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New York Times, Saturday, November 13, 1976

Author:
Anthony B. Canning
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,954

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Across
1
Leader of R.I. rebellion : DORR
5
Tiresome ones : BORES
10
Deer : ROES
14
Robt. ___ : ELEE
15
Dirge : ELEGY
16
Overhang : EAVE
17
Botch : MESS
18
Feature of Texas's flag : SINGLESTAR
20
Number of dollars 1850 sale netted Texas : IOOOOOOO
22
Outmoded : PASSE
23
Litter member : RUNT
24
Seed appendage : ARIL
26
Military zones: Abbr. : SCTRS
28
Era important to Houston : SPACEAGE
32
W.W. II army org. : WAAC
33
Great or White : PLAINS
35
Org. of 1930's : NRA
36
Irish nobleman : AIRE
37
Partner of rise : SHINE
38
Obstacle : SNAG
39
Compass point : NNE
40
Purse contents : CHANGE
41
Rozelle of football : PETE
42
Area akin to Texas's gulf frontage : SEACOAST
44
Short-haired dog : BOXER
45
Big Ten member : IOWA
46
Wild buffalo : ARNA
47
Catkin : AMENT
50
Words in Texas's nickname : LONESTAR
54
Words in Texas's topography : FORESTLAND
57
Unctuous : OILY
58
Power source : ATOM
59
Alamo victim : BOWIE
60
Kyle of football : ROTE
61
Ponselle : ROSA
62
Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
63
Navy upper-crust: Abbr. : SNOS
Down
1
Part: Prefix : DEMI
2
Spread : OLEO
3
Texas hill country, e.g. : RESORTAREA
4
Coal or natural gas, e.g. : RESOURCE
5
Stupefy : BESOT
6
Hodgepodge : OLIO
7
City of slots : RENO
8
Spur, with "on" : EGG
9
Word part: Abbr. : SYL
10
Car-lot deal : RESALE
11
Feel one's ___ : OATS
12
Tanguay and others : EVAS
13
Barren : SERE
19
Certain writings : EPICS
21
Suffixes for gases : ONS
24
Copying : APING
25
Asian princess : RANEE
26
Cygnets : SWANS
27
Mutiny ship : CAINE
28
Moritz or Pierre : SAINT
29
Texas event of 1845 : ANNEXATION
30
Fireplace part : GRATE
31
Agog : EAGER
33
Shucks! : PSHAW
34
Forbidden City : LHASA
38
Angels : SPONSORS
40
Ducklike birds : COOTS
43
One of the arts : CINEMA
44
Religious degree : BRE
46
Llamas' habitat : ANDES
47
Off : AFAR
48
Marquand's sleuth : MOTO
49
Aphrodite's son : EROS
50
Bonar and John : LAWS
51
" . . . with a blue ribbon ___" : ONIT
52
Voice : ALTO
53
Liquors : RYES
55
Recipe abbr. : TBS
56
Myrna : LOY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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