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New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1976

Author: Paul R. Barnes
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,911
Across Down
1. Large saxhorn : TUBA
5. Perfume scent : LILAC
10. Canadian Indian : CREE
14. Styptic : ALUM
15. Madrid month : ENERO
16. Goose's alert : HONK
17. Bible for trackgoers : RACINGFORM
19. Indian of West : OTOE
20. Purse paper : ONE
21. "Rock of ___" : AGES
22. Rivera specialties : MURALS
24. Nosy person : PRIER
26. Peeved : SORE
27. Decapitate : BEHEAD
29. Red mineral : CINNABAR
33. African antelope : ELAND
34. Brings to light : BARES
35. Prefix for verse or cycle : UNI
36. ___-edged (top quality) : GILT
37. Paint tester : TONER
38. Lab heater : ETNA
39. Babylonian god : UTU
40. Celestial hunter : ORION
41. Powerful person : TITAN
42. Tar's eating companion : MESSMATE
44. Arden or Black : FOREST
45. Experience : HAVE
46. More confident : SURER
47. Paralytic poison : CURARE
50. U.S. engineer : EADS
51. Deface : MAR
54. Partner of Thummim : URIM
55. Noted equestrienne : LADYGODIVA
58. So long! : TATA
59. Arcaro : EDDIE
60. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
61. Spirit : ELAN
62. Cheers : ROOTS
63. Soup base : OKRA
1. Starchy plant : TARO
2. German lancer: Var. : ULAN
3. Alexander's steed : BUCEPHALUS
4. Mon ___ : AMI
5. ___ it (walked) : LEGGED
6. Surmise : INFER
7. Durocher et al. : LEOS
8. Timetable abbr. : ARR
9. William Pitt was a great one : COMMONER
10. St. Vitus's dance : CHOREA
11. Roster : ROTA
12. Chemical compound : ENOL
13. ___ out (gets along) : EKES
18. Water nymph : NAIAD
23. Vases : URNS
25. Budget item : RENT
26. Ambulance attachment : SIREN
27. Indian princess : BEGUM
28. Type size : ELITE
29. Craft for Hiawatha : CANOE
30. Dale Evans's steed : BUTTERMILK
31. Held and Karenina : ANNAS
32. Smiling : RIANT
34. Cabaret : BOITE
37. Lee's steed : TRAVELER
38. Tralee's land : EIRE
40. Quatrain maker : OMAR
41. Trunk : TORSO
43. Medicine man : SHAMAN
44. Acts evasively : FUDGES
46. "___ with Music" : SAYIT
47. Clever : CUTE
48. Russian river : URAL
49. Miss Gam : RITA
50. Pacific root : EDDO
52. Declare : AVER
53. Nicaraguan : RAMA
56. Without further ___ : ADO
57. ___ volente : DEO

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