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New York Times, Friday, January 9, 1976

Author:
Brian G. Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,645

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Across
1. Golf-tour players : PROS
5. Curve part : ARC
8. Govt. agency : FBI
11. North and South : POLES
13. Juice-glass residue : PULP
15. Pressing necessity : IRON
16. Metric measure : STERE
17. Fasten : SEAL
18. Secretary : DESK
19. Insured vehicles : COVEREDWAGONS
22. March 15 : IDES
23. Powdery mineral : TALC
24. Right and obtuse : ANGLES
27. Fixations : FETISHES
31. Provoked : DARED
32. Assayer's vessel : CUPEL
33. Persian or alley : CAT
34. Good hole card : ACE
35. Blunder : BONER
36. G.I. org. : USO
37. Meddle : PRY
38. Construction-site sight : CRANE
39. Less dangerous : SAFER
41. Rashness : TEMERITY
43. Alcoholic insect, perhaps : BARFLY
44. Andy's partner : AMOS
45. Fire or garage event : SALE
46. Cattle trade : STOCKEXCHANGE
51. Inventor James : WATT
52. Constantly : EVER
53. Utter pompously : MOUTH
55. Molding : OGEE
56. Fork part : TINE
57. British and others : ISLES
58. Head part : EAR
59. Cattle sound : LOW
60. Or ___ : ELSE
Down
1. Letter adjunct: Abbr. : PPS
2. Campus org. : ROTC
3. Spread : OLEO
4. Obsequious : SERVILE
5. Church parts : APSES
6. Regretted : RUED
7. Talon : CLAW
8. Slap, in Paris : FRENCHCUFF
9. Domineer : BOSS
10. India, for one : INK
12. Did a lawn job : SEEDED
14. Silver item : PLATTER
15. Star athletes, to children : IDOLS
20. In medias ___ : RES
21. Appropriate name for a hurricane : GAIL
24. Adjust : ADAPT
25. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
26. Thing involving Zane or Lady Jane : GREYMATTER
27. Girl or bone : FUNNY
28. Sword : EPEE
29. Canvas support : EASEL
30. Tall or short : STORY
32. Paint layer : COAT
35. Meat cut : BRISKET
38. Nile swimmer, for short : CROC
39. Deli offering : SALAMI
40. Sandy : ARENOSE
42. Act the ham : EMOTE
43. Scrooge word : BAH
45. Something often loose : SCREW
46. Forsyte, for one : SAGA
47. Vile : EVIL
48. Strange: Prefix : XENO
49. Hoodwink : GULL
50. French seasons : ETES
51. Grief : WOE
54. Congress unit: Abbr. : HSE

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

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