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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1975

Author:
Gertrude Gordon
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Gertrude Gordon has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,527

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Top heart or diamond : REDACE
7. ___ loss for words : ATA
10. Tiny, in Glasgow : SMA
13. Greek-drama finale : EXODOS
14. Doorway curtain : PORTIERE
17. Insubstantial : POROUS
18. Subleased : RERENTED
19. Kinsmen : AGNATES
21. Bergen natives : NORSE
22. Nautical ropes : TYES
23. " . . . and now you come ___" : ATNOON
24. Annoy : PESTER
27. ___ degree : NTH
28. ___ away (saved) : SALTED
29. Diet-book listings : CALORIES
34. Eloping utensil : SPOON
35. Soft drink : POP
36. Utah range : UINTA
37. Coastal shipping perils : SANDBARS
39. Kyushu volcanic group : ASOSAN
40. Curve : ESS
41. ___ "Republic" : PLATOS
42. Moslem leaders: Var. : CALIFS
46. "It's ___ to tell . . . " : ASIN
47. "There ___ bad boys" : ARENO
48. Nonstop : ONANDON
51. Round figure for a payoff : TENGRAND
53. ___ hatch : ESCAPE
56. Short dagger : STILETTO
57. Betrayed : RATTED
58. Compass point : ENE
59. "High ___" : TOR
60. Sudden descents : SWOOPS
Down
1. Party member: Abbr. : REP
2. Outer: Prefix : EXO
3. Girl's name : DORA
4. See a man about ___ : ADOG
5. "___ you speak" (keep cool) : COUNTTENBEFORE
6. Attempted : ESSAYED
7. After, in Paris : APRES
8. Shoe parts : TOES
9. Timetable abbr. : ARR
10. "Aeneid" character : SINON
11. Subway in Paris : METRO
12. "You ___ right!" : ARESO
15. "___ I at a glance" (Wordsworth) : TENTHOUSANDSAW
16. Garden : EDEN
20. Thrice: Prefix : TER
23. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
24. Hemingway : PAPA
25. N.C. college : ELON
26. Danish speech sound : STOD
27. Snooze : NAP
28. Draft org. : SSS
29. Lettuce : COS
30. Uproar : RIOT
31. ___ many words : INSO
32. Greek letters : ETAS
33. ___ Remo : SAN
35. Glove units: Abbr. : PRS
38. Idiot : ASS
39. Telescope devices : ALINERS
41. Biblical song: Abbr. : PSA
42. Part of a heavy-rain pair : CATS
43. Mountain spur : ARETE
44. Moscow idol : LENIN
45. Fireplace : INGLE
46. Words of choice : ANDOR
48. Aware of : ONTO
49. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
50. Pact group : NATO
52. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
54. Ginger : PEP
55. Ames et al. : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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