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New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1974

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,051
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1. With ___ (concerning) : RESPECTTO
10. Injure: Var. : SCATH
15. Versatile : ALLAROUND
16. Bones of the arm : ULNAE
17. Old French pantomimist : PIERRETTE
18. Pola : NEGRI
19. "I never ___ purple cow" : SAWA
20. ___-Japanese War : RUSSO
22. Wing-shaped : ALAR
23. American Indians : SACS
25. Rubber center : AKRON
27. Take issue with : OPPOSE
30. Wide: Prefix : LATI
32. School org. : PTA
34. Mary Pickford features : CURLS
35. Former German state : BADEN
36. Daughter of Loki : HEL
37. Marchers' forte : CLOSEORDERDRILL
40. Gums: Prefix : ULO
41. Kind of thumb : GREEN
42. Viking leader : ROLLO
43. Ring figure : REF
44. Subsidies : AIDS
45. Parrot : REPEAT
46. Run out : DRAIN
48. Seat, in Italy : SEDE
49. Turndowns : NOES
50. Joyous occasions : GALAS
53. Float : WAFT
57. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
59. Like some partitions : REMOVABLE
61. Hopper : HEDDA
62. Tropical American trees : AMARILLOS
63. Stupid ones : ASSES
64. Those who share : PARTAKERS
1. Strikes : RAPS
2. Lamb : ELIA
3. Large number : SLEW
4. Sights at Ascot : PARASOLS
5. Slip : ERR
6. Strong-arm : COERCE
7. Garbs for Fonteyn : TUTUS
8. Explosives : TNTS
9. Verse forms : ODES
10. Word with shine or spot : SUN
11. Audible : CLEAR
12. American with a British accent : ANGLOPHILE
13. Dance : TARANTELLA
14. Presumptive or apparent : HEIR
21. Horse opera : OATER
24. African spear: Var. : ASSEGAI
26. Related : KINDRED
27. Come about : OCCUR
28. ___ leg (made fun of) : PULLEDONES
29. Corrects copy : PROOFREADS
30. Burdens : LADES
31. Port of Yemen : ADEN
33. Mete : ALLOT
35. Nurtured : BRED
38. Gasket of a certain shape : ORING
39. Building for making cord : ROPEWALK
45. Miami, for one : RESORT
47. In reserve : ASIDE
48. Philippine island : SAMAR
49. Okinawa city : NAHA
51. Not care ___ : ARAP
52. Memorable golfer : LEMA
54. Qualified : ABLE
55. Sherry flavor process : FLOR
56. Literary heroine : TESS
58. ___ Cruces : LAS
60. Through : VIA

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

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