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New York Times, Saturday, August 10, 1974

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { H P Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,128
Across Down
1. Nautical position : ABEAM
6. Tasks : JOBS
10. Coffee-cup stand of East : ZARF
14. On edge : TENSE
15. Kind of pricing : UNIT
16. Completed : OVER
17. Requires : LACKS
18. TV's Calmer et al. : NEDS
19. Genesis man : LEVI
20. At all, in Scotland : AVA
21. "The ___ Ape" : NAKED
23. Disclosed : BARED
24. Fitted, as tables : NESTED
26. Time period : YEAR
28. Car drivers' org. : AAA
29. Shoe device : TREE
30. In a faultless way : UNERRINGLY
33. Beset : ASSAILED
35. Barnyard areas : STIES
36. "Get out!" : SCAT
37. Lively dance : CLOG
38. Winter condition : SLEET
40. Night aura : MOONGLOW
44. Harebrained scheme : WILDNOTION
46. Trimming : LACE
47. Greek letter : ETA
48. Word with flat or sad : IRON
49. European kites : GLEDES
51. Roman Forum wear : TUNIC
53. Mount associated with Moses : SINAI
55. Deserter : RAT
56. Asian weight : TAEL
57. "___ silly question" : ASKA
58. Have ___ to pick : ABONE
60. To be, in France : ETRE
61. Coal seam : VEIN
62. Quarrel : RUNIN
63. Defunct autos : REOS
64. Miss Millay : EDNA
65. Stand in good ___ : STEAD
1. Southern capital : ATLANTA
2. Eager ones : BEAVERS
3. Puts in a box : ENCASES
4. Inquire : ASK
5. Middle, in law : MESNE
6. Attic contents, often : JUNK
7. Like a Cyclops : ONEEYED
8. Bridge player, at times : BIDDER
9. Holy ones: Abbr. : STS
10. Writer Emile : ZOLA
11. So-so : AVERAGE
12. Exposes : REVEALS
13. Man ___ (trusted aide) : FRIDAY
22. Flattering one : ADULATOR
23. Native of Leeds or Dover : BRITON
25. Tormented : TEASED
27. Companion of vita brevis : ARSLONGA
31. Tennis gear : NET
32. Trifle : NIGGLE
34. Of an ancient English tribe : ICENIC
37. Dove sound : COO
38. Put in a place : SITUATE
39. Cowboy of the pampas : LLANERO
40. Insignificant thing : MINIKIN
41. Thief, in the Southwest : LADRONE
42. South Pacific island area : OCEANIA
43. Fashionable part of London : WESTEND
44. More soaked : WETTER
45. Flung : TOSSED
50. Tale-tellers : LIARS
52. French land areas : ILES
54. Novel by 10 Down : NANA
57. Hail! : AVE
59. Except : BUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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