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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1975

Author:
Cecil McCormick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,508

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Students & seniors
Across
1. State: Abbr. : MASS
5. Holiday times : YULES
10. Political fruit : PLUM
14. Arthritis drug : ACTH
15. Growing out : ENATE
16. River of France : OISE
17. Clothing, in Spain : ROPA
18. Mr. Doubleday : ABNER
19. Trim, in Scotland : SNED
20. Lawn-keeper's bane : CRABGRASS
22. Button material : NACRE
23. African river : UBANGI
24. Simpleminded one : DODO
25. Speaks off the cuff : ADLIBS
27. Settled state : NORMALCY
31. Gets under control : TAMES
32. Jibe : AGREE
33. Aviation org. : NAA
34. Eastern ruler : AMIR
35. Frosted : RIMED
36. In a ___ (agitated) : SNIT
37. Between K and O : LMN
38. Page number : FOLIO
39. Reporter's query : WHERE
40. River in Maine : KENNEBEC
42. Attractive girls : SHEBAS
43. Highway sign : EATS
44. More intimate : HOMIER
46. Cup, in Paris : TASSE
48. Clear-cut, as a photo : FINEGRAIN
51. God of love : EROS
52. Hard roll : BAGEL
53. Existence : ESSE
54. Memo : NOTE
55. Galahad's quest : GRAIL
56. Card game : SKAT
57. Word with by or East : NEAR
58. Medicinal plant : SENNA
59. Sailors : TARS
Down
1. Chagall : MARC
2. Acidity : ACOR
3. Capital city : STPAULMINNESOTA
4. More ragged : SHABBIER
5. Aspires : YEARNS
6. Empty a sack : UNBAG
7. Capital city : LANSINGMICHIGAN
8. Seasons in Arles : ETES
9. Indian weight : SER
10. Spanish dwelling : POSADA
11. Capital city : LINCOLNNEBRASKA
12. Addict : USER
13. Ancient Persian : MEDE
21. Gossips : GABS
22. Alaskan port : NOME
24. Scott : DRED
25. Have ___ with (converse) : ATALK
26. Mild oath of old : DAMME
28. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
29. French Revolution song : CAIRA
30. English theater family : YATES
32. Wing, in France : AILE
35. Commits a holdup : ROBS
36. Most steep : SHEEREST
38. Entertain : FETE
39. Tory's opponent : WHIG
41. Late Cairo leader : NASSER
42. ___ rat (suspect) : SMELLA
45. ___ a million : ONEIN
46. State: Abbr. : TENN
47. Indonesian island group : AROE
48. Bus-rider's need : FARE
49. Munich's river : ISAR
50. N. Y. five : NETS
52. Sacks: Abbr. : BGS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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