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New York Times, Monday, June 10, 1974

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,067
Across Down
1. Narrative : SAGA
5. St. Peter's statue : PIETA
10. English explorer : COOK
14. Asian river : AMUR
15. One of the Plinys : ELDER
16. Water growth : ALGA
17. Altar and tom : BOYS
18. Author of "Luck and Pluck" : ALGER
19. Rogers or Durant : WILL
20. Zeal : ARDOR
22. Nanking nurse : AMAH
24. Letter : VEE
25. Charm : ENAMOR
28. Neck part : NAPE
30. Herd of whales : GAM
32. Soft ___ : SELL
33. Rose features : THORNS
36. High note : ELA
37. Shows fear : PALES
39. Maintain : ARGUE
40. Astringent : ALUM
42. Asian weights : TAELS
44. Japanese port : KOBE
45. Does cowboy work : ROPES
47. Sully : SMEAR
49. Kettle part : LID
50. Fixed : STATED
52. Of aircraft : AERO
53. Dog's due : DAY
54. Burn : SEAR
55. Pursues, as game : STALKS
57. Vehicle : BUS
59. Diplomacy : TACT
61. Place for discarded things : LIMBO
64. Oslo name : OLAF
66. Less inhibited : FREER
69. Row : TIER
70. Sister of Charles : ANNE
71. Clipped : TERSE
72. Heating vessel : ETNA
73. Appraise : RATE
74. Agreed with : YESED
75. Storage structure : SHED
1. West Indies isle : SABA
2. Cupid : AMOR
3. Famous Frenchman : GUYDEMAUPASSANT
4. Major crime : ARSON
5. ___ soup : PEA
6. Adverse : ILL
7. Illustrious Illinoisan : EDGARLEEMASTERS
8. Abound : TEEM
9. Downright : ARRANT
10. Bird call : CAW
11. Eminent Englishman : OLIVERGOLDSMITH
12. Flirt : OGLE
13. Vegetable : KALE
21. Carpentry tool : RASP
23. Jolly sounds : HAHA
26. Essential part : MEAT
27. Jars : OLLAS
29. ___ barrel : PORK
30. Machine parts : GEARS
31. Allocate : ALLOT
34. Red Sea region : NUBIA
35. Unkempt : SEEDY
38. Weather forecast : SLEET
41. Limiting mark : METE
43. Miss Teasdale : SARA
46. Base : SEAT
48. Bakery item : ROLL
51. Like most barns : DRAFTY
56. Hawks : KITES
57. Hog variety : BOAR
58. Arm bone : ULNA
60. Canadian Indian : CREE
62. Nota ___ : BENE
63. Toward the mouth : ORAD
65. Charge : FEE
67. Compass point : ESE
68. ___ squirrel : RED

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