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New York Times, Monday, April 29, 1974

Author:
James Barrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V W Y }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,025

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Iranian coin : RIAL
5. Coating : GLAZE
10. Small amount : DASH
14. British dean : INGE
15. Of a grain : OATEN
16. Essay name : ELIA
17. Vex : FRET
18. Consumers : USERS
19. Put on the market : SELL
20. Irritates : FESTERS
22. Ego : ONESELF
24. Nullify : UNDO
25. Common verb : ARE
26. Respond : REACT
29. Barbecue specialty : SPARERIBS
35. Go beyond : EXCEED
37. Father of Abe, with 72 Across : LIL
38. Wrongful act : TORT
39. Math group : SET
40. Contracted : RECEDED
43. ___ Nazi : NEO
44. De ___ (too much) : TROP
46. U-boat : SUB
47. Hesse novel : DEMIAN
49. Plays both sides : STRADDLES
52. Exchange : TRADE
53. Corn location : TOE
54. Guinness : ALEC
56. Values : ESTEEMS
60. Charlotte resident : TARHEEL
64. Skin : PEEL
65. Bit of gossip : ONDIT
67. ___ dixit : IPSE
68. Kind of surgery : ORAL
69. Opposite of blanche : NOIRE
70. Plague : PEST
71. Body, in anatomy : SOMA
72. See 37 Across : ABNER
73. Grasps : SEES
Down
1. Berber : RIFF
2. Concerning : INRE
3. Ripens : AGES
4. Head or iceberg : LETTUCE
5. Cucumber or pumpkin, e.g. : GOURD
6. Lariats : LASSOS
7. Blind impulse : ATE
8. Centigrade freezing level : ZERO
9. Tangle up : ENSNARLED
10. Mousse, e.g. : DESSERT
11. Nautical word : ALEE
12. Window part : SILL
13. Word with baked or hearted : HALF
21. Stage direction : ENTER
23. Before : ERE
26. Musical pauses : RESTS
27. Put forth strongly : EXERT
28. One in a cast : ACTOR
30. Freshman at Annapolis : PLEBE
31. Support : AID
32. Ancient area of Turkey : IONIA
33. Word with basket or line : BREAD
34. 14 pounds, in Britain : STONE
36. Othello's spouse : DESDEMONA
41. ___-de-sac : CUL
42. Inhibit : DETER
45. Kneecap : PATELLA
48. "Good-bye, ___" : MRCHIPS
50. Female animal : DOE
51. Literary genre : SATIRE
55. Procrastinating word : LATER
56. Group of poems : EPOS
57. Fluid: Prefix : SERO
58. Giants or Rams : TEAM
59. Would-be socialite : SNOB
61. Fencing sword : EPEE
62. ___ est percipi : ESSE
63. Rents : LETS
66. Racket : DIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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