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New York Times, Friday, October 8, 1976

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,918

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Across
1. Shindig : BASH
5. Shows egotism : BRAGS
10. Marmara, for one : SEA
13. Before: Prefix : ANTE
14. Ignited again : RELIT
15. Witty comebacks : MOTS
16. Swamp bird : RAIL
17. Form of Helen : ELENA
18. Resorts : SPAS
19. Niña : GIRLINSPANISH
22. Legal excuse : ESSOIN
23. Law, in France : LOI
24. Fleming and others : IANS
27. Mischa and others : ELMANS
31. Aquatic bird : FLAMINGO
35. One of the G. & S. guard : YEOMAN
36. Miss Damita : LILI
37. Frequently, to poets : OFT
39. Playmate for 19 Across : NINO
40. Awn : ARISTA
43. Comforting words : THERENOW
46. Choir voices : BASSES
47. Time past : YORE
48. Scale notes : FAS
49. Decorates : ADORNS
54. Niña : COLUMBUSSSHIP
58. Of a verse form : ODIC
60. Pee Wee : REESE
61. Geometric solid : CONE
62. Arthritis aid : ACTH
63. Share in : ENTER
64. Arabian gulf : ADEN
65. Travel in a way : FLY
66. Top-billed ones : STARS
67. Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
Down
1. Harbor vessel : BARGE
2. Author Nin : ANAIS
3. Mixes : STIRS
4. Greeting : HELLO
5. Actor Walter : BRENNAN
6. Cousins, etc.: Abbr. : RELS
7. Syrian city, to French : ALEP
8. Lollobrigida : GINA
9. Livingston seeker : STANLEY
10. Ex-frosh : SOPH
11. Greek letter : ETA
12. Nincompoop : ASS
15. Nina : MSSIMONE
20. Number on a sundial : IIII
21. Captive of Hercules : IOLE
25. ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
26. Easy mark : SOFTY
28. Idi of Uganda : AMIN
29. Billionth: Prefix : NANO
30. November forecast : SNOW
31. Excess weight : FLAB
32. Italian money : LIRA
33. Muhammad et al. : ALIS
34. Nina : MISSFOCH
38. Even if, for short : THO
41. Small duck : TEAL
42. Gives confidence to : ASSURES
44. Pencil parts : ERASERS
45. N.L. players : REDS
50. Ancient Italian : OSCAN
51. TV-show girl : RHODA
52. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
53. Exhausted : SPENT
54. Atlantic ___ : CITY
55. Noun suffix : MENT
56. Greek letter : BETA
57. Employer : USER
58. Clod : OAF
59. Legal degree : DCL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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