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New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1975

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,503

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Across
1. Hook material : BAIT
5. Wall and Broad: Abbr. : STS
8. ___ Grande : CASA
12. Arm bone : ULNA
13. ___ polloi : HOI
14. Shortens : ELIDES
17. Promise's partner : LICK
18. Founders : ORGANIZERS
20. Place for shenanigans : BEHINDTHESCENES
22. Show approval : NOD
23. Bemoans : RUES
24. "___ is long . . . " : ART
27. Place for a workout : GYM
29. Boundary: Prefix : ORI
30. Costello : LOU
33. Sends : MAILS
35. Naive : INGENUOUS
38. ___ fixe : IDEE
39. Big ___ of Calif. : SUR
40. Drowse : DOZE
41. City in Spain : SARAGOSSA
44. Drug dispenser : DOSER
45. Relatives of mins. : HRS
46. Routine : RUT
47. Impair : MAR
49. Faded N.Y.C. lines : ELS
50. So long! : TATA
51. Be off guard : NAP
53. Contrarily : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
61. Ignorant : UNLETTERED
62. Girl of musical : IRMA
63. Of prime quality : GRADEA
64. Work unit : ERG
65. Code and gun : ZIPS
66. Desert gully: Var. : WADY
67. Comprehend : SEE
68. Near or Far : EAST
Down
1. Tulip source : BULB
2. "That's ___!" : ALIE
3. Part of a foot : INCH
4. Antelope of Tibet : TAKIN
5. Jerry-built : SHODDY
6. Wrongful act, in law : TORT
7. Sound of relief : SIGH
8. Condemn : CENSURE
9. "___ Wonderland" : ALICEIN
10. Large and XL, e.g. : SIZES
11. Gulf of ___ : ADEN
15. Prior to : ERE
16. Sound of escaping steam : SSS
19. Wireless message : AEROGRAM
21. Egg drinks : NOGS
24. Lancaster County settlers : AMISH
25. Sergeant in "MASH" : RADAR
26. Rows : TIERS
28. Say wrongly : MISSTATE
30. Like some change : LOOSE
31. Thrush of Europe : OUZEL
32. Consumers : USERS
34. Meadow : LEA
36. Greek letters : NUS
37. Salad herb from Japan : UDO
42. Accorded : GRANTED
43. Overdo one's welcome : OUTSTAY
44. Kind of net or strip : DRAG
48. Put ___ on (sharpen) : ANEDGE
50. ___ record (equaled) : TIEDA
52. Kind of package : PRIZE
53. Summer month: Abbr. : AUG
54. Man in a warship turret: Abbr. : GNR
55. "There ought to be ___" : ALAW
56. ___ bien : TRES
57. Soothing word : HERE
58. Diva's forte : ARIA
59. Brats : IMPS
60. Tweed's nemesis : NAST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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