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New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 1978

Author:
H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,370
Across
1. Bach work : MASS
5. Drugstore fixture : SCALE
10. Rocketeers' agency : NASA
14. Andean sun worshiper : INCA
15. What glaziers take with their work : PANES
16. Their bite means "Good night" : ASPS
17. Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
20. Number of Saturn's satellites : TEN
21. Hope's partner : PRAY
22. Red-letter day : EVENT
23. Chinese money of account : TAEL
24. Takes the high road : ASCENDS
26. Canaries' kin : SERINS
29. Hate : ABHOR
30. Dismounted : ALIT
31. Half note : MINIM
32. Hawaiian timber tree : KOA
35. Tricolor and Old Glory : NATIONALEMBLEMS
39. Dir. from Bern to Basel : ENE
40. Not so nasty : NICER
41. Dueling sword : EPEE
42. ___ Alaska : BAKED
43. Country gallants : SWAINS
45. Periods of immaturity : NONAGES
48. Word with barber or window : SHOP
49. Make amends : ATONE
50. General Bradley : OMAR
51. Audit maker : CPA
54. Old Glory : THEGRANDOLDFLAG
58. Kiss and ___ : TELL
59. Inscribed : WROTE
60. Measure of speed : RATE
61. Gaelic : ERSE
62. ___ and penates : LARES
63. Lyric poems : ODES
Down
1. Drizzle : MIST
2. Poker term : ANTE
3. Look over casually : SCAN
4. Patriotic group: Abbr. : SAR
5. Shows mercy : SPARES
6. Panama or Welland : CANAL
7. Devine person : ANDY
8. French article : LES
9. Follower of sum and es : EST
10. More unsophisticated : NAIVER
11. Tremulous : ASPEN
12. Disburse : SPEND
13. Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
18. Nine inches : SPAN
19. Disentangle again : RECOMB
23. South American monkey : TITI
24. Doubleday : ABNER
25. Thin slip of wood : SHIM
26. Mentally normal : SANE
27. Ardor : ELAN
28. Religious ceremony : RITE
29. Became indisposed : AILED
31. Heavy spiked staffs : MACES
32. Hat DeGaulle wore : KEPI
33. Soothsayer's need : OMEN
34. "___ Death," in a Grieg opus : ASES
36. Wild ass : ONAGER
37. Statue in the Louvre : NIKE
38. Saltate : LEAP
42. Ornamental bracelet : BANGLE
43. Fissile rocks : SHALES
44. ___-of-mouth : WORD
45. Basket weave : NATTE
46. Not the same : OTHER
47. Carols : NOELS
48. What David did to Goliath : SMOTE
50. Perfume : ODOR
51. Dressed : CLAD
52. Crown of the head : PATE
53. "Now he belongs to the ___" : AGES
55. Shoemaker's tool : AWL
56. Extinct "Blue Eagle" : NRA
57. Back : FRO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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