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New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 1975

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,495
Across
1. Respond to : REACT
6. ___ Hassan : ABOU
10. Be immodest : BRAG
14. Witch of ___ : ENDOR
15. Wood product : PULP
16. Home for My Sister Eileen : OHIO
17. Cottonwood tree : ALAMO
18. Biblical town : ANER
19. Whit : IOTA
20. Overexuberant : RAMBUNCTIOUS
23. Bro's relative : SIS
24. Proceed, in Scotland : GAE
25. Beaver hats : CASTORS
29. "___ kingdom come" : THY
30. Check anew : REEDIT
31. Xmas-pageant figures : MAGI
34. Harbor boats : SCOWS
38. Miss Jaffe : RONA
39. Works by Horace : ODES
40. "Faerie Queene" lady : UNA
41. Remove : OUST
42. French-menu word : ROTI
43. Sly looks : LEERS
45. Actress Mary and family : URES
46. Racing's ___ Crown : TRIPLE
48. ___-bodikins : ODS
50. Go bananas over : ENTHUSE
52. West : MAE
53. Genetic initials : DNA
56. Unruly : OBSTREPEROUS
59. Theatrical kind of storm : BARN
62. Alas, in old Rome : EHEU
63. Young salmon : PARRS
64. Reed : OBOE
65. Foot levers: Abbr. : PEDS
66. Discharge : EGEST
67. O.T.B. deals : BETS
68. ___-eyed : SLOE
69. Hawaiian geese : NENES
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1. Nurtures : REARS
2. Chou ___ : ENLAI
3. Maude of stage fame : ADAMS
4. Beauty-parlor need : COMB
5. Pig feeder : TROUGH
6. Swiftly : APACE
7. Baseball maneuver : BUNT
8. Of an acid : OLEIC
9. Hubbubs : UPROARS
10. Rowdy : BOISTEROUS
11. Greek letter : RHO
12. River island : AIT
13. Asian gazelle : GOA
21. Certain votes : NAYS
22. "___ no hooks" : USE
26. Scent, in London : ODOUR
27. Henna ___ : RINSE
28. Vital details, for short : STATS
29. One of the Furies and namesakes : TISIPHONES
31. "Le ___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
32. Bedeck : ADORN
33. "Come and ___!" : GETIT
35. Pool necessity : CUE
36. Number for the road : ONE
37. ___ cry (slogan) : WAR
43. De ___ of Suez fame : LESSEPS
44. Cleanser : SOAP
47. Oil, for one: Abbr. : LUB
49. Intensify : DEEPEN
51. Merman : ETHEL
52. River to North Sea : MEUSE
53. Van ___, U.S. writer : DOREN
54. Nightingale or Cavell : NURSE
55. Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
57. Renovate : REDO
58. Fad : RAGE
59. Tail or white : BOB
60. Mr. Beame : ABE
61. Word after tommy : ROT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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