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Elio Desiderio
Elio Desiderio

New York Times, Friday, February 13, 1976

Author:
Elio Desiderio
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Elio Desiderio has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,680

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Across
1
Beer : LAGER
6
Fairy queen : MAB
9
Zaharias : BABE
13
"___ Mio" : OSOLE
14
"Paradise enow" poet : OMAR
16
Cured, as tobacco : AGED
17
Battling : ATWAR
18
Stevens : RISE
19
Name : CITE
20
Kaufman-Ferber play : DINNERATEIGHT
23
Newspaper : DAILY
24
"This ___ recording" : ISA
25
Little one : TOT
28
___ Passos : DOS
29
German article : DER
31
Hunter : TAB
34
Anglo-Saxon letters : ETHS
36
Mount : BESTRIDE
38
Critical time : THEELEVENTHHOUR
42
Worked on damaged art : RESTORED
43
Rara avis : ONER
44
Common verb : ARE
45
N.Y.C. subway : IRT
46
Map abbr. : LAT
49
R. R. stop : STA
50
Street or side : CAR
52
Harass : BESET
54
Often-fatal drink : ONEFORTHEROAD
60
"___ of the free" : LAND
62
N.Y.C. park : RIIS
63
Ingmar Bergman output : MOVIE
64
Word with shoppe : OLDE
65
Cassini : OLEG
66
Outcome : EVENT
67
Monster's loch : NESS
68
Theater sign : SRO
69
Fender hazards : DENTS
Down
1
Get a firearm ready : LOAD
2
Italian city : ASTI
3
Evening wear : GOWN
4
African antelope : ELAND
5
Study again : REREAD
6
Accepted customs : MORALS
7
Friendship : AMITY
8
Despicable : BASE
9
Johann S. and family : BACHS
10
Disturbed states : AGITATIONS
11
Poker move : BET
12
Dutch town : EDE
15
Defendants, in law : REI
21
River, in Spain : RIO
22
Saddle holder : GIRTH
25
Four: Prefix : TETRA
26
Different : OTHER
27
V.I.P.'s at duels : THESECONDS
29
___ of thieves : DEN
30
N. Y. time : EST
32
Sing ___ (perform) : ADUET
33
Yogi of baseball : BERRA
35
___ a precedent : SET
36
Place for flowers : BED
37
Greek letter : RHO
39
French river : LOIRE
40
Go wrong : ERR
41
Animal Dr. : VET
46
Exhortation to the team : LETSGO
47
Kind of blonde : ASH
48
Swarmed : TEEMED
51
Guanacos' milieu : ANDES
52
Certain pipe : BRIER
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
55
To's partner : FRO
56
Castor and olive : OILS
57
Bakery unit : OVEN
58
"___ we got fun!" : AINT
59
Certain policemen: Abbr. : DETS
60
Chaney : LON
61
Brew : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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