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New York Times, Monday, February 4, 1974

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,941
Across
1. Graduate degrees : DSCS
5. Shillong is its capital : ASSAM
10. Pleasure trip : SPIN
14. Harvest : REAP
15. Pacific island group : TONGA
16. Kind of stud card : HOLE
17. Doles out : APPORTIONS
19. Heraldic band : ORLE
20. ___ facias (legal writ) : FIERI
21. Replied in kind : RETORTED
23. Sampled : TASTED
25. New approach : TWIST
26. Adenoidal sound : SNORE
28. Purifies : CLEANS
32. Queens athlete : MET
35. Turf : SOD
36. Boredom : ENNUI
37. Cut short : ABORTED
40. Pirate : CORSAIR
42. Peepshow : RAREE
43. Math study: Abbr. : ALG
44. ___ Anne : STE
45. Takes part : ENTERS
47. Farm units : SILOS
50. Suzette or de Chine : CREPE
52. Give off : EXHALE
56. Done for : WASHEDUP
59. Swiss mathematician : EULER
60. Exchange premium : AGIO
61. Giving freely : UNSTINTING
64. Sandy tract, in Britain : DENE
65. Stone heap : CAIRN
66. Destroy : UNDO
67. Roman time : IDES
68. Ruhr city : ESSEN
69. Annoying one : PEST
Down
1. Open-window hazard : DRAFT
2. Brown color : SEPIA
3. Breton and Horn : CAPES
4. Polo, etc. : SPORTS
5. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
6. ___-disant : SOI
7. Expressed disgust : SNORTED
8. Spiro : AGNEW
9. Resin : MASTIC
10. Abbreviates : SHORTENS
11. Wine : PORT
12. That: Lat. : ILLE
13. Exigency : NEED
18. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
22. Canadian physician : OSLER
24. Medication unit : DOSE
27. Hot ___ : ROD
29. Collections : ANAS
30. Bonne ___ : NUIT
31. Beget : SIRE
32. Horse : MARE
33. Israeli name : EBAN
34. Civil wrong : TORT
38. Reverberates : REECHOES
39. ___ Haute : TERRE
40. Roman 151 : CLI
41. Give the eye : OGLE
43. Germ-free state : ASEPSIS
46. Lead astray : SEDUCE
48. Cattle : OXEN
49. Be quiet! : SHUTUP
51. Andes tablelands : PUNAS
53. Straighten : ALINE
54. ___ an ear : LENDS
55. Fungus of grain : ERGOT
56. Oasis, in Africa : WADI
57. Like good bourbon : AGED
58. ___ die : SINE
62. Three, in Milan : TRE
63. Stopover spot : INN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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