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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

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Students & seniors
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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