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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 1977

Author:
James
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,313

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Across
1
Food fish : SHAD
5
Retinue : STAFF
10
Pant violently : GASP
14
Sunken fence : HAHA
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Like fate, often : CRUEL
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Daytona entry : AUTO
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Norse chieftain : ROLLO
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British submachine gun : BREN
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Hollywood pair of yore : GABLEANDLOMBARD
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Golfers' org. : PGA
24
Senior members of diplomatic corps : DOYENS
25
Southwestern dwellings : ADOBES
29
Alexis or C. Aubrey : SMITH
31
Indian currency : RUPEE
32
Word for comparisons : THAN
33
Omar Sharif, for one : ARAB
37
"I never do swing ___": Dickens : ACAT
38
Active; busy : DOING
39
Crimson foe : YALE
40
Defrost : MELT
41
Arm bone : ULNA
42
Lofty retreat : AERIE
43
Kind of bird or show : EARLY
45
Black-ink entries : ASSETS
46
Evangeline's turf : ACADIA
49
Alphonse, to Gaston : AMI
50
Hollywood pair of yore : BOGARTANDBACALL
57
European monarch : OLAV
58
"Oh, ___ from Alabama ... " : ICOME
59
Sills's specialty : ARIA
60
Hindu goddess : DEVI
61
What a waiter waits for : ORDER
62
British actor Oliver : REED
63
Norman seasons : ETES
64
Store signs : NEONS
65
Photography pioneer Edwin : LAND
Down
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Catch flies : SHAG
2
Syrian city : HAMA
3
Demented whaler : AHAB
4
Actress Arlene : DAHL
5
Scrawny creatures : SCRAGS
6
Gray-white mineral : TRONA
7
New Year's word : AULD
8
Hew yews : FELL
9
Awash : FLOODING
10
Actor from Wellsville, N.Y.: 1885–1969 : GABBYHAYES
11
Subtle stimuli : AURAE
12
Like a martinet : STERN
13
Small lakes : PONDS
21
Sword of a sort : EPEE
22
Saw of a sort : MOT
25
Thomas Hood's "Eugene ___" : ARAM
26
Fascist title : DUCE
27
Girasol : OPAL
28
Oscar winner: 1935, 1938 : BETTEDAVIS
29
Polished : SHINY
30
"Give a ___ horse he can ride" : MANA
32
Levy : TOLL
34
Like some birds : RARE
35
Landed : ALIT
36
Apiary inmates : BEES
38
Length : DURATION
42
Land mass beyond the date line : ASIA
44
Mixture that is mostly nitrogen : AIR
45
Nightclub spotlights : AMBERS
46
Home : ABODE
47
English humanist : COLET
48
Century plant : AGAVE
49
Account execs : ADMEN
51
Realty unit : ACRE
52
Knot, in Napoli : NODO
53
Former Speaker Albert : CARL
54
Neighborhood : AREA
55
Legal claim : LIEN
56
He was Shane : LADD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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