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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1974

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.80, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,948
Across
1. Station : DEPOT
6. Normandy town : STLO
10. Equal, in France : EGAL
14. Bluebird genus : IRENA
15. Conclude, with "up" : WRAP
16. Pine yield : CONE
17. Ross Sea sight : AURORAAUSTRALIS
20. Certain records: Abbr. : LPS
21. Certain get-together : TRYST
22. Confuse : ADDLE
23. Glottal speech sound : STOD
25. Doer: Suffix : IST
26. Type of harrow : DISC
27. Dickens girl : NELL
29. Black : EBON
31. Sea eagle : ERN
34. Roman official : EDILE
36. Fantasy : IDOL
37. Flesh: Prefix : CREO
38. Hoodlum : RUFFIAN
40. Deserved : MERITED
42. Kind of ball or curl : SPIT
43. Snatch : GRAB
45. Pass over : ELIDE
46. Gumshoe : TEC
47. Cad : HEEL
48. Stray animal : WAIF
49. " . . . not ___ of roses" : ABED
51. Silkworm : ERI
53. Staff man : AIDE
56. Peter, for one : EATER
58. Action scene : ARENA
60. These, in France : CES
61. Cooked carelessly : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
64. Implement : TOOL
65. Notion: Prefix : IDEO
66. Loosen : UNTIE
67. Slave of yore : ESNE
68. Miami's county : DADE
69. Abounds : TEEMS
Down
1. Dashboard units : DIALS
2. Burst forth : ERUPT
3. Embodiment : PERSONIFICATION
4. Wahoo : ONO
5. Piquant : TART
6. Influences : SWAYS
7. Relied on : TRUSTED
8. Like the tango in Paris : LAST
9. Decide : OPT
10. Acquired traits : ECADS
11. Currency no longer on market : GOLDCERTIFICATE
12. Indigo : ANIL
13. ___ majesty : LESE
18. Seed appendage : ARIL
19. Kind of bow or barrel : RAIN
24. Gift-shop buy in Amsterdam : DELFT
26. British welfare : DOLE
28. Floral piece : LEI
30. Terrorist's weapon : BOMB
32. Musical instrument : REED
33. Protuberance : NODE
34. Formerly, of old : ERST
35. Hoodwink : DUPE
36. Concerning : INRE
37. Eyelashes : CILIA
39. Ripened : AGED
41. U. S. agency : REA
44. Put on notice : ALERTED
47. Feather barb : HERL
48. Companion of roses : WINE
50. Ball V.I.P. : BELLE
52. Repeat a garden job : REHOE
54. Cloth for jeans : DENIM
55. Curves : ESSES
56. Italian family : ESTE
57. Mil. mail centers : APOS
58. Egyptian skink : ADDA
59. Border on : ABUT
62. Image: Prefix : EID
63. Compass point : ENE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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