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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1974

Author:
James Barrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,177
Across
1. Enclosures : PENS
5. In the manner of : AFTER
10. Astringent : ALUM
14. French friend : AMIE
15. Carried : BORNE
16. ___ contendere : NOLO
17. Indian or neon : SIGN
18. Board for fortune-seekers : OUIJA
19. Fairway feature : TRAP
20. Moral nature : ETHOS
22. Picnic drinks : ROOTBEERS
24. Mine cars : TRAMS
26. Narrative : YARN
27. Farmer's and World : ALMANACS
30. Like a solarium : SUNLIT
34. Pasture : LEA
35. Run off : ELOPE
37. Hispaniola people : TAINO
38. Field cover, for short : TARP
40. Compactor fodder : TRASH
42. Boar: Ger. : EBER
43. Turn outward : EVERT
45. Join : ENTER
47. Rate of speed: Abbr. : RPM
48. Recourse : RESORT
50. Feign : SIMULATE
52. Old Italian coin : TARI
54. Pit worker : MINER
55. Area of Argentina : PATAGONIA
59. Capital ___ : GAINS
62. Garden flower : IRIS
63. Numerical prefix : PENTA
65. Prison, to British : GAOL
66. Clothes or dotted : LINE
67. Box-score listing : ERROR
68. Nullify : UNDO
69. Nibbles : EATS
70. Metric unit : STERE
71. Between sum and fui : ESSE
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1. Matador's movement : PASE
2. Exude : EMIT
3. Frightening experiences : NIGHTMARES
4. Spanish woman : SENORA
5. Cameroons tribe : ABO
6. Gettysburg Address word : FOURSCORE
7. Musical group : TRIO
8. Relish : ENJOY
9. Lariats : REATAS
10. Insect feelers : ANTENNAE
11. Tradition : LORE
12. Relating to: Suffix : ULAR
13. Cleans : MOPS
21. Healthy : SANE
23. Dry, as champagne : BRUT
25. Distilling ingredient : MALT
27. Change : ALTER
28. Bequeath : LEAVE
29. Hand measures : SPANS
31. Certain lenders : LIBRARIANS
32. Unsuited : INEPT
33. Singer Mel : TORME
36. Educated guesser : ESTIMATOR
39. Conditional clauses : PROTASES
41. Half: Prefix : HEMI
44. "Hamlet" or "Lear": Abbr. : TRAG
46. Ladder part : RUNG
49. Figures of speech : TROPES
51. Doyle's "Red-Headed ___" : LEAGUE
53. Type of gas : INERT
55. Accumulate, with "up" : PILE
56. Melody : ARIA
57. Color : TINT
58. Concerning : INRE
60. Dozes : NODS
61. Blackthorn : SLOE
64. Metric unit : ARE

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

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