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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 1978

Author: Kenneth Haxton
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,388
Across Down
1. Long, swinging stride : LOPE
5. Author Gardner : ERLE
9. Was indebted : OWED
13. "The Flowers of ___": Baudelaire : EVIL
14. Daft : LOONY
16. "The Prisoner of Zenda" author : HOPE
17. "Light in August" author : WILLIAMFAULKNER
20. White House initials : DDE
21. Nutrition regimen : DIET
22. Cargo placer : LOADER
23. City near Lake Tahoe : RENO
24. Color again : REDYE
25. Pyknic : OBESE
27. Venus de ___ : MILO
28. Monogram of "The Sage of Concord" : RWE
31. Sacred image : ICON
32. Agent: Suffix : ATOR
33. "The Brave Bulls" author : LEA
34. "This Side of Paradise" author, familiarly : SCOTTFITZGERALD
39. Aquatic bird : AUK
40. White-tailed flier : ERNE
41. Tolkien's tree herders : ENTS
42. F.D.R. measure : NRA
43. Boy from Barcelona : NINO
44. Beau Brummell : DANDY
46. Eggs, to Aussies : GOOGS
48. Zona ___, U.S. writer : GALE
49. Brown pigment : SIENNA
51. Poet Teasdale : SARA
52. Inquire : ASK
55. "To Have and Have Not" author : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
58. Down: Prefix : CATA
59. Like Poe's tales : EERIE
60. Oil power : IRAN
61. Dick or Schick : TEST
62. "Death in Venice" author : MANN
63. Governess in a Brontë novel : EYRE
1. Lascivious : LEWD
2. "Metamorphoses" author : OVID
3. Atomic reactor : PILE
4. Added wing : ELL
5. Lily maid of Astolat : ELAINE
6. One of the Montagues : ROMEO
7. Attic : LOFT
8. Spanish queen : ENA
9. Gershwin musical: 1926 : OHKAY
10. Lewis Carroll's dreamworld : WONDERLAND
11. Sword : EPEE
12. Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
15. Christmas adjunct : YULELOG
18. Bad time for Caesar : IDES
19. Mary Shelley novel : LODORE
23. Collector's item : RENT
24. Comedy team of brothers : RITZ
25. Happen : OCCUR
26. Certain salesmen : BOOKAGENTS
27. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
29. "Delta Wedding" author : WELTY
30. St. Louis bridge : EADS
31. "God ___ Englishman": Delderfield : ISAN
35. Joining pins : TENONS
36. "There is no ___ like a book": Dickinson : FRIGATE
37. Tabard and Wayside : INNS
38. Story by Chateaubriand : RENE
44. Where Keats placed Cortez : DARIEN
45. Author Paton : ALAN
47. ___ a time (singly) : ONEAT
48. Urchin : GAMIN
49. Mennonites, e.g. : SECT
50. "Dies ___" : IRAE
51. Evening, in Roma : SERA
52. Out of kilter : AWRY
53. German industrial area : SAAR
54. "Cappy Ricks" author : KYNE
56. Turned edge of a garment : HEM
57. " . . . the giftie ___ us": Burns : GIE

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

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