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Mel Rosen
Mel Rosen

New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 1977

Author: Mel Rosen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Mel Rosen has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,276
Across Down
1. Golden ___ (riches) : CALF
5. Wherewithal : MEANS
10. Check : DAMP
14. Et ___ : ALII
15. Negate : ANNUL
16. Table spread : OLEO
17. Mountain lake : TARN
18. One of the Ionian Islands : ZANTE
19. Cut of meat : LOIN
20. Pirates' lucre : TREASURE
22. Terry and Burstyn : ELLENS
24. Doe or Roe : NAME
25. Humane org. : SPCA
26. Man who got a "message" : GARCIA
29. Divert attention : DISTRACT
33. Bay window : ORIEL
34. Director Forman : MILOS
35. Salt : TAR
36. Danish money in Anglo-Saxon England : ORAS
37. Ex-Secretary of the Treasury : SIMON
38. Prefix with chute : PARA
39. River in Sweden : DAL
40. "Treasure Island" pirate : BONES
41. Raises one's hackles : RILES
42. Heart contractions : SYSTOLES
44. Adam Smith's "The ___ of Nations" : WEALTH
45. Shakespeare's "green sickness" : ENVY
46. Baseball's Speaker : TRIS
47. Word with Rio or Casa : GRANDE
50. Bills bearing Jackson's likeness : TWENTIES
54. Bird with a weird cry : LOON
55. Persian water wheel : NORIA
57. Advantage : EDGE
58. Osprey's cousin : ERNE
59. Money substitute : CHECK
60. Gather the fruit of labor : REAP
61. Watchful one : EYER
62. Coupling devices : YOKES
63. Make one's ___ (earn money) : SALT
1. Suffragist Carrie Chapman : CATT
2. Resembling a wing : ALAR
3. Via Veneto money : LIRE
4. Pecuniary resources : FINANCES
5. Moola : MAZUMA
6. Finnish lake : ENARE
7. Boleyn : ANNE
8. Fanatic : NUT
9. Thinks it over : SLEEPSON
10. "Almighty" item : DOLLAR
11. Lily plant : ALOE
12. "___ Kampf" : MEIN
13. Nero's bridge : PONS
21. Ride in a cat : SAIL
23. D-day craft : LCTS
25. Fodder vats : SILOS
26. Merchandise : GOODS
27. Impressive show : ARRAY
28. Money in Iran : RIALS
29. Phone-booth money : DIMES
30. In any way : ATALL
31. Galley symbol : CARET
32. His purse, to Iago : TRASH
34. Between meeny and mo : MINEY
37. Moneyed condition : SOLVENCY
38. Money in Turkey, Cyprus, etc. : PIASTERS
40. Money substitute : BOND
41. Saddler's product : REIN
43. "Sawbuck" : TENNER
44. Inflicts : WREAKS
46. Two times : TWICE
47. Kind of club : GLEE
48. Actor Calhoun : RORY
49. Top rating : AONE
50. Hard journey : TREK
51. Thinker's reward : IDEA
52. All the same, in Paris : EGAL
53. Fall mo. : SEPT
56. Cry of surprise : OHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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