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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1974

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,212

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Stupor : COMA
5. Scout's reward : BADGE
10. Neighbor of Conn. : MASS
14. Winged deity : AMOR
15. Macaw : ARARA
16. Intoxicant, for short : ALKY
17. Makes mountain dew : MOONSHINES
19. Fastener : NAIL
20. ___ boom : SONIC
21. Small sky bodies : ASTEROIDS
23. Tranquility, for one : SEA
24. Trencherman : EATER
25. W. W. II craft : LST
27. Literary initials : RLS
30. State official: Abbr. : GOV
31. Word in a Debussy title : MER
34. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
36. Large sea bird : SKUA
38. Join : UNITE
40. Landing a man on the moon, e.g. : KENNEDYPROPOSAL
43. Counting-out word : MEENY
44. Rum cake : BABA
45. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
46. Letter : ESS
47. Alcatraz, for one: Abbr. : ISL
49. Mine yield : ORE
51. Honshu bay : ISE
52. Early Peruvians : INCAS
54. Solidify : GEL
56. Emulates Galileo : STARGAZES
60. Gum resin : ELEMI
63. Around: Prefix : PERI
64. Crater-makers : METEORITES
66. Bar orders : ALES
67. Primp : PREEN
68. Legal wrong : TORT
69. Foolhardy : RASH
70. River of France : ISERE
71. Morays : EELS
Down
1. Machine parts : CAMS
2. Melville novel : OMOO
3. Certain Armstrong collections : MOONSTONES
4. First name in golf : ARNIE
5. Word of disgust : BAH
6. Melody : ARIA
7. Bal's relative : DANSE
8. Star discovered in the 1920's : GRETAGARBO
9. Nautical command : EASETO
10. Landed estate : MANOR
11. Jai ___ : ALAI
12. Auto mishap : SKID
13. Word parts: Abbr. : SYLS
18. Mark : SCAR
22. Gun an engine : REVUP
25. Delibes opera : LAKME
26. Pintail ducks : SMEES
28. Psychedelic drug : LSD
29. Modern explorers : SKYBLAZERS
31. Part of an Xmas rocket, perhaps : MISSILETOE
32. French states : ETATS
33. Confederate signature : RELEE
35. Stopping place : INN
37. ___ tree : UPA
39. Mind: Prefix : NOO
41. Looking at : EYING
42. Propel : OAR
48. Shrimp dish : SCAMPI
50. Bavarian river : EGER
52. Kind of coffee : IRISH
53. Medit. vessel: Var. : SETEE
55. Typewriter type : ELITE
56. Practice for a bout : SPAR
57. Tissue : TELA
58. Mars's counterpart : ARES
59. Prophet : SEER
61. Blackbird : MERL
62. Doers: Suffix : ISTS
65. Pronoun : ONE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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