy : MALONE
10. "___ to the wise . . . " : AWORD
11. Discernment : TASTE
12. Regatta units : CREWS
13. Sandwich : HERO
21. Tithe : TENTH
22. Gets along : FARES
25. Clerical title : ABBE
26. ___ bargaining : PLEA
27. Nobleman : PEER
28. Like the sun's surface : FIERY
29. River of France : ORNE
31. Of grandparents : AVAL
32. Roadside flower : TIGERLILY
33. Radio performers' org. : AFRA
34. Kind of ski turn : STEM
35. "___ a Latin from Manhattan" : SHES
37. Eared seal : OTARY
38. Decisive : FATAL
42. Cheapskates : PIKERS
43. ___ one's own juice : STEWIN
44. Sis-boom-bah, e.g. : CHEER
45. Hosiery thread : LISLE
46. Beasts of burden : ASSES
47. Dwelling : ABODE
48. Stimulate : WHET
49. Irritate : RASP
50. Depraved : EVIL
51. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
52. Swan genus : OLOR
53. Goose of Hawaii : NENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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