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New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 1977

Author:
Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Hal R. Hollinger has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,301
Across
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Go up the ladder : CLIMB
6
Forehead : BROW
10
"Me too" utterance : ECHO
14
Hebrew prophet : HOSEA
15
Bolognese painter : RENI
16
She wrote "The House on Coliseum Street" : GRAU
17
Russian soldiers : IVANS
18
Lacking in grace : INELEGANT
20
Old saying, with "No" : NEWSISGOODNEWS
22
"Exodus" hero : ARI
23
"___ Vegas East" (Atlantic City) : LAS
24
Spanish soldier-hero : CID
25
Irish dance : JIG
26
Miner's nail : SPAD
28
Actress Remick : LEE
31
Part of SST : SONIC
34
Word with box or love : SEAT
35
New-born mule : FOAL
36
Matthau movie : THEBADNEWSBEARS
39
Liam Cosgrave's land : EIRE
40
"I ___ that I eat": Shak. : EARN
41
Jaeger's weapon : RIFLE
42
What swains pitch : WOO
43
Italian border range : ALPS
44
Importune a debtor : DUN
45
Fold; wrinkle: Fr. : PLI
46
Kind of deer : ROE
47
Overseas news org. : VOA
50
TV feature : THEEVENINGNEWS
55
Advanced : PROCEEDED
56
Dilemma duo : HORNS
57
Distinctive air : AURA
58
Split : RIVE
59
Follow : ENSUE
60
Cathedral official : DEAN
61
Name of many a newspaper : STAR
62
"Into the dangerous world I ___": Blake : LEAPT
Down
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Gift for 20th anniversary : CHINA
2
Shakespeare's third age of man : LOVER
3
"I came, ___ conquered" : ISAWI
4
Word with clothes or room : MENS
5
St. Peter's, for one : BASILICA
6
Two-masters : BRIGS
7
City on the Truckee : RENO
8
___-cat (sandlot game) : ONEO
9
Team from Lexington, Ky. : WILDCATS
10
Pressed into action : EGGED
11
Bird's crop : CRAW
12
Kaltenborn : HANS
13
In circulation, as a newspaper : OUT
19
Sir Geraint's wife : ENID
21
Problem in middle age : SAG
25
Be in accord : JIBE
26
News forecasters of a sort : SEERS
27
One of 16 on a board : PAWN
28
Lallygag : LOAF
29
Monroe of the Knicks : EARL
30
If not : ELSE
31
Lobscouse, e.g. : STEW
32
Where Bowling Green is : OHIO
33
Opera by Handel : NERO
34
Word with dragon or brim : SNAP
35
Sinn ___, Irish political group : FEIN
37
A newsboy does it : DELIVERS
38
Family of Flemish painters : BRUEGHEL
43
On the protected side : ALEE
44
Rickles : DON
45
Praline ingredient : PECAN
46
Appended clause : RIDER
47
Vice ___ : VERSA
48
Admit to : OWNUP
49
Balance-sheet item : ASSET
50
Veridical : TRUE
51
Sabra's dance : HORA
52
Work at the copy desk : EDIT
53
Leningrad's river : NEVA
54
"And then there were ___" : NONE
55
Item carried by a reporter : PAD

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

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