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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: 4.92, 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 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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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
1. 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, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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