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New York Times, Thursday, November 28, 1974

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid is asymmetric.
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,238
Across
1
Kind of actor or blood : BAD
4
Discard : SCRAP
9
Ballet or charlotte : RUSSE
14
Flightless bird : EMU
15
Set up : ERECT
16
Overjoy : ELATE
17
Seasonal wish : AMERRYCHRISTMAS
20
Italy's ___ Alps : DOLOMITE
21
Procreated : SIRED
22
Tone: Prefix : SONO
23
Kind of cracker : SODA
24
Highland ___ : FLING
26
"___ Book" (early English record) : DOMESDAY
30
Pastries : FLANS
31
Took out : DELED
32
Hospital people: Abbr. : RNS
33
Macbeth or Astor : LADY
34
Bases-loaded thrill : HOMER
35
Use a lobby loudspeaker : PAGE
36
Gas-station item : OIL
37
Reception hall : SALON
38
L. A. cager : LAKER
39
Atom component : ELECTRON
41
Hard roll : BAGEL
42
Laugh loudly : ROAR
43
Musical closing : CODA
44
Then, in France : ALORS
46
Ark of the ___ : COVENANT
50
Seasonal time : THANKSGIVINGDAY
52
Western city : RENO
53
Consumed : EATEN
54
Valhalla host : ODIN
55
Scottish uncles : EMES
56
Metric measure : STERE
57
"Over hill, over ___" : DALE
Down
1
Draw a ___ on : BEAD
2
Arsenal contents : AMMO
3
Certain combat : DUEL
4
Pastors' offerings : SERMONS
5
Kind of towel : CRYING
6
Right-hand page : RECTO
7
Dull pain : ACHE
8
Hals or Renoir: Abbr. : PTR
9
Dwelt : RESIDED
10
Extremists : ULTRAS
11
Corresponding : SAME
12
Village, in Africa : STAD
13
Letters : EES
18
Like a violin bow : ROSINY
19
Nuclear compound : ISOMER
23
Razor clam : SOLEN
24
Threshing tool : FLAIL
25
Long-handled spoon : LADLE
26
___ rum : DEMON
27
English circumnavigator : DRAKE
28
Broadway backer : ANGEL
29
River in Flanders : YSER
30
Polar bear's perch : FLOE
31
Grief : DOLOR
34
Torments : HARASSES
35
Object of primitive worship : PAGANGOD
37
Wading bird : STORK
38
Burdened : LADEN
40
Greek Saturn: Var. : CRONOS
41
Stolid : BOVINE
43
Part of a book : COVER
44
Attention-getting word : AHEM
45
Highway division : LANE
46
Summon : CITE
47
"___ pinch of salt" : ADDA
48
Tooth's partner : NAIL
49
English river : TYNE
50
Cornish prefix : TRE
51
Channel : GAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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