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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,392
Across
1. Cleo's slayer : ASP
4. Footnote abbr. : IBID
8. Life history, for short : BIOG
12. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
14. Muffle : MUTE
15. Over : ENDED
17. After-shave item : TALC
18. Chart : PLAN
19. Roman official : EDILE
20. Stationary : IMMOVABLE
22. Shades : TINTS
23. Pure woman : VESTAL
24. Capri, to an Italian : ISOLA
26. Bow or Barton : CLARA
28. Healed : MENDED
32. Church assessment : TITHE
35. Opposed : ANTI
37. ___ Maggiore : LAGO
38. Wallet items : ONES
39. Lawful : LICIT
40. Norwegian king : OLAV
41. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
42. Reputation : ODOR
43. Sheeplike : OVINE
44. Attic window : DORMER
46. Daring : NERVE
48. Occurrence on "Black Friday," Sept. 19, 1873 : PANIC
50. Goddess visible only to dogs : HECATE
54. "___ of Glory," novel by Humphrey Cobb : PATHS
57. Bomb device : DETONATOR
59. High-hat : SNOOT
60. Crocus or gladiolus : IRID
61. Resort near Venice : LIDO
62. Cobble : STONE
63. Kiowa's cousin : OTOE
64. Fill the washer : LOAD
65. Sour curdled milk : SKYR
66. Bryophyte : MOSS
67. American humorist : NYE
Down
1. The last of "Aïda" : ACTIV
2. Disgrace : SHAME
3. Clapping equipment : PALMS
4. African antelope : IMPALA
5. Future tulip : BULB
6. Bach favorite : ITALIANCONCERTO
7. Sand mounds, British style : DENES
8. Pest or pestle : BEETLE
9. Friml favorite : INDIANLOVECALL
10. Norse god : ODIN
11. Moola : GELT
13. Mendelssohn favorite : SCOTCHSYMPHONY
16. ___ Moines : DES
21. Caesar's farewell : VALE
25. Fail to mention : OMIT
27. Police action : RAID
29. Painter of "Soft Self-Portrait with Grilled Bacon" : DALI
30. Actor Richard : EGAN
31. Hawk's opposite : DOVE
32. Amphibian : TOAD
33. Southeast Asian prefix : INDO
34. Rip or rip along : TEAR
36. Spare item : TIRE
39. Forsaken : LORN
43. Kiln : OVEN
45. Lent follower : EASTER
47. Scene of one of the Seven Wonders : RHODES
49. Dialect : IDIOM
51. Noun suffix : ATION
52. "___ I am a man" : TODAY
53. Eat away : ERODE
54. Letter afterthoughts : PSS
55. Insects often painted by 29 Down : ANTS
56. Captured : TOOK
58. Niños' uncles : TIOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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