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New York Times, Tuesday, June 11, 1974

Author:
Jay Spry
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jay Spry has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,068
Across
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Dull sound : THUD
5
Partner of circumstance : POMP
9
Beyond : PAST
13
Pot and nineteenth : HOLES
15
Profess : AVER
16
Thought : IDEA
17
Look forward to : ANTICIPATE
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Loving or green : EVER
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Country in Eur. : NOR
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Third man : ABEL
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Respectable : DECENT
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Fishing vessel : TRAWLER
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Alluring : SIREN
27
Spell : HEX
28
Confronted : ACCOSTED
31
"Quo ___?" : VADIS
34
Classroom cribs : TROTS
35
Prefix with corn or form : UNI
36
Detail : ITEM
37
Horseshoe or Victoria : FALLS
38
Use the clippers : TRIM
39
Mayday : SOS
40
Thrust : POKED
41
Legal documents : DEEDS
42
Menu experts : EPICURES
44
Swimsuit top : BRA
45
Fun's partner : GAMES
46
Noblewoman : PEERESS
50
"___ Ear" : LENDAN
52
Region : AREA
53
Seamen's group: Abbr. : NMU
54
Structural beam : IBAR
55
Priestly : SACERDOTAL
58
Palm-tree product : DATE
59
Wading bird : IBIS
60
Small spot : SPECK
61
Paper money : ONES
62
Bounders : CADS
63
Boats : ARKS
Down
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U. N. name : THANT
2
Pay, as a draft : HONOR
3
Extreme : ULTRA
4
Roman gods : DEI
5
Certain tiger : PAPER
6
Arena : OVAL
7
Fulfilled : MET
8
Interprets tea leaves : PREDICTS
9
Chessmen : PIECES
10
Exciting experience : ADVENTURE
11
Noticed : SEEN
12
Caustic : TART
14
Climbs : SCALES
18
Goat with curved horns : IBEX
23
Cupid's relative : EROS
25
Fancy : WHIM
26
Upbraid : SCOLD
28
Van Gogh city : ARLES
29
Actress Markey : ENID
30
Lowers : DIMS
31
Workshop tool : VISE
32
Slept like ___ : ATOP
33
Name : DESIGNATE
34
Film segments : TAKES
37
Pertaining to debate : FORENSIC
38
Fling : TEAR
40
Mountain lion : PUMA
41
Fears : DREADS
43
Skeleton forces : CADRES
44
Lager : BEER
46
Media division : PRESS
47
Record : ENTER
48
Slight suggestion : SMACK
49
Pouts : SULKS
50
Italian resort : LIDO
51
Israeli statesman : EBAN
52
Etcher's need : ACID
56
Lawyers' org. : ABA
57
W. W. II agency : OPA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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