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New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 1974

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,231
Across
1. Certain Scotsmen : MACS
5. Newton : ISAAC
10. Writer Sholem : ASCH
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. "Thaïs," e.g. : OPERA
16. Influence : SWAY
17. Abbe or Memory : LANE
18. Self-love : NARCISSISM
20. First part of a mass : INTROIT
22. Infection-curbing agent : ANTIGEN
23. Girl's name : IRMA
24. Tree-branch bends : KNEES
25. East Indian tree : PALAS
27. Bind : TIE
28. Greek mountain : ATHOS
32. Petitions : SUES
33. Kettle's accuser : POT
34. ___ Lorraine : ALSACE
35. Part of speech: Abbr. : ADV
36. Solvay, for one : PROCESS
38. Vegetable : PEA
39. Misinforms : LIESTO
41. Towel word : HIS
42. Box : SPAR
43. Thanks, in Paris : MERCI
44. Retreat : DEN
45. Begins : OPENS
46. Egyptian showplace : ASWAN
48. Stretch over : SPAN
49. Conqueror of Everest : HILLARY
52. Phosphate mineral : APATITE
55. Affability : GOODNATURE
57. Type of pricing : UNIT
58. Lacquered metalware : TOLE
59. City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
60. 2,240 lbs.: Abbr. : LGTN
61. Vended : SOLD
62. Famous golfer : SNEAD
63. China, India, etc. : ASIA
Down
1. West African country : MALI
2. Heraldic dog : ALAN
3. Type of bridge : CANTILEVER
4. Western mountains : SIERRAS
5. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
6. Tiff : SPAT
7. Chalice veil : AER
8. Esoteric : ARCANE
9. Actor Michael : CAINE
10. Box-score listings : ASSISTS
11. Drink in gulps : SWIG
12. Printer's tray : CASE
13. Lowell Mason work : HYMN
19. Purloins : STEALS
21. Hindu incantations : OMS
24. Dinette's neighbor : KITCHEN
25. Sacred song : PSALM
26. Actor Murphy : AUDIE
27. "Me ___!" : TOO
29. Central Park events : HAPPENINGS
30. Indian, e.g. : OCEAN
31. Gunlock catches : SEARS
33. Certain athlete : PRO
34. Onager : ASS
36. Barley water : PTISAN
37. German article : EIN
40. Heated, as milk : SCALDED
42. Spreading implement : SPATULA
44. City in Ohio : DAYTON
45. W. W. II agency : OPA
47. Under ___ (concealed) : WRAPS
48. Velocity : SPEED
49. Altitudes: Abbr. : HGTS
50. Perfect batting average : IOOO
51. Lounge about : LOLL
52. Chest : ARCA
53. S. A. monkey : TITI
54. Volcano : ETNA
56. French number : UNE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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