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New York Times, Tuesday, October 1, 1974

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lois Hillis has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,180
Across Down
1. River of Rotterdam : MAAS
5. " . . . wid my ___ on my knee" : BANJO
10. Ten: Prefix : DECA
14. Voice range : ALTO
15. Parting word : ADIEU
16. Gertrude Atherton's were black : OXEN
17. Coins of Riga : LATS
18. Hem in : BESET
19. Old card game : SANT
20. Log-splitting name : ABE
21. One name for 50 Across : DESIRE
22. Play part : ACTI
23. Child's-story animal : BAMBI
25. Seedy crowd : RAGTAG
27. Guitar accessory : AMPLIFIER
32. Do research work : DELVE
33. Word with cut or first : RATE
34. Intertwine : ENLACE
36. Over there : YON
37. Cuckoo's voice, to Wordsworth : WANDERING
40. School org. : PTA
43. Brought out : EDUCED
44. ___ silly question : ASKA
48. Mistake : ERROR
50. Transit facility : STREETCAR
52. Chinese-dinner vegetable : PEAPOD
54. Rudiments : GERMS
55. Diminish : PARE
56. Flag-signal motion : WIGWAG
61. Imitate : APE
62. Image : ICON
63. Theater's Booth : EDWIN
64. Horse unit : SPAN
65. German river : ELBE
66. Legal claims : LIENS
67. Brain tissue : TELA
68. Bring up : REAR
69. Polynesian kingdom : TONGA
70. River to the Caspian : URAL
1. Coastal region of India : MALABAR
2. Yellowhammer state : ALABAMA
3. Undertake : ATTEMPT
4. Sea signal : SOS
5. Athletic nickname : BABE
6. Drinks : ADES
7. Unless: Lat. : NISI
8. Taunt : JEER
9. Space or Mongolia : OUTER
10. Prescribed amount : DOSAGE
11. No more, no less : EXACTLY
12. Spanish-American coin : CENTAVO
13. Substance used in immunology : ANTIGEN
21. Half of MIV : DII
24. Huffed and puffed : BLEW
26. Arabian area : ADEN
28. ___ off (repel) : FEND
29. River rising in Tibet : INDUS
30. Choose : ELECT
31. Harder to find : RARER
35. Killing: Suffix : CIDE
38. Flying prefix : AERO
39. Kind of way or leg : GATE
40. More lively : PEPPIER
41. Molasses : TREACLE
42. Tree of Brazil : ARAROBA
45. Road machine : SCRAPER
46. Capital of Uganda : KAMPALA
47. Military building : ARSENAL
49. Poker player, at times : OPENER
51. Incite : EGG
53. "I dreamt that I ___ in . . . " : DWELT
57. One's own: Prefix : IDIO
58. Verdon : GWEN
59. Fly : WING
60. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
64. Man's nickname : STU

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

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