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New York Times, Tuesday, July 15, 1975

Author: George Madrid
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,467
Across Down
1. Elec. unit : AMP
4. Select : OPT
7. Customarily : OFTEN
12. Ebenezer's cries : BAHS
14. Stole : WRAP
16. Writer of 1776 : PAINE
17. City in Kansas : IOLA
18. Tolerably : SOSO
19. Concede : ALLOW
20. Turn: Prefix : TROPO
22. ___ Dist. Atty. : ASST
24. Wallace or Ayres : LEW
25. No choice, with 39 Across : SIXOFONEHALF
28. ___ X of TV ads : BRAND
29. Reader's unit : VOLUME
33. ___ canto : BEL
35. "___ of kindness . . . " : ACUP
38. Kind of black : BASIC
39. See 25 Across : ADOZENOFANOTHER
43. Hairnet's kin : SNOOD
44. Caucasian race in China : NOSU
45. Electrical force: Abbr. : ESU
46. South Sea islander : SAMOAN
48. Finger painting, e.g. : SMEAR
51. Short, obese man : MRFIVEBYFIVE
56. City in Morocco : FEZ
58. Energetic one : DOER
59. Heaters : ETNAS
60. Lunkheads : DODOS
62. Minor or Major : URSA
64. Protection : EGIS
65. Jargon : ARGOT
66. Actor in "Thief of Baghdad" : SABU
67. Laugh, in Nice : RIRE
68. Thwart : STYMY
69. Part of C.B.S.: Abbr. : SYS
70. Night goddess : NYX
1. Customs, to a Cockney : ABITS
2. New Zealander : MAORI
3. Certain flower : PHLOXBLOOM
4. Sounds of pain : OWS
5. Debating sides : PROANDCON
6. Cup, to Zola : TASSE
7. U. S. agency of the 1940's : OPA
8. Fizzle out : FALLFLAT
9. Wainscot material : TILE
10. Omar's plenty : ENOW
11. Late : NEW
13. Taste : SAPOR
15. Luxurious : POSH
21. ___ kind (akin) : OFA
23. Hebrew letter : TAV
26. ___ even keel : ONAN
27. Gray wolf : LOBO
30. Introducing : USHERINGIN
31. ___ van der Rohe : MIES
32. Light brown tint : ECRU
33. Type of fiddle : BASS
34. Oliver or Best : EDNA
36. Martian's auto: Abbr. : UFO
37. Some ships at night : PASSERSBY
40. Sounds at Indy 500 : ZOOMZOOM
41. Biblical tower : EDAR
42. Insensitive : NUMB
47. Can. province : NFD
49. Gaze : EYE
50. Pursuing : AFTER
52. Markers : IOUS
53. Miles and Vague : VERAS
54. Fur-patterned, in heraldry : VAIRY
55. Friend of Elizabeth I : ESSEX
56. Trading post : FORT
57. Nervous : EDGY
60. German article : DAS
61. Hog's home : STY
63. Out of, in Bonn : AUS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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