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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1975

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,519
Across Down
1. Culinary expert : CHEF
5. Inscribed pillar : STELA
10. Relent : MELT
14. Frost : HOAR
15. One who quotes : CITER
16. Sego-lily state : UTAH
17. Church section : APSE
18. Perfume : ATTAR
19. Clio, for one : MUSE
20. French monk of First Crusade : PETERTHEHERMIT
23. Despise : HATE
24. Author of "The Wandering Jew" : SUE
25. Submits : STOOPS
28. Angler : PETERMAN
33. Shows effect : TELLS
34. ___ in (collapsed) : CAVED
35. Camel's-hair fabric : ABA
36. United : ONED
37. Relative of O.K. : ROGER
38. Antiaircraft fire : FLAK
39. Fleet initials : USN
40. Kind of chest : CEDAR
41. Fed up with life : BLASE
42. Foe of adulthood : PETERPAN
44. Criticized severely : FLAYED
45. Recent: Prefix : NEO
46. Demonstration : RIOT
47. Law of big-business inefficiency : PETERPRINCIPLE
54. Cab or dancer : TAXI
55. Annoy : TEASE
56. ___ to Mandalay : ROAD
57. Dismounted : ALIT
58. Kefauver : ESTES
59. Stare rudely : OGLE
60. Compassion : PITY
61. Dean Martin specialty : ROAST
62. High ___ : NOON
1. Fellow : CHAP
2. Famous diamond : HOPE
3. ___ Lynne : EAST
4. Jersey trotting track : FREEHOLD
5. Taxes, in old days : SCATTS
6. Tenth : TITHE
7. Little: Suffix : ETTE
8. Jacob's wife : LEAH
9. Lightning device : ARRESTER
10. Marcher in annual Phila. parade : MUMMER
11. Small case : ETUI
12. "___ Exit to Brooklyn" : LAST
13. Article : THE
21. Chews the fat : RAPS
22. Wished one hadn't : RUED
25. Tankard : STOUP
26. On edge : TENSE
27. Scented : OLENT
28. Heathen : PAGAN
29. By any chance : EVER
30. Peninsula of Asia : MALAY
31. Humble : ABASE
32. "The ___ and the Dead" : NAKED
34. Musical finale : CODA
37. Member of the Fourth Estate : REPORTER
38. Early New York skyscraper : FLATIRON
40. Algonquian : CREE
41. Coalition : BLOC
43. Self-contained unit : ENTITY
44. Word for New York's police : FINEST
46. Rebels : RISES
47. Hawaiian slope : PALI
48. Sign over some doors : EXIT
49. Mexican coin : PESO
50. Pro ___ : RATA
51. Kind of stick : POGO
52. French composer : LALO
53. Garden : EDEN
54. Bug a phone : TAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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