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New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 1974

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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FOR
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FOR
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FOR
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,091
Across
1
Falsified, as a check : FORGED
5
Apprises of : INFORMS
10
___ the road : ONEFOR
14
Spouse : MATE
15
"R. U. R." character : ROBOT
16
Campus unit : DORM
17
Greek letters : ETAS
18
Inner self : ANIMA
19
Miss Millay : EDNA
20
Became forgiving : RELENTED
22
Cascade peak : LASSEN
24
Sandpipers : REES
25
Heights: Abbr. : ALTS
26
Cheer up : ELATE
29
Portends : PRESAGES
33
Glacial snow : NEVE
34
Wear away : ERODE
35
Pub drink : ALE
36
Preparedness slogan : FOREWARNEDISFOREARMED
40
On this side: Prefix : CIS
41
White Rabbit's pursuer : ALICE
42
Suffix in zoology : OMMA
43
Assess : ESTIMATE
45
French tin : ETAIN
46
Jumble : MESS
47
Movie dog : ASTA
49
Finally! : ATLAST
52
Certain driver : MULETEER
56
Char : SEAR
57
"If ___ million" : IHADA
59
Turkish army corps : ORDU
60
Moola : KALE
61
Word with Major or Minor : CANIS
62
Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
63
Makeup, as of a magazine : FORMAT
64
And ___ (etc.) : SOFORTH
65
Have a ___ (desire) : YENFOR
Down
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Erstwhile : FORMER
2
Garden or Golden : GATE
3
And others: Abbr. : ETAL
4
Turntail : DESERTER
5
Angry : IRATE
6
Roman date : NONES
7
Prohibit : FORBID
8
Pop's partner : MOM
9
___ time (delayed) : STALLEDFOR
10
Black Sea port : ODESSA
11
Agreement signs : NODS
12
Sea eagle : ERNE
13
Factory boss : FOREMAN
21
Society-page word : NEE
23
Flustered : ATSEA
25
Came about : AROSE
26
Implement, as a law : ENFORCE
27
Clark's partner : LEWIS
28
Nautical cry : AVAST
29
Leontyne or Vincent : PRICE
30
Ray or globulin : GAMMA
31
Fragrant resin : ELEMI
32
Type of auto : SEDAN
34
Emends : EDITS
37
Appoints : NAMES
38
Stretch items : ELASTICS
39
Of a circular motion : ROTATORY
44
Turkish inn : IMARET
45
After printemps : ETE
47
Ledger check-up : AUDIT
48
Cut to the bone : SLASH
49
Request : ASKFOR
50
Nine or eleven : TEAM
51
Singer's syllables : LALA
52
___ the job (right person) : MANFOR
53
Great Lake : ERIE
54
Barbara of TV : EDEN
55
___ cover (retreat) : RUNFOR
58
Weight of China : HAO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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