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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1976

Author: Farrant
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,945
Across Down
1. Sonic-speed unit : MACH
5. Miss Negri et al. : POLAS
10. TV comic : ARTE
14. God's ___ : ACRE
15. Spring up : ARISE
16. Tree or hop : TOAD
17. Wilkie Collins's vision : THEWOMANINWHITE
20. Baste : SEW
21. Ott et al. : MELS
22. Legendary beauty : HELEN
23. Indian mulberries : AALS
24. Sir, in Malaya : TUAN
26. A Dolly portrayer : BARBRA
29. Sob and twin : SISTERS
32. Molding : OGEE
33. Girls' names : MIRAS
34. Norse goddess : EIR
36. Henry James's picture : PORTRAITOFALADY
40. Madrid title : SRA
41. Outdo : EXCEL
42. Genus of auks : ALLE
43. San ___ Fault : ANDREAS
45. Couplets : RHYMES
47. Marine creatures : EELS
48. Chairman's place : DAIS
49. Land or sea : SCAPE
52. Bog : MIRE
53. Word with kind or hood : MAN
56. Arnold Bennett's account : THEOLDWIVESTALE
60. Last wife of Henry VIII : PARR
61. Mrs. Chaplin and namesakes : OONAS
62. Contribute : ANTE
63. Johnny's place : SPOT
64. Concerning : ANENT
65. Anthropology name : MEAD
1. Table savers : MATS
2. Pain : ACHE
3. Kind of haircut : CREW
4. ___ to the line : HEW
5. First modern English novel : PAMELA
6. Degree-seekers' burdens : ORALS
7. Chinese unicorns : LINS
8. "___ live and . . . " : ASI
9. Javits or Glenn: Abbr. : SEN
10. Wise goddess : ATHENE
11. Stir up : ROIL
12. Poet Allen : TATE
13. Riviera's ___ Roc : EDEN
18. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
19. "___ nice girl like you doing . . . ?" : WHATSA
23. Back up : ABET
24. Alpine area: Var. : TIROL
25. Mil. branch : USAF
26. Comic-strip blows : BOPS
27. Marketplace : AGORA
28. Put on the late show : RERAN
29. Locales : SITES
30. Kingly sphere : REALM
31. Edge : SIDLE
33. Isinglass minerals : MICAS
35. Drinks : RYES
37. Wind up again : REREEL
38. Skating leap : AXEL
39. Minstrels' songs : LAYS
44. Exile : DEPORT
45. Like the best June day : RAREST
46. Speeds : HIES
48. Couch : DIVAN
49. Organ knobs: Abbr. : STPS
50. Guy : CHAP
51. Flying prefix : AERO
52. Buried treasure : MINE
53. Crowning glory, to a horse : MANE
54. Can. province : ALTA
55. "___ I say more?" : NEED
57. Initials on a police blotter : DOA
58. Prevailed : WON
59. Headwear : TAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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