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New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 1974

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,184

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Across
1. Guardian ___ : ANGEL
6. Sparkle : GLISTEN
13. Separates into threads : SLEAVES
15. Donkey’s basket : PANNIER
16. Shakespearean subject : TEMPEST
17. Dead Sea finds : SCROLLS
18. Molding : OGEE
19. Souchong : TEA
21. Gardens of London : KEW
22. Jack of TV : PAAR
23. Botanist Gray and others : ASAS
25. Riffraff : SCUM
29. Water bird : ERN
30. Steeplechase maneuvers : JUMPS
32. Tend the fire : STOKE
33. Attila : HUN
34. Abridgments : EPITOMES
36. Summer events : THUNDERSTORMS
39. Listens : HEARKENS
40. Kind of rap or steer : BUM
41. Distinctive people : ONERS
42. Yeti’s home : TIBET
44. Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
47. Tenth: Prefix : DECI
48. Stand-offish : COOL
49. Author Caspary : VERA
50. Tram or cable : CAR
52. Hair holder : NET
54. Egyptian deity : AMON
55. Moslem fasting period : RAMADAN
59. Dorothy’s transit to Oz : TORNADO
61. Monkshood : ACONITE
62. Traffic menace : SPEEDER
63. Took out : DELETED
64. Curves : ESSES
Down
1. Sour brew : ALEGAR
2. Hercules’s lion : NEMEAN
3. One who stares : GAPER
4. First lady : EVE
5. Cautioning word : LEST
6. Some M.D.’s : GPS
7. Deficiencies : LACKS
8. Concerning : INRE
9. Traffic snarler : SNOWSTORM
10. Sesame : TIL
11. Wriggler : EEL
12. Digits: Abbr. : NRS
13. Mine excavation : STOPE
14. Something to let off : STEAM
20. Defaming remark : ASPERSION
24. Snakes : ASPS
26. Navy rank: Abbr. : COMM
27. Music makers : UKES
28. My, in France : MES
30. Gets rid of : JUNKS
31. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
32. Pub drink : STOUT
33. Caribbean offspring : HURRICANE
35. “Can ___ true?” : ITBE
36. Medical suffix : TENE
37. Between hic and hoc : HAEC
38. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
39. Coal scuttle : HOD
43. Fruit decays : BLETS
44. Did over : REMADE
45. Wears away : ERODES
46. Lord of the ___ : MANOR
48. Shipping container : CRATE
49. Weathercocks : VANES
51. Mine access : ADIT
53. Small shark : TOPE
55. Circle line: Abbr. : RAD
56. ___ in the hole : ACE
57. Particle: Abbr. : MOL
58. Man’s nickname : NED
60. ___ gestae : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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