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New York Times, Saturday, January 15, 1977

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.60, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In original, last word of clue for 40-Across was illegible; could be "cat" (as here).
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,017
Across Down
1. Grape-juice syrup : SAPA
5. Condition : SHAPE
10. Movie dog : ASTA
14. Dogie : CALF
15. Moth-___ : EATEN
16. Statehouse topper : FLAG
17. Asian sea : ARAL
18. Mall : ALLEE
19. Tops : AONE
20. Rural figure in Georgia : TENANTFARMER
23. Funds sent by wire: Abbr. : TMO
24. Certain votes : NAYS
25. Dim or half : WIT
28. Asian weight : TAEL
29. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
30. Kind of mark or last : TRADE
32. Aged: Abbr. : AET
33. Greek letter : ETA
34. Apprehensive one : FEARER
35. Early Georgia settlers : BRITISH
38. Wedding figure : BESTMAN
39. Emulates Crosby : CROONS
40. Home of a cat : PAD
41. Beacons: Abbr. : SLS
42. "___ fold, spindle or . . . " : DONOT
43. Wrong : ILL
44. Snakes : ASPS
46. Bitter vetch : ERS
47. Indian prince : RANA
49. Armored or cable : CAR
50. Leading Georgia newspaper : CONSTITUTION
55. Cherokee ___, Georgia's flower : ROSE
58. Fowl : GEESE
59. Division word : INTO
60. High lake : TARN
61. Letter-shaped track : URAIL
62. Late P.M.'s : NGTS
63. Revue section : SKIT
64. Surprises : STUNS
65. Common Latin word : ESSE
1. Vamoose! : SCAT
2. Swiss river : AARE
3. Once-common Georgia sights : PLANTATIONS
4. Like 7 Down in 1864 : AFLAME
5. Hot or catbird : SEAT
6. Game period : HALF
7. Home of the Braves and Falcons : ATLANTA
8. Look in the direction of : PEERAT
9. Foe : ENEMY
10. Way off : AFAR
11. Highway sign : SLO
12. Light color : TAN
13. Period : AGE
21. ___-pros : NOL
22. Kefauver : ESTES
25. Favorite spot for F.D.R. : WARMSPRINGS
26. Aims : IDEALS
27. Sea birds : TERNS
28. Reign of ___ : TERROR
29. Of sports: Abbr. : ATH
31. Hairpiece : RAT
32. Alphabet start : ABCDE
33. Letter : ESS
34. Nurtured : FED
36. Overly : TOO
37. Job for an emcee : INTRO
38. French dance : BAL
40. Piedmont ___, area of Georgia : PLATEAU
43. Newspaper addition : INSERT
44. Needle: Prefix : ACU
45. Brazilian timber tree : SATINE
48. Cattle breed : ANGUS
50. Coin : CENT
51. " . . . pudding ___ the eating" : ISIN
52. Wires: Abbr. : TELS
53. Baseball star and family : OTTS
54. Plane part : NOSE
55. Football positions: Abbr. : RTS
56. Live ___, Georgia's tree : OAK
57. Indian title : SRI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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