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New York Times, Wednesday, February 11, 1976

Author: Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,678
Across Down
1. Down with, in France : ABAS
5. Closemouthed one : CLAM
9. Word of contempt : PAH
12. Lively party : BASH
13. Terza ___ : RIMA
14. Dressing-room aide : ROBER
16. Alpine sound : ECHO
17. Word of agreement : AMEN
18. Lyric verse : EPODE
19. Words for Jimmy the Greek : THEWIZARDOFODDS
22. "___ will be done . . . " : THY
23. Telling a lie, e.g. : SIN
24. Fuel : PEAT
25. Sound of laughter : HAHA
27. Disclose : BARE
29. Proofreading signs : CARETS
31. Make hostile : ALIENATE
35. Sugar: Suffix : OSE
36. Certain artists : ETCHERS
38. Charged particle : ION
39. Demolishes : SHATTERS
41. Bee mementos : STINGS
43. Israeli dance : HORA
44. Army units: Abbr. : RGTS
45. Kind of god : DEMI
48. Kind of witness : EYE
50. Bakery item : BUN
51. Tom Seaver, so to speak : ANACEOFDIAMONDS
57. Punctuation and birth : MARKS
58. Lupino and Cantor : IDAS
59. Sweetheart : BEAU
60. Barnyard units : STIES
61. Igneous rock : SIMA
62. Use a dipper : LADE
63. Poetic word : EEN
64. Reconcile : HEAL
65. Aphrodite's son : EROS
1. Support : ABET
2. Maestro of the clavier : BACH
3. High-ranked netman : ASHE
4. ___ way (lead) : SHOWTHE
5. Kind of guilt : CRAZY
6. City in Ohio : LIMA
7. North and South: Abbr. : AMERS
8. Lower jaw : MANDIBLE
9. Burst, in a way : POPOPEN
10. Dwelling : ABODE
11. Miss Hopper : HEDDA
14. Ump's relative : REF
15. "The ___ is silence" : REST
20. "___ see the evening sun . . . " : IHATETO
21. Put ___ (pontificate) : ONAIRS
25. Kind of slinger : HASH
26. Vicinity : AREA
28. Play the uke again : RESTRUM
29. Romaine : COS
30. Word with type or phonic : STEREO
31. Contented sounds : AHS
32. "___ it the truth!" : AINT
33. Clothing : TOGS
34. Navy officer: Abbr. : ENS
37. Lobster's small relative : CRAYFISH
40. Get complicated, as a plot : THICKEN
42. Lowly : IGNOBLE
45. Beavers' works : DAMS
46. Growing out : ENATE
47. Miss Dressler : MARIE
49. Arcaro : EDDIE
50. Kind of metabolism : BASAL
52. Letter : ESS
53. "___ Camera" : IAMA
54. Close : NEAR
55. Wall base : DADO
56. ___ for divorce : SUES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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