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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1974

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,016
Across
1. Peyton, for one : PLACE
6. British prison : GAOL
10. Elephant Boy of films : SABU
14. "Nevermore" bird : RAVEN
15. Waddell of baseball : RUBE
16. Too much, in Paris : TROP
17. Concerning : ANENT
18. Tribunal of Athens : AREOPAGUS
20. Monday, on Tuesday : YESTERDAY
22. Habituate : ENURE
23. Whirl : REEL
24. Zealous : ARDENT
25. Schedules : SLATES
28. Power, to Caesar : VIS
29. Mouth parts : UVULAS
30. Pleasure cultist : HEDONIST
35. Porch, in Oahu : LANAI
36. Negligent : LAX
37. "___ your life!" : NOTON
38. Alliances : ENTENTES
40. Brief roles : CAMEOS
41. "___ dogs and Englishmen . . . " : MAD
42. Serious : SOLEMN
43. Selected : CHOSEN
47. Bangkok native : THAI
48. City in S. C. : AIKEN
49. Talked on and on : CHATTERED
54. Rattled : CLATTERED
56. Miss Massey : ILONA
57. Egyptian sacred bull : HAPI
58. "When in ___ . . . " : ROME
59. Bar lega1ly : ESTOP
60. "Come back to ___ . . . " : ERIN
61. Terrifies : AWES
62. ___ out (betrays) : SELLS
Down
1. Part of prithee : PRAY
2. Bowling alley : LANE
3. Birds' class : AVES
4. Copper : CENT
5. Broadway visitor's quest : ENTERTAINMENT
6. Stages : GRADES
7. Of hearing : AURAL
8. Comply with : OBEY
9. Zodiac sign : LEO
10. Bear : STAND
11. Press a point : ARGUE
12. Stream : BOURN
13. Disturbed : UPSET
19. TV-show guests : PERSONALITIES
21. U. S. Indians : REES
24. Lend a hand : AID
25. Caucasus native : SVAN
26. Alfred of stage : LUNT
27. Winglike parts : ALAE
28. Nettle : VEX
29. Rubber tree : ULE
30. Owns : HAS
31. Alaskan port : NOME
32. Article : ITEM
33. " . . . are ___ forgotten" : SOON
34. Weights: Abbr. : TNS
36. Showed the way : LED
39. Black and ___ : TAN
40. Cover : COAT
42. Nuances : SHADES
43. Hiding place : CACHE
44. Of a gland part : HILAR
45. African animal : OKAPI
46. Begin to function : SETIN
47. ___ song : THEME
49. Brag : CROW
50. Otherwise : ELSE
51. African weight : ROTL
52. Organic compound : ENOL
53. Drops bait : DAPS
55. Time period : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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