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New York Times, Friday, May 31, 1974

60-Across : Chinese coin

Author:
Sophie Fierman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,057
Across
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Fellow : CHAP
5
Jazz dance : STOMP
10
Golf duffer's milieu : TRAP
14
Take it easy : LOLL
15
Place for a boutonniere : LAPEL
16
Merry sounds : HAHA
17
French friend : AMIE
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Gladden : ELATE
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Abbr. in a quotation book : ANON
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Polite response : NOTATALL
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Akin : AGNATE
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Eastern league : IVY
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Asian tree : ASAK
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Suitable for farming : ARABLE
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Put the screws on : PRESSURE
34
Emerald : BERYL
35
Provoked : IRED
36
Freshly : ANEW
37
Greek Juno : HERA
38
One of David's men : ADINO
39
Long sentence : LIFE
40
White House room : OVAL
41
Kind of market : FLEA
42
One who hauls : TOTER
43
Put back on the list : RESLATED
45
Wood bevelings : MITERS
46
Miss West et al. : MAES
47
Letter : VEE
48
Polite letter words : MYDEAR
51
Polite request : PARDONME
56
City of India : AGRA
57
Kind of blood or Turks : YOUNG
59
"Blessed are the ___ in spirit" : POOR
60
Chinese coin : YUAN
61
Small quantity : OUNCE
62
Destroy : UNDO
63
Common verb suffixes : INGS
64
Speak : UTTER
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Dioceses : SEES
Down
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Clique : CLAN
2
Man's genus : HOMO
3
Dismounted : ALIT
4
Pretext : PLEA
5
Skein : SLEAVE
6
Correspond : TALLY
7
Gem : OPAL
8
Encountered : MET
9
Polite response : PLEASEDO
10
Polite response : THANKSALOT
11
Frog genus : RANA
12
"There'll be ___ time in ... " : AHOT
13
Piece of glass : PANE
21
Cash drawer : TILL
23
Fuel : GAS
25
Scene of action : ARENA
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Detest : ABHOR
27
Town officer : REEVE
28
Tapestry : ARRAS
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Polite response : BYALLMEANS
30
Showed curiosity : PRIED
31
Bring together : UNITE
32
Pass the buck, in a way : REFER
33
Pitchers : EWERS
35
Puts out of work : IDLES
38
Polite response : AFTERYOU
42
Made the score even : TIED
44
Motorists' org. : AAA
45
Amalgamation : MERGER
47
Detective Philo : VANCE
48
Polite query : MAYI
49
Anti-sub weapon : YGUN
50
Haul : DRAG
51
Football move : PUNT
52
Musical work : OPUS
53
"And then there were ___" : NONE
54
Fashion : MODE
55
Cupid : EROS
58
Excluded : OUT

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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