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New York Times, Friday, May 9, 1975

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,400
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1. De Triomphe and others : ARCS
5. Fanatical : RABID
10. Contents of a dugout rack : BATS
14. Make a ___-line stand : GOAL
15. Bring joy : ELATE
16. Give backing to : ABET
17. "___ boy!" : ATTA
18. Traditional weeper : LOSER
19. Piano piece : NOLA
20. Straight: Prefix : RECT
21. Print measures : ENS
22. Lemurs : INDRIS
24. Words for a marked man : HESAGOODCATCH
27. Ancient Greek state : LOCRIS
29. School subj. : GEOG
30. Loving Latin word : AMO
31. Ready to be served dinner : SEATED
34. Feedback of a sort : ECHO
38. Metallic prefix : CALCI
40. Contend : VIE
41. Down the ___ (wasted) : DRAIN
42. Earth goddess : ERDA
43. Come-on ad : TEASER
45. Wire: Abbr. : TEL
46. Mountain lake : TARN
48. Discover : DESCRY
50. Overtakes : CATCHESUPWITH
55. Hilo greetings : ALOHAS
56. N. Z. parrot : KEA
57. Seep : OOZE
60. Turkish liqueur : RAKI
61. Outlaw Belle of West : STARR
63. Gordius's claim to fame : KNOT
64. Augury : OMEN
65. Facilitated : EASED
66. Noted school : ETON
67. Big Ben sound : BONG
68. Kind of rehearsal : DRESS
69. Miss Ponselle : ROSA
1. Seaweed product : AGAR
2. By ___ (mechanically) : ROTE
3. Get the sniffles : CATCHCOLD
4. Roof worker : SLATER
5. Press handout : RELEASE
6. "Take Me ___" : ALONG
7. Glee-club member : BASSO
8. Native: Suffix : ITE
9. Ridiculed : DERIDED
10. One giving first aid : BANDAGER
11. Nip in the bud : ABORT
12. Having a purpose : TELIC
13. Hide away : STASH
23. Army man: Abbr. : NCO
25. Assent, in Madrid : SISI
26. S-shaped moldings : OGEES
27. Shoestring : LACE
28. Bradley : OMAR
32. Rock-garden plant : AVENS
33. Spanish aunt : TIA
35. Get wise : CATCHONTO
36. Yesterday, in Paris : HIER
37. Unique : ONLY
39. Like measles, mumps, etc. : CATCHING
41. Three, in Emden : DREI
43. Braided : TRESSED
44. Revivalist Jonathan : EDWARDS
47. Exclamation : AHA
49. Furnace tender : STOKER
50. Medit. tree : CAROB
51. Poplar of Southwest : ALAMO
52. Kind of gesture : TOKEN
53. Decree : UKASE
54. French parents : PERES
58. Features of many parks : ZOOS
59. Lab heater : ETNA
62. Sailor : TAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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