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New York Times, Monday, July 22, 1974

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,109
Across Down
1. Gertrude or ice : BERG
5. Bath powder : TALC
9. Manila Bay hero : DEWEY
14. Mars: Prefix : AREO
15. Eastern nurse : AMAH
16. Gertrude Stein words : AROSE
17. Muse of history : CLIO
18. Roman 1,003 : MIII
19. Devilfish : MANTA
20. Scarce items : HENSTEETH
22. Flower : ASTER
23. Make a bobble : ERR
24. ___ Vegas : LAS
26. Oscar film of 1955 : MARTY
29. Staple seeds of Asia : CHICKPEAS
35. Eye layer : UVEA
36. Pick up the tab : PAY
37. "It's ___ tell a lie" : ASINTO
38. Work with flour : SIFT
39. Unlike Venus de Milo : ARMED
41. Improve : GAIN
42. Arthurian wife : ISEULT
44. Beast of burden : ASS
45. Austen heroine : EMMA
46. Fish-catching bird : CORMORANT
48. Knotty problem : POSER
49. Spellers' tourney : BEE
50. Writer Anais : NIN
51. Bridge bids : SLAMS
55. Errol Flynn role : ROBINHOOD
61. Jeweler's yardstick : CARAT
62. Genesis name : ADAM
63. Symphonic instrument : OBOE
64. In the bag : ONICE
65. Style : TONE
66. Place for a guard : LINE
67. Sandpiper or crane : WADER
68. Work units : ERGS
69. Fraternity letters : ETAS
1. Fugue composer : BACH
2. Gardner : ERLE
3. Snaffle adjunct : REIN
4. Harlem Globetrotter : GOOSETATUM
5. Less uncontrollable : TAMER
6. Parisian friend : AMIE
7. Café au ___ : LAIT
8. Yellow Sea gulf : CHIHLI
9. Napery materials : DAMASKS
10. Periods : ERAS
11. Custom : WONT
12. Princely house of Italy : ESTE
13. Academic or leap : YEAR
21. Old college ___ : TRY
25. Schools: Abbr. : ACADS
26. Rodgers's forte : MUSIC
27. Dispatch boat : AVISO
28. Send to a specialist : REFER
29. Vehicle : CAR
30. "The Education of ___ Kaplan" : HYMAN
31. Get rid of in a way : PIGEONHOLE
32. Hindu land grants : ENAMS
33. "___ to be born and . . . " : ATIME
34. Detecting device : SONAR
36. Shepherd: Fr. : PATRE
40. Superlative suffix : EST
43. Maine specialty : LOBSTER
47. Charge with gas : AERATE
48. Brooch feature : PIN
50. City of France : NIMES
51. Boat on the Gowanus : SCOW
52. First name in Hollywood : LANA
53. Uninteresting : ARID
54. Nutmeg spice : MACE
56. Skunk's weapon : ODOR
57. Big ___ theory : BANG
58. News item : OBIT
59. Chaplin's wife : OONA
60. Ruby et al. : DEES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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