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New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 1975

Author:
Joseph McLaughlin
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,488
Across
1. Name for Dallas : BIGD
5. Street Singer's girl : MARTA
10. Close : SEAL
14. Spread : OLEO
15. Miss Massey : ILONA
16. All: Prefix : OMNI
17. Swanky Berlin song : PUTTINONTHERITZ
20. Draft org. : SSS
21. Loop, in anatomy : ANSA
22. Girl of "West Side Story" : MARIA
23. Bargain-item tag : ASIS
24. Ski lift : TBAR
26. She's "the only one" : MARGIE
29. Go before : PRECEDE
32. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
33. Papa Doc's land : HAITI
34. Beiderbecke solo, with 26 down : INA
36. Gene Kelly classic : SINGININTHERAIN
40. ___ the line : TOE
41. Gambling game : MONTE
42. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
43. Duelists' needs : SECONDS
45. Convent superior : ABBESS
47. Ripens : AGES
48. Slippery : EELY
49. Kostelanetz : ANDRE
52. Volcano : ETNA
53. Name for a G.I. : JOE
56. D.V. Silvers's jazz song : LEARNINTHEBLUES
60. N.L. pitcher Randy : TATE
61. Andrea ___ : DORIA
62. Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
63. Gem : OPAL
64. Guinness et al. : ALECS
65. Girl of piano song : NOLA
Down
1. Jazz forms : BOPS
2. Son of Tros : ILUS
3. Understands : GETS
4. Morse-code unit : DOT
5. The Moocher : MINNIE
6. At ___ for words : ALOSS
7. Columnist Barrett : RONA
8. Explosive : TNT
9. Word said for doctors : AAH
10. Querying words about June : SORARE
11. Arab ruler : EMIR
12. Against : ANTI
13. Girl of Gershwin song : LIZA
18. Rumanian city : IASI
19. Gaunt, in France : EMACIE
23. Excited : AGOG
24. Unoriginal : TRITE
25. Alcott girl : BETH
26. See 34 Across : MIST
27. Farewell : ADIOS
28. Miss Adoree : RENEE
29. What Sam made too long : PANTS
30. "Seventh Heaven" theme girl : DIANE
31. Bagnold and others : ENIDS
33. Red deer : HINDS
35. Chemical suffixes : ANES
37. Girl in "Cymbeline" : IMOGEN
38. "___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
39. Keeler : RUBY
44. Library cubicle : CARREL
45. Vergil hero : AENEAS
46. Snitch on : BLAB
48. Body of morals : ETHIC
49. Choir voice : ALTO
50. Tide : NEAP
51. Information : DATA
52. Be, in Paris : ETRE
53. Woman in O'Casey title : JUNO
54. Trompe l'___ : OEIL
55. This, in Spain : ESTA
57. Cantor's girl : IDA
58. ___-pros (legal move) : NOL
59. Writer Yutang : LIN

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

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