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New York Times, Thursday, February 10, 1977

Author: Manny Miller
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { B H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Across Down
1. Hazardous dinner prospect : POTLUCK
8. "___ an island" : NOMANIS
15. "___ Paris" : APRILIN
16. Mountain-making process : OROGENY
17. Having a tail : CAUDATE
18. Harness-race horse : TROTTER
19. Dockworkers' org. : ILA
20. "What this country ___ a good . . . " : NEEDSIS
22. Numerical prefix : TRI
23. Dandy's companion : FINE
25. Narrow cuts : SLITS
26. Can. province : ALTA
27. Within: Prefix : INTRA
29. Compass reading : SSE
30. Beer holder : STEIN
31. Break in verse : CESURA
33. Civil War battlefield : MANASSAS
35. Widespread : PREVALENT
37. Kind of politics : PARTISAN
40. Makes suitable : ADAPTS
44. Eastern Indians : ERIES
45. Western Indian : UTE
47. "To your good health" : SKOAL
48. Thick skin : RIND
49. Fitzgerald and Grasso : ELLAS
51. Catch sight of : ESPY
52. Naval-ship letters : USS
53. Modified : ALTERED
55. Big ___ of Midwest : TEN
56. Roof structure : STEEPLE
58. Spare time : LEISURE
60. Before : EARLIER
61. Dresses : ATTIRES
62. Sketches : DESIGNS
63. News sources in China : POSTERS
1. Peaceful : PACIFIC
2. Iridescent : OPALINE
3. Hooky players : TRUANTS
4. Movable cover : LID
5. ___ Bator : ULAN
6. Summons : CITES
7. Takes a certain position : KNEELS
8. "Thou shalt ___" : NOTSTEAL
9. Scented iris : ORRIS
10. Elsie's sounds : MOOS
11. F.B.I. worker : AGT
12. Vexes : NETTLES
13. Inactivity : INERTIA
14. Assad and others : SYRIANS
21. Strip down : DISMANTLE
24. Became active, as Mauna Loa : ERUPTED
26. In jeopardy : ATSTAKE
28. Julie or Phil, to a limey : ARRIS
30. Beach and desert stretches : SANDS
32. Roman bronze : AES
34. Teachers' org. : NEA
36. Athletes with poles : VAULTERS
37. Read : PERUSED
38. Grain bristles : ARISTAE
39. Ones finishing shampoos : RINSERS
41. Carriage : POSTURE
42. Candle bearer : TAPERER
43. Cunning quality : SLYNESS
46. Winter-cap sidepiece : EARLAP
49. Actress Drew : ELLEN
50. Take care of : SEETO
53. ___ in a poke : APIG
54. French sayings : DITS
57. Whitney : ELI
59. Convene : SIT

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

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