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New York Times, Friday, September 13, 1974

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,162
Across Down
1. Louts : OAFS
5. Kind of larceny : PETIT
10. Bank need : SAFE
14. ___ breve : ALLA
15. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
16. Serving dish : TRAY
17. Monitor of right and wrong : STILLSMALLVOICE
20. Part of a hill : TOP
21. Solar deity : ATEN
22. Churchman : ELDER
23. Angular design : FRET
24. Spicy stew : OLLA
26. Encloses : IMBEDS
29. Double : DUAL
30. One's interest : BAG
33. "High ___" : NOON
34. African native : BANTU
35. Camel's hair fabric : ABA
36. Deferred payment of a sort : CONSCIENCEMONEY
40. Suffix for enzymes : ASE
41. Amalgamate : UNITE
42. Loud outburst : GALE
43. Indian weight : SER
44. Franchot : TONE
45. Harder to believe : TALLER
47. Anna May of films : WONG
48. Horse feature : MANE
49. Long table cover : SCARF
52. Species : SORT
53. "___ steals my purse . . . " : WHO
56. Penitent's burden : ACTOFCONTRITION
60. Orkney native : SCOT
61. Alleviate : ABATE
62. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
63. Painter Paul : KLEE
64. Spoke in a shrill way : PIPED
65. Cucumber or melon : PEPO
1. Kiln : OAST
2. Part-singer : ALTO
3. Smart-alecky : FLIP
4. Girl of song : SAL
5. Tomato preparations : PASTES
6. Irish hero : EMMET
7. Sir, in Malaysia : TUAN
8. State: Abbr. : ILL
9. Wire: Abbr. : TEL
10. Roman robe : STOLA
11. Patched : ARID
12. Something worth saving : FACE
13. Onlooker : EYER
18. Cooking aid : LARD
19. Parchment paper : VELLUM
23. Marshes : FENS
24. ___ of prevention : OUNCE
25. Arrival-board notation : LATE
26. Early Peruvians : INCAS
27. Fraternal member : MOOSE
28. Slip : BONER
29. Friend of Beatrice : DANTE
30. Commonplace : BANAL
31. White poplar : ABELE
32. More bouncy : GAYER
34. Entity : BEING
37. Disconnect : CUTOFF
38. Party to : INON
39. Flirt : OGLE
45. Did road work : TARRED
46. Against : ANTI
47. Did literary work : WROTE
48. Grove of prairie trees : MOTTE
49. Can. province : SASK
50. Roman 350 : CCCL
51. Stub ___ : ATOE
52. Kind of shot : SNAP
53. Stratagem : WILE
54. Croquet wicket : HOOP
55. Aware of : ONTO
57. Trenton or Albany: Abbr. : CAP
58. Sash : OBI
59. Kind of dance : TAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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