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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1974

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F K Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,195
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1. Old Turkish coin : ASPER
6. Oates novel : THEM
10. Rested : ALIT
14. Relative of a broadside : SALVO
15. Rough : RUDE
16. Venerable ___ : BEDE
17. O'Neill play : THEEMPERORJONES
20. Chicken Little, e.g. : ALARMIST
21. Keats, for one : ODIST
22. Comprehends : SEES
23. Famous express train : ORIENT
25. O'Neill play : AHWILDERNESS
29. P.G.A.'s Julius : BOROS
30. French state : ETAT
31. Bend : SAG
34. Verve : ELAN
35. Small drum : TABOR
37. That: Fr. : CELA
38. Whirler : TOP
39. Minor official : AIDE
40. Type of anesthetic : LOCAL
41. O'Neill play : ANNACHRISTIE
44. Jungle swinger of fiction : TARZAN
46. Ex-infielder Eddie : YOST
47. Jolly one : SANTA
48. ___ dawn (rises early) : GETSUPAT
52. O'Neill play : THEICEMANCOMETH
55. Captive of Hercules : IOLE
56. ___ Strip : GAZA
57. Imitative words : METOO
58. Drink : BEER
59. Leaves : GOES
60. Letters : ESSES
1. Dog star : ASTA
2. Comedian Mort : SAHL
3. Request : PLEA
4. State of being turned outward : EVERSION
5. Desert Fox and family : ROMMELS
6. Hair braid: Fr. : TRESSE
7. Wound : HURT
8. Tokyo of old : EDO
9. Mal de ___ : MER
10. Homes : ABODES
11. Red Square name : LENIN
12. Full version of i.e. : IDEST
13. Oral : TEST
18. Variegated : PIED
19. Supporting timber : JOIST
23. Aware of : ONTO
24. Raise : REAR
25. Give help to : ABET
26. Entire: Prefix : HOLO
27. Stole : WRAP
28. Old fiddle : REBEC
31. Religious group : SECT
32. Jai ___ : ALAI
33. Blow : GALE
35. Miss Louise : TINA
36. Moslem call to prayer: Var. : ADAN
37. Mardi Gras sights : COSTUMES
39. Soldier from down under : ANZAC
40. Supple : LISSOME
41. More Bohemian : ARTIER
42. Carrion-eating animals : HYENAS
43. College military org. : ROTC
44. Western lake : TAHOE
45. Anoint : ANELE
47. Sandpiper : STIB
48. Stare : GAZE
49. Household members : PETS
50. Stub ___ : ATOE
51. One of the apostles: Abbr. : THOS
53. Nog base : EGG
54. Peking name : MAO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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