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New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1975

Author: Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,383
Across Down
1. Sulks childishly : POUTS
6. Perched : SAT
9. Kind of street or watch : STOP
13. Band instrument : CORNET
14. Military address : APO
15. Hawaiian port : HILO
16. Repast for many on a certain Friday : COLDTURKEY
18. Singer Ed : AMES
19. Kind of collegiate leader : CHEER
20. Homes for Phantoms : AIRBASES
22. Royal one in Delhi : RANI
24. News item : OBIT
25. Titled Irish playwright : LORDDUNSANY
30. Laconian clan : OBE
33. Bread cover : OLEO
34. "___ a tavern . . . " : THERES
35. Bird of N. Z. : KEA
36. Cobra's weapons : FANGS
38. Anti-drinking org. : ATS
39. Pollutes : SOILS
41. Explosive : TNT
42. Goat-hair fabric : PATTOO
45. That, in old Rome : ILLE
46. Sea inlets: Abbr. : SDS
47. Citizen Kane : ORSONWELLES
49. Air polluter : SOOT
51. Negative contraction : ISNT
52. Water and springer : SPANIELS
55. Modern H.M.S. Bounty : CAINE
59. Listen : HEAR
60. Closet occupant : COATHANGER
62. Preakness, e.g. : RACE
63. Household god : LAR
64. Glacial ridges : ESKERS
65. Lapland transport : SLED
66. Grid lineman : END
67. Famed party giver : MESTA
1. ___-Bah of "Mikado" : POOH
2. Heraldry band : ORLE
3. David, as against Goliath : UNDERDOG
4. Group of four : TETRAD
5. Man's nickname : STU
6. Writer Munro : SAKI
7. Copycat : APER
8. Fido's plaything : TOYBONE
9. Chinese port : SHASI
10. Early-bird's reward, often : TIMETOKILL
11. Shouts for the matador : OLES
12. Opposite of neg. : POS
13. D minus CC : CCC
17. April weather wear : RAINHATS
21. Immeasurable gulf : ABYSS
23. Brazil or Indian : NUT
25. Artists' quarters : LOFTS
26. Early Charlie Chan : OLAND
27. Leases a desk : RENTSSPACE
28. Brawl : SETTO
29. Pyromaniac : ARSONIST
31. Ball's V.I.P. : BELLE
32. Makes comfortable : EASES
37. River for poet Masters : SPOON
40. Sights in Aruba : OILTANKS
43. Part of the Constitution : ARTICLE
44. Exclamations : OWS
48. Surround : ENCASE
50. Equipped, as a rowboat : OARED
52. Circus performer : SEAL
53. Of the dawn : EOAN
54. Enrich : LARD
56. "___ a kick out of . . . " : IGET
57. Tiber tributary : NERA
58. Sounds from one lacking words : ERS
59. Time units: Abbr. : HRS
61. Dressmaker's concern : HEM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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