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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 1975

Author: Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q Y }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,485
Across Down
1. Grain product : MALT
5. Ilka or Salmon : CHASE
10. Hoosegow, in Britain : GAOL
14. At variance with : AJAR
15. Harassed : HAZED
16. Again's partner : ONCE
17. Scene of the first miracle : CANA
18. Large S.A. snake : ABOMA
19. Indian flour : ATTA
20. Providing of a case in point : EXEMPLIFICATION
23. Right, in Scotland : REET
24. Word with fly or escape : FIRE
25. Film-studio need : SCRIPT
28. Adventurous ones : PIONEERS
32. Notices : HEEDS
33. Bills of fare : MENUS
34. Dull procedure : RUT
35. European river : ELBE
36. Concluding sections : CODAS
37. Machete : BOLO
38. Drink : ALE
39. Of sound quality : TONAL
40. Tournament of ___ : ROSES
41. Nonsense : FOLDEROL
43. Certain ships : OILERS
44. Kind of ads : WANT
45. Rock cavities : VUGS
46. Ad-lib performance : EXTEMPORIZATION
53. Kind of estate : REAL
54. Juan de ___, N.M. colonizeer : ONATE
55. Norse epic : EDDA
56. Indigo : ANIL
57. Himalayan land : NEPAL
58. Riverfront Stadium players : REDS
59. Musical notes : SOLS
60. Western park : ESTES
61. Window part : SASH
1. War club : MACE
2. Greek hero : AJAX
3. Highway feature : LANE
4. Onetime London outing : TRAMRIDE
5. Alpine lodge : CHALET
6. Custom : HABIT
7. Soviet sea: Var. : AZOF
8. Round at Forest Hills : SEMIFINAL
9. Consuming : EDACIOUS
10. Facial adornment : GOATEE
11. One opposed : ANTI
12. Numerical prefix : OCTO
13. Sparse : LEAN
21. ___ up (livens) : PEPS
22. Scottish alders : ARNS
25. Cluster : SHEAF
26. Violin's cousin : CELLO
27. Insurgent : REBEL
28. ___ pushers : PEDAL
29. Unevenly edged : EROSE
30. School-box item : RULER
31. German sculptor : STOSS
33. Tedious sounds : MONOTONES
36. Johnnycake : CORNPONE
37. Gives support to : BOLSTERS
39. Kind of mate or work : TEAM
40. Baltic gulf : RIGA
42. Lingers over : DWELLS
43. European thrushes : OUZELS
45. Curriculum ___ : VITAE
46. Time divisions : ERAS
47. Strange: Prefix : XENO
48. Follow : TAIL
49. Ecstatic : RAPT
50. Seed of an invention : IDEA
51. Bookies' offerings : ODDS
52. Humorous poet : NASH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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