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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 1976

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Stanley A. Kurzban has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,967
Across
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Body of water : BAY
4
Fool : OAF
7
Benchley's annuity : JAWS
11
Cruising : ASEA
13
Melville sea story : OMOO
15
At the drop of ___ : AHAT
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Streamlet : RILL
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Sea gateways : PORTS
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List : ROTA
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Tuna or egg : SALAD
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Art ___ : DECO
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Sea, to the French : MER
25
Former House member from S.C. : MENDELRIVERS
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Film star known for her hair : VERONICALAKE
32
Mount of Crete : IDA
33
Infrequently : SELDOM
34
Black : EBON
38
River craft : CANOE
40
Feel one's way : GROPE
41
Ludwig : EMIL
42
Tension : UNEASE
47
Isle of note : MAN
48
Beyond conceiving : IMPONDERABLE
51
Channels of life : BLOODSTREAMS
54
Sea of note : RED
55
Asian rice : SELA
56
Deep sleep : SOPOR
60
Norse god : ODIN
62
Zoo animal : TIGER
65
Scottish body of water : LOCH
66
Leer : OGLE
67
Prefix for graph : TELE
68
Love highly : DOTE
69
___ up on (be current) : KEEP
70
Tenor or alto : SAX
71
Mauna ___ : LOA
Down
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Sand and candy : BARS
2
Continent : ASIA
3
Be noisy : YELL
4
Alley of comics : OOP
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I love, to Cato : AMO
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Left ___ (abandoned) : FORDEAD
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Container : JAR
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What a house is not : AHOME
9
Running or white : WATER
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Navigational aids : STARS
12
Fort to remember : ALAMO
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Verdi opera : OTELLO
18
"Beat it!" : SCRAM
21
Like some forests : DENSE
23
Lower-class Briton : OIK
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Never, in Munich : NIE
27
Attorney's degree : DCL
28
Change direction : VEER
29
Kind of admiral : VICE
30
Cheese : EDAM
31
Indian princess : RANI
35
Flop on Broadway : BOMB
36
Gem : OPAL
37
Hawaiian bird : NENE
39
Medley : OLIO
40
Antiseptics' targets : GERMS
42
In a dither : UPSET
43
Dark : NOTLIT
44
Rouses to ire : ENRAGES
45
Drink : ADE
46
Aral or Black : SEA
49
A.M.A. members : MDS
50
___ as the hills : ASOLD
51
"Where ___ and river meet" : BROOK
52
Shelf : LEDGE
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"Swan Lake" character : ODILE
57
Swimming or office : POOL
58
Numerical prefix : OCTO
59
Large bird : RHEA
61
Fiber knot : NEP
63
High note : ELA
64
Reed or Ingram : REX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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