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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1977

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { C J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,293
Across Down
1. Cool one's heels : WAIT
5. Item in a trunk : SPARE
10. Kettle handle : BAIL
14. Jersey or Guernsey : ISLE
15. Cards left over after a deal : TALON
16. King of the Huns : ATLI
17. Time for contrition re imbibition : THEMORNINGAFTER
20. Make propitiation for : EXPIATE
21. Soak, as tea leaves : INFUSE
22. Yalies : ELIS
23. Plant of the bean family : ANIL
24. Scene 1 setting in "La Bohème" : GARRET
27. Kringle's largesse : PRESENTS
31. Moslem prince : AMEER
32. Indian garment: Var. : SAREE
33. Mouths : ORA
34. Plaid fabric : MAUD
35. Asseverate : SWEAR
36. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
37. Con Ed et al. : UTS
38. Meeting places in Pericles' day : STOAS
39. Escargot : SNAIL
40. Get spiffed : TIEONEON
42. Like Horner or Muffet : LITTLE
43. Easy win : ROMP
44. Safe's partner : SANE
45. Hindu musical instruments : SITARS
48. Henry's goal: 1775 : LIBERTY
51. Go on a tear : PAINTTHETOWNRED
54. Eager : AGOG
55. "___ but an empty bubble": Dryden : HONOR
56. Elusive : EELY
57. What Mother Hubbard's dog had : NONE
58. An Alaskan first family : EGANS
59. Remove : DELE
1. To ___ (for example) : WIT
2. Tennis name : ASHE
3. Holly : ILEX
4. Even or hot follower : TEMPERED
5. Passage off Gibraltar : STRAIT
6. Sam's lengthy error : PANTS
7. "A mixture of ___ doth ever add pleasure": Bacon : ALIE
8. Jockey Turcotte : RON
9. Iron-horse driver : ENGINEER
10. Confound : BAFFLE
11. Alaskan island : ATTU
12. ___ du Vent (the Windwards) : ILES
13. Milanese money : LIRE
18. Raincoat : OILER
19. Aromatic herb : ANISE
23. Tapestry : ARRAS
24. From A to Z : GAMUT
25. Violin par excellence : AMATI
26. Employ again : REUSE
27. Song of praise : PAEAN
28. ___ home (out) : NOTAT
29. The Cherokee, e.g. : TRAIL
30. Room in a maison : SALLE
32. Sudden descent : SWOOP
35. ___ tide (stops) : STEMSTHE
36. Confined during a war : INTERNED
38. Stable sound : SNORT
39. Tendon : SINEW
41. ___ blossom (cocktail) : ORANGE
42. Hercules' dirty dozen : LABORS
44. Squelch : SITON
45. Bridge : SPAN
46. Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
47. Suffix with idea and opera : TION
48. Heroine of Conrad's "Victory" : LENA
49. Eucalyptus or ailanthus : TREE
50. Holler : YELL
52. Duroc : HOG
53. Substance from madder : DYE

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

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