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Tanaquil Le Clercq
Tanaquil Le Clercq

New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1974

Author: Tanaquil Le Clercq
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,914
Across Down
1. Lulus : PIPS
5. Dress : GARB
9. Mongoose of Asia : URVA
13. ___ bomb : ATOM
14. Chair repairer : CANER
15. ___-do-well : NEER
16. Western lily : SEGO
17. Apart : ASIDE
18. ___ qua non : SINE
19. Amiable peak in N.H. : MOUNTPLEASANT
22. Arrival-board notation : LATE
23. Drug-induced languor : KEF
24. Mournfully : SADLY
26. Defends : PROTECTS
31. Trod the boards : ACTED
32. Short, in France : BREF
33. Kind of corn cake : HOE
34. Frightened part of Arizona : PETRIFIEDFOREST
38. ___ pinch : INA
39. Palo ___ : ALTO
40. Fresh-water fish : PERCH
41. Play both sides : STRADDLE
44. Brown pigment : SEPIA
45. French co. : CIE
46. Abrupt tidal rise : BORE
47. African tumbler : VICTORIAFALLS
53. Miss Daniels of films : BEBE
54. Range of the Rockies : UINTA
55. Asian country : LAOS
57. Hibernia : ERIN
58. Plaza de ___ : TOROS
59. Stone or Pound : EZRA
60. Kind of laugh : LAST
61. Actress Anna : STEN
62. Sea or duck : DEAD
1. Dance step : PAS
2. Particular : ITEM
3. Comic-strip character : POGO
4. Burn without flame : SMOULDER
5. Quebec peninsula : GASPE
6. Indigo : ANIL
7. Advise, old style : REDE
8. Stop abruptly : BREAKOFF
9. Risky : UNSAFE
10. Check : REIN
11. Outlet : VENT
12. Common verb : ARE
14. Spiteful : CATTY
20. Actress Nita : NALDI
21. Shampoo's follower : SET
24. Fragrance : SCENT
25. ___ of roses : ATTAR
26. Ready, in Paris : PRETE
27. Fix over : REDO
28. Colette novel : CHERI
29. Tebaldi role : TOSCA
30. Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
31. Sacred bull : APIS
32. Coo's partner : BILL
35. Movie effects : FADEOUTS
36. Grand or comic : OPERA
37. Forced back : REPELLED
42. Emphasis : ACCENT
43. Morse-code unit : DIT
44. Living-room pieces : SOFAS
46. ___ twirler : BATON
47. Miss Vague : VERA
48. Wading bird : IBIS
49. Disturbance : RIOT
50. Concerning : INRE
51. Idle : LAZE
52. Marsh bird : SORA
53. ___ canto : BEL
56. ___ sack : SAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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