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New York Times, Tuesday, August 19, 1975

Author:
Hugh P. Holland
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,502

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Stampede of a sort, with 5 Across : GOLD
5. See 1 Across : RUSH
9. Brown or rainbow : TROUT
14. On ___ with (equal) : APAR
15. Seine tributary : EPTE
16. Income, in France : RENTE
17. Fib : TALE
18. Coal bed : SEAM
19. Condon of jazz : EDDIE
20. Alleged force : ELOD
21. "The King ___" : ANDI
22. Indian officials : AMILS
23. California : GOLDENSTATE
26. ___ rat (prospector) : DESERT
29. Valley : GLEN
30. Toughen : INURE
31. Emulated a crow : CAWED
33. Business degree : MBA
36. Skinner of stage : OTIS
37. Dinner course : SALAD
38. ___ Woods, near S. F. : MUIR
39. Drag or hair : NET
40. Miss Rand : SALLY
41. German city : HALLE
42. Herb genus : MUSA
43. Gold-discoverer's shout : EUREKA
44. Lowest point in U. S. : DEATHVALLEY
48. Defeat : WORST
49. Discord goddess : ERIS
50. Batty : LOCO
54. Spellbind : ORATE
55. Italian painter : RENI
56. Melville's captain : AHAB
57. Flower : ASTER
58. Peruvian Indian : ANDE
59. Unless: Lat. : NISI
60. Fashion man and family : DIORS
61. "___ who?" : SAYS
62. Quaker word : DOST
Down
1. Golden ___ : GATE
2. Gem : OPAL
3. Composer Edouard : LALO
4. Gold diggers, at times : DREDGERS
5. Season again : RESALT
6. Overturn : UPEND
7. Greek distance measure : STADE
8. Literary Nobelist : HEMINGWAY
9. Negotiated : TREATED
10. Indian : REDMAN
11. Bit of gossip : ONDIT
12. Of service : UTILE
13. Curling marks : TEES
24. Pay dirt : ORE
25. Prospector's need at times : SLED
26. Lord in "Winter's Tale" : DION
27. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
28. Blue serge or law : SUIT
31. County of Twain's jumping frog : CALAVERAS
32. "It's ___ in the game" : ALL
33. Prospector's transport : MULE
34. Swindle : BILK
35. Region : AREA
37. Kimono part : SASH
38. Black-eyed Susan state : MARYLAND
40. Mill where it all began in '49 : SUTTERS
41. Color : HUE
42. Kind of piece or sergeant : MASTER
43. Famous cow et al. : ELSIES
44. Back: Prefix : DORSI
45. Muse : ERATO
46. Scene : ARENA
47. Lucky ___ of flying : LINDY
48. Blue dye : WOAD
51. "Beautiful ___" : OHIO
52. Lewis's Timberlane : CASS
53. News notice : OBIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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