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New York Times, Thursday, December 12, 1974

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,252
Across
1. Partner of malt : HOPS
5. Accept an invitation : COME
9. ___ the rag : CHEW
13. Got off : ALIT
14. Mine passage : ADIT
15. Something to fight for : CAUSE
16. Tiring : WEARISOME
18. Church instrument : ORGAN
19. Aunts, uncles, etc. : KIN
20. Emperor : NERO
21. Put an end to : CUTOUT
22. Stuck-up : SNOOTY
24. Place for Duse : STAGE
26. ___ on the aisle : TWO
27. Orange concoction : MARMALADE
31. Detective's concern : CLUE
33. Brighter : ROSIER
34. N. L. player : RED
35. Rail-workers' vehicle : HANDCAR
37. Loser : ALSORAN
39. Suffix with mass and disrupt : IVE
40. Coral reefs : ATOLLS
42. Dumb ___ : DORA
43. North and South states : CAROLINAS
45. Shark feature : JAW
46. Polish : GLOSS
47. Exercise : PUSHUP
50. Dress fabric : POPLIN
53. Dry-cleaner's concern : SPOT
55. Suffix with butyl and ethyl : ENE
56. Exhausted : ALLIN
57. Anticipate : FORESTALL
59. Jargon : SLANG
60. Sun product : BEAM
61. Revise : EDIT
62. Chanted : SANG
63. Beliefs : ISMS
64. Appraisals: Abbr. : ESTS
Down
1. Supporters of war : HAWKS
2. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
3. Worker on baby grands : PIANOTUNER
4. Ship: Abbr. : STR
5. Mudville's hero : CASEY
6. Cheese quality : ODOR
7. Tropical trees : MIMOSAS
8. Opposite of hiver : ETE
9. Monopoly : CARTEL
10. Writer Victor : HUGO
11. Son of Isaac : ESAU
12. Left : WENT
15. Mountain lions : COUGARS
17. Division word : INTO
21. "Ships" with humps : CAMELS
23. Had debts : OWED
25. Judges' concerns : TRIALS
27. Mental defectives : MORONS
28. Indian relics : ARROWHEADS
29. Affectionate term : DEAR
30. Ferber : EDNA
31. Smart : CHIC
32. Source of pumice : LAVA
33. Control consumption : RATION
36. Profession : CALLING
38. Harem rooms : ODAS
41. Ropes : LASSOES
44. Eyeing : OGLING
45. Sticks out : JUTS
47. "Trees" and others : POEMS
48. Dark : UNLIT
49. Skins : PELTS
50. Ratify : PASS
51. Clay pot : OLLA
52. Scheme : PLAN
54. Vehicle for a baby : PRAM
57. Govt. agency : FBI
58. Neighbor of a fairway : TEE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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