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New York Times, Monday, September 1, 1975

Author:
Ruth Smith
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,515
Across
1. Daffy : LOCO
5. Place for snapshots : ALBUM
10. Like: Prefix : EQUI
14. Native of Mecca : ARAB
15. Fresh-water fish, in Italy : CARPA
16. Wait in ambush : LURK
17. Film producer and playwright : DORESCHARY
19. Great ___ : DANE
20. Warehousing: Abbr. : STOR
21. Football-scoreboard reading : OOOO
23. As in ___ (unreally) : ADREAM
26. Certain glasses : HORNRIMS
30. Radziwill : LEE
31. Unit of light : PHOT
33. Miss Hawkins : SADIE
34. Place for a crease : PANTSLEG
37. Czech town of W.W. II atrocity : LIDICE
38. Beginning of sorts : FOOTINTHEDOOR
40. Paris subway lines : METROS
41. One seeking a profit : INVESTOR
43. " . . . like ___ a hole in the head" : INEED
44. Foot: Prefix : PEDI
45. Big Board initials : IBM
46. African spears : ASSAGAIS
48. Brief times : TRICES
51. Valley : DELL
52. German highway : BAHN
53. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
56. Kind of salesman : DOORTODOOR
61. Surplus : OVER
62. Girl's nickname : ESSIE
63. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
64. Hungry Horse and Hoover : DAMS
65. Evaluated : RATED
66. Common French word : ETRE
Down
1. Young one : LAD
2. Spanish gold : ORO
3. Dining or touring : CAR
4. Endowed with flab : OBESE
5. Faits ___ (things done) : ACCOMPLIS
6. Comedian Bert : LAHR
7. Swimsuit top : BRA
8. Eradicate : UPROOT
9. Dispenser of city keys : MAYOR
10. Places of fabulous wealth : ELDORADOS
11. Sine ___ non : QUA
12. Vessel : URN
13. White House name : IKE
18. Depot: Abbr. : STA
22. Kind of football kick : ONSIDE
23. Mountain : ALP
24. Assaults the ears : DEAFENS
25. Takes a new look : RENOTES
26. Thwarts : HOGTIES
27. Foolish : IDIOTIC
28. Tiny organism : MICROBE
29. Receive : SEE
32. " . . . a big fat ___" : HEN
35. "Carmen" figures : TOREADORS
36. Plodding person : STODGE
37. Did a séance feat : LEVITATED
39. Arm part: Abbr. : HND
40. Farrow : MIA
42. Abbr. in home ads : RMS
44. Division of mammals : PILOSA
47. Northern tree : ALDER
49. Greek letter : RHO
50. ___ time (eventually) : INDUE
52. Cheese : BRIE
53. Jet-plane part : POD
54. ___ Marie Saint : EVA
55. Word for a good domestic : GEM
57. Kiln: Var. : OST
58. Can. province : ONT
59. Boathouse item : OAR
60. Feel sorry about : RUE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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