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New York Times, Monday, September 30, 1974

Author:
Joseph McLaughlin
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,179
Across
1. Dressing seasoning : SAGE
5. West Pointer : CADET
10. Buddy : CHUM
14. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
15. Cordial flavor : ANISE
16. Atmosphere: Prefix : AERI
17. Prepare meat : LARD
18. Spanish green sauce : SALSAVERDE
20. Fish delicacy : EEL
21. Complete : FULL
22. Scene of an Alexander victory : ISSUS
23. Impressions : IDEAS
25. Isinglass : MICA
27. Gather again : RECULL
29. Sauce ingredient : MUSHROOM
33. Ford name : EDSEL
34. Easy mark : SOFTY
35. Hit-show letters : SRO
36. Apply paint : COAT
37. Coal trough : CHUTE
38. Aftereffect : SCAR
39. Above ___ (primarily) : ALL
40. Main Line community : PAOLI
41. Lariat : REATA
42. French menu offering : POTAUFEU
44. Salad herb : SORREL
45. Very, in France : TRES
46. Southern soup : GUMBO
47. Flies on one's own : SOLOS
50. Sandwich choice : TUNA
51. Related group: Abbr. : FAM
54. U. S. menu offering : TBONESTEAK
57. Small case : ETUI
58. First-rate : AONE
59. Food garnish : SAUCE
60. In addition : THEN
61. Panhandles : BEGS
62. Rubinstein : ANTON
63. Document: Abbr. : CERT
Down
1. Dover offering : SOLE
2. Wings : ALAE
3. Popular seasoning : GARLICSALT
4. Word with product or table : END
5. Offhand : CASUAL
6. Similarities: Abbr. : ANALS
7. Popular pickle : DILL
8. Letter : ESS
9. Tide-over meal : TEA
10. Popular salad : CAESAR
11. His and ___ : HERS
12. Language of Pakistan : URDU
13. ___ van der Rohe : MIES
19. French mineral water : VICHY
21. Cruel : FELL
24. Musical piece : DUET
25. Civilian clothes : MUFTI
26. That: Lat. : ISTE
27. Summarize : RECAP
28. Complete, to Cicero : EDOLO
29. Bruised, in France : MOULU
30. ___ Waldorf (famed maître) : OSCAROFTHE
31. Speak pompously : ORATE
32. Upright : MORAL
34. Brogans : SHOES
37. Bistro : CAFE
38. Balkan native : SERB
40. Horse-race prize : PURSE
41. City of Italia : ROMA
43. Makes up for : ATONES
44. Hollow : SUNKEN
46. Tropical vine : GUACO
47. ___ in the back : STAB
48. Orchestra unit : OBOE
49. Kind of division : LONG
50. German: Abbr. : TEUT
52. Actor Mischa : AUER
53. Bar need on Derby Day : MINT
55. Retirees' org. : SSA
56. Light color : TAN
57. Common Latin abbr. : ETC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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