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New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 1974

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,098
Across Down
1. Edgar Guest's "___ o' livin'" : HEAP
5. Steep slope : SCARP
10. Refs' relatives : UMPS
14. Grass of Africa : ALFA
15. Knotty problem : POSER
16. Gaze intently : PORE
17. Aperture : SLIT
18. African animal : ORIBI
19. Neat : TRIM
20. Dutch colonial V.I.P. : PATROON
22. Resentment : UMBRAGE
24. Uncertain : IFFY
25. Game piece : TILE
26. ___ Aurelius : MARCUS
29. City on the Loire : NANTES
33. Partners of pains : ACHES
34. Cold comfort : COUGHDROP
37. Arctic explorer : RAE
38. Drafty places : BARNS
39. Full of: Suffix : OSE
40. Cocked hats : TRICORNES
43. Coat fur : LAPIN
45. Governing body : SENATE
46. Rhythmical : CADENT
47. Kind of race : DRAG
49. Grating : GRID
50. Heart-shaped : CORDATE
53. N. J. river : RARITAN
57. Et ___ : ALII
58. Navaho dwelling : HOGAN
60. Miffed : SORE
61. Blackthorn : SLOE
62. Draw forth : EDUCE
63. Plinth : ORLO
64. Magicians' props : HATS
65. Spanish kings : REYES
66. Zenith : NOON
1. Fastener : HASP
2. Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
3. Throw ___ : AFIT
4. Miss Munsel : PATRICE
5. Fools : SPOOFS
6. Like some jokes : CORNY
7. Thus, in Spain : ASI
8. Disprove : REBUT
9. Undercoats of paint : PRIMINGS
10. Rise in the economy : UPTREND
11. Italian finger game : MORA
12. Overnice one : PRIG
13. Dotted, in heraldry : SEME
21. "That makes two ___" : OFUS
23. Insipid : BLAH
26. Trading centers : MARTS
27. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
28. Wagnerian river : RHEIN
30. Figure of speech : TROPE
31. Red dye : EOSIN
32. Used up : SPENT
34. Container : CAN
35. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
36. German pronoun : UNS
38. Take a ___ (rest) : BREATHER
41. Links figures : CADDIES
42. Other: Sp. : OTRA
43. Hiding place : LAIR
44. English essayist : ADDISON
46. Wading birds : CRANES
48. Rock cavity : GEODE
49. Monaco name : GRACE
50. Carry's partner : CASH
51. Earthen jar : OLLA
52. Tumult : RIOT
54. Arena figure : TORO
55. Guthrie : ARLO
56. Sign gas : NEON
59. Lombardo : GUY

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

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