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New York Times, Friday, August 16, 1974

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,134
Across
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___ vu : DEJA
5
Brunches : MEALS
10
French-Swiss range : JURA
14
Angered : IRED
15
Small ring : ANLET
16
Familiar with : UPON
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Ming treasure : VASE
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Thing of awesome power : JUGGERNAUT
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Shillong's state : ASSAM
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Indian reign : RAJ
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Beyond the Narrows : ATSEA
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Provide joy : ELATE
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Thessalian height : OSSA
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Modifier: Abbr. : ADJ
30
Loyola men : JESUITS
32
Chemistry, for one: Abbr. : SCI
35
Roman emperor : TRAJAN
37
Used a needle : INJECTED
39
Syrian city : HAMA
40
___ Domingo : SANTO
42
Whodunit name : ERLE
43
Unfolds : OPENSOUT
45
Lodgings : HOTELS
47
French article : LES
48
Decrees : ORDAINS
50
Barfly : SOT
51
Affirmatives in Naples : SISI
52
Rulers : TSARS
54
Lagoon site : ATOLL
57
Shooter : TAW
59
English auto pioneer : ROLLS
62
"Eternity" author : JAMESJONES
65
Shade of red : BEET
66
Ill-natured : ACID
67
Deacon's stole: Var. : ORARY
68
Spanish pronoun : ESTA
69
Goes bad : ROTS
70
Curves : ESSES
71
TU 144's : SSTS
Down
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Price or Pons : DIVA
2
Dates : ERAS
3
Celebrated robber : JESSEJAMES
4
"It's ___" : ADEAL
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Army officer: Abbr. : MAJ
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Accustoms : ENURES
7
Seaweed : ALGA
8
Human hinge : LEGJOINT
9
___ Marie : STE
10
Ruling group : JUNTA
11
Arrow-poison tree : UPAS
12
Lothario : ROUE
13
Architectural pier : ANTA
19
Eastern civet : RASSE
21
Goya model : MAJA
25
Certain muscles : TENSORS
27
Newfoundland's capital : STJOHNS
28
Mass. town : ATHOL
29
Adjust, as curtains : DRAPE
31
Utah river : UINTA
32
Without emphasis : STRESSLESS
33
Overgrown violin : CELLO
34
What i.e. stands for : IDEST
36
Peerce : JAN
38
Whale: Prefix : CET
41
Readers of books : AUDITORS
44
Agronomists' concerns : SOILS
46
Sandy ridges : OSAR
49
As ___ (so to speak) : ITWERE
51
Coasters : SLEDS
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Invests : ROBES
54
Inharmonious : AJAR
55
Mexican sandwich : TACO
56
Overlook : OMIT
58
Mallard genus : ANAS
60
European : LETT
61
Bus stops: Abbr. : STAS
63
___ College : JOE
64
Arrangement: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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