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New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 1974

Author:
George Raventos
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
George Raventos has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 65-Down clue had "Ullman"; corrected this to "Ullmann."

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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,084

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Onetime novel price : DIME
5
Money in Cadiz : PESETA
11
Roguish : SLY
14
Indigo : ANIL
15
Sutherland vehicles : OPERAS
16
Likewise : TOO
17
Certain ones on the sidelines : WALLFLOWERS
19
Chew the ___ : RAG
20
"Go and ___ no more" : SIN
21
Obsolete : OLD
22
Albanian capital : TIRANA
24
Part of an auto : REARSEAT
28
Wash. legislators : SENS
29
Ross and Palmer : BETSYS
30
Kind of wad : TIGHT
32
Blunt : OBTUSE
35
Attention : EAR
37
Cole ___ : SLAW
38
Arrival-board word : DUE
39
Coin of Malay : TRA
41
Inactive: Abbr. : RET
43
Period : ERA
44
Farm unit : ACRE
46
Have a bite : SUP
48
Goldbricks : SHIRKS
50
Unofficial currency : SCRIP
52
Cattle ropes : REATAS
54
First-rate : AONE
55
Lethargic : INDOLENT
58
Imaginary : UNREAL
60
Mouth: Prefix : ORI
61
Debt chit : ION
63
Architect I. M. : PEI
64
Fortune tellers : PALMREADERS
68
Thy, in France : TES
69
Oscar film of 1968 : OLIVER
70
Deed, in Reims : ACTE
71
Leftover : ORT
72
Niven and Copperfield : DAVIDS
73
Prophet : SEER
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1
Crowlike birds : DAWS
2
"Bombs bursting ___" : INAIR
3
Children's writer : MILNE
4
Building wing : ELL
5
Opinion takers : POLLSTERS
6
Lyric poems : EPODES
7
Do mending : SEW
8
Before : ERE
9
Caustic : TART
10
Baseball play : ASSIST
11
Boston ___ : STRANGLER
12
Five-for-ten man : LOANSHARK
13
Mental discipline : YOGA
18
Shade of green : FOREST
23
Old monkeys of Brazil : REIS
25
___ Simbel : ABU
26
Certain vote : AYE
27
Peter or Nicholas : TSAR
31
"___ the night ... " : TWAS
32
Harem rooms : ODAS
33
Spanish Main scourge : BUCCANEER
34
Ruthless outlaw : TERRORIST
36
Workers on museum art : RESTORERS
40
Gold: Prefix : AURI
42
Muse of comedy : THALIA
45
German article : EINE
47
Enclosure : PEN
49
Noun suffix : ISE
51
Vegetable in Chinese cookery : PEAPOD
53
Worshiped : ADORED
56
Relative : NIECE
57
Rich cake : TORTE
58
___ no good : UPTO
59
Refrain syllables : LALA
62
Employer : NSER
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Actress Ullmann : LIV
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Roman 1006 : MVI
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"___ Kapital" : DAS

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

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