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New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 1974

Author: Manny Miller
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { F V }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original clue for 66-Down had "Childrens'"; corrected this to "Children's."
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,121
Across Down
1. Double chins : JOWLS
6. Flying group: Abbr. : TAC
9. Pulp product : PAPER
14. Kennedy : ETHEL
15. Scull : OAR
16. Type of acid : AMINO
17. Conservative's standby : STATUSQUO
19. ___-four dollar question : SIXTY
20. Part of a tennis match : SET
21. Old French coin : ECU
22. Immediate goal of a cpl. : SGT
24. Gershwin : IRA
25. Long ago, old style : ERST
27. Pester : TEASE
29. Do a K.P. chore : PEEL
30. Gagster : WIT
32. Plant tissues : SUBERS
34. Desert region : SAHARA
37. Newspapers : GAZETTES
41. Audit man: Abbr. : CPA
42. Wrongs : INJURES
44. Do a farm chore : HOE
45. Fast sellers : HOTCAKES
47. Fret : REPINE
49. Apportions : ALLOTS
51. Long or short weight : TON
52. Gossip : DIRT
55. Solar year excess : EPACT
57. Great Lakes boat : SKAG
60. Fury : IRE
61. School org. : PTA
62. Start of a cheer : HIP
64. Number for tea : TWO
65. Letter, in Madrid : CARTA
67. Cause an uproar : RAISECAIN
70. Six and half-a-dozen, e.g. : EQUAL
71. Dental degree : DDS
72. Hair tint : RINSE
73. Betrothal items : RINGS
74. Edible root : YAM
75. Participant in a bet : TAKER
1. Sprinter Owens : JESSE
2. Relative of a mink : OTTER
3. True state of things : WHATSWHAT
4. Hire : LET
5. Skid : SLUE
6. Close-fitting hats : TOQUES
7. Sports assn. : AAU
8. Part of a goalpost : CROSSBAR
9. Beyond : PAST
10. "What a good boy ___" : AMI
11. Sprite : PIXIE
12. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
13. Kingly : ROYAL
18. Tenderfoot or eagle: Abbr. : SCT
23. Funny old guy : GEEZER
26. Aunt, to Pedro : TIA
28. City of the Masters : AUGUSTA
29. Cal. time : PST
31. Partner of error : TRIAL
33. Change the mounting : RESET
34. Educ. place : SCH
35. G.I. address : APO
36. Short sock : ANKLET
38. Modern source of knowledge : THINKTANK
39. Long period : EON
40. Grasp : SEE
43. Danger : JEOPARDY
46. Malicious woman : CAT
48. Opposite of neg. : POS
50. Separation : SCHISM
52. Vegetable cutter : DICER
53. Baghdad citizen : IRAQI
54. Show again : RERUN
56. Poetic contraction : TIS
58. "___ old bird is the pelican . . . " : AWISE
59. Hopeless one : GONER
61. Buddies : PALS
63. Cocky : PERT
66. Children's game : TAG
68. Girl's name : ADA
69. Government org. : CIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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