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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1977

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,314
Across
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V.I.P.'s on Election Day : VOTERS
7
Kind of box : BALLOT
13
Man's lounging slipper : EVERETT
15
Arranged in rows : SERIATE
16
Thesmothete : SENATOR
17
"I never ___ I didn't like": Will Rogers : METAMAN
18
Sound in a round : TRA
19
School order : ERASERS
21
Spring-collection org. : IRS
22
Amices' partial coverings : ALBS
24
Thurber's daydreamer : MITTY
25
Jack Frost's touch : NIP
26
State flower of N.H. : LILAC
28
"We Do Our Part" initials : NRA
29
Gregory Sierra's former role in "Barney Miller" : CHANO
31
Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
33
He wants to be alone : ANCHORET
35
Writer's righter : EMENDATOR
37
Gave a steno some work : DICTATED
40
Phone : RINGUP
44
"___ Will," Frost's first book : ABOYS
45
Sch. subject : ALG
47
Marie Antoinette was one : REINE
48
City called "Bride of the Sea": Abbr. : VEN
49
Like the Palisades : STEEP
51
Chide : RATE
52
N.Y.C. subway : IRT
53
"Love Is ___," book by Stone : ETERNAL
55
Freight from Flint : CAR
56
Objects decorated with a black alloy : NIELLOS
58
Abstract : EPITOME
60
Lerner-Loewe musical : CAMELOT
61
Sopranos in operas by Strauss and Massenet : SALOMES
62
"A friend ___ . . . " : INNEED
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Church councils : SYNODS
Down
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Pure, chaste women : VESTALS
2
Rest upon : OVERLIE
3
Like a good argument or theory : TENABLE
4
Epoch : ERA
5
Plexus : RETE
6
Upheaval : STORM
7
Mellowed and muddled : BEERY
8
Fine follower : ARTS
9
___ Fail, Irish Coronation Stone : LIA
10
Flaky : LAMINAR
11
Pertaining to eared seals : OTARINE
12
Honor card : TENSPOT
14
Bride's pride : TRAIN
15
"Bartered Bride" composer : SMETANA
20
Mugwump : STRADDLER
23
Kind of pin or belt : SAFETY
27
Mountain peaks : CIMAS
29
Hall-Johnson group : CHOIR
30
Pastry buff : HORNER
32
Holiday in Hanoi : TET
34
Position G.R.F. played : CTR
36
Least cluttered : NEATEST
37
Verocchio's amazing pupil : DAVINCI
38
Unique ancient tongue of SW Europe : IBERIAN
39
Despise : CONTEMN
41
Composer Puccini : GIACOMO
42
Still feral : UNTAMED
43
Court figure : PEERESS
46
Chromosome contents : GENES
49
Took a position on an issue : STOOD
50
Actress from Greece : PAPAS
53
French women's magazine : ELLE
54
Tomlin : LILY
57
Traveller's rider : LEE
59
Weight of a very small hippo : TON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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