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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 1977

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q U X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,322
Across
1. Miner's nail : SPAD
5. Featherpate : FOOL
9. Macédoine, e.g. : SALAD
14. "The best is yet ___": Browning : TOBE
15. "Hep" : ONTO
16. Bizarre, as a garment : CRAZY
17. Latitude : ROOM
18. Brown's action at Harpers Ferry: 1859 : RAID
19. Wore : HADON
20. Poll-taker Roper : ELMO
21. Roman orator : CICERO
23. Actress Arden : EVE
24. U.S. orator : WEBSTER
26. Affectation : SHOW
28. Heath of England : TED
29. Workshops : ATELIERS
33. Author Mazo de la ___ : ROCHE
36. Part of a brake : SHOE
37. Nijinsky movement : LEAP
38. Fred who had an "Alley" : ALLEN
39. Extra-inning number : TEN
40. Coach Sherman, who said goodbye to the Giants : ALLIE
41. An element in our atmosphere : NEON
42. Bonnie hillside : BRAE
43. Hosiery thread : LISLE
44. Shabby : DOGEARED
46. Kind of jacket or shooter : PEA
47. Snick and ___ (thrust and cut) : SNEE
48. U.S. writer and lecturer : CLEMENS
52. Baseball stat. : ERA
55. Put in order : SETTLE
57. Conspiracy : PLOT
58. Pick up an option : RENEW
60. One of the Yalies : COED
61. How fainéants spend time : IDLY
62. "Iliad" subject : SIEGE
63. King spared by Saul : AGAG
64. Divulge : TELL
65. Register : ENTER
66. Adjective for cerium : RARE
67. Roble or wicopy : TREE
Down
1. Spread around : STREW
2. First Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1918 : POOLE
3. Destructive weapon : ABOMB
4. Athenian orator : DEMOSTHENES
5. Compulsory : FORCED
6. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
7. Auricular : OTIC
8. Magnet : LODESTONE
9. Train : SCHOOL
10. Scorpio's neighbor : ARA
11. Do a harbor job : LADE
12. Sea NE of the Crimea : AZOV
13. Unit in the c.g.s. system : DYNE
22. Syngman of Seoul : RHEE
25. Harold of comics : TEEN
27. British orator : WILLIAMPITT
29. Leading : AHEAD
30. Ophidids' kin : EELS
31. Berate : RAIL
32. German admiral : SPEE
33. She sallies forth with fans : RAND
34. Vegetable-oil product : OLEO
35. Obstruct : CLOG
36. Williams's conveyance : STREETCAR
40. Not windward : ALEE
42. Jane Fonda's Oscar-winning role : BREE
45. Rebuttal : ANSWER
46. Pawn : PLEDGE
48. Exonerate : CLEAR
49. Type of statesman : ELDER
50. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
51. Mini or maxi : STYLE
52. Gaelic : ERSE
53. Gee and haw control : REIN
54. Writer Claude : ANET
56. Wraparound garment : TOGA
59. Jule ___, British actor : EGE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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