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New York Times, Monday, December 16, 1974

Author:
Michael Eisenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Michael Eisenberg has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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Across
1. Wound : GASH
5. African tribe : BANTU
10. Box : SPAR
14. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
15. Foreigner : ALIEN
16. French Nobel author : GIDE
17. Pinocchio, at times : LIAR
18. Principle : TENET
19. Snare : TRAP
20. Algerian-born Nobel author : ALBERTCAMUS
23. Khan : AGA
24. Golf gadgets : TEES
25. Politician George : ROMNEY
27. More shrewd : CAGIER
30. Of a seaweed : ALGOID
32. Woe! : ALACK
33. American Nobel author : STEINBECK
36. Ott : MEL
37. Kind of breath : BATED
38. Islander's wear : LEI
39. Russian Nobel author (declined) : PASTERNAK
42. Ruins a lily : GILDS
44. Having more luster : WAXIER
45. Kayaks : CANOES
46. Greek markets : AGORAS
48. Litigates : SUES
49. Capek play : RUR
50. Belgian Nobel author : MAETERLINCK
56. Shea tenants : METS
58. Certain signs : NEONS
59. Confront : DARE
60. Court star : ASHE
61. Conclusion : CLOSE
62. Foil : EPEE
63. Mythical river : STYX
64. Colorado park : ESTES
65. Piscator's need : REEL
Down
1. Ball : GALA
2. Seed covering : ARIL
3. Use a dagger : STAB
4. Nonconformer : HERETIC
5. "___ up!" : BATTER
6. Guinness and others : ALECS
7. Columbus's ship : NINA
8. Abound : TEEM
9. Not bombastic : UNTURGID
10. Army man: Abbr. : SGT
11. Italian Nobel author : PIRANDELLO
12. Proverb : ADAGE
13. Remunerate : REPAY
21. Smell : REEK
22. Anon : SOON
26. Marble : MIB
27. Summer place : CAMP
28. Name for Athena : ALEA
29. British Nobel author : GALSWORTHY
30. Rose oil : ATTAR
31. Vichyssoise ingredient : LEEK
33. Sensible : SANE
34. Yield : CEDE
35. Candy piece : KISS
37. Explosive effect : BRISANCE
40. Kind of baby : TAR
41. School event : EXAM
42. Highlander : GAEL
43. Informed source : INSIDER
45. Villain's expletive : CURSES
46. Weapons: Sp. : ARMAS
47. Visitor : GUEST
48. Horse or sixth : SENSE
51. Morays : EELS
52. Horn sound : TOOT
53. Neck part : NAPE
54. Canadian Indian : CREE
55. Capsize, with "over" : KEEL
57. Gender : SEX

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

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