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New York Times, Friday, March 15, 1974

Author: Timothy Murrett
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Timothy Murrett has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,980
Across Down
1. Representative: Abbr. : AGT
4. Musketeer : ATHOS
9. Did garden work : HOED
13. Dreary : DRAB
15. Courage : HEART
16. Disassemble : UNDO
17. Age: Var. : AERA
18. Alma ___ : MATER
19. Transvaal dweller : BOER
20. U. S. Senator : GEORGEMCGOVERN
23. Between, in Brest : ENTRE
24. Hang suspended : HOVER
25. Conn. campus : YALE
28. Something in reserve : NESTEGG
32. Word games : ANAGRAMS
36. Garden herb : THYME
37. Pro ___ publico : BONO
38. River of Canada : PEACE
41. Monitor lizard : URAN
42. "___ you so!" : ITOLD
44. Road surface : PAVEMENT
46. Exchanged : BANDIED
49. U. S. carrier : WASP
50. Declines : WANES
52. Pulsate : THROB
56. What 20 Across and 9 and 14 Down could say : WEALLLOSTARACE
60. Light-bulb word : WATT
61. Tell ___ of woe : ATALE
62. Word with glades or green : EVER
63. Elder: Fr. : AINE
64. Channing : CAROL
65. Sidereal or fiscal : YEAR
66. Headliner : STAR
67. Curves : ESSES
68. Ship-plank's curve : SNY
1. Proverb : ADAGE
2. Inexperienced : GREEN
3. Fortune card : TAROT
4. Words of regret : AHME
5. Mets or Jets : TEAM
6. Use an incubator : HATCH
7. Mt. Hood's state : OREGON
8. Endeavored : STROVE
9. U. S. Senator : HUBERTHUMPHREY
10. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
11. Barbara of TV : EDEN
12. Beetle : DOR
14. U. S. Senator : BARRYGOLDWATER
21. Paraphernalia : GEAR
22. Part of a three-piece suit : VEST
26. Once around : LAP
27. Scottish uncle : EME
29. Jane of fiction : EYRE
30. F.B.I. worker : GMAN
31. Chap : GENT
32. Jewish month : ABIB
33. Part of N. B. : NOTA
34. Presently : ANON
35. Drain : SAP
39. Crow sound : CAW
40. Little girl of fiction : EVA
43. Phone part : DIAL
45. This, in Spain : ESTA
47. Intertwine : ENLACE
48. Greek letters : DELTAS
51. Towers : SOARS
53. Some reviews : RAVES
54. Destination of some rivers : OCEAN
55. Straw or rasp : BERRY
56. Tarry : WAIT
57. Volcano : ETNA
58. Liqueur base : SLOE
59. Wires: Abbr. : TELS
60. Common verb : WAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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