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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
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
Down
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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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