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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
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,967
Across
1. 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
16. Streamlet : RILL
17. Sea gateways : PORTS
19. List : ROTA
20. Tuna or egg : SALAD
22. Art ___ : DECO
24. Sea, to the French : MER
25. Former House member from S.C. : MENDELRIVERS
29. 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
1. Sand and candy : BARS
2. Continent : ASIA
3. Be noisy : YELL
4. Alley of comics : OOP
5. I love, to Cato : AMO
6. Left ___ (abandoned) : FORDEAD
7. Container : JAR
8. What a house is not : AHOME
9. Running or white : WATER
10. Navigational aids : STARS
12. Fort to remember : ALAMO
14. Verdi opera : OTELLO
18. "Beat it!" : SCRAM
21. Like some forests : DENSE
23. Lower-class Briton : OIK
26. 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
53. "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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