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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1976

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,646
Across Down
1. Talks on and on : PRATES
7. Meal : REPAST
13. Kind of control : REMOTE
14. Springy : ELASTIC
16. Patriots of 1776 : CONTINENTALARMY
18. Consumed : ATE
19. Giveaway-ad words : TAKEONE
20. Poet's word : EER
21. Parishioner's place : PEW
22. German article : EIN
23. ___ the line : TOE
24. Nautical reading : ESE
25. Like some seals : EARLESS
29. Large cask : TUN
30. Meanders : STROLLS
32. Give orders : DICTATE
34. City way: Abbr. : AVE
35. Chinese leader : MAO
36. Have : POSSESS
40. Certain musician : HARPIST
44. Emmet : ANT
45. Protestant nonconformist : SECTARY
47. French sea : MER
48. Certain vote : YEA
49. Morsel : ORT
50. Be indebted : OWE
51. "___ in the stilly night" : OFT
52. ___ pensée (hidden motive) : ARRIERE
56. Channel : GAT
57. Declaration signers : FOUNDINGFATHERS
60. Interdicted : FORBADE
61. Let go : UNHAND
62. Joined up with : TEAMED
63. Hosiery threads : LISLES
1. Dissent : PROTEST
2. Library user, at times : RENEWER
3. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
4. Roof, in Paris : TOIT
5. Lab vessel : ETNA
6. Ones with a quest : SEEKERS
7. Modified colors again : RETONED
8. Spirit : ELAN
9. Lacking vigor : PALE
10. Blind ___ bat : ASA
11. Musical passage : STRETTA
12. Recess : TIMEOUT
15. Libyan resort : CYRENE
16. Matadors' needs : CAPES
17. Armstrong : NEIL
25. Little people : ELVES
26. Scabbard lining: Fr. : ALESE
27. Loose jacket : SIMAR
28. Frightening : SCARY
31. Western alliance : OAS
33. Spinner : TOP
36. Retribution : PAYOFF
37. Twelve inches : ONEFOOT
38. Importance : STATURE
39. " . . . like a woman ___" : SCORNED
40. Odious : HATEFUL
41. Miss Coca : IMOGENE
42. ___ Folly (Alaska) : SEWARDS
43. Waste allowances : TRETS
46. Neat : TRIG
52. Genesis man : ADAM
53. Take for a ___ : RIDE
54. Hindu queen : RANI
55. Anglo-Saxon letters : ETHS
58. Knicks' league: Abbr. : NBA
59. Prince ___ : HAL

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

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