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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 Down
1. 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
1. 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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