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New York Times, Saturday, November 26, 1977

Author: James & Phyllis Barrick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Y Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,332
Across Down
1. Relief org. : CARE
5. Overcharge for tickets : SCALP
10. High fliers under a cloud : SSTS
14. Love, to Livy : AMOR
15. He's three sheets to the wind : TOPER
16. Indian of Oklahoma : OTOE
17. Opening move : PAWNTOQUEENFOUR
20. Greek letter : ETA
21. State: Abbr. : ALAS
22. Small hackney coach : FIACRE
23. ___ of (rather than) : INLIEU
25. Byelorussia's capital : MINSK
26. Bristly plant appendage : AWN
27. Elegance : LUXE
28. Homophone for ale : AIL
31. Channel No. 1 for humans : AORTA
34. Karma : FATE
35. Norse myths, collectively : EDDA
36. Middle game move : QUEENTAKESQUEEN
39. Neighbor of Afgh. : USSR
40. Was beholden : OWED
41. Bears, to Brutus : URSAE
42. Goddess of mischief : ATE
43. Tholes : PINS
44. To whom Chou seldom said no : MAO
45. Marsh birds : RAILS
47. Earthquakes : SEISMS
50. Dark and York : ALVINS
52. Caution : WARN
53. Resistance unit : OHM
55. Attacking move : ROOKTOKINGTHREE
58. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
59. Dull finish : MATTE
60. In a bewildered state : ASEA
61. Farm building : BARN
62. Dominant assumptions of a people : ETHOS
63. Watch over : TEND
1. Ann or Elizabeth : CAPE
2. Strad's cousin : AMATI
3. Mountain ash : ROWAN
4. Fish-eating bird : ERN
5. Pilfered : STOLEN
6. ___ vin (chicken dish) : COQAU
7. Southern constellation : APUS
8. Shelter, nautically speaking : LEE
9. Places in front : PREFIXES
10. Stuffed seats : SOFAS
11. Prisons of a sort : STOCKADES
12. Troupe's trip : TOUR
13. Wizened : SERE
18. Chiang Kai-shek's haven : TAIWAN
19. ___ days' wonder : NINE
24. Delayer's word : LATER
25. Toned down : MUTED
27. Great quintet : LAKES
29. Supposition : IDEA
30. Dusty way : LANE
31. ___ regia (corrosive liquid) : AQUA
32. Depose : OUST
33. T.V.A. facility : RESERVOIR
34. Curries favor : FAWNS
35. Wallaroos or kangaroos : EUROS
37. Arduous : TOILSOME
38. Picturesque : QUAINT
43. Ale measure : PINT
44. Unites : MERGES
46. Pulitzer Prize poet: 1930 : AIKEN
47. ___ Domingo : SANTO
48. Name in telegraphy : MORSE
49. Brightness : SHEEN
50. Bedouin : ARAB
51. Ms. Montez : LOLA
52. "___ liberty and justice . . . " : WITH
54. Famed U.S. anthropologist : MEAD
56. Krazy ___ of comics : KAT
57. Boater, e.g. : HAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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