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New York Times, Friday, April 12, 1974

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,008
Across Down
1. Road sign : GAS
4. Hairpiece : RAT
7. Go swiftly : SCOOT
12. Feeler : PALP
13. Russian river : NEVA
14. Crossbeam : TRAVE
15. She, in France : ELLE
16. Range part : OVEN
17. Horse opera : OATER
18. U. S. writer and space man of comics : PEARLBUCKROGERS
21. Say "cheese" : SMILE
22. Young sheep : TEG
23. Marie, for one: Abbr. : STE
24. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
26. Old Italian coins : TESTONES
29. "Dieu et mon ___" : DROIT
31. Hawaiian bird : IWA
32. Actor Kruger : OTTO
36. English poet and ex-golf star : LORDBYRONNELSON
40. Dueling piece : EPEE
41. Ancestor, in Germany : AHN
42. Arrange : SEETO
43. Ex-Secretary Dean and family : ACHESONS
47. Region: Abbr. : TER
48. Draft org. : SSS
51. Goose eggs : OOO
52. Smells : REEKS
54. Ballplayer and famous mother : PETEROSEKENNEDY
59. Copycats : APERS
60. Care for : TEND
61. Hair style : AFRO
62. Field steps : STILE
63. Greek god : ARES
64. Attlee, to friends : CLEM
65. French impressionist : MANET
66. Small dog : TOY
67. English dramatist : KYD
1. High wind : GALE
2. Pierside call : ALLASHORE
3. Kind of whale : SPERM
4. Stage offerings : REVUES
5. With, in Tours : AVEC
6. Relative of a whistle stop : TANKTOWN
7. Comic's foil : STOOGE
8. Steep rock : CRAG
9. Popish Plot figure : OATES
10. Unconcealed : OVERT
11. Pithy : TERSE
12. Zing : PEP
13. Like Hoover's experiment : NOBLE
19. Degree in letters : LITTB
20. French philologist : RENAN
24. Vain : IDLE
25. Trim a photo : CROP
27. Action suffixes : TIONS
28. Only : SOLE
30. Notion : IDEA
33. African disease carrier : TSETSEFLY
34. Kind of bag : TOTE
35. ___ about : ONOR
37. Uncouth person : YAHOO
38. Regulator for houselights : RHEOSTAT
39. Ruhr city : ESSEN
44. Wasp-waist creator : CORSET
45. Scottish islands : ORKNEY
46. Wants : NEEDS
48. Spell of energy : SPASM
49. Plant walls : SEPTA
50. Gertrude or Ein : STEIN
53. Flair : KNACK
55. Perry's creator : ERLE
56. Saarinen : EERO
57. Scott : DRED
58. ___ Kippur : YOM

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

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