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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1974

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,013
Across Down
1. Actor Robert : RYAN
5. Miler Jim : RYUN
9. Ski-jumper Nils : RYEN
13. Atmosphere : AURA
14. Yale word : BOOLA
15. ___ sapiens : HOMO
16. Small weight : GRAM
17. Like a certain bucket : OAKEN
18. Revise : EDIT
19. Soft job : SINECURE
21. Stone pillar : STELE
22. ___ souci : SANS
23. Carafes : BOTTLES
25. Start of a well-known hymn : ONWARD
28. Guthrie : ARLO
29. Fat : PORKY
30. Siding : CLAPBOARD
35. Wings : ALAE
36. Aplomb : POISE
37. Arctic sight : FLOE
38. Sidewalk game : HOPSCOTCH
40. Streaming : AFLOW
41. "___ you!" : ISEE
42. Like some floors : CREAKY
43. Slinky dresses : SHEATHS
47. Custard : FLAN
48. Like some basses' mouths : LARGE
49. Detroit suburb : DEARBORN
53. Russian saint : OLGA
54. Disdain : SCORN
56. Region : AREA
57. Eastern hardwood tree : POON
58. Distinguished Chinese family : SOONG
59. Queenly nickname : CLEO
60. This, in Spain : ESTA
61. Theater award : TONY
62. Coal carriers : HODS
1. Tatters : RAGS
2. Gagarin : YURI
3. Irish island group : ARAN
4. Godchildren, sometimes : NAMESAKES
5. Jungle sounds : ROARS
6. Join together : YOKE
7. Rubber tree : ULE
8. "No, no" girl, for short : NAN
9. Butler : RHETT
10. Alpine sound : YODEL
11. Zola : EMILE
12. Observes : NOTES
14. Obligated : BOUND
20. Grant : CARY
21. Tree stump : STOB
23. Cheeky : BRASH
24. Wine pitcher : OLPE
25. Moonfish : OPAH
26. ___ contendere : NOLO
27. Opera wear : WRAP
28. Mrs. Longworth : ALICE
30. Animal shelters : COTES
31. Composer Jacques : OFFENBACH
32. Nazimova : ALLA
33. Chess piece : ROOK
34. Moist : DEWY
36. Ritzy : POSH
39. Recall : CITE
40. Tree of Morocco : ARAR
42. Trolley sound : CLANG
43. Hillside : SLOPE
44. Nimbuses : HALOS
45. Disease of rye : ERGOT
46. Capital of Guam : AGANA
47. Like feathery plants : FERNY
49. River in Scotland : DOON
50. Flat plinth : ORLO
51. Musical pipe : REED
52. Ancient temple : NAOS
54. Fast jet : SST
55. Bill's partner : COO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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