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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
George Madrid has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,467

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Across
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
Down
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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
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___ kind (akin) : OFA
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Hebrew letter : TAV
26
___ even keel : ONAN
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Gray wolf : LOBO
30
Introducing : USHERINGIN
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___ van der Rohe : MIES
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Light brown tint : ECRU
33
Type of fiddle : BASS
34
Oliver or Best : EDNA
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Martian’s auto: Abbr. : UFO
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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
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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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