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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1977

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,310
Across
1. Jalopy : HEAP
5. F.D.R. work agcy. : WPA
8. You can't take it with you : ESTATE
14. Bushwhacks : AMBUSHES
16. More intimate : NEARER
17. Fidgety : RESTLESS
18. Weird sense of familiarity : DEJAVU
19. Part of a nucleus : PROTON
20. Swedish seaport : UMEA
22. Name or fame, for short : REP
23. High good humor : GLEE
24. Crawford from Philadelphia : BROD
25. Dog wagon : CART
26. Vendetta : FEUD
27. Hamlet's cries of disgust : FIES
28. Terrible trio : FATES
29. Air Force Base at Colorado Springs : ENT
30. Kindergarten trophy : GOLDSTAR
32. Time-defying : ETERNAL
34. Greek fliers with women's faces : HARPIES
38. Harvard football classic : YALEGAME
40. Obsessed aficionado : NUT
41. Scatter : STREW
44. Lose stamina : TIRE
45. Population center : CITY
46. Mars, to Zeus and friends : ARES
47. Flexed : BENT
48. Moderate : BATE
49. Morsel : BIT
50. Popular fancies : FADS
51. Goes to pieces : PANICS
53. Like an egg : OVULAR
55. Correct a text : EMENDATE
57. Ranting outburst : TIRADE
58. Sense-numbing : NARCOTIC
59. Smoothed wood : SANDED
60. Workout spot : GYM
61. Kind of parallelogram: Abbr. : RECT
Down
1. Celestial strings : HARP
2. Newborn, as a nation : EMERGENT
3. Thoroughgoing : ABSOLUTE
4. Shot for the cup : PUTTED
5. History teacher's query : WHEN
6. Footlike part : PES
7. Confident : ASSURED
8. Ran its course : ENDED
9. "To ___ world in a grain of sand": Blake : SEEA
10. Dervish's cap : TAJ
11. Port for Noah : ARARAT
12. Tiber, to the Romans : TEVERE
13. Explodes : ERUPTS
15. Plum for gin : SLOE
21. Kaufman's collaborator : MOSSHART
24. Lodged, as soldiers : BILLETED
25. Nit-pick : CARP
26. Lawyer's retainer : FEE
27. Newborn colt or filly : FOAL
28. Subway token : FARE
30. Chew at : GNAW
31. Unexciting : TAME
33. Baker's dozen, possibly : RYES
35. Start : INITIATE
36. Having maximum fusibility : EUTECTIC
37. Untidy place : STY
39. Herb used as a medicine in China : GINSENG
41. Peasant shoes : SABOTS
42. Info one may not care to know : TRIVIA
43. Comeback : RETURN
45. Plain truth : CANDOR
47. Revealed : BARED
48. Judge's bench : BANC
50. Lose brilliance : FADE
51. Hair job : PERM
52. Religious group : SECT
54. "A Shropshire ___": Housman : LAD
56. Hawthorn : MAY

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

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