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James A. Brussel
James A. Brussel

New York Times, Friday, August 9, 1974

Author: James A. Brussel
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,127
Across Down
1. ___ fine seam : SEWA
5. Niña, Pinta, etc. : SHIPS
10. Tennis units : SETS
14. "There ought to be ___" : ALAW
15. Hiawatha's craft : CANOE
16. American Indian : CREE
17. Optimistic situation : BULLMARKET
19. Shine's partner : RISE
20. "___ aboard!" : ALL
21. Coxey's, for one : ARMY
22. Chirps : TWEETS
24. EEE and XL, e.g. : SIZES
26. Ice sheet : FLOE
27. Tangled : MATTED
29. Packers' milieu : GREENBAY
33. Bob of "The Rivals" : ACRES
34. State and Vanity : FAIRS
35. Harem chamber : ODA
36. Pronoun : THEM
37. Tears down : RAZES
38. Sea-speed unit : KNOT
39. Starting point : TEE
40. Galas : FETES
41. Arnold's co-plotter : ANDRE
42. Looked up to : ESTEEMED
44. Diving birds : GREBES
45. Marsh plant : REED
46. Garson : GREER
47. Tranquilize : BECALM
50. Biblical brother : CAIN
51. Start, poetically : OPE
54. U. S. patriot : OTIS
55. Pessimistic situation : BEARMARKET
58. Stringed instrument : LUTE
59. Result : ENSUE
60. Flying prefix : AERO
61. Even stephen : TIED
62. Scads : REAMS
63. ___ and bear it : GRIN
1. P. I. textile : SABA
2. Jewish month : ELUL
3. Shopping center of a sort : WALLSTREET
4. Pointed tool : AWL
5. "I was ___ stiff" : SCARED
6. Impairs : HARMS
7. Dark : INKY
8. Edgar : POE
9. Pilgrim Fathers, e.g. : SETTLERS
10. Silver or smoke : SCREEN
11. U. S. Indian : ERIE
12. Try : TEST
13. Receives : SEES
18. Complicated paths : MAZES
23. Troubles : WOES
25. Paragraph : ITEM
26. French or home : FRIES
27. Dull-surfaced : MATTE
28. Yearns : ACHES
29. Stared : GAZED
30. Certain specialist : BONDBROKER
31. Revere : ADORE
32. Upstate N. Y. county : YATES
34. Destined : FATED
37. Maine word : REMEMBER
38. Patella's milieu : KNEE
40. Grope : FEEL
41. Circus ring : ARENA
43. Took out : ERASED
44. Tammy : GRIMES
46. Greek caviar : GARUM
47. Break away : BOLT
48. Small case : ETUI
49. Quote : CITE
50. House, in Mexico : CASA
52. Persian beauty : PERI
53. Jacket : ETON
56. Compass reading : ENE
57. Kind of doll : RAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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