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New York Times, Monday, January 5, 1976

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,641

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Across
1. Greek hero : AJAX
5. Loud cry : WHOOP
10. Peevish person : CRAB
14. Romantic isle : BALI
15. Lift : HEAVE
16. Harness part : HAME
17. He damned the torpedoes : ADMIRALFARRAGUT
20. Goddess, in Rome : DEA
21. Tourist mecca : ALPS
22. ___ hats : OPERA
23. Birds' class : AVES
24. Ostriches' relatives : MOAS
26. Trim : DAPPER
29. U.S. naturalist : MUIR
30. Trashy writing : PAP
33. Garden bloom : IRIS
34. Not mod : PASSE
35. Personality face : EGO
36. He took a ride : GENERALSHERIDAN
40. Bag or cream : ICE
41. Friendliness : AMITY
42. Great ___ : DANE
43. Young person : TAD
44. Shuts in : PENS
45. Diva Maria : CALLAS
47. Full of certain trees : PINY
48. Sports event : RACE
49. Small task : CHORE
52. Excellent : AONE
53. Ship section : AFT
56. He was allowed to keep his sword : ROBERTEDWARDLEE
60. Century plant : ALOE
61. Mountain nymph : OREAD
62. Flirt : OGLE
63. ___-ager : TEEN
64. Soul food : MANNA
65. Post-storm condition : CALM
Down
1. "The Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
2. Light green : JADE
3. Michigan college : ALMA
4. Clock-dial number : XII
5. Ahab's ship : WHALER
6. Furthers : HELPS
7. Dimwits : OAFS
8. Egg cells : OVA
9. ___ diem : PER
10. Cowboy garb : CHAPS
11. Blow one's top : RAGE
12. Asian river : AMUR
13. Greek letter : BETA
18. Be enthusiastic : RAVE
19. Lion, at times : ROARER
23. Church section : APSE
24. Sentimental : MUSHY
25. French river : OISE
26. Number : DIGIT
27. Palm tree : ARECA
28. Languished : PINED
29. Mizzen and main : MASTS
30. Bike part : PEDAL
31. Guam's capital : AGANA
32. Dixie fare : PONES
34. Roman writer : PLINY
37. Sword : RAPIER
38. Prayer word : AMEN
39. Empty : IDLE
45. ___ goose : CANADA
46. Maple genus : ACER
47. Dress carefully : PREEN
48. Mountain ash : ROWAN
49. Suffix for pluto : CRAT
50. Difficulty : HOLE
51. Music maker : OBOE
52. Arabian gulf : ADEN
53. Water growth : ALGA
54. Savage : FELL
55. Abound : TEEM
57. Male animal : TOM
58. Epoch : ERA
59. "Gunsmoke" man : DOC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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