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New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1974

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,137
Across Down
1. Norse giant : YMIR
5. Simon ___ : PURE
9. Caps : TAMS
13. Fable's high point : MORAL
15. Lamb : ELIA
16. Lined up : AROW
17. Subside : ABATE
18. Football linemen : ENDS
19. Ancient Persian : MEDE
20. Prudish : STRAITLACED
23. Virtuous : CHASTE
27. Wipe out : ERASE
28. Bible or wheat : BELT
29. Ski race : SLALOM
34. Main and 42d: Abbr. : STS
35. Bow or Barton : CLARA
37. Takes away a weapon : UNARMS
39. Prudish : PRIMANDPROPER
43. Cleanses : PURGES
44. Neck sections : NAPES
46. Barroom rocks : ICE
49. Tenant : LESSEE
51. "Not one ___" : IOTA
52. W. W. I battle river : MARNE
54. Did a laundry job : RINSED
56. Prudish : PURITANICAL
61. ___ Clayton Powell : ADAM
62. Goose-liver spread : PATE
63. Slow, in music : LENTO
68. Abbe or Priscilla : LANE
69. Appian Way, e.g. : ITER
70. Sedate : STAID
71. Hts. : ALTS
72. "___ of these days . . . " : SOME
73. Building projection : APSE
1. Miss Sumac : YMA
2. Throng : MOB
3. George's brother : IRA
4. Hair pad : RAT
5. Equal : PEER
6. Arm bone : ULNA
7. "___, Pagliaccio . . . " : RIDI
8. Far or Near : EAST
9. Daughter of David : TAMAR
10. Betel palms : ARECAS
11. Virtuous : MODEST
12. Bergman et al. : SWEDES
14. For fear that : LEST
21. Thy, in Paris : TES
22. Actor Jack : LEMMON
23. Ontario network : CBC
24. Succor : HELP
25. Winglike : ALAR
26. Sunset, for one : STRIP
30. Respirators : LUNGS
31. Mountain range : ANDES
32. Slip : LAPSE
33. Peace Nobelist, 1949 : ORR
36. Ornament : AMULET
38. Basques' home : SPAIN
40. Common word : ARE
41. Poetic type : EPOS
42. Network : RETE
45. Doleful : SAD
46. African animal : IMPALA
47. Taillike : CAUDAL
48. Knight ___ : ERRANT
50. Age : ERA
53. French city : NIMES
55. " . . . rather bear those ___ we have . . . " : ILLS
57. Sacred bull : APIS
58. Treaty alliance : NATO
59. News bit : ITEM
60. Part of a bird's bill : CERE
64. Greek letter : ETA
65. Fabric surface : NAP
66. Poetic contraction : TIS
67. Keats's "To Autumn" : ODE

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