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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1975

Author: Margery Bernstein
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,454
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1. Aid and ___ : ABET
5. Auditors : CPAS
9. More up-to-date : LATER
14. Speed-ratio number : MACH
15. ___ breve : ALLA
16. Hebrew letter : ALEPH
17. Head or back complaint : ACHE
18. Kind of guard or admiral : REAR
19. Misrepresent : BELIE
20. Manns : THOMASANDHORACE
23. At ___ (bewildered) : ALOSS
24. Scrap : ORT
25. Rehan or Huxtable : ADA
28. Direction: Abbr. : ENE
29. Normal: Abbr. : STD
30. Reign, in India : RAJ
33. Feast : DINE
35. Certain past time : AYEARAGO
37. Johnsons : ANDREWANDLYNDON
41. Endurance contest : MARATHON
42. Swiss river : AARE
43. Haggard heroine : SHE
44. Pronoun : HER
45. Iron or Stone : AGE
48. Headland : RAS
49. Robert or Annabel : LEE
50. Proverb : ADAGE
52. Thomases : LOWELLANDNORMAN
59. Shouting : AROAR
60. Ogden or Whitelaw : REID
61. Judicial wear : ROBE
62. Liveliness : VERVE
63. Result of poison ivy : ITCH
64. Fitzgerald or Grasso : ELLA
65. Invited : ASKED
66. Pierre ___, French author : LOTI
67. Ruminant : DEER
1. Between amas and amamus : AMAT
2. Johann or Carl : BACH
3. High-low bridge play : ECHO
4. Melodic subject : THEMA
5. Kit or Rachel : CARSON
6. "If you ___" : PLEASE
7. King and Alda : ALANS
8. Chalcedony : SARD
9. Summer ender : LABORDAY
10. Wide-awake : ALERT
11. Tissue layer : TELA
12. On a grand scale : EPIC
13. Syngman : RHEE
21. Beverage : ALE
22. Arthur Hailey subject : HOTEL
25. John or Don : ADAMS
26. Shore or Alice's cat : DINAH
27. Major John ___ : ANDRE
29. Man's nickname : SYD
30. Spotter of storms and speeders : RADAR
31. Marketplace : AGORA
32. Davy or Tom : JONES
34. Pitcher's record: Abbr. : ERA
35. Arbor or Rutledge : ANN
36. Nucleic acid: Abbr. : RNA
38. The Unready : ETHELRED
39. Steering or spinning : WHEEL
40. Assam people : AOR
45. One with a monkey on his back : ADDICT
46. Indira or Mohandas : GANDHI
47. Self : EGO
49. Part of AWOL : LEAVE
50. Pico de ___, Spanish mountain : ANETO
51. Went astray : ERRED
52. Pelée leavings : LAVA
53. Cinnabar, etc. : ORES
54. Part of W.P.A. : WORK
55. Seed coating : ARIL
56. Shade of gray : MOLE
57. Kind of seamen : ABLE
58. Close : NEAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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