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New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 1975

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,394
Across Down
1. Pequod's master : AHAB
5. ___ surface missile : AIRTO
10. Yellow ochers : SILS
14. Celtic goddess : DANU
15. Real bargain : STEAL
16. Victim : PREY
17. Derby winner, 1914 : OLDROSEBUD
19. Warwick's waterfront : AVON
20. Disgrace : STIGMA
21. Having the lead : STARRING
23. Responsibility : ONUS
25. Dutch town : EDE
26. Formerly named : NEE
27. Tropical dog : ALCO
30. Derby winner, 1883 : LEONATUS
33. Cheerleader's word : RAH
34. Musial : STAN
35. Home of Ball State College : MUNCIE
38. ___-Dale, 1902 Derby winner : ALANA
40. Football scores : TDS
42. Thump the tub for : BOOST
43. Giving heed to : NOTING
45. Captive of Hercules : IOLE
47. Miss Lillie : BEA
48. ___ line (last stop) : ENDOFTHE
50. English inventor of cordite : ABEL
51. Drivers' org. : AAA
53. Mouth: Prefix : ORI
54. Old Irish alphabet : OGAM
56. Derby runner-up, 1886 : BLUEWING
59. Imagine : IDEATE
63. Turnip, for short : BAGA
64. Famed Derby jockey and family : EARLSANDES
66. ___ Khayyam, 1917 Derby winner : OMAR
67. Winter hazard : SLEET
68. Humid : DAMP
69. Family Christmas items : TOYS
70. Lab activities : TESTS
71. Keep going, in poker : STAY
1. Bustlings : ADOS
2. Marching command : HALT
3. "The King ___" : ANDI
4. ___ King, Derby winner, 1932 : BURGOO
5. Derby winner, 1946 : ASSAULT
6. Dweller: Suffix : ITE
7. Protesters, for short : REBS
8. Make tight : TAUTEN
9. Unredeemed man : OLDADAM
10. Train for a bout : SPAR
11. Famed humorist and Derby fan : IRVINSCOBB
12. Sierra ___ : LEONE
13. Irish dramatist : SYNGE
18. All: Prefix : OMN
22. Do a gun repair job : RETUBE
24. Install : SEAT
27. Irish island : ARAN
28. French composer : LALO
29. Derby winner, 1963 : CHATEAUGAY
31. Rumor : ONDIT
32. Italian article : UNO
34. Muscle man at 1893 Chicago fair : SANDOW
36. Palm-reader's words : ISEE
37. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
39. Author Anais : NIN
41. London area : SOHO
44. Most bloodcurdling : GORIEST
46. Ones versed in law : LEGISTS
49. Conclusion : FINALE
50. Recompense : AMENDS
51. Monastery superior : ABBOT
52. Famed mission : ALAMO
55. Miss Rehan : ADA
57. Head parts : EARS
58. French stoneware : GRES
60. Islamic law : ADAT
61. Melodic subject : TEMA
62. Catch sight of : ESPY
65. Charter : LET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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