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New York Times, Saturday, November 16, 1974

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,226
Across
1
Educ. institute : ACAD
5
Fiddle-faddle : BOSH
9
Half an expression of excitement : HUBBA
14
Nix! : NOPE
15
Poker move : ANTE
16
Modern-museum display : OPART
17
Noel Coward play : THEVORTEX
19
Narrow ridge : STRIA
20
Pucker provoker : LEMON
21
Church men : PASTORS
23
Poetic Muse : ERATO
24
Hindu ascetic : YOGI
25
"Kon-___" : TIKI
27
French director Clair : RENE
28
Part of a cabinet joint : TENON
29
Give attention : HEED
30
"Think nothing ___" : OFIT
32
___-be-forgotten : NEVERTO
34
Snick's partner : SNEE
35
Performs : DOES
36
Adds onto : APPENDS
39
Kind of billy : HILL
40
Autos of yore : REOS
41
Midwest airport : OHARE
43
___ au rhum : BABA
47
Bring about : MAKE
48
Cysts : WENS
49
" . . . marching as ___" : TOWAR
50
Does a tailoring job : RELINES
52
On to : AWARE
53
High up : ALOFT
54
Danish explorer : RASMUSSEN
57
Travel-agent's concern : ROUTE
58
City or lake : ERIE
59
"___ lie!" : ITSA
60
Burns's river : AFTON
61
Art style : DADA
62
Lacelike fabrics : NETS
Down
1
Moose feature : ANTLER
2
Stick together : COHERE
3
Darwin subject : APEMAN
4
Act conscientiously : DEVOTEONESELFTO
5
"What's yours?" locale : BAR
6
Can. province : ONT
7
___ the gas : STEPON
8
Geometric shape : HEXAGON
9
Party giver : HOST
10
Deeply involved : UPTOTHEELBOWSIN
11
Fences or walls, e.g. : BARRIERS
12
Beef cut : BRISKET
13
___ standstill : ATA
18
Wahoo : ONO
22
Committee-adjournment words : SINEDIE
24
Thus far : YET
26
Words of assent : IDO
28
Confine : TIEDOWN
31
Marsh : FEN
33
Encyclopedia unit: Abbr. : VOL
34
Made one's views' known : SPOKEOUT
36
___ of the sea : ARM
37
"___ great price" : PEARLOF
38
Deviated from course : SHEERED
39
Parts of days Abbr. : HRS
42
Michael of films : ANSARA
44
"What ___ of talent!" : AWASTE
45
Most unadorned : BAREST
46
Places for competition : ARENAS
49
Greek letter : TAU
51
Indian of Bolivia : ITEN
53
Macaw : ARA
55
Caesar : SID
56
___ culpa : MEA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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