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New York Times, Thursday, October 6, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,281
Across
1. Practice "mind over platter" : DIET
5. Will of God : LOGOS
10. Used up : GONE
14. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
15. Toward the left, at sea : APORT
16. Affirmatives, in Arles : OUIS
17. Port in Algeria : ORAN
18. Texan's word for 5 Down : RIATA
19. Cancel a change on a galley : STET
20. Corrective : REMEDIAL
22. Hellas : GREECE
24. Stew ingredient : MEAT
25. Less opaque : SHEERER
26. Edgy : ONTENTERHOOKS
30. Showy flower : PEONY
31. Ewer handles : EARS
32. Calif. time : PST
35. Dill : ANET
36. Limned : DRAWN
38. Roman statesman : CATO
39. Lease : LET
40. "The ___ Earth" : GOOD
41. Breakfast beverage : COCOA
42. Be suspended dangerously : HANGBYATHREAD
46. So-so : AVERAGE
48. Rent : TEAR
49. Distant : REMOTE
50. Penn and Union : STATIONS
54. A city of Judah : ENAM
55. What novices don't know : ROPES
57. Theater curtain : DROP
58. Fictional mansion : TARA
59. Uneven : EROSE
60. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
61. Wapitis : ELKS
62. Baltic natives : LETTS
63. Remainder : REST
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1. Portal : DOOR
2. Regarding : INRE
3. Dutch cheese : EDAM
4. Flat : TENEMENT
5. Cowboy gear : LARIAT
6. Narcotic : OPIATE
7. Intention : GOAL
8. Fragment for Fido : ORT
9. Kind of fern or moss : STAGHORN
10. Hide-and-___ : GOSEEK
11. Astronaut's milieu : OUTERSPACE
12. Nephew's sister : NIECE
13. Perfume ingredient : ESTER
21. Gainsay : DENY
23. Old cars : REOS
25. Captain Brassbound's creator : SHAW
26. Translucent precious stone : OPAL
27. Hawaiian goose : NENE
28. Conform : TOETHEMARK
29. Rough's partner : READY
33. Agora adjunct : STOA
34. Natterjack : TOAD
36. Verse than which there is no worse : DOGGEREL
37. Lloyd Douglas's "The ___" : ROBE
38. Polish ___, outlet to the Baltic : CORRIDOR
40. Pesky insect : GNAT
41. Talk casually : CHAT
43. Fragrances : AROMAS
44. Affirm : ATTEST
45. Pesters : TEASES
46. Mountain ridge : ARETE
47. Corrupt : VENAL
50. Give, as a handicap : SPOT
51. Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
52. Wooden pins : NOGS
53. Tiff : SPAT
56. School of mines topic : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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