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New York Times, Monday, August 11, 1975

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.51, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 5, Spans: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,494

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1. O'Flaherty : LIAM
5. Birthplace of 11 Down, with 15 Across : TERRE
10. One who does: Suffix : STER
14. Bombs and bullets : AMMO
15. See 5 Across : HAUTE
16. Asian native : THAI
17. Small barracuda : SPET
18. Miss Waters : ETHEL
19. Of aircraft: Prefix : AERO
20. Title : SIR
21. But: Ger. : ABER
22. Arty gatherings : SALONS
24. Bury : INTER
26. Influenced : LED
27. Aspects : FACETS
29. Olympian goddess : HERA
32. Electrical unit : OHM
35. Lariat : REATA
36. Antihero for 11 Down : TITAN
37. Girl's name : RAE
38. Water birds : ERNS
39. Wren or Lind : JENNY
40. Leisure rooms : DENS
41. Order to a dog : SIT
42. Dance : CONGA
43. Neighbor of Tyre : SIDON
44. Pronoun : HER
45. Network : RETE
46. Sister for 11 Down : CARRIE
47. Sky altar : ARA
49. Victor over the Armada : DRAKE
50. System of rule : REGIME
53. Port facility : PIER
54. Particle : ION
57. Tavern stock : ALES
58. Hum ___ : ATUNE
60. European city : OSLO
61. French novelist : GIDE
62. Make paper unreadable : SHRED
63. Gratify : FEED
64. Declares : SAYS
65. Signs of sorrow : TEARS
66. Cleaving tool : FROE
Down
1. Maiden : LASS
2. Zulu regiment : IMPI
3. Classic by 11 Down : AMERICANTRAGEDY
4. Witticism : MOT
5. Seven against ___ : THEBES
6. Lotus ___ : EATER
7. Rhine feeder : RUHR
8. Way: Abbr. : RTE
9. Electric ___ : EELS
10. Out of condition : STALE
11. U. S. novelist : THEODOREDREISER
12. Merit : EARN
13. Ebro and Tagus, to Spaniards : RIOS
21. Indian flour : ATTA
23. Mr. King : ALAN
25. Hair and fish : NETS
27. Impertinent : FRESH
28. Avian abode : AERIE
29. Gate part : HINGE
30. Heating vessel : ETNA
31. Aldo or manta : RAY
33. Asian capital : HANOI
34. Middle, in law : MESNE
36. Big top : TENT
39. Sloppy or G.I. : JOE
40. Dagger : DIRK
42. Compress : CRAM
43. Moselle tributary : SAAR
46. Statements of faith : CREEDS
48. Originates : RISES
49. Railroad car : DINER
50. Riches' partner : RAGS
51. English essayist : ELIA
52. "___ of Eden" : EAST
53. Aqua ___ : PURA
55. Bread spread : OLEO
56. Plant joint : NODE
59. Article : THE
60. ___ the cuff : OFF

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