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New York Times, Friday, December 6, 1974

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.78, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,246

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Musical work : OCTET
6. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
10. Bit of medicine : DOSE
14. Dishonor : SHAME
15. Organism's body : SOMA
16. Summit : APEX
17. Complains : CARPS
18. Tilt, as a ship : HEEL
19. Scruff : NAPE
20. What artists prefer : NORTHERNLIGHT
23. ___ de vie : EAU
24. Debt: Abbr. : OBL
25. Rajahs : EASTERNRULERS
32. Word with hood or rib : FALSE
33. Hasten : HIE
34. Poetic Muse : ERATO
36. Miss Gardner : AVA
37. Wayside ___ : INN
38. Marble : TAW
39. Degrees of heat: Abbr. : TEMPS
42. Scholastic org. : NEA
43. Smooth : SUAVE
45. Scarlett O'Hara : SOUTHERNBELLE
48. Scottish refusal : NAE
49. Prefix for puncture : ACU
50. Breakfast fare : WESTERNOMELET
57. Derby entry : COLT
58. Judgment : DOOM
59. Ship crane : DAVIT
61. Stance : POSE
62. Ferber : EDNA
63. Halting place : ETAPE
64. From away off : AFAR
65. Ruminant : DEER
66. Thick : DENSE
Down
1. Vibrate: Abbr. : OSC
2. Biggers's sleuth : CHAN
3. Elephant's-ear : TARO
4. Catherine the Great : EMPRESS
5. Having a will : TESTATE
6. Court's Arthur : ASHE
7. Gardener, at times : HOER
8. Church corner : AMEN
9. Lee Marvin's Cat : BALLOU
10. Participle, at times : DANGLER
11. Bright fish : OPAH
12. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
13. English river : EXE
21. Cry's partner : HUE
22. Fit for: Suffix : IBLE
25. Roof parts : EAVES
26. Southern shrine : ALAMO
27. River or wine : RHINE
28. Forty-___ : NINER
29. French historian : RENAN
30. Assessment amount : RATAL
31. Part of poem : STAVE
32. "___ chance!" : FAT
35. Be beholden to : OWE
40. Type of humorist : PUNSTER
41. Law: Abbr. : STAT
43. Withdrew : SECEDED
44. Howl, as a wolf : ULULATE
46. Observed : HEEDED
47. Dull noise : BAM
50. Warp's companion : WOOF
51. Lanchester : ELSA
52. Gave a hard time to : RODE
53. "With malice toward ___" : NONE
54. Poet : OMAR
55. Author Hunter : EVAN
56. Upends : TIPS
57. Acct. : CPA
60. Letter : TEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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