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New York Times, Friday, November 8, 1974

Author:
James Barrick
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James Barrick has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,218
Across
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Wings : ALAE
5
At the center : MID
8
French play part : ACTE
12
Something to bite : DUST
13
Adjust : ALINE
15
Tchaikovsky’s “March ___” : SLAV
16
Like Pearl White’s rescuer : INTHENICKOFTIME
19
Asian people : TAI
20
Bartok : BELA
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Pariah : LEPER
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Hindu incarnation : RAMA
23
Con man : LIAR
25
Early morning fare : SEVENOCLOCKNEWS
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Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
33
Pointed arch : OGEE
34
Tombstone initials : AET
35
Kind of straits : DIRE
36
Animal sounds : BRAYS
38
Alaskan island : ATKA
39
Prohibition org. : ATS
40
Protein source : MEAT
41
Play the lead : STAR
42
Midnight : THEWITCHINGHOUR
47
Toward shelter : ALEE
48
Fishing vessel : DORY
49
Stone chip : SPALL
52
Fashion : MODE
53
Sanctified woman: Abbr. : STE
56
Low entry on a frequency chart : ONCEINABLUEMOON
60
“ . . . ghoul-haunted woodland of ___” : WEIR
61
___ hat : BRASS
62
Voice : ALTO
63
Beer : SUDS
64
Dunce : ASS
65
“Ballad of Reading___” : GAOL
Down
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Mine entrance : ADIT
2
Moon goddess : LUNA
3
Italian wine city : ASTI
4
Icelandic letter : ETH
5
Silicate : MICA
6
Sign : INK
7
___ volente : DEO
8
Position on a ship : ASTERN
9
Football foul : CLIP
10
Manageable : TAME
11
Invariably : EVER
13
Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
14
Walt Whitman flower : LILAC
17
Israeli statesman : EBAN
18
Snow unit : FLAKE
22
Descartes : RENE
23
Sluggish : LOGY
24
Does a bakery job : ICES
25
Cairo name : SADAT
26
Wharton : EDITH
27
Familiarize oneself with : VERSE
28
Reluctant : LOATH
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___ excess (gorge) : EATTO
30
Laughing owl : WEKAU
31
Belle or Ringo : STARR
36
___ noire : BETE
37
Vie in a way : RACE
38
Pale : ASHY
40
Thousand: Prefix : MILLI
43
Australian horses : WALERS
44
False gods : IDOLS
45
Complication : NODUS
46
Superiority, in Scotland : GREE
49
Plants : SOWS
50
Tire, in Paris : PNEU
51
Kind of test : ACID
52
College degrees : MBAS
53
Soil layers : SOLA
54
Oz-book dog : TOTO
55
Organic compound : ENOL
57
Knicks’ org. : NBA
58
“___ longa . . . ” : ARS
59
Newsstand purchase: Abbr. : MAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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