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New York Times, Wednesday, January 19, 1977

Author: Michael J. Priestley
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Michael J. Priestley has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,021
Across Down
1. Ghana's capital : ACCRA
6. Entr'___ : ACTE
10. Peeved : SORE
14. Rancheros' weapons : BOLAS
15. Want : PRIVATION
17. Moslem leaders : IMAMS
18. State of inactivity : PARALYSIS
19. Girl's name : EMMIE
20. Thailand people : LAO
21. Farm birds : GEESE
22. Keatsian works : ODES
23. Cow of note : ELSIE
25. Uganda's Amin : IDI
26. "___ 'em, Rover!" : SIC
28. ___ Pointe : GROSSE
33. Nearby : NIGH
35. City of Georgia : MACON
38. Oslo V.I.P. : OLAV
39. Venetian V.I.P. : DOGE
40. Donna or facie : PRIMA
41. Midi resort : NICE
42. Sorry one : RUER
43. Certain Greek : ATTIC
44. Sun god : ATEN
45. Knesset's domain : ISRAEL
47. Footnote abbr. : NES
49. Time periods: Abbr. : HRS
50. Plaster of Paris : GESSO
53. Fit to be ___ : TIED
55. U.S. Indian : OSAGE
59. Before Fri. : THU
60. Become affiliated : ENROL
62. Jumbles : FARRAGOES
64. Nonprofessionals : LAITY
65. Newspaper section : FINANCIAL
66. Record of a year : ANNAL
67. Beverages : ALES
68. Weeping, to Shakespeare : ACRY
69. Rule, in France : REGLE
1. Mr. Irish Rose : ABIE
2. Roomy : COMMODIOUS
3. Worker on certain beds : CLAMDIGGER
4. Fiber plant : RAMIE
5. Evaluate : ASSESS
6. Vehicle often upset : APPLECART
7. African village: Var. : CRAAL
8. Weather satellite : TIROS
9. Miss Le Gallienne : EVA
10. Eye sore: Var. : STYE
11. French river : OISE
12. French monarchs : ROIS
13. Mass. motto word : ENSE
16. Writer who inspired boys : ALGER
24. Paderewski : IGNACE
25. Lemur : INDRI
27. Pierce : IMPALE
29. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
30. Moving like a mamba : SLITHERING
31. Priestly : SACERDOTAL
32. Smoothes : EVENS
34. Wife of Zeus : HERA
36. Op. ___ : CIT
37. In a portentous way : OMINOUSLY
46. Sea off Greece: Var. : EGEAN
48. Like a stone pillar : STELAR
51. Impassive one : STOIC
52. Clip : SHEAR
54. Empty : INANE
55. Anglo-Saxon king : OFFA
56. Navigate : SAIL
57. English composer : ARNE
58. Mardi ___ : GRAS
61. Actor Talbot : LYLE
63. Air-traffic abbr. : GCA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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