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New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1974

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Faint : PALE
5. Charcoal : CARBO
10. Policemen: Abbr. : OFFS
14. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
15. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
16. Soft cheese : BRIE
17. Parking place of a sort : LOVERSLANE
19. Seine tributary : OISE
20. Epoch : ERA
21. Creator of Pal Joey : OHARA
22. Comedian Bert : LAHR
23. Black : EBON
24. Ask, in Spain : PEDIR
27. Joint legatee : COHEIR
30. Wool: Prefix : LANO
31. Wee, in Scotland : SMA
34. Beautify : ADORN
35. Russian city : SEROV
36. Thumb or Swift : TOM
37. Schoolgoer of rhyme : MARYSLITTLELAMB
40. Sounds of inquiry : EHS
41. Miss Gorme : EYDIE
42. Ragout : SALMI
43. Full of: Suffix : OSE
44. Sweden's Axel Wenner-___ : GREN
45. Arabian demon : AFREET
46. Make palatable : SUGAR
48. Walk heavily : PLOD
49. "___ soit qui . . . " : HONI
51. P.I. fruit tree : ABILO
53. Dwarf's name : DOC
56. Verily : AMEN
57. Weedy plant : LIONSTOOTH
59. Covenant : PACT
60. Adventure girl : ALICE
61. Brian ___, Irish king : BORU
62. Singer Paul : ANKA
63. Small body of land : ISLET
64. Moslem title : IMAM
Down
1. North or South : POLE
2. Cupid : AMOR
3. Scoria : LAVA
4. Prior to : ERE
5. "___ charge?" : CASHOR
6. ___-a-Dale : ALLAN
7. Bellow : ROAR
8. Imperial French name : BONAPARTE
9. Begin, to poets : OPE
10. Old Greek coins : OBOLI
11. One of the Canterbury stories : FRIARSTALE
12. Kind of wife : FISH
13. Prophet : SEER
18. Shade of blue : ROBINSEGG
23. Mysterious : EERY
25. Organic compound : ENOL
26. Plant of the geranium family : DOVESFOOT
27. Carved gem : CAMEO
28. Harem rooms : ODAHS
29. Ginger-ale drink : HORSESNECK
30. Give admittance : LETIN
32. Japanese weight : MOMME
33. Circuit : AMBIT
35. Parts of beds : SIDERAILS
38. Sky Harp : LYRA
39. Cooking aid : LARD
45. Ready : ALLSET
47. Utah range : UINTA
48. ___-nez : PINCE
49. Half, in Hawaii : HAPA
50. Arabian area : OMAN
52. Seethe : BOIL
53. Condemn : DOOM
54. Other, in Spain : OTRA
55. Pal : CHUM
57. Part of Chou's name : LAI
58. Broad sash : OBI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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