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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1975

Author: Adelyn Lewis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,432
Across Down
1. Boast : CROW
5. Kind of apple or chamber : STAR
9. Stock-market grouping : RAILS
14. ___-poly : ROLY
15. Famous traveler : POLO
16. Boredom : ENNUI
17. Give backing to : ABET
18. Lags, financially : OWES
19. Brazil's Rio ___ : NEGRO
20. Word for Jenny Lind : NIGHTINGALE
23. Poetic word : EEN
24. Ratifies, old style : ENSEALS
25. Mints' relatives : SAGES
27. Precarious perch, at times : LIMB
29. River deposits : DELTAS
32. Of basic importance : CARDINAL
36. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
37. Mars: Prefix : AREO
38. Insects often strained at : GNATS
41. Sound of lament : MOAN
42. Deadened : MUTED
44. July 4 decorations : BUNTINGS
46. Marines' training island : PARRIS
48. Snicker-___ : SNEE
49. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
51. Father's gift : NECKTIE
56. Antelope : GNU
58. Numskulls : HAMMERHEADS
60. Remainder, in Paris : RESTE
62. Tree trunk : BOLE
63. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
64. Bar on a loom : EASER
65. By any chance : EVER
66. Lonesome tree : PINE
67. British service women : WRENS
68. N. L. players : REDS
69. Matinee days: Abbr. : SATS
1. Lifting device : CRANE
2. Round ___ : ROBIN
3. Designer Cassini et al. : OLEGS
4. Declaration signer : WYTHE
5. Rearing a future brat : SPOILING
6. Local resident : TOWNSMAN
7. Shake ___ : ALEG
8. Bonheur and others : ROSAS
9. One making a bridge error : RENEGER
10. Chemical suffix : ANE
11. Act of swallowing : INGESTION
12. Attract : LURE
13. Swiss town : SION
21. Anklebones : TALI
22. "A Shropshire ___" : LAD
26. Tree resin : ELEMI
28. Talks too freely : BLABS
30. Jumbled word: Abbr. : ANAG
31. Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
32. Vacation place : CAMP
33. Town in Uganda : ARUA
34. Turned up, as a nose : RETROUSSE
35. Activists : DOERS
39. Burrowed : TUNNELED
40. Contemptuous ones : SNEERERS
43. Flustered states : DITHERS
45. Cal ___ : TECH
47. Kind of horse or power : SEA
50. Old card game : OMBER
52. For ___ (not fooling) : KEEPS
53. Aroid of S. A. : TANIA
54. "___ Want to Get Well" : IDONT
55. Curves : ESSES
56. Waxed : GREW
57. Approach : NEAR
59. Relocate : MOVE
61. Hamilton's bill : TEN

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

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