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New York Times, Tuesday, January 13, 1976

Author:
George Madrid
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
George Madrid has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,649
Across
1
Calendar abbr. : APL
4
Therapy program, for short : REHAB
9
Fly like a bat : SWOOP
14
Depression org. : NRA
15
Expiate : ATONE
16
Killer or gray : WHALE
17
Annual honoree : DAD
18
Garment for Socrates : TUNIC
19
Worn away : EATEN
20
Envious listener's thought : IWISHIDSAIDTHAT
23
Court barrier : NET
24
Actress Terry : ELLEN
25
Farm sights : SILOS
29
Of a fraternal order : MASONIC
33
Monte Carlo game : BACCARAT
36
Minor prohibition : NONO
37
Speaker's cliché : ALLKIDDINGASIDE
41
Clumsy one : LOUT
42
Golf hacker's leavings : LOOSESOD
43
Miss Kerr : DEBORAH
47
Daniel or Pat : BOONE
48
Greek-column type : IONIC
50
Texas campus : SMU
52
Emcee's cliché : LASTBUTNOTLEAST
59
Help : AVAIL
60
Page number : FOLIO
61
Asian language : KUI
62
Trombone part : VALVE
63
Inns, in Soho : OTELS
64
Slip up : ERR
65
TV's Johnson et al. : ANTES
66
Correct a dial : RESET
67
Bar order : RYE
Down
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"The Egg ___" : ANDI
2
Large shrimp : PRAWN
3
D.A.R., for one : LADIESCLUB
4
Cave temple in India : RATH
5
Fancy case : ETUI
6
Neighbor of Guatemala: Abbr. : HOND
7
Flavoring : ANISE
8
Deprive of sail wind : BECALM
9
Finns' neighbors : SWEDES
10
Cynical remark : WHATNONSENSE
11
Inauguration detail : OATH
12
Olive genus : OLEA
13
Shut in : PENT
21
Persevering : STICKTOITIVE
22
Dock-workers' org. : ILA
26
Medieval tale : LAI
27
Calif. fort : ORD
28
Kind of sack : SAD
30
New Year's Eve gadget : NOISEMAKER
31
Asian prefix : INDO
32
Certain student : COED
33
Plain : BALD
34
Century plant : ALOE
35
Sesame : TIL
38
Hill of S.F. : NOB
39
Sweet talk : GOO
40
Japanese park : ASO
44
Paso ___, Calif. town : ROBLES
45
Babylonian god : ANU
46
Do a pinch-batting job : HITFOR
49
Tenth of a big one : CNOTE
51
Loan-shark's game : USURY
52
Pelee product : LAVA
53
Caucasian language : AVAN
54
Wit : SALT
55
Corrida cries : OLES
56
Building material : TILE
57
Confused : LOST
58
Exasperate : TIRE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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