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New York Times, Tuesday, April 1, 1975

Author:
Beverly J. Seward
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Beverly J. Seward has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,362

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Across
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Sound of surprise : GASP
5
Fiddle : STRAD
10
Gently persuade : COAX
14
Eight: Prefix : OCTO
15
Composure : POISE
16
With skill : ABLY
17
Radar-screen signal : BLIP
18
Play backer : ANGEL
19
___ the mark : TOES
20
Waikiki experts : SURFACES
22
Spider or ant : INSECT
24
In ___ of (instead) : LIEU
25
Consent, in France : AVEU
26
Delicate : FRAIL
29
Game-fish talk : PIKESPEAK
34
Turn in coupons : REDEEM
36
Trumpetman Al : HIRT
37
Fort Worth campus : TCU
38
Miss Hagen et al. : UTAS
39
___ time or another : ATONE
41
Garden walk : PATH
42
Roman 1002 : MII
43
Word before happy or stick : SLAP
44
Continue tediously : DRAGON
46
One suffering from heat : PERSPIRER
49
Consumers : USERS
50
One, in Berlin : EINS
51
Whitney and Wallach : ELIS
53
Taiwan leader : CHIANG
56
Henry VIII, after dieting : THINKING
60
___ d'oeuvre : HORS
61
Diamond flaw : ERROR
63
Word before green or more : EVER
64
___ Lincoln (first Tarzan) : ELMO
65
Downfall, in Madrid : RUINA
66
Responsive to the helm : YARE
67
Actor O'Neal : RYAN
68
Battle of the ___ : SEXES
69
Picture-tube nuisance : SNOW
Down
1
Oodles : GOBS
2
U. S. rights org. : ACLU
3
Recipe direction : STIR
4
Dad takes the plane : POPFLIES
5
Typist's bar : SPACE
6
Firm the muscles : TONEUP
7
Outfits : RIGS
8
Wall St. org. : ASE
9
Removed a chicken part : DELIVERED
10
Tabby is awake : CATSUP
11
Reed instrument : OBOE
12
Templeton : ALEC
13
Greek portico : XYST
21
Wing: Fr. : AILE
23
___-ce pas? : NEST
25
Related to : AKIN
26
Dowdy one : FRUMP
27
Fix a shoelace : RETIE
28
"Robin ___" : ADAIR
30
Words of expectation : IHOPE
31
Elevator stop, in Paris : ETAGE
32
Equity member : ACTOR
33
Baseball's Bowie and family : KUHNS
35
Mother tarries : MALINGERS
40
Road materials : TARS
41
Master openers : PASSKEYS
43
Washer cycle : SPIN
45
Rack's partner : RUIN
47
Adriatic heir : SEASON
48
Sharpen again : REHONE
52
Turkish moneys : LIRAS
53
Sonny's ex-partner : CHER
54
"___ catfish!" : HOLY
55
Girl of TV series : IRMA
56
Feminine suffix : TRIX
57
Terrible or Great : IVAN
58
Agrippina's son : NERO
59
Increased : GREW
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___ de la Paix : RUE

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

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