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Helen Pettigrew
Helen Pettigrew

New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1974

Author:
Helen Pettigrew
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Pettigrew has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,011
Across
1. Old word for a school teacher : MARM
5. Wax theatric : EMOTE
10. Word with bang : SLAM
14. Table item : OLEO
15. Flaring stars : NOVAE
16. Nursery-rhyme king : COLE
17. Drug in Kipling story : SINA
18. Part of a sink : DRAIN
19. Bellow : ROAR
20. Bull Run nickname : STONEWALL
22. Intelligence : SENSE
23. Wicked : EVIL
24. Miss White : SNOW
26. Does garden work : SPADES
29. Poll's findings : OPINIONS
33. Dachshund of the fish family : EEL
34. Kind of store : RETAIL
36. Essay name : ELIA
37. Small goose : BRANT
39. Vase : URN
40. ___ around (persuade) : BRING
41. Culmination : ACME
42. Having flowing hair : TRESSY
44. Letter : VEE
45. Arabian nights minus one : THOUSAND
47. Nets : CLEARS
49. Not slack : TAUT
50. Gravy or steam : BOAT
51. Natty : SHARP
54. Calif. resort lake : ARROWHEAD
59. Soft drink : COLA
60. On or ___ : ABOUT
61. Serpent of Hindu myth : NAGA
62. Gem : OPAL
63. Fife's relative : FLUTE
64. Czech river : ISER
65. Decimal groups : TENS
66. Suffix for thermo or baro : METER
67. Yield : CEDE
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1. Rolling-stone's lack : MOSS
2. Dismounted : ALIT
3. Western city : RENO
4. Lamented : MOANED
5. In a certain position : ENDWISE
6. Aesop's concern : MORAL
7. Running track : OVAL
8. Sudden collapses : TAILSPINS
9. Poetic word : EEN
10. More outlandish : SCREWIER
11. Water bird : LOON
12. Too bad! : ALAS
13. Simple : MERE
21. Chris of tennis : EVERT
22. ___ of a sea cook : SON
25. Zero : NIL
26. Jewish month : SEBAT
27. Birdcage feature : PERCH
28. San Antonio sight : ALAMO
29. Rowed : OARED
30. Tony of baseball : OLIVA
31. S. F. Forty-___ : NINER
32. Wise people : SAGES
35. Roundhouse feature : TURNTABLE
38. Fence-sitters : NEUTRALS
40. Subsidiary rule : BYLAW
42. Greek letter : TAU
43. Child's vehicle : SCOOTER
46. Weaken : SAP
48. Of a culture : ETHNIC
50. "Et tu, ___" : BRUTE
51. Inverness resident : SCOT
52. Famous diamond : HOPE
53. Ladd : ALAN
55. Gouge out : ROUT
56. Comfort : EASE
57. Like a patriarch : AGED
58. Venture : DARE
60. Musicians' org. : AFM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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