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New York Times, Saturday, June 29, 1974

Author: Gladys V. Miller
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J V W }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Gladys V. Miller has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,086
Across Down
1. School of fish : SHOAL
6. First-grade subject : ABCS
10. Skillful : ABLE
14. Timber tree of N. Z. : KAURI
15. Natal native : ZULU
16. Surly person : CRAB
17. Something of value : ASSET
18. Addict : USER
19. Berets' relatives : TAMS
20. Name for Alabama : THEHEARTOFDIXIE
23. Fish-eating birds : ERNES
24. "Pilgrim's Progress" author : BUNYAN
25. Cotton fabric : MADRAS
28. Swiss mountain : RIGI
29. Up to now : ASYET
30. Active one : DOER
32. Steelworkers' boss : ABEL
36. Chemical suffix : ITE
37. "___ million dollars" : IFIHADA
40. Opposite of WSW : ENE
41. Red-ink designation : LOSS
43. Stairway to a plane : RAMP
44. Girl's name : FREDA
46. Class exam : QUIZ
48. Squelch : STEPON
49. Statesman Carl : SCHURZ
52. Lily plants : ALOES
54. National concern : THEENERGYCRISIS
59. Hebrides isle : IONA
60. Rip : TEAR
61. River in Italy : ADIGE
62. Shaving mishap : NICK
63. French actor : TATI
64. Philippine island : LUZON
65. ___ bien : TRES
66. Utility: Abbr. : ELEC
67. Certain looks : LEERS
1. Card game : SKAT
2. Chopped-meat dish : HASH
3. River in England : OUSE
4. "Lafayette, we ___" : AREHERE
5. Scholars : LITERATI
6. Sky-blue : AZURE
7. Gallery items : BUSTS
8. Historic nickname : CLEO
9. Pacific shore flier : SURFBIRD
10. Sea anemone : ACTINIA
11. Sheep fever : BRAXY
12. Witch : LAMIA
13. Actor Buddy : EBSEN
21. Response: Abbr. : ANS
22. Searched for clams : DUG
25. Post cards, etc. : MAIL
26. Concerning : ASTO
27. Coloring matters : DYES
28. Get through effort : REAP
30. Two-time Mexican president : DIAZ
31. Electrical unit : OHM
33. Roadrunner sound : BEEP
34. Within: Prefix : ENDO
35. Spare : LEAN
38. Fringe of curly hair : FRIZETTE
39. Notwithstanding : AFTERALL
42. Annoying stair sounds : SQUEAKS
45. Ash : RESIDUE
47. Receptacle : URN
48. Assoc. : SOC
49. Limit : STINT
50. Church group : CHOIR
51. From now on : HENCE
52. Marble : AGATE
53. Poem : LYRIC
55. Unaffected : REAL
56. Measurement : SIZE
57. Sikorsky : IGOR
58. Scott and Stennis: Abbr. : SENS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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