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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 1974

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,239
Across Down
1. Angel's headwear : HALO
5. Office worker : STENO
10. Fitzgerald : ELLA
14. Old Greek coin : OBOL
15. Object pettily : CAVIL
16. Time of day : NOON
17. Honey drink : MEAD
18. At ___ (over) : ANEND
19. Wrapper's need : CORD
20. Stephen Foster favorite : OLDFOLKSATHOME
23. Kettle parts : LIDS
24. Doer: Suffix : IER
25. Entertain : REGALE
28. Indulged : PAMPERED
33. Styptic base : ALUM
34. English county : DORSET
36. Gardner : AVA
37. Dogpatch resident : ABNER
39. Soldiers: Abbr. : GIS
40. Monastery head : ABBOT
42. Follow persistently : DOG
43. Black-green tea : OOLONG
46. Relish : LIKE
47. Old word for a Methodist preacher : SWADDLER
49. Praised : LAUDED
51. Tie the knot : WED
52. French parent : PERE
53. Certain changed beast : THEOLDGRAYMARE
60. Lose enthusiasm : COOL
61. Gold color : AURUM
62. Minerals : ORES
63. Influence : PULL
64. Famous mutiny : CAINE
65. Sparse : LEAN
66. Greek Mars : ARES
67. Lined with shade trees : ELMED
68. Venture : DARE
1. ___ sapiens : HOMO
2. Biblical victim : ABEL
3. Oppress : LOAD
4. Ex-sweetheart : OLDFLAME
5. Heated milk : SCALDED
6. Response to "au reservoir," in old gag : TANKS
7. Miss Arden et al. : EVES
8. Miss Foch : NINA
9. "That ___ religion" : OLDTIME
10. Recital plus : ENCORE
11. Impend : LOOM
12. Knowledge : LORE
13. Connective : AND
21. Basra commodity : OIL
22. Seven: Prefix : HEPTA
25. Electric catfishes : RAADS
26. Kind of room : ELBOW
27. ___ Din : GUNGA
28. Earlier : PRIOR
29. Part of N.A.M.: Abbr. : ASSN
30. Furious : RABID
31. Elicit : EVOKE
32. Old-fashioned : DATED
35. Flirtatious look : OGLE
38. Western show : RODEO
41. Penicillin fungus : BLUEMOLD
44. Lavender's partner : OLDLACE
45. Shone : GLEAMED
48. Resides : DWELLS
50. Suffix for diction or station : ARY
52. Work on bushes : PRUNE
53. Travel agent's offer : TOUR
54. Kind of stud-poker card : HOLE
55. Twofold : DUAL
56. Forbidding : GRIM
57. Surface : AREA
58. Bring up : REAR
59. Old slave : ESNE
60. Man of figures: Abbr. : CPA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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