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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
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,167
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1. 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
16. Pond scum : ALGA
17. Uncompromising : RELENTLESS
19. Second-helpings taker : GOURMAND
21. River areas : DELTAS
22. Beaming : RIANT
23. Lettuce : COS
24. Calculator's cousin : ABACUS
26. Hymn : CANTICLE
31. Make dress trimming : TAT
32. City in Utah : LOGAN
34. Farm units : STIES
35. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
37. Took action : MOVED
39. Meal scraps : ORTS
40. Anti-flood structure : LEVEE
42. Advises, old style : REDES
44. French version of co. : CIE
45. Cross a neighbor's lawn : TRESPASS
47. Swaggers : STRUTS
49. Berg or cream : ICE
50. Bar adjunct : STOOL
51. Adjust one's shoe : RELACE
55. Marks of disgrace : STIGMATA
58. User of Rotten Row : EQUESTRIAN
60. Whit : ATOM
61. Pet's sound : PURR
62. Words from Caesar : ICAME
63. Wolfe : NERO
64. Japanese deer : SIKA
65. Corny pretense : CAMP
66. French river : YSER
1. Party extra : STAG
2. Flat plinth : ORLO
3. Metaphorical : FIGURATIVE
4. Dried mushroom : AGARIC
5. English river : TRENT
6. 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
23. Thrashed : CANED
24. Careening : ATILT
25. More mean : BASER
26. ___ in (collapses) : CAVES
27. Japanese leader : ITO
28. 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
46. Kind of acid : ACETIC
48. Gypsy : ROMANY
50. Rubber or postage : STAMP
51. Party men: Abbr. : REPS
52. Same: Prefix : EQUI
53. Lie hidden : LURK
54. Age: Var. : AERA
55. Anna's new home : SIAM
56. Ripped : TORE
57. ___ patriae : AMOR
59. 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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