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New York Times, Wednesday, April 23, 1975

Author: Catharine Y. C. Probst
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,384
Across Down
1. English river : CAM
4. Javanese measure : PAAL
8. Part of M.A.: Abbr. : MSTR
12. Degrade : ABASE
14. ___ account (never) : ONNO
15. Farm unit : ACRE
16. Kind of slipper or maid : LADYS
17. Tamer of the Shrew : PETRUCHIO
19. "___ silver" (words about Cleopatra's barge) : THEOARSWERE
21. Outmoded: Abbr. : OBS
22. Words to Brutus : ETTU
23. Resembling: Suffix : OID
24. Nevada city : ELKO
26. Of lakes : LIMNAL
29. United, in Bonn : EINIG
32. Kind of track or info : INSIDE
35. Word of agreement : YES
37. Hawaiian goose : NENE
38. Shakespeare's Snout et al. : TINKERS
40. Political exiles : EMIGRES
42. Penna. port : ERIE
43. Breed of swine : OIC
45. Dry naturally, as mortar : AIRSET
46. Song thrush : MAVIS
48. Ancient town of Italy : THURII
50. Greek letters : ETAS
52. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
53. Fingerprint, often : CLUE
57. Fuel : OIL
59. April ___ (supposed birth date of W. S.) : TWENTYTHIRD
62. Indolence : FAINEANCE
64. Biblical foe of Jews : HAMAN
65. Fire: Prefix : IGNI
66. Roman road : ITER
67. Sports place : ARENA
68. Clothes : TOGS
69. Loch ___ : NESS
70. Football scores : TDS
1. West Point student : CADET
2. Offering of 1599 : ASYOULIKEIT
3. Western hill : MESA
4. Pays a surprise visit : POPSIN
5. Tomorrow, e.g. : ANEWDAY
6. Sweeten the pot : ANTE
7. Peter of films : LORRE
8. Part of a Scotsman's name : MAC
9. Sailing ships : SCHOONERS
10. Old N. Y. paper, for short : TRIB
11. Old cars : REOS
12. Der ___ : ALTE
13. Thai money : BAHT
18. African river : UELE
20. Actor Cesar : ROMERO
25. Shakespearean monarch : KINGRICHARD
27. Freshwater fish : IDE
28. Trevino : LEE
30. Arrow poison : INEE
31. Exploit : GEST
32. News piece : ITEM
33. Depression-act initials : NIRA
34. Whining : SNIVELING
36. ___-pants : SMARTY
39. Pose : SIT
41. Between II and IV : III
44. Odds : CHANCES
47. Surfeit : SATE
49. Voices : UTTERS
51. Suitor : SWAIN
54. Rickey ingredients : LIMES
55. Monitor lizard : URAN
56. Miss Ferber : EDNA
57. "Think nothing ___" : OFIT
58. False friend : IAGO
60. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
61. Pronoun : THAT
63. Serbian city : NIS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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