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New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 1974

Author: David Crosatto
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,935
Across Down
1. Angelic adornment : HALO
5. Chair part : SPLAT
10. Apple tree : SORB
14. Poet-astronomer : OMAR
15. Mussolini aide : CIANO
16. Mime : APER
17. Walden setting : POND
18. Depressed area of U.S. : APPALACHIA
20. Skirt : SIDESTEP
22. Going wrong : ERRING
23. Trade centers : MARTS
24. Respect : ADMIRE
25. Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
27. Lockups, in Leicester : GAOLS
28. Pronoun : HER
29. Stadium sound : ROAR
31. Chopin opus : ETUDE
35. Crooked : ASKEW
38. Past : AGO
39. Innsbruck's region : TYROL
40. Thrash : BASTE
41. Do bar duty : TEND
43. Aggregate : SUM
44. Wings: Fr. : AILES
46. Mystery-writers' awards : EDGARS
49. Biblical river : TIGRIS
51. Title for a woman : MADAM
52. Shade of green : RESEDA
53. Benchwarmer's place : SIDELINE
56. Armstrong, Conrad, etc. : ASTRONAUTS
58. Tennyson heroine : ENID
59. He: Lat. : ILLE
60. Jibe : AGREE
61. Part of speech : NOUN
62. Glaswegian negatives : NAES
63. Turn the ignition key : START
64. Scope : AREA
1. Flowers used in brewing : HOPS
2. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
3. Alamo and Faneuil Hall, e.g. : LANDMARKS
4. Trying experience : ORDEAL
5. Disperse : SCATTER
6. Items for boatswains : PIPES
7. Northerner : LAPP
8. Collection : ANA
9. Fine sword : TOLEDO
10. Vestry : SACRISTY
11. Gold-rich land : OPHIR
12. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
13. Crow : BRAG
19. Identifying band : ARMLET
21. Indian title : SRI
24. Composer Copland : AARON
25. Ishmael's captain : AHAB
26. Sight of Southwest : MESA
27. Plums : GAGES
30. English conspirator : OATES
32. Little Bear : URSAMINOR
33. Glum : DOUR
34. Word in an O'Neill title : ELMS
36. Whatnots : ETAGERES
37. Oddball : WEIRDO
42. Firmly fixed : DEADSET
45. Vines : LIANAS
47. Presidential monogram : DDE
48. Ore : GALENA
49. Inventor Nikola : TESLA
50. Basket fiber : ISTLE
51. Carpentry joint : MITER
52. Maugham title : RAIN
53. Koran chapter : SURA
54. Pacific island : NIUE
55. Millay or Ferber : EDNA
57. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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