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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1974

Author:
Elizabeth A. Yaro
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,943
Across
1. River of north Italy : FELLA
6. Hammer part : CLAW
10. Rain, sleet, etc.: Abbr. : PPTN
14. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
15. Resembling: Suffix : ULAR
16. Honolulu's island : OAHU
17. Kind of dropleaf table : TIPUP
18. Edens : PARADISES
20. Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
21. Moslem teacher : ALIM
23. Genus of African herb : PENTAS
24. Fellini film of 1956 : LASTRADA
26. Panay native : ATI
27. Half: Prefix : SEMI
28. Cure-all : PANACEA
32. Ward off : REPEL
35. Kind of stool : TOAD
37. "Younger ___ springtime . . . " : THAN
38. Medical suffix : OMA
39. Mortgages : LIENS
40. Id ___ : EST
41. Weary : TIRE
43. Spanish painter : SERT
44. Italian food : PASTA
46. Ascots : CRAVATS
48. Algerian port : ORAN
50. Headlight setting : DIM
51. Garden flower : AGERATUM
55. Tour-bus workers : GUIDES
58. La Douce : IRMA
59. Madison or Fifth: Abbr. : AVE
60. Land of the pampas : ARGENTINA
62. Spanish greeting : SALUD
64. Delineate : LIMN
65. Off balance : ALOP
66. Convex molding : OVOLO
67. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
68. Track event : DASH
69. Air-navigation system : LANAC
Down
1. Deadly : FATAL
2. Form of Elizabeth : ELISA
3. Easy strides : LOPES
4. Gehrig : LOU
5. Clothing : APPAREL
6. Greedy actions : CUPIDITIES
7. S. A. animal : LLAMA
8. Swiss river : AAR
9. Kitchen foil : WRAP
10. Aim the gun : POINTAT
11. Literary hodgepodges : PASTICHES
12. Tea plant : THEA
13. Nut, in Essen : NUSS
19. College official : DEAN
22. On the ___ (hiding out) : LAM
25. Mao ___-tung : TSE
28. Electric-locomotive trolley : PANTOGRAPH
29. Classifieds : ADS
30. Direction : EAST
31. Broadway org. : ANTA
32. College military group: Abbr. : ROTC
33. Arab prince : EMIR
34. Examples : PARADIGMS
36. Poetic word : OER
39. Vessel of W. W. II : LST
42. Apparent : EVIDENT
44. Sun protection : PARASOL
45. Santa ___ : ANA
47. Hymn word : AMEN
49. Radiation dosage : REM
51. Japanese natives: Var. : AINOS
52. Claw : TALON
53. Palate part : UVULA
54. Bordeaux wine : MEDOC
55. Festive : GALA
56. Author Leon : URIS
57. African village : STAD
61. Bantu language : ILA
63. Miss Gardner : AVA

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

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