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New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1976

Author: Marston
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,936
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1. Pasture sound : BAA
4. Sine ___ : DIE
7. Nautical hazard : SHOAL
12. Man's friend : ENGLISHSHEEPDOG
17. Man's friends : GERMANSHEPHERDS
18. Wizard's Park : MENLO
19. Picnic visitors : ANTS
20. Turkish leader : AGA
21. Dawn goddess : EOS
22. Sacks: Abbr. : BGS
23. Reverence : AWE
24. All-America name : CAMP
26. Greet with a friendly tail : WAG
27. Option: Abbr. : ALT
29. Cockney's castle : OME
30. Like dismal skies : GRAY
31. French ___ : POODLE
35. Man's motley friend : MONGREL
37. Children's friends : PUPPIES
38. Man's nonfriends : BITERS
39. Bistro : CAFE
40. Delaware or Red : GAP
41. Food scrap : ORT
42. Sandy's greeting : ARF
43. Gainsay : DENY
44. Latin case: Abbr. : ABL
46. Explosive : TNT
47. ___ relief : BAS
48. Roman 1011 : MXI
49. Both: Prefix : AMBI
51. Sounds of exhaustion : PANTS
53. Man's friends : SIBERIANHUSKIES
57. Man's friend : GOLDENRETRIEVER
58. Like a teenager's room : MESSY
59. Wine quality : SEC
60. Epoch : ERA
1. Entreat : BEG
2. Wind: Prefix : ANEM
3. Gentlemen's, for one : AGREEMENT
4. Rings up : DIALS
5. "There ___ justice" : ISNO
6. Questioning words : EHS
7. Calendar abbr. : SEPT
8. Nervous laughs : HEHS
9. Unclose, to poets : OPE
10. Play to ___ (tie) : ADRAW
11. Woodsy home : LODGE
13. Between K and Q : LMNOP
14. Like some dog stories : SHAGGY
15. Busybodies : HENS
16. Juliette Low's org. : GSA
22. False idol : BAAL
23. On : ATOP
24. Search thoroughly : COMB
25. Mine, in Paris : AMOI
26. Force away from : WREST
27. In ___ of smoke : APUFF
28. Move easily : LOPE
30. Nonfriend's warning : GRRR
32. Kind of tract : DIGESTIVE
33. Incline : LEAN
34. Discover : ESPY
36. Earth study: Abbr. : GEOL
37. Parcel's mate : PART
39. ___ corps : CANINE
43. Thanks, in Bonn : DANKE
44. Self-evident truth : AXIOM
45. Authoritative work : BIBLE
46. Ski lift : TBAR
47. Fundamental : BASIC
48. Memo: Abbr. : MSG
49. Greek god : ARES
50. "Eeny, meeny, ___ . . . " : MINY
51. Like driven snow : PURE
52. Prophet : SEER
54. Sullivan et al. : EDS
55. Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
56. Mrs., in Barcelona : SRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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