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New York Times, Monday, October 7, 1974

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,186
Across Down
1. Arizona city : YUMA
5. Style-show figure : MODEL
10. Game animal : STAG
14. Bard's stream : AVON
15. City in Maine : ORONO
16. "Winesburg, ___" : OHIO
17. Laborer : PEON
18. Nickname for an eagle : BALDY
19. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
20. ___ Jacinto : SAN
21. Jack's friend : JILL
22. Favored : BLEST
23. Of grandparents : AVAL
25. Put next to : APPOSE
28. Party fare : CANAPE
30. Lift up : REAR
31. Soft shoe : PAC
34. Confuse : ADDLE
35. Deck : ADORN
36. Roof ornament : EPI
37. Tralee girl : ROSE
38. Metallic sound : CLINK
39. Insect : GNAT
40. Sash : OBI
41. Like a squeezed orange : PULPY
42. Caribbean city : PONCE
43. Actor Barker : LEX
44. Greek coin : OBOL
45. Implored : PRAYED
46. Sweet or Irish : POTATO
48. Italian resort : LIDO
49. Bones up, for short : PREPS
51. Injure : MAIM
53. Kennel occupant : PUP
56. Actor Alfred : LUNT
57. Degrade : ABASE
59. Protagonist : HERO
60. Formerly : ONCE
61. Speed skate : RACER
62. Jason's ship : ARGO
63. The ___ (tobacco) : WEED
64. Indians of Mexico : MAYAS
65. Highlander : GAEL
1. Kennel sounds : YAPS
2. Eye part : UVEA
3. Maugham title, with "The" : MOONANDSIXPENCE
4. Cape of Northeast : ANN
5. Dixie port : MOBILE
6. Exam : ORAL
7. High-pressure policy abroad : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
8. Football player : END
9. Myrna : LOY
10. Agronomists' concerns : SOILS
11. Weill-Brecht work : THREEPENNYOPERA
12. Goals : AIMS
13. Get one's ___ : GOAT
21. Crack jokes : JAPE
22. Kind of loser : BORN
24. Good-by at the Forum : VALE
26. Garden bloom : PEONY
27. Central or Lincoln : PARK
28. December song : CAROL
29. Type of abode : ADOBE
32. Swiftly : APACE
33. Mentioned : CITED
35. Assign : ALLOT
38. Florida's neighbor : CUBA
39. Incite : GOAD
41. Shoots game for food : POTS
42. Nice-Nelly : PRIM
45. Small tool : PLIERS
47. Made a choice : OPTED
49. Do farm work : PLOW
50. Norse writing : RUNE
52. Confused : ASEA
54. Force : URGE
55. Motel adjunct : POOL
57. Inlet : ARM
58. Pasture noise : BAA
59. Witch : HAG

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