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New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 1974

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,072

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Across
1
Cry of surprise : WOW
4
Partners : MATES
9
Kind of story or order : TALL
13
Friend of Aphrodite : ARES
15
Town on the Penobscot : ORONO
16
Football shutout reading : OOOO
17
Guinness : ALEC
18
Domain of Cerebus : UNDERWORLD
20
Name for Aphrodite : CYTHEREA
22
Container : BOTTLE
23
French river : ORNE
24
Rice of India : BORO
25
Cowboy's home : DALLAS
28
Beach habitué : SUNLOVER
32
Inventor Howe : ELIAS
33
Hunting enclosure : BLIND
34
Descendant of Benjamin : IRI
35
Brown or Kodiak : BEAR
36
Peter O'___ : TOOLE
37
Based on the past: Abbr. : TRAD
38
Traveler's spot : INN
39
Break out : ERUPT
40
Bangkok-based org. : SEATO
41
Poet Sara : TEASDALE
43
___ Rights : BILLOF
44
Word with Yule : TIDE
45
Site of Christ's first miracle : CANA
46
Jog one's memory : REMIND
49
___ seal (mystic symbol) : SOLOMONS
53
Revelation of St. John : APOCALYPSE
55
Colorless gas : OXAN
56
Actor Bogarde : DIRK
57
Growing out : ENATE
58
Alaskan port : NOME
59
___-deucy : ACEY
60
Kind of auto : SEDAN
61
Nourished : FED
Down
1
Corps of W. W. II : WAAC
2
French airport : ORLY
3
Know, to Shakespeare : WEET
4
Bewails : MOURNS
5
Wild buffalo : ARNEE
6
Ceylon hill dweller : TODA
7
Direction: Abbr. : ENE
8
University of Paris unit : SORBONNE
9
Excessive : TOOTOO
10
Heart artery: Prefix : AORT
11
Be relaxed : LOLL
12
Ore vein : LODE
14
Rhodes ___ : SCHOLAR
19
Court or Series : WORLD
21
Time period : ERAS
24
" . . . house that Jack ___" : BUILT
25
Ledger entry : DEBIT
26
Coeur d'___ : ALENE
27
Climbing vine : LIANA
28
Skiing area : SLOPE
29
Of a disease germ : VIRAL
30
Muse : ERATO
31
Get ___ (shed) : RIDOF
33
Monte Carlo game : BOULE
36
Friend of David Copperfield : TRADDLES
37
One of the Argonauts : TELAMON
39
Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
40
Word form for an Asian land : SINO
42
___ wicket : STICKY
43
Whalebone : BALEEN
45
Italian painter Lorenzo : COSTA
46
Ukrainian body : RADA
47
On a grand scale : EPIC
48
Sir Thomas ___ : MORE
49
Mining nail : SPAD
50
___ Moses (heavenly animal of myth) : OXOF
51
Appoint : NAME
52
Prune, in Scotland : SNED
54
Chemical suffix : YNE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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