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New York Times, Tuesday, November 2, 1976

Author: Hugh McElroy
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { B Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Hugh McElroy has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,943
Across Down
1. Tarzan's love : JANE
5. Flower : ASTER
10. Matador's co-star : TORO
14. Singing brothers : AMES
15. Easily split rock : SHALE
16. Dill herb : ANET
17. Latin version of 57 across : VOXPOPULIVOXDEI
20. Carney : ART
21. Pleasant : NICE
22. Yorkshire area : LEEDS
23. Poop or after : DECK
24. Donkey people: Abbr. : DEMS
26. School break : RECESS
29. Writer Fowler : GENE
30. Elephant people: Abbr. : GOP
33. Miss Cinders : ELLA
34. Air or panty : RAID
35. Old money of England : ORA
36. Political pair-off : ACARTERANDAFORD
41. Gunga : DIN
42. Certain lyrics : ODES
43. "Yes, ___ it" : IDID
44. Measures: Abbr. : YDS
45. Bogs : FENS
46. Kind of chassis : CLASSY
48. ___ consequence : OFNO
49. Debatable : MOOT
50. International goal : PEACE
53. Grape refuse : MARC
54. Gardner : AVA
57. "The voice of the people ___" : ISTHEVOICEOFGOD
61. Penny ___ : ANTE
62. Fervor : ARDOR
63. Never too ___ : LATE
64. Burn : SEAR
65. The ___ of government : REINS
66. Cheers : OLES
1. Hash-house coffee : JAVA
2. Love, in Granada : AMOR
3. Barber's word : NEXT
4. Uncanny talent: Abbr. : ESP
5. Mold jellies : ASPICS
6. Work on corn : SHUCK
7. Yarn : TALE
8. Wallach : ELI
9. Abbr. on a church letter : REV
10. Certain certainties : TAXES
11. Wave, in France : ONDE
12. Cager Willis : REED
13. "Miss ___ regrets . . . " : OTIS
18. Do ___ thing : ONES
19. Spanish elm grove : OLMEDA
23. Word before sir : DEAR
24. Dizzy or Daffy : DEAN
25. City of Oklahoma : ENID
26. Prepared : READY
27. Spanish hero : ELCID
28. What tartans denote : CLANS
29. Blue Kentucky product : GRASS
30. Wares : GOODS
31. Fragrant root : ORRIS
32. Chayefsky : PADDY
37. Chewy sweet : TOFFEE
38. "East of ___" : EDEN
39. Splitsville : RENO
40. Order : FIAT
46. Gadgets for apples : CORERS
47. Daft : LOCO
48. Shade of yellow : OCHER
49. Georgia city : MACON
50. Miss Lindstrom et al. : PIAS
51. Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
52. "___ boy!" : ATTA
53. French resort area : MIDI
54. Arab head cord : AGAL
55. Exercise a right : VOTE
56. Lemon and lime : ADES
58. Assortment: Abbr. : VAR
59. Mine output : ORE
60. Ziegfeld : FLO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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