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New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 1974

Author: Geraldine Von Maluski
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J P Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,019
Across Down
1. Performs : ENACTS
7. Paris season : ETE
10. Tammany foe : NAST
14. Williams's streetcar : DESIRE
15. Football QB Dawson : LEN
16. Pastry specialist : ICER
17. Turkish inn : IMARET
18. Kind of ball : MEDICINE
20. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
21. City dwellings : TENEMENTS
22. Word with coat : UTTER
24. Engine fuel : AIRGAS
25. Visits : CALLSON
28. Doer: Suffix : ARD
29. Tract : AREA
30. Consumed : USED
32. Father of Sir Kay : ECTOR
37. Insect : GNAT
38. Emulate : RIVAL
40. Composer Thomas : ARNE
41. Bumpkin : YOKEL
43. Eastern priest : LAMA
44. Mrs. Hoover et al. : LOUS
45. Fortas or Beame : ABE
47. Stock or couch expert : ANALYST
49. Carroll O'Connor role : ARCHIE
53. Special people : ONERS
54. Ski-slope gear : CHAIRLIFT
56. Part of M.R.A. : MORAL
60. Rebukes : TELLSOFF
61. Elsie or Ferdinand : BOVINE
62. Town near Caen : STLO
63. African hemp : IFE
64. Eugene's home : OREGON
65. P. I. natives : ATAS
66. Norse war-god : TYR
67. English poet and family : BYRONS
1. Work on copy : EDIT
2. Nobody, to Cicero : NEMO
3. Biblical king and others : ASAS
4. Be sociable : CIRCULATE
5. Handles : TREATS
6. Establish : SET
7. Mr. Gantry : ELMER
8. Numerical suffix : TEEN
9. Be heartwarming : ENDEAR
10. More subtle : NICER
11. Scoring a tennis point : ACING
12. Miss Berger : SENTA
13. Lock : TRESS
19. Chemical compound : IMIDE
21. Type of strength : TENSILE
23. Join a road company : TOUR
25. Shrewd: Var. : CAGY
26. Cartoonist : ARNO
27. Occasional news source : LEAK
28. Firm : ADAMANT
31. Perón : EVA
33. Beckons : CALLSOVER
34. City on the Hudson : TROY
35. Stigma : ONUS
36. Mark the Sabbath : REST
39. Priscilla or Abbe : LANE
42. Secret spots : LAIRS
46. Wisconsin city : BELOIT
48. Military drill place : ARMORY
49. ___ part (performs) : ACTSA
50. Friend of Scarlett : RHETT
51. Kind of lily : CALLA
52. Threads, in Spain : HILOS
53. Tender : OFFER
55. Full of questions : IFFY
57. Line, in Italy : RIGO
58. Shortly : ANON
59. Camera part : LENS
61. Kind of sled or white : BOB

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

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