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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1975

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,382
Across
1. Venturesome girl : ALICE
6. U.S. admiral of W. W. I : SIMS
10. In a ___ (worried) : STEW
14. Fasten : RIVET
15. Pace : TROT
16. Goddess of marriage : HERA
17. Whooping or hoisting : CRANE
18. Character : ROLE
19. Arabian leader : EMIR
20. Dispatched : SENT
21. World of l Across : WONDERLAND
23. " . . . fear no ___" : EVIL
25. Kind of light : SPOT
26. Creator of 1 Across : CARROLL
29. Increase by degrees : STEPUP
33. Biblical lion : ARI
34. Works on copy : EDITS
37. Wipe the board : ERASE
38. Rhythmic silence : REST
40. Scoff : SNEER
42. Trained ___ : SEAL
43. Extraordinary people : ONERS
45. Sarazen and Littler : GENES
47. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
48. Instruction book : MANUAL
50. Briny deposits : SALINES
52. Epochs : ERAS
54. Biblical land : EDOM
55. Route to 21 Across : RABBITHOLE
59. Kellogg-Briand product : PACT
63. Familiar Latin abbr. : ETAL
64. Dull : TAME
65. Boo-boo : BONER
66. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
67. Bowl men : ELIS
68. Stage remark : ASIDE
69. Something to blow : FUSE
70. Prepares flax : RETS
71. Old Dominion signature : RELEE
Down
1. Curves : ARCS
2. Money to Pietro : LIRE
3. Russian name : IVAN
4. Lineman : CENTER
5. Parisian season : ETE
6. "___ through the park . . . " : STROLLING
7. Kind of horse : IRON
8. Gelatin pans : MOLDS
9. Soaks : STEEPS
10. A.S.P.C.A. units : SHELTERS
11. Melodic subjects : TEMA
12. Harp land : ERIN
13. Artemas or maternity : WARD
21. Uninhabited tracts : WILDS
22. Fixed course : ROTE
24. Bay, in Orkney : VOE
26. Billiard shot : CAROM
27. Contest area : ARENA
28. Puffed up : RISEN
30. Hymn : PAEAN
31. Custom : USAGE
32. Trappers' prizes : PELTS
35. Wooden peg : TEE
36. Foolish : SENSELESS
39. Loyal : TRUEBLUE
41. English novelist : READE
44. Madras garment : SARI
46. Traffic sign : SLO
49. Former's companion : LATTER
51. Presume upon : IMPOSE
53. Fissile rock : SHALE
55. Sand ridge : REEF
56. Northern island : ATTU
57. Winks : BATS
58. Skip : OMIT
60. Indigo : ANIL
61. Yield : CEDE
62. Hat or shoe : TREE
65. Sand or handle : BAR

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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