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New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1974

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,191
Across
1. Mil. officer : CAPT
5. ___ of Gilead : BALM
9. Guess : STAB
13. Market purchase : OLEO
14. Howe : ELIAS
16. Early TV girl : IRMA
17. Spanish painter : MIRO
18. Magnetic quality : ATTRACTION
20. "Hearts and Flowers," often : BACKGROUNDMUSIC
22. Western Indians : OTOS
23. Foot: Prefix : PEDI
24. Grand Canyon's river : COLORADO
27. Ancient Roman weights : LIBRAE
32. Emulate Cicero : ORATE
33. Concerning : INRE
35. Small stream : RILL
36. Have ___ for (dislike) : NOTASTE
38. Prison sentry's quarry : ESCAPEE
40. Genesis name : ENOS
41. Asian salt tree : ATLE
43. King of Tyre : HIRAM
44. New ___ : YORKER
46. Corselet : ALLINONE
48. Laurel : STAN
50. La Scala instrument : ARPA
51. Baseball and hockey, e.g. : SPECTATORSPORTS
58. Dishes : CASSEROLES
59. Message : WIRE
60. Farm sound : OINK
61. Omit : ELIDE
62. Chemical suffixes : ENES
63. ___ bien : TRES
64. Remnants : ENDS
65. Mil. groups : RGTS
Down
1. Fowl feature : COMB
2. Inter ___ : ALIA
3. Coffee-maker : PERCOLATOR
4. Reproved : TOOKTOTASK
5. ___ grudge (resents) : BEARSA
6. Choir member : ALTO
7. Found : LITUPON
8. W. W. I battle site : MARNE
9. In ___ (placed) : SITU
10. Baseball's Speaker : TRIS
11. Mine, in France : AMOI
12. Judge's bench : BANC
15. Burdens : SADDLES
19. Tenth-century date : CMII
21. Garment insert : GORES
24. ___ Island : CONEY
25. New England college town : ORONO
26. Perennial subject of articles : DIET
28. Intellectual capacity : BRAINPOWER
29. Hilarious : RIPROARING
30. "Yond Cassius has ___ . . . " : ALEAN
31. Kind of fig : ELEME
34. Dance : REEL
37. Sauce ___ : TARTARE
39. Aviary sound : CHIRP
42. Wool product : LANOLIN
45. Punta del ___ : ESTE
47. Maids : LASSES
49. Cooked corn meal : ATOLE
51. Burns, for one : SCOT
52. Brace : PAIR
53. Serf : ESNE
54. Containers: Abbr. : CSKS
55. Mr. Foxx : REDD
56. Waste allowance : TRET
57. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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