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New York Times, Monday, January 28, 1974

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,934
Across
1. U.S.M.A. man : CADET
6. Hope forte : GAGS
10. Tooted : BLEW
14. Put to shame : ABASH
15. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
16. Latvian city : RIGA
17. Island in the Pacific : LEYTE
18. Wild hog : BOAR
19. "___ and out" : OVER
20. Entangle : MESH
21. Smithereens : SPLINTERS
23. French season : ETE
26. Old exclamation : POH
27. Contending : STRIVING
32. Thaws : MELTS
36. Finial : EPI
37. One of the keys : MINOR
38. Macaw : ARARA
39. Fairy tale by 5, 10 and 31 Down : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
42. Slobber : DROOL
43. Recluse, cockney style : ERMIT
44. Kind of money : MAD
45. "___ whose hungry mouth is prest" : ATREE
46. Moderated : TEMPERED
48. Half a fly : TSE
50. Existing : ARE
51. Kind of fee : ADMISSION
57. Pouches : SACS
61. Secular : LAIC
62. Piano piece : NOLA
63. Simple ___ : SIMON
64. Early Peruvian : INCA
65. Tight and wide players : ENDS
66. Lizard : AGAMA
67. Duck : TEAL
68. Kind of weight : SASH
69. Successful : ONTOP
Down
1. Serene : CALM
2. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
3. ___ of yore : DAYS
4. Biblical wife : ESTHER
5. See 39 across : THE
6. Talks on and on : GABS
7. Awry : ALOP
8. Aim : GOAL
9. Gaza ___ : STRIP
10. See 39 across : BROTHERS
11. Some TV shows : LIVE
12. Czech river : EGER
13. Crimean and Korean : WARS
22. "___ how you slice it . . . " : NOMATTER
24. Eternal : TIMELESS
25. ___ eye : EVIL
27. Shoot forth : SPURT
28. Pacific island : TIMOR
29. Magazine part : INSET
30. ___ Dame : NOTRE
31. See 39 across : GRIMM
33. "Bell Song" opera : LAKME
34. Series of three : TRIAD
35. Spinach feature : SAND
36. "Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
40. Written in verse : POETICAL
41. Philippine city : LIPA
47. Concede defeat in chess : RESIGN
49. Early slaves : ESNES
51. Rested : ALIT
52. Great ___ : DANE
53. Mineral : MICA
54. College in N.Y. state : IONA
55. The "O" in Reo : OLDS
56. Name in humorous poetry : NASH
58. Word in Latin lesson : AMAT
59. Lake or Perry : COMO
60. Ginger ___ : SNAP
63. ___ Paulo : SAO

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

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