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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1975

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,281
Across
1. Thought transfer: Abbr. : ESP
4. Relative of tehee : HAHA
8. Kind of boss : STRAW
13. Laban's elder : LEAH
15. Cheers : OLES
16. Peevish complaint : WHINE
17. Other, in Spain : OTRO
18. Place for curling : RINK
19. Sponsorship : AEGIS
20. Political-plum system : PATRONAGE
22. U.N. name : THANT
23. Isolate : ENISLE
24. Western state : IDAHO
26. Wyatt's family : EARPS
28. Dealer in yard goods : MERCER
32. Time and ___ : AHALF
35. "L'___, c'est . . . " : ETAT
37. Recital piece : SOLO
38. Glassy rock : LAVA
39. Exams : ORALS
40. Cheese : EDAM
41. Fitting : MEET
42. Sell : VEND
43. African lake : TSANA
44. Public writer : SCRIBE
46. Single fact : DATUM
48. Pentateuch : TORAH
50. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
54. Thighbone : FEMUR
57. Tease : POKEFUNAT
59. Dodge : EVADE
60. Baby's cart : PRAM
61. Loyal : TRUE
62. Home of Hercules's lion : NEMEA
63. Tennis name : ASHE
64. Nazi name : HESS
65. Kaftan, for one : DRESS
66. Disembark : LAND
67. Army group: Abbr. : DET
Down
1. Abscond : ELOPE
2. ___ example : SETAN
3. Section of a serial : PARTI
4. Little Jack : HORNER
5. Inter ___ : ALIA
6. Early invaders of England : HENGISTANDHORSA
7. Bid's companion : ASKED
8. Enfold : SWATHE
9. Unimpeachable source : THEHORSESMOUTH
10. Baltic city : RIGA
11. Have ___ with : ANIN
12. Mae or go : WEST
14. Region of the doldrums : HORSELATITUDES
21. Norwegian ruler : OLAF
25. Sums: Abbr. : AMTS
27. A Dumas : PERE
29. Musical ending : CODA
30. Verve : ELAN
31. Where Nero fiddled : ROMA
32. Charity : ALMS
33. This: Lat. : HAEC
34. Declare : AVER
36. Actor Alan : ALDA
39. All ___ (done) : OVER
43. Sward : TURF
45. North wind : BOREAS
47. Abounded : TEEMED
49. Horrify : APPAL
51. "The Lady ___" : INRED
52. ___ célèbre : CAUSE
53. Nuclear experiment : ATEST
54. Parry : FEND
55. ___-normal granary : EVER
56. Role for Roz and Angela : MAME
58. Met benefactor : KAHN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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