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New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1974

Author: Virginia Butler
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,166
Across Down
1. Turkish title : PASHA
6. Quarrel : SPAT
10. Lynda Bird ___ : ROBB
14. "___ with a View" : AROOM
15. Marine bird : ERNE
16. Eye part : UVEA
17. Scout unit : TROOP
18. Rocky Mountain height : LONGSPEAK
20. Mountain-climbers' grips : HANDHOLDS
22. Mesta : PERLE
23. Ancient date : IDES
24. Sharp ridges : ARETES
25. Kind of snake : GARTER
28. Color : HUE
29. Eastern princes : RAJAHS
30. Exaggerated fears : BUGABOOS
35. Counterpart : IMAGE
36. Self: Prefix : AUT
37. Animal backs : DORSA
38. In an ethereal way : AERIALLY
40. Inclined : LEANED
41. Banana or drawer : TOP
42. More precise : NEATER
43. Church parts : SPIRES
47. Called up : RANG
48. One with longings : PINER
49. Sherpas' milieu : HIMALAYAS
54. Genetic opposite of dominant : RECESSIVE
56. Piano-key material : IVORY
57. Greek letters : ETAS
58. "Somewhere ___ the rainbow . . . " : OVER
59. Word with truth : NAKED
60. Lesson : EASE
61. N. Y. five : NETS
62. ___ over (whitewash) : GLOSS
1. N.Y.–N.J. transit : PATH
2. Irish expletive : ARRA
3. Before long : SOON
4. Mobster : HOOD
5. Colosseum and others : AMPHITHEATERS
6. Wall St. bear : SELLER
7. Incites : PRODS
8. Miss Rutherford et al. : ANNS
9. Young sheep : TEG
10. Indian money : RUPEE
11. Manifest : OVERT
12. Memphis blues street : BEALE
13. Prepares oysters Rockefeller : BAKES
19. Stretching out : SPREADEAGLING
21. Poetic works : ODES
24. Month: Abbr. : AUG
25. Plucky : GAME
26. Like some doors : AJAR
27. Eastern grass : RAGI
28. Shelter : HUT
29. Inlet : RIA
30. Be bullish : BUY
31. Life or gravy : BOAT
32. River of France : ORNE
33. Dare, in France : OSER
34. Downcast : SAD
36. Mountain : ALP
39. ___ Alamos : LOS
40. Miss Horne : LENA
42. New parents, at times : NAMERS
43. Binge : SPREE
44. Michelangelo work : PIETA
45. Cuzco people : INCAS
46. Dodgers' Pee Wee : REESE
47. Fasten firmly : RIVET
49. Active place : HIVE
50. Of grandparents : AVAL
51. ___ Ono : YOKO
52. Greek god : ARES
53. Chaplin son et al. : SYDS
55. Family member : SON

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

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