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New York Times, Wednesday, October 13, 1976

Author:
DeWitt Anderson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,923

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Across
1. Frenzied : AMOK
5. Tricycle, for short : VELO
9. Japanese diplomat : SATO
13. Sly look : LEER
14. Russian U.N. name : MALIK
15. Loser's food : CROW
16. Waiter's offering : MENU
17. Fragrance : AROMA
18. Reconcile : HEAL
19. Robert Frost poem, with 53 Across : STOPPINGBYWOODS
22. Yankee pitcher Reynolds : ALLIE
23. Overly : TOO
24. Plus : AND
27. "The People, ___" : YES
28. Lassie et al. : COLLIES
32. Gibbons : LARS
34. American ostrich : RHEA
36. Threnody : DIRGE
37. ___ Flow : SCAPA
39. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
40. Riverboat hazards : SNAGS
41. Ear shell : ORMER
42. Meshed fabrics : NETS
44. Strain at a ___ : GNAT
45. Resounding : PEALING
47. Undergoes : HAS
49. Author Levin : IRA
50. Asian native : LAO
51. Sword parts : HILTS
53. Rest of 19 Across : ONASNOWYEVENING
60. Monk parrot : LORO
61. Nonkeeper of secrets : SIEVE
62. Concert halls : ODEA
63. Westernmost of Aleutians : ATTU
64. Thralls : ESNES
65. Muddy : ROIL
66. Like some company : FAST
67. Coral et al. : SEAS
68. Building wings : ELLS
Down
1. Charity : ALMS
2. Suitable : MEET
3. Wine: Prefix : OENO
4. Well-known drummer : KRUPA
5. Making glossy : VARNISHING
6. Funeral oration : ELOGE
7. Anchor for a swing, often : LIMB
8. Give one's ___ (approve) : OKAYTO
9. Education : SCHOOLING
10. Mars: Prefix : AREO
11. Warty creature : TOAD
12. Swivel-headed birds : OWLS
14. U.S. novelist : MAILER
20. Single layer : PLY
21. Upland plains : WOLDS
24. U.S. columnist : ALSOP
25. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
26. Ibsen's field : DRAMA
28. Free-wheeling criminals : CARTHIEVES
29. Pahlavi subject : IRANI
30. Actress Samantha : EGGAR
31. Sixth hour, in Italy : SESTA
33. Makes clear : SPELLSOUT
35. Compass point : ESE
38. Noun suffix : ARIAN
43. Assuages : SALVES
46. Snares : NOOSES
48. ___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
51. Sneaky animal : HYENA
52. Vibrate the soft palate : SNORE
53. Norse king : OLAF
54. ___ bene : NOTA
55. Carney et al. : ARTS
56. Kind of acre : WISE
57. Heathen deity : IDOL
58. Armstrong : NEIL
59. Units of acceleration : GALS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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