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New York Times, Saturday, October 26, 1974

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,205
Across
1. Snug, in Scotland : COSH
5. Diplomacy : TACT
9. Long narratives : SAGAS
14. Holy Roman emperor : OTHO
15. Adjective suffix : ULAR
16. Town near Salerno : EBOLI
17. Outlaw : PROSCRIBE
19. Add interest to : COLOR
20. Scottish plaid : TARTAN
21. Declaim : RANT
23. Deer : DOE
24. Always, to poets : EER
25. Alert : WIDEAWAKE
27. Like some stories : TALL
29. Reprehend : CENSURE
30. Paris friend : AMI
31. ___ operandi (ways) : MODI
32. Moored : TIEDUP
36. Town on Long Island : MINEOLA
38. Hangings : DRAPERY
39. Quickly : PRESTO
40. Malay title : TUAN
41. Kind of lace : VAL
42. Blockhead : TOMFOOL
44. Without: Lat. : SINE
45. Certain carriers : PAPERBOYS
48. Jewish month : BUL
49. French spirit : AME
50. Moonshine base : CORN
51. Dipped, as a doughnut : DUNKED
54. Bellini opera : NORMA
56. Nonsense : ABSURDITY
58. Musical chord : TRIAD
59. Votes : YEAS
60. Soon : ANON
61. Château room : SALLE
62. Dotted, in heraldry : SEME
63. Serf : ESNE
Down
1. Egyptian Christian : COPT
2. Other: Sp. : OTRA
3. Area subject to erosion : SHORELINE
4. Inn for young travelers : HOSTEL
5. Right or U : TURN
6. Eastern name : ALI
7. Mother ___, U. S. saint : CABRINI
8. Steps : TREADS
9. Parochial : SECTARIAN
10. Australian native : ABO
11. Israeli name : GOLDA
12. Take ___ at (inspect) : ALOOK
13. "Yes ___!" : SIREE
18. Garage-sale evictee : CAR
22. On the fence : NEUTRAL
25. Indonesian town : WEDA
26. "___ no more, my . . . " : WEEP
27. Ram down : TAMP
28. Moslem prince : AMIR
29. Capital of Sri Lanka : COLOMBO
31. Procession of a kind : MOTORCADE
33. Imps : DEVILKINS
34. Monitor lizard : URAN
35. Columnist Ernie : PYLE
37. Punta del ___ : ESTE
38. Pairs : DUOS
40. English historian Arnold : TOYNBEE
43. Raids : FORAYS
44. Fountain order : SUNDAE
45. Kind of suit : PANTS
46. Ancient Jewish scholar : AMORA
47. Hazard : PERIL
48. Chestnut coating : BUR
51. Eleonora : DUSE
52. Town on the Thames : ETON
53. Unit of force : DYNE
55. Wrongful: Prefix : MAL
57. Houston : SAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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