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New York Times, Wednesday, November 2, 1977

Author: Bartholomew
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F H K Q W }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,308
Across Down
1. Bad news for yachtsmen : GALE
5. " . . . and the ___ walk": Matthew 11:5 : LAME
9. W. Va. product : GLASS
14. Turkish title : EMIR
15. Holm oak : ILEX
16. Moroccan port : RABAT
17. Director Wertmüller : LINA
18. Mediocre : SOSO
19. Goddess of peace : IRENE
20. Chilled : ICED
21. U.N. employee : TRANSLATOR
23. Obtains from a source : DERIVES
25. Voracious fish : EEL
26. Maxwell or Nash : CAR
27. Some atomic reactors : BREEDERS
32. Combustible turf : PEAT
34. Gad about : ROAM
35. Melee : RIOT
36. Jar : JOLT
37. Kipling poem : BOOTS
38. Sole : ONLY
39. African plant : ALOE
40. Tear down : RAZE
41. Pintail duck : SMEE
42. Ballet step : GLISSADE
44. Pair : DUO
45. "___ folly to be wise": Gray : TIS
46. Lindbergh's cargo in 1926 : AIRMAIL
50. Outlandish or barbarous : TRAMONTANE
55. Part of A.P.O. : ARMY
56. On pins and needles : EAGER
57. Give off : EMIT
58. Word with beer or miss : NEAR
59. Say it with feeling : EMOTE
60. Get one's goat : RILE
61. He wrote "A Loss of Roses" : INGE
62. Romans' ancestral spirits : MANES
63. Nostradamus was one : SEER
64. Philippine tree : ATES
1. Cold : GELID
2. Priestly vestment : AMICE
3. The Rotterdam, e.g. : LINER
4. Wipes out : ERADICATES
5. Father of modern antiseptic surgery : LISTER
6. Then, in Toulon : ALORS
7. Big butte : MESA
8. Absolve : EXONERATE
9. Metal grating : GRILLE
10. Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
11. Support : ABET
12. "Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
13. Ending with hip or tip : STER
22. "I know not '___' ": Hamlet : SEEMS
24. Keeve : VAT
27. Giggle water : BOOZE
28. Passion for travel : DROMOMANIA
29. "___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
30. It's made to be played : ROLE
31. Pen : STY
32. Head : POLL
33. Victims in Wells's "The Time Machine" : ELOI
34. Sporty old cars : ROADSTERS
36. Spree : JAG
37. Site of the pineal gland : BRAIN
41. Prefix with name or charge : SUR
43. Caches : STORES
44. He practices girth control : DIETER
46. Old-womanish : ANILE
47. "___ We All?": 1929 song : ARENT
48. Likeness : IMAGE
49. Kissars : LYRES
50. Abound : TEEM
51. Hero of Hindu epics : RAMA
52. Chariot race : AGON
53. Measure out : METE
54. Parisian confidante : AMIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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