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New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1974

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,033
Across
1. Uses the bulletin board : POSTS
6. Pahlavi's home : IRAN
10. Way off : AFAR
14. Sea bird's haven : ISLET
15. Biblical peak : NEBO
16. First name in silents : POLA
17. Musical piece : ETUDE
18. Gulf Coast, etc. : DEEPSOUTH
20. Japanese coin : RIN
21. Friends, in Cherbourg : AMIS
23. Phila. athletes : EAGLES
24. Hill for T. R. : SAGAMORE
26. Good name, for short : REP
27. Unaspirated : LENE
28. Film technique : FADEOUT
32. Woodland deity : SATYR
35. Quiet : CALM
37. Large quantity : SLEW
38. Central American tree : EBO
39. Sharpen in a way : STROP
40. Ivy Leaguer : ELI
41. To-dos : ROWS
43. Glee-club member : ALTO
44. Fitting piece : INSET
46. New York, to Lindsay : FUNCITY
48. Ides or nones, e.g. : DATE
50. Haec's follower : HOC
51. Delivery-room words : ITSAGIRL
55. Secured : MOORED
58. Coin in Teheran : RIAL
59. Miss Murray : MAE
60. Like Johnstown in 1889 : INUNDATED
62. Steamed up : IRATE
64. Belmont margin : NOSE
65. What the Hubbard dog got : NONE
66. Knick or Net : CAGER
67. Scott : DRED
68. Son of Hera : ARES
69. Run-down : SEEDY
Down
1. Harbor units : PIERS
2. Rome's old port : OSTIA
3. Thrown : SLUNG
4. Talent-hunter Mack : TED
5. Great Eastern, for one : STEAMER
6. In a roundabout way : INDIRECTLY
7. Famed shortstop : REESE
8. Beame : ABE
9. Word of refusal : NOPE
10. Orbit points : APOGEES
11. Outfield fixtures at Shea : FOULPOLES
12. Adenauer epithet : ALTE
13. Stadium sounds : RAHS
19. Quartz variety : SARD
22. "Hoot ___!" : MON
25. Like a malt drink : ALY
28. Overwhelming quantities : FLOODTIDES
29. Energy unit, for short : AMP
30. Congo river : UELE
31. Tease : TWIT
32. Slave : SERF
33. ___ ben Adhem : ABOU
34. Dwelling for the upper crust : TOWNHOUSE
36. Buchwald : ART
39. Calendar abbr. : SAT
42. " . . . fury like a woman ___" : SCORNED
44. Type used for emphasis : ITALICS
45. Not pos. : NEG
47. Kind of tea : ICED
49. Free ___ bird : ASA
51. Musical revival : IRENE
52. Embodiment : IMAGE
53. Assessed : RATED
54. Suspicious : LEERY
55. Victor over matter : MIND
56. ___ about : ONOR
57. Writer Richard Henry : DANA
61. High place : TOR
63. Girl's name : RAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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