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New York Times, Monday, April 8, 1974

Author:
Jay Spry
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F H Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,004

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Affected by ennui : JADED
6. Parallel-bars feat : KIP
9. Breathe hard : GASP
13. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
14. Poem : ODE
15. Chose : OPTED
17. Like some ink : INDELIBLE
19. Legal document : LEASE
20. Diving bird : LOON
21. Swerved : VEERED
23. Tar : GOB
24. Sine ___ : DIE
26. Type of bank : SAVINGS
28. Equipped : ARMED
31. Aladdin's benefactor : GENIE
32. Schubert pieces : LIEDER
34. Mil. title : GEN
35. Urge : PROD
38. Do stage work : ACT
39. Annoys : MOLESTS
42. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
43. Soft ___ : SOAP
45. Court : WOO
46. Where the medium gets the message : SEANCE
48. German spa : BADEN
50. Dudgeon : ANGER
51. Soil samples : BORINGS
53. Drug : LSD
54. ___ de mer : MAL
55. In abundance : GALORE
57. Invites : ASKS
61. Digression : ASIDE
63. Simple : ELEMENTAL
65. Letters : ESSES
66. Political org. : GOP
67. Made a baseball ploy : STOLE
68. Leave out : OMIT
69. TU-144, e.g. : SST
70. Halfhearted : TEPID
Down
1. Place for hoods : JAIL
2. Part of A.D. : ANNO
3. Wall part : DADO
4. Edited : EMENDED
5. State: Abbr. : DEL
6. Major port in Japan : KOBE
7. Puts out of work : IDLES
8. Earldoms or dukedoms : PEERAGES
9. "Thar's ___ them thar . . . " : GOLDIN
10. Copy : APE
11. Overwhelming : STAGGERING
12. Mexican coins : PESOS
16. Ball girl : DEB
18. Common contraction : IVE
22. Current ___ : EVENTS
25. Literary footnote : IDEM
27. Chill : NIP
28. Lament for Yorick : ALAS
29. Puerto ___ : RICO
30. Biological process : METABOLISM
33. Ivanhoe's beloved : ROWENA
34. Earth: Prefix : GEO
36. "___ upon a . . . " : ONCE
37. Active one : DOER
40. "Daddy ___" : LONGLEGS
41. Banda, Kara, etc. : SEAS
44. ___ avion : PAR
47. Musical direction : ANDANTE
49. Condense : DIGEST
51. Singer : BASSO
52. Flies : SOLOS
53. Lunar vehicle : LEM
54. West : MAE
56. Statement: Abbr. : REPT
58. End : STOP
59. Hindu goddess : KALI
60. Cutter : SLED
62. Roman gods : DEI
64. N. Y. time : EST

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

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