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New York Times, Monday, October 3, 1977

Author: James
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,278
Across Down
1. "Nice guys finish ___" : LAST
5. Notre Dame team : IRISH
10. Mary had one : LAMB
14. ___ fixe : IDEE
15. Rooftop sleigher : SANTA
16. Precious stone : OPAL
17. Fancy hors d'oeuvre : PATE
18. Ball park instrument : ORGAN
19. Teasdale : SARA
20. M and M of baseball fame : MANTLEANDMARIS
23. Lemon or lime drink : ADE
24. Brazilian port : SANTOS
25. "Scarface Al" : CAPONE
29. Unethical : WRONG
31. Batting champ Wagner: 1911 : HONUS
32. Wander : ROAM
33. Raines or Fitzgerald : ELLA
37. Module : UNIT
38. "The Velvet Fog" : TORME
39. Rich soil : LOAM
40. Hereditary unit : GENE
41. Slugger Mel and family : OTTS
42. Old-timer Grove of the A's : LEFTY
43. Household pest : ROACH
45. Social classes : CASTES
46. Kind of engine : DIESEL
49. Vice-Presidential monogram : HHH
50. "Spahn and Sain ___" (Braves' slogan in 1948) : ANDPRAYFORRAIN
56. Space org. : NASA
57. Lathered : SOAPY
58. Slaughter of diamond fame : ENOS
60. Guinness : ALEC
61. Accolade : KUDOS
62. Prefix with gravure : ROTO
63. She, in Nice : ELLE
64. "There ___ atheists in foxholes" : ARENO
65. Certain bills : ONES
1. Sass : LIP
2. Economist Smith : ADAM
3. ___ precedent : SETA
4. Certain age : TEEN
5. Tristram's love : ISOLDE
6. Peep show : RAREE
7. Girl's name meaning daughter : INGA
8. "The Man" : STAN
9. Attractive : HANDSOME
10. Home of the Dodgers and Angels : LOSANGELES
11. Separate : APART
12. Andretti of auto racing : MARIO
13. Designer or pitcher : BLASS
21. Browns : TANS
22. Primate : MAN
25. Locomotive sound : CHUG
26. Top grade : AONE
27. Nabokov novel : PNIN
28. Interstellar area : OUTERSPACE
29. Value : WORTH
30. Namath's colleagues : RAMS
32. Campus org. : ROTC
34. Hay or choir follower : LOFT
35. Tardy : LATE
36. Carter and Lowell : AMYS
38. "North ___" (1960 John Wayne film) : TOALASKA
42. Comedian Bert : LAHR
44. Poet's word : OER
45. Golden: Comb. form : CHRYSO
46. Mother of Perseus : DANAE
47. Altogether : INALL
48. Famous lemon : EDSEL
49. Dr. Seuss's "___ Pop" : HOPON
51. "___ Hit Parade" : YOUR
52. Recede : FADE
53. Prefix for drome or dynamics : AERO
54. Aware of : INON
55. Short letter : NOTE
59. Distress signal : SOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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