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New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 1977

Author: Dorothy N. Davis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,304
Across Down
1. One of seven : AFRICA
7. "Papa Bear" of gridiron fame : HALAS
12. Herschel's discovery : URANUS
13. The ___ Cup, in yacht racing : AMERICAS
16. Stroller : GOCART
17. I.O.U. with a deadline : TIMENOTE
18. Prefix with corn or form : UNI
19. Wife of Oberon : TITANIA
21. Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
22. Kind of party : STAG
24. Milne boy : ROBIN
25. New Orleans jazzman : HIRT
26. Rock debris at base of cliff : TALUS
28. Visit between whalers : GAM
29. Revolutionary patriot : DEANE
30. Chilling : GLACIAL
32. Torme : MEL
33. Penthouses : EYRIES
34. Tiny chorines : PONIES
37. Rimsky-Korsakoff's "Le Coq ___" : DOR
38. Rudimentary root : RADICLE
39. Pale : ASHEN
42. "Ben-___," Wallace book : HUR
43. Cellini creation : MEDAL
45. Peruse : READ
46. Book between Daniel and Joel : HOSEA
48. Davenport : SOFA
49. Hindu sacred words : OMS
50. Least loose : TAUTEST
52. Bolger : RAY
53. One of fifty : MISSOURI
55. "And what is ___ . . . ?" : SORARE
57. One of five : ATLANTIC
58. Clever escapee : ELUDER
59. Weird : EERIE
60. Small drums : TABORS
1. One of twelve : AUGUST
2. Face of a building : FRONTAGE
3. Adverb often used with integrated : RACIALLY
4. ___ hurry (rushing) : INA
5. Rudely concise : CURT
6. Moving about : ASTIR
7. Surround : HEMIN
8. Space : AREA
9. Author Yutang : LIN
10. Baldness : ACOMIA
11. Second-largest planet : SATURN
13. Kettledrum : ATABAL
14. Jot : MINIM
15. Due e cinque : SETTE
20. Gowns of professionals : TOGAS
23. Circumspect : GUARDED
25. Spirals : HELICES
27. Prince, e.g. : SCION
29. Coarse material : DENIM
31. Comparative suffix : IER
32. Mary Quant's style : MOD
34. Colloquial name for Lutetia : PAREE
35. Where riches abound : ELDORADO
36. Magellan was one : SEAFARER
38. Bumpkin : RUSTIC
39. Bouquet : AROMA
40. Descendant of Noah's eldest son : SEMITE
41. Relative of a rhubarb : HASSLE
42. Dark-eyed beauty : HOURI
44. Beds or bookies : LAYERS
46. ___ couture (high fashion) : HAUTE
47. Black-ink item : ASSET
50. Little Antoinette : TONI
51. Indian weight : TOLA
54. Patriotic org. : SAR
56. Obstruction : RUB

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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