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New York Times, Friday, September 6, 1974

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,155
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1. N. Y. time : EST
4. ___ all : AFTER
9. Furniture designer : ADAM
13. Mies van der ___ : ROHE
15. Tree animal : SLOTH
16. Peeved : SORE
17. Culmination : APEX
18. Drawing named for a French pennypincher : SILHOUETTE
20. Watchman of a sort : SHEPHERD
22. Get rid of : DIVEST
23. Direction : EAST
24. Miss Porter of "Limberlost" : GENE
25. Tennis wear : SHORTS
28. Also-ran to Sherlock Holmes : LESTRADE
32. British P.M. : HEATH
33. Violent desire : MANIA
34. Collar shape : VEE
35. Cry of disgust : RATS
36. Little Charlotte : LOTTA
37. Authentic : REAL
38. "The ___ of St. Agnes" : EVE
39. Fills : SATES
40. Fogg's creator : VERNE
41. Inventor of a pistol : DERINGER
43. More in order : NEATER
44. Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
45. Coal-mine road : BORD
46. French electrical pioneer : AMPERE
49. Composer Roger : SESSIONS
53. Conn. art colony : SILVERMINE
55. Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
56. Elm or ash : TREE
57. "Purple Sage" figure : RIDER
58. Asian desert : GOBI
59. Kind of admiral : REAR
60. Leaves the stage : EXITS
61. Sea off Arabia : RED
1. Ages : ERAS
2. Undergrad : SOPH
3. Quaker pronoun : THEE
4. Evaluate : ASSESS
5. Coquette : FLIRT
6. Divulged : TOLD
7. Numerical suffix : ETH
8. Area named for a British financier : RHODESIA
9. Letter-closing words : ASEVER
10. Show fondness : DOTE
11. Crafts' partner : ARTS
12. Fulfill : MEET
14. Pros : EXPERTS
19. Utah range : UINTA
21. "What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
24. Refined guys : GENTS
25. Destroy, as papers : SHRED
26. Word before ho : HEAVE
27. Horse opera : OATER
28. More recent : LATER
29. Prevent : AVERT
30. Silas of Revolutionary days : DEANE
31. Fisherman : EELER
33. Musical piece : MOTET
36. "C'est ___" (it's inevitable) : LAGUERRE
37. Oscar Wilde's gaol : READING
39. Trap : SNARE
40. ___ libre : VERS
42. "___ saw a purple cow" : INEVER
43. Forward falls, old style : NOSERS
45. Stephen or William Rose : BENET
46. Star: Prefix : ASTR
47. Marsh : MIRE
48. Entreaty : PLEA
49. Moslem title of respect : SIDI
50. Scent : ODOR
51. Local movie, Variety style : NABE
52. Road mishap : SKID
54. Tom of early Westerns : MIX

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

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