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New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 1977

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,007
Across Down
1. Holzman and Grange : REDS
5. Lion trainers : TAMERS
11. G.I. address : APO
14. Table item : OLEO
15. Tinder : AMADOU
16. Haw's partner : HEM
17. A.L. athlete : BALTIMOREORIOLE
20. Compass reading : ENE
21. Avoid sameness : VARY
22. Young chicken : FRYER
23. Sentry's cry : HALT
24. Vitiates : DEBASES
26. Chant : INTONE
29. Actor Toomey : REGIS
30. Keats output : POEM
31. Dueling sword : SABER
32. Vital statistic : AGE
35. N.L. athlete : STLOUISCARDINAL
39. Fish : EEL
40. River of Africa : NIGER
41. U.S. inventor : OTIS
42. Tombstone writings: Abbr. : EPITS
43. Woolly : LANATE
45. Journeys for T.R. : SAFARIS
48. Lulus : PIPS
49. Grand or light : OPERA
50. L.A. athletes : RAMS
51. Pronoun : SHE
54. Flying version of a pneumatic drill : DOWNYWOODPECKER
58. Land measure : ARE
59. Spartan magistrates : EPHORI
60. Reel-like device : PIRN
61. Ship: Abbr. : STR
62. Held back, as water : DAMMED
63. Biblical book : AMOS
1. Garment : ROBE
2. Ardor : ELAN
3. Take out : DELE
4. Toper : SOT
5. Hot ___ : TAMALE
6. Lifeless : AMORT
7. Contrary girl : MARY
8. Dutch town : EDE
9. Down-under animal : ROO
10. Coastal flier : SURFBIRD
11. Sea calls : AHOYS
12. Caribbean volcano : PELEE
13. Hebrew measures : OMERS
18. Russian leader : IVAN
19. Writer Wolfert et al. : IRAS
23. ___ sapiens : HOMO
24. Prohibit : DEBAR
25. Elbe feeder : EGER
26. ___ dixit : IPSE
27. Grace or foot : NOTE
28. Blab : TELL
29. Pimlico offerings : RACES
31. Certain N.C.O.'s : SSGTS
32. Theater org. : ANTA
33. Gallop or canter : GAIT
34. "You and who ___?" : ELSE
36. ___ for (not wanted) : UNPRAYED
37. Sundial number : IIII
38. Charged atoms : IONS
42. Deserve : EARN
43. Like some prose : LIMPID
44. Church part : APSE
45. Fountain offerings : SODAS
46. Sea direction : APORT
47. Not so many : FEWER
48. San Diego player : PADRE
50. Board's partner : ROOM
51. Read casually : SKIM
52. Leander's friend : HERO
53. Sea eagles : ERNS
55. Depression agency : WPA
56. Electrical unit : OHM
57. Auditor: Abbr. : CPA

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

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