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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1974

Author:
Christine Tilgner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,096

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Striking sport : GOLF
5. Violin : AMATI
10. Beer ingredients : HOPS
14. Birthstone : OPAL
15. Played in a way : MIMED
16. Hodgepodge : OLIO
17. Groove in a column : DADO
18. Muckraker : IDATARBELL
20. General known for his ride : SHERIDAN
22. Phase : ANGLE
23. Roman time : IDES
24. Pet's name : FIDO
26. Poetess Doolittle et al. : HILDAS
29. Colorful pitcher : VIDABLUE
33. Fancies : IDEAS
34. Kind of energy : SOLAR
35. Common word : AND
36. Hebrew letter : TAV
37. Row : MELEE
38. Corporate monogram : RCA
39. Guevara : CHE
40. Hudson's Bay commodities : PELTS
41. Eye watering : RHEUM
43. Traveling bags : HOLDALLS
45. Knocks, to some : BOOSTS
46. Garfunkel and Carney : ARTS
47. Kazakh sea : ARAL
48. Black cat and broken mirror : OMENS
51. Calypso island : TRINIDAD
55. Met spectacular : VERDISAIDA
58. Challenge : DARE
59. English composer : ARNE
60. Put into effect : ACTON
61. Inter ___ : ALIA
62. Edward or Norman : LEAR
63. Some sisters : WEIRD
64. Time period : YEAR
Down
1. Jupiter and Mars : GODS
2. Fish : OPAH
3. Put on cargo : LADE
4. State of many keys : FLORIDA
5. Chemical compounds : AMIDES
6. Touchy king : MIDAS
7. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
8. Holiday in Asia : TET
9. Mount ___ : IDA
10. Socialize : HOBNOB
11. Cassini : OLEG
12. Disagreeable one : PILL
13. Singular fish : SOLE
19. Weather forecast aid : RADAR
21. One of the Argonauts : IDAS
24. Office proliferations : FILES
25. Zoological suffix : IDAE
26. Snag : HITCH
27. Potato : IDAHO
28. Kind of headed : LEVEL
29. Con Ed measures : VOLTS
30. ___ and penates : LARES
31. Whole : UNCUT
32. Cheeses : EDAMS
34. Hard or soft approaches : SELLS
37. Defrost : MELT
40. Zoroastrian : PARSI
41. Horse color : ROAN
42. Movie-musical inn : HOLIDAY
44. Anger : DANDER
45. Kellogg's pact partner : BRIAND
47. Passion : ARDOR
48. Famous office : OVAL
49. Word with bagatelle : MERE
50. Girl's name : ERNA
51. Monkey : TITI
52. Hill's partner : DALE
53. Melody : ARIA
54. Expensive : DEAR
56. Kind of horse : SAW
57. Card : ACE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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