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New York Times, Friday, April 25, 1975

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,386
Across Down
1. Ticket part : STUB
5. Comedian Bert : LAHR
9. Braid : PLAIT
14. Small harp : LYRE
15. Anne Nichols character : ABIE
16. Citation, for one : HORSE
17. October stone : OPAL
18. Eye-pupil dilator : BELLADONNA
20. Slacks style : BELLBOTTOM
22. Little ones : TOTS
23. Kind of hog : WART
24. Suffer : AIL
26. Spinning : AREEL
29. Not Rep. or Dem. : IND
31. Severe : STARK
36. Ned ___ of dime novels : BUNTLINE
38. Magazine worker : EDITOR
39. Asian nurse : AMAH
40. Go-between : AGENT
42. Scale unit : NOTE
43. Does banquet work : CATERS
45. Handle of a sort : DOORKNOB
47. Put on the ready : ALERT
48. Concorde, e.g. : SST
49. Old yarn measures : HEERS
50. Barfly : SOT
52. Unoriginal one : APER
54. Word in an Erskine Caldwell title : ACRE
58. Hat-wearer on Capitol Hill : BELLAABZUG
63. Herzog's creator : SAULBELLOW
65. Saarinen : EERO
66. Hall of Famer Ralph : KINER
67. Miss Redgrave : LYNN
68. Deposited : LAID
69. Lip-curling gesture : SNEER
70. Greek Mars : ARES
71. Legal degrees : LLMS
1. Boorish one : SLOB
2. Elite or Roman : TYPE
3. Russian river : URAL
4. V.I.P. among sheep : BELLWETHER
5. U.S. department : LABOR
6. Giving support to : ABETTING
7. Sword part : HILT
8. Get ready to shoot again : RELOAD
9. Third degree, in a scholastic sense : PHD
10. Plunder : LOOT
11. U.S. cartoonist : ARNO
12. "___ it a lovely day?" : ISNT
13. Jasmine and oolong : TEAS
19. French friend : AMI
21. Lucille or volley : BALL
25. Drug initials : LSD
26. Hemp fiber : ABACA
27. Indian kerchief : RUMAL
28. Maternal relative : ENATE
30. Requisites : NEEDS
32. Resident of Never-Never Land : TINKERBELL
33. Make up for : ATONE
34. Copter part : ROTOR
35. Medical Nobelist, 1953 : KREBS
37. Initials in a plane cockpit : IAS
38. Ike's command : ETO
41. "We Are ___" : NOTALONE
44. Wall St. term: Abbr. : RTS
46. Ostrichlike bird : RHEA
48. ___ Polaris : STELLA
51. British decoration : OBE
53. Hocks : PAWNS
54. Desires : ASKS
55. Author James M. : CAIN
56. Norse poem : RUNE
57. Robt. ___ : ELEE
59. Welsh sea god : LLYR
60. Diligence : ZEAL
61. ___ and Thummim : URIM
62. Olympus residents : GODS
64. Wintry sound : BRR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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