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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1975

Author: H. M. Kennedy
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,438
Across Down
1. Flower and trundle : BEDS
5. "___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
9. Does clerical work : FILES
14. Encourage : ABET
15. Driving areas : TEES
16. Of a skull part : INIAL
17. Disputes : ARGUMENTS
19. Cubic meter : STERE
20. Like a heavy fog : SOUPY
21. Scottish hunting dog : DEERHOUND
23. Clockman Thomas : SETH
25. F-___ (camera part) : STOP
26. Convened : SAT
28. ___ actor : HAM
30. Fountainhead : SOURCE
35. "___ to the Chief" : HAIL
37. Like hurricane rains : TORRENTIAL
40. Bower : ARBOR
42. " . . . on the light fantastic ___" : TOE
43. Getter of his due : DEVIL
44. Strengthening : NOURISHING
47. Withered : SERE
48. African banana : ENSETE
49. Price ___ : TAG
51. Campaigned : RAN
52. Soviet river : URAL
55. Pitcher's rubber : SLAB
57. Time to come : HEREAFTER
62. College-hall climbers : IVIES
65. Projecting window : ORIEL
66. Horse-race fans : RAILBIRDS
68. Fishline leader : SNELL
69. Emerald ___ : ISLE
70. Beat it! : SCAT
71. Aromatic herb : TANSY
72. Trapper's quest : PELT
73. Electrical units : OHMS
1. Sheep sounds : BAAS
2. Spanish river : EBRO
3. "___ non est disputandum" : DEGUSTIBUS
4. Dopey one : STUPE
5. Corroded : ATE
6. Sever : REND
7. Limits : METES
8. Strong quality : ASSET
9. Place to catch perch : FISHPOND
10. Division word : INTO
11. In ___ of : LIEU
12. Win the bread : EARN
13. Vehicle : SLED
18. Fanciful tale : MYTH
22. Showman Billy : ROSE
24. Keep-under item : HAT
26. Alan Ladd film : SHANE
27. Slugger Hank : AARON
29. Hole-eater : MOTH
31. Western Indians : UTES
32. Swamp tree : RIVERBIRCH
33. French Revolution song : CAIRA
34. Actress Terry : ELLEN
36. Knowledge : LORE
38. Le ___ Soleil : ROI
39. Certian payment : RENT
41. In a ceremonial manner : RITUALLY
45. Old slave : SERF
46. Blimp's need : GAS
50. Fluent : GLIB
53. Clear, as an anchor : ATRIP
54. New ___ on life : LEASE
56. Dispatch boat : AVISO
57. Entertainer : HOST
58. Singer Berger : ERNA
59. Nothing, in Paris : RIEN
60. Lampreys : EELS
61. Brook : RILL
63. Cheese : EDAM
64. Speedy planes : SSTS
67. Cause of a tennis replay : LET

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

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