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New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 1974

Author:
Allan Blackman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Allan Blackman has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,058
Across
1. Secular : LAIC
5. Overwhelm : SWAMP
10. Egyptian goddess : SATI
14. Ray : ALDO
15. Street worker : PAVER
16. Mongol tent : YURT
17. Consider : DEEM
18. Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
19. Dirk : SNEE
20. Mahan's subject : SEAPOWER
22. Go-___ : GETTER
24. Containers : URNS
25. Answer in a certain exam : TRUE
26. Anita and Claus : SANTAS
29. Cobra workers : CHARMERS
33. Protruding window : ORIEL
34. Smile warmly : BEAM
35. Las Vegas machine : SLOT
36. Harbor unit : PIER
37. Garments in Poona : SARIS
38. Inter ___ : ALIA
39. Brewing needs : HOPS
40. Adverb for chic : TRES
41. Fishline part : SNELL
42. Hay-storing devices : STACKERS
44. Court crier's words : HEARYE
45. Anent : INRE
46. Median strip : MALL
47. Worn out : EFFETE
50. Barnum specialty : BALLYHOO
54. Horse color : ROAN
55. Leaf-shaped : OVATE
57. ___ Fein : SINN
58. Stupor: Prefix : NARC
59. Boundaries : METES
60. Against : INTO
61. Robert ___ : ELEE
62. Wield : EXERT
63. Warehousing: Abbr. : STOR
Down
1. Young ones : LADS
2. Sheltered : ALEE
3. "The very ___!" : IDEA
4. 20th-century field : COMPUTERSCIENCE
5. Gives rise to : SPAWNS
6. Recedes : WANES
7. Declare : AVER
8. Hebrew letter : MEM
9. Requisites for 4 Down : PROGRAMS
10. Relative of 4 Down : SYSTEMSANALYSIS
11. "Charley's ___" : AUNT
12. Elm or ash : TREE
13. Via Appia, e.g. : ITER
21. Kind of test : ORAL
23. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
25. Massenet heroine : THAIS
26. Some students : SOPHS
27. Running wild : ARIOT
28. East Indian tree : NIEPA
29. Goddess of agriculture : CERES
30. Football-pro Carl : ELLER
31. Turbulent : ROILY
32. Trite : STALE
34. Vermont city : BARRE
37. Rigid cellular tissue : STEREOME
41. Betray : SELL
43. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
44. Most sound : HALEST
46. Dura ___ : MATER
47. Eagle : ERNE
48. Young horse : FOAL
49. Get along : FARE
50. Diminish : BATE
51. Inkling : HINT
52. Aware of : ONTO
53. ___ about : ONOR
56. Plague : VEX

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

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