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New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1977

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,323
Across Down
1. Tiller : HELM
5. Irksome imps : PESTS
10. Mark on a radar screen : BLIP
14. Give the glad eye to : OGLE
15. "Prufrock" author : ELIOT
16. Nurse's ___ : AIDE
17. Soviet river : URAL
18. Actress Keaton : DIANE
19. ___ Hedin, Gobi explorer : SVEN
20. Ad ___ (relevant) : REM
21. Oahu landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
23. Emphatic print type : ITALICS
25. Campus group : COEDS
26. "___ Vale," Frost poem : INA
27. Pseudonym : ALIAS
29. Precariously situated, as a jeweler? : OVERABERYL
33. Buzz : HUM
36. At no time : NEVER
37. Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
38. Rub out : ERASE
40. What employees sometimes get : AXE
41. Star of "No, No, Nanette" revival : RUBYKEELER
43. Lanate: Var. : WOOLY
45. Gershwin, the lyricist : IRA
46. Sherwood's "There ___ Be No Night" : SHALL
48. Divorcé's penance : ALIMONY
52. Land of "Mother Machree" : EMERALDISLE
55. Albee's "___ Story" : ZOO
56. 1492, e.g. : YEAR
57. Up-tight : TENSE
58. President who was never elected : FORD
59. Roof part : EAVE
60. Horse opera : OATER
61. "Bus Stop" author : INGE
62. Scott of 1850's : DRED
63. Scenarios : PLOTS
64. Irish dance : REEL
1. Beautiful young woman : HOURI
2. White heron : EGRET
3. Andean pack beast : LLAMA
4. Brooks of filmdom : MEL
5. Rickshaw's relative : PEDICAB
6. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
7. Where Mrs. Leonowens taught : SIAM
8. ___ avail (useless) : TONO
9. Printing duplicator : STENCIL
10. British shindigs : BASHES
11. Breathed : LIVED
12. Author's notebook items : IDEAS
13. Be unsettled : PEND
21. Tunisian currency : DINAR
22. Fateful letters on a police blotter : DOA
24. Lucre, in Lucca : LIRE
27. "The Sheik of ___" : ARABY
28. Author of "Euphues" : LYLY
29. "High ___ Windy Hill" : ONA
30. Irritate : VEX
31. Seth's mother : EVE
32. Milky liquid: Abbr. : EMUL
33. Computer in "2001" : HAL
34. Employment : USE
35. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
38. Spooky : EERIE
39. 500 sheets of newsprint : REAM
41. Kind of desk : ROLLTOP
42. Hemingway title, with "The" : KILLERS
43. Contended : WARRED
44. Wave: Sp. : OLA
46. Medical-lab technique : SMEAR
47. Lift with exertion : HEAVE
48. Plus quantity : ASSET
49. O3 : OZONE
50. Norway, to Norwegians : NORGE
51. Alpine singing : YODEL
52. Wall or cross follower : EYED
53. Raw or New : DEAL
54. "___ the valley of Death . . . " : INTO
58. Symbol of Oregon : FIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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