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New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 1974

Author:
Floy Stryker
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,182
Across
1. "Not on ___" : ABET
5. Refractor : PRISM
10. Poppycock : BOSH
14. Depend on : RELY
15. Musical direction : LENTO
16. Preposition : INTO
17. Subsequently : THEREAFTER
19. County or rumble : SEAT
20. Snead of links : SAM
21. Small harp : LYRE
22. Soup ingredient : NOODLE
24. Meat purchase : VEAL
26. N. Y. subway line : IRT
28. West Coast ballplayer : ANGEL
29. Half a game : PING
30. Spiro and family : AGNEWS
32. Sounds of a nervous speaker : ERS
33. Tiny bit : IOTA
34. Fact : REALITY
36. Onetime, old style : ERST
37. Composer Harold : ARLEN
38. Greedy : AVID
42. Mideast action of 1973 : EMBARGO
44. Upper or hlred : HAND
45. Grab or tote : BAG
48. Flowers : ASTERS
49. Word with shoppe : OLDE
50. French pronouns : ELLES
52. Perón : EVA
53. Santa's laughter : HOHO
54. Neighbor of Yukon : ALASKA
56. Sword : EPEE
58. Miss MacGraw : ALI
60. Abrupt : CURT
61. Pawed : MANHANDLED
64. Concert halls : ODEA
65. Tufted flower : BLUET
66. Arm bone : ULNA
67. Loch ___ : NESS
68. Passages : ITERS
69. Goes to the plate : BATS
Down
1. Beaux or fine : ARTS
2. Sociologist's study : BEHAVIOR
3. Mercury and argon : ELEMENTS
4. Son of Odin : TYR
5. Double or foul : PLAY
6. Store, as meat : REFRIGERATE
7. Government service : INTERNALREVENUE
8. Sault ___ Marie : STE
9. Poetic time of day : MORN
10. Plains animal : BISON
11. Nervous : ONEDGE
12. More out-of-date : STALER
13. Resort sights : HOTELS
18. Cloth measure : ELL
23. Tobacco kiln : OAST
25. Small type : AGATE
27. Morse-code user : TELEGRAPHER
29. Apple or humble : PIE
30. Mecca people : ARABS
31. Bowery characters : WINOS
35. Uncouth person : YAHOO
39. Valkyries' home base : VALHALLA
40. Lazy : INDOLENT
41. Presidential monogram : DDE
43. Catcher's wear : MASK
45. Lighthouse : BEACON
46. Refer to : ALLUDE
47. Harsh lights : GLARES
51. These, in Spain : ESTAS
53. " . . . a big fat ___" : HEN
55. Both: Prefix : AMBI
57. Has a bite : EATS
59. Mrs. Cantor et al. : IDAS
62. High, in music : ALT
63. Name : DUB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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