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New York Times, Saturday, December 4, 1976

Author: Elizabeth A. Yaro
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Elizabeth A. Yaro has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,975
Across Down
1. Lozenge : JUJUBE
7. Childish : JEJUNE
13. Luxurious : OPULENT
15. Small baking dish : RAMEKIN
16. Horse, in Padua : CAVALLO
17. "___ Dance," by Grieg : ANITRAS
18. On bended ___ : KNEE
19. Pencils, toward the end : STUBS
21. Reasonable : SANE
22. Press run: Abbr. : EDN
23. Warp yarn : ABB
24. Give ___ try : ITA
25. Chinese money : YUAN
27. Carries on : PLIES
29. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
30. Slats used in drafting : SPLINES
32. Mexican natives : TOLTECS
34. Only, in Bremen : NUR
35. Meadow : LEA
36. Piece for a decathlon event : JAVELIN
40. Hit the ___ : CEILING
44. Nigerian people : IBOS
45. Water flower : LOTUS
47. Take the lead : STAR
48. "___ Blas" : GIL
49. Vehicle : CAR
50. W.W. II area : ETO
51. Comfortable : SNUG
53. Indian leader : RAJAH
55. Attract : DRAW
56. Garbs : ATTIRES
58. Diffuse : RADIATE
60. Engage in a sport : WRESTLE
61. Razor-blade device : EJECTOR
62. Obis : SASHES
63. Wags : JOKERS
1. Sande, Arcaro, etc. : JOCKEYS
2. On the ___ (honest) : UPANDUP
3. Roman satirist : JUVENAL
4. Hawaiian fish : ULAE
5. ___ canto : BEL
6. Army recruitings: Abbr. : ENLS
7. Peerce and others : JANS
8. Honshu town : EMI
9. Planes : JETS
10. Kiev's republic : UKRAINE
11. Conn. resort on L.I. Sound : NIANTIC
12. Installs on a throne : ENSEATS
14. Bottom-line figures : TOTALS
15. Carpenter's joint : RABBET
20. Where: Lat. : UBI
26. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
27. Danger : PERIL
28. Shoe parts : SOLES
29. Type varieties: Abbr. : ITALS
31. Not any, in law : NUL
33. Gift from Hawaii : LEI
36. Certain puzzles : JIGSAWS
37. From within: Lat. : ABINTRA
38. Column spirals : VOLUTES
39. In ___ (not at all) : NOCASE
40. Arrow poison : CURARE
41. Repeat : ITERATE
42. Swimmer : NATATOR
43. Farmers : GROWERS
46. ___ Mahal : TAJ
52. Lillian or Dorothy : GISH
53. Units of resistance : RELS
54. Pilgrimage: Var. : HAJJ
55. Van Dyke : DICK
57. Map abbr. : RTE
59. ___ volente : DEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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