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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
1. 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
63. Church councils : SYNODS
Down
1. 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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