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New York Times, Monday, September 9, 1974

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { C H J K Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,158

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Across
1. Harass : BADGER
7. Pool area : DEEPEND
14. Act in a labor crisis : MEDIATE
15. Everywhere : ALLOVER
16. Triangle word : ETERNAL
17. Technique of painting : TEMPERA
18. Defrost : MELT
19. Dutch cheese : EDAM
21. State: Fr. : ETAT
22. Cheer for El Córdobes : OLE
23. Relished : SAVORED
26. "Harold in ___" : ITALY
27. Macaroni shape : ELBOW
32. Exhausted : FOREDONE
36. Prompt : SPEEDY
37. Nourishment : ALIMENT
38. U. of Wyoming site : LARAMIE
39. In ___ (very soon) : NOTIME
40. Part of V. A. : VETERANS
41. Fireplace : GRATE
42. Greek island : SAMOS
43. Iroquoians' Five ___ : NATIONS
45. Espouse : WED
48. Celebes animal : ANOA
52. Do certain sewing : DARN
53. Rich source : MINE
54. Conjugal : MARITAL
56. Skilled one : ARTISAN
59. Run-of-the-mill : AVERAGE
60. Clerical residence : DEANERY
61. Cognate : RELATED
62. Run out, as a subscription : EXPIRE
Down
1. Asian palm : BETEL
2. Sister of Fred : ADELE
3. Gossip : DIRT
4. Initiated, in poems : GAN
5. Age, in Italy : ETA
6. Germane : RELEVANT
7. Office of the Papal curia : DATARY
8. Smyrna fig : ELEME
9. ___ blight : ELM
10. English poet : POPE
11. Salamander: Var. : EVET
12. Tiber tributary : NERA
13. Relative of doggone : DRAT
14. Reminder : MEMO
20. Welfare money : DOLE
23. Jazz performers : SIDEMEN
24. Make up for : ATONE
25. Deject : DEPRESS
28. Soprano Evelyn ___ : LEAR
29. Early church area : BEMA
30. Norse god : ODIN
31. Written letters : WYES
32. Tiger feature : FANG
33. Swan genus : OLOR
34. Donizetti opera : RITA
35. Utter : EMIT
36. Squelched : SATON
38. Picnic drink : LEMONADE
40. Heraldic fur : VAIR
42. Went flat : STALED
44. Maxim : ADAGE
45. Partner of sadder : WISER
46. Finnish lake : ENARE
47. Gainsay : DENY
48. Swedish wine measures : AMAR
49. Cathedral area : NAVE
50. Russian city : OREL
51. Grass genus : AIRA
53. Skirt type : MINI
55. Work on lace : TAT
57. King, to Caligula : REX
58. Faucet : TAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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