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New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1975

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J M Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,532
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1. Sound of surprise : GASP
5. Non-religious one : PAGAN
10. Weight : HEFT
14. King ___ : LEAR
15. " . . . as cheaply ___" : ASONE
16. Norwegian port : OSLO
17. Kind of clandestine sale : UNDERTHECOUNTER
20. Structures : EDIFICES
21. Down and out : NEEDY
22. Ohs, in Germany : ACHS
23. Goddess of hope : SPES
25. Easily remembered : CATCHY
28. Knitters' output : SWEATERS
32. Century plant : ALOE
33. Excited states : SNITS
34. New-math unit : SET
35. Ignore deliberately : CLOSEONESEYESTO
39. S.R.O. offering : HIT
40. Penitent ones : RUERS
41. Leap or lunar : YEAR
42. Increased : ENHANCED
44. Coat with flour : DREDGE
46. Annealing oven : LEHR
47. Lecturer's place : DAIS
48. "Les Misérables" setting : PARIS
51. Furnish with new apparel : RECLOTHE
55. Ignore obliquely : LOOKTHEOTHERWAY
58. Stake : ANTE
59. Uncertain : ATSEA
60. Home of the Dail : EIRE
61. Certain votes : YEAS
62. Attends : HEARS
63. Pentagram : STAR
1. Adhesive : GLUE
2. Railway-car extremity : AEND
3. Persian poet : SADI
4. Literary preliminaries : PREFACES
5. Uneven, as fog banks : PATCHY
6. Timber trees : ASHES
7. Departs : GOES
8. Very old: Abbr. : ANC
9. Recent: Prefix : NEO
10. Word with injun : HONEST
11. Italian town : ESTE
12. Absconded : FLED
13. Conservative : TORY
18. Productive : RICH
19. Nervous : UNEASY
23. Kind of cheese : SWISS
24. Sneaky ___ : PETE
25. Hiding place : CACHE
26. Spent : ALLIN
27. Sweet or wisdom : TOOTH
28. Edgar Bergen puppet : SNERD
29. Ancient chariot : ESSED
30. Put on a new label : RETAG
31. Department or chain : STORE
33. Haughty look : SNEER
36. Novelist Poole : ERNEST
37. Painful cry : OUCH
38. Junky yards, etc. : EYESORES
43. Look-___ (doubles) : ALIKES
44. Russian villas : DACHAS
45. Pique : RILE
47. Hinder : DETER
48. Lay a wager : PLAY
49. Excellent : AONE
50. List : ROTA
51. Italian painter Salvator : ROSA
52. Reproach : TWIT
53. ___-kiri : HARA
54. One looking on : EYER
56. Exclamation : HAH
57. Season in Reims : ETE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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