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New York Times, Wednesday, September 18, 1974

Author:
Mary Dorman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Mary Dorman has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,167
Across
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Place for a throw : SOFA
5
“Is ___ so?” : THAT
9
Upper-case letters: Abbr. : CAPS
13
Math branch : TRIG
14
Buried treasure : TROVE
15
Melody : ARIA
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Pond scum : ALGA
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Uncompromising : RELENTLESS
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Second-helpings taker : GOURMAND
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River areas : DELTAS
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Beaming : RIANT
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Lettuce : COS
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Calculator’s cousin : ABACUS
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Hymn : CANTICLE
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Make dress trimming : TAT
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City in Utah : LOGAN
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Farm units : STIES
35
Egyptian goddess : ISIS
37
Took action : MOVED
39
Meal scraps : ORTS
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Anti-flood structure : LEVEE
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Advises, old style : REDES
44
French version of co. : CIE
45
Cross a neighbor’s lawn : TRESPASS
47
Swaggers : STRUTS
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Berg or cream : ICE
50
Bar adjunct : STOOL
51
Adjust one’s shoe : RELACE
55
Marks of disgrace : STIGMATA
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User of Rotten Row : EQUESTRIAN
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Whit : ATOM
61
Pet’s sound : PURR
62
Words from Caesar : ICAME
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Wolfe : NERO
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Japanese deer : SIKA
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Corny pretense : CAMP
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French river : YSER
Down
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Party extra : STAG
2
Flat plinth : ORLO
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Metaphorical : FIGURATIVE
4
Dried mushroom : AGARIC
5
English river : TRENT
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Commit a football foul : HOLD
7
Salutation : AVE
8
Sinew : TENDON
9
Poker move : CALL
10
Reckon, formerly : ARET
11
City on the Arno : PISA
12
Show impudence : SASS
14
Crosspiece : TRANSOM
18
Lab routines : TESTS
20
Treat roughly : MAUL
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Thrashed : CANED
24
Careening : ATILT
25
More mean : BASER
26
___ in (collapses) : CAVES
27
Japanese leader : ITO
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Table-hops : CIRCULATES
29
“___ snow” : LETIT
30
Letters : ESSES
33
British golf-course rough : GORSE
36
His, in France : SES
38
Predetermine : DESTINE
41
Great works : EPICS
43
Trudge, in Scotland : STOG
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Kind of acid : ACETIC
48
Gypsy : ROMANY
50
Rubber or postage : STAMP
51
Party men: Abbr. : REPS
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Same: Prefix : EQUI
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Lie hidden : LURK
54
Age: Var. : AERA
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Anna’s new home : SIAM
56
Ripped : TORE
57
___ patriae : AMOR
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N.B.C. parent : RCA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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