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New York Times, Tuesday, October 29, 1974

Author:
H. M. Kennedy
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
H. M. Kennedy has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,208

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Litter member : RUNT
5. Kind of nature : HUMAN
10. Rough blow : JOLT
14. Copycat : APER
15. ___ Gay (W. W. II plane) : ENOLA
16. Silkworm : ERIA
17. Bonheur : ROSA
18. Leaking : ADRIP
19. Gush forth : WELL
20. Traps : ENSNARES
22. "Beau ___" : GESTE
23. British county : SHIRE
24. Wire measure : MIL
25. Certain Wednesday : ASH
28. Insect : ANT
29. Part of the head : EARLOBE
33. Spanish uncles : TIOS
35. Certain oarsmen : GONDOLIERS
37. Doctrine : TENET
39. Immediately : NOW
40. Hits a high pop-up : SKIES
41. Joe Doakes, e.g. : AVERAGEMAN
44. Bride of Lohengrin : ELSA
45. Car-lot deals : RESALES
46. Drive into : RAM
48. Eye woe : STY
49. Jump the ___ : GUN
50. Concede : ADMIT
52. ___ of the trade : TOOLS
55. Drapery holders : TIEBACKS
59. Pueblo Indian : HOPI
60. Draw ___ on (aim) : ABEAD
62. Jack and Jill's load : PAIL
63. Pinza : EZIO
64. Small goose : BRANT
65. Sicilian city : ENNA
66. Favorable votes : YEAS
67. Sculpture piece : TORSO
68. Biblical ox : REEM
Down
1. Not well-done : RARE
2. Brush ___ (practice) : UPON
3. Monster loch : NESS
4. Across: Prefix : TRANS
5. Court routine : HEARING
6. Subdued qualities : UNDERTONES
7. Code name : MORSE
8. "Arabian Nights" name : ALI
9. Be off guard : NAP
10. Resembling a precious stone : JEWELLIKE
11. Metals : ORES
12. Swingy rhythm : LILT
13. Chaucer unit : TALE
21. Cry of triumph : AHA
22. Chevalier song subject : GIRLS
24. Chinese leader : MAO
25. Essence : ATTAR
26. Non-keeper of secrets : SIEVE
27. Sharpens : HONES
29. People in "Upstairs, Downstairs" : EDWARDIANS
30. ___-de-chat (cat's-eyes) : OEILS
31. French port : BREST
32. Literary piece : ESSAY
34. Turkish palace areas : SERAGLIOS
36. ___ de guerre : NOM
38. Anklebone : TALUS
42. Mil. title : GEN
43. Appointed : NAMEDTO
47. Marble : MIB
50. On ___ (carousing) : ATEAR
51. Decrease gradually : TAPER
52. Pronoun : THEY
53. Soft mud : OOZE
54. Visual state: Suffix : OPIA
56. Bamboo stem : CANE
57. Poetic animals : KINE
58. "Don't ___ the door!" : SLAM
60. German composer : ABT
61. Relative of sis : BRO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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