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New York Times, Wednesday, February 16, 1977

Author: Ann Jenkins
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,049
Across Down
1. Petulant : WASPISH
8. Plants evidence on : FRAMES
14. San ___ : ANTONIO
15. Rebel : REVOLT
16. School of writing : REALISM
17. Jacks or better, usually : OPENERS
19. Court divider : NET
20. French pronoun : ELLE
22. Hit-man's weapon : GAT
23. Takes a spouse : WEDS
25. Thrash about : FLAIL
26. Glass piece : PANE
27. Much-traveled fighter : ALI
28. Mont ___ : BLANC
29. Cowboy's habitat : RANGE
30. Mobster's domain : GANGLAND
32. "___ Skelter" : HELTER
33. Corot specialty : LANDSCAPE
35. Observation : REMARK
38. Section of Scotland : LOWLANDS
42. Clerical vestment : AMICE
43. Almost besotted : TIPSY
44. Zsa Zsa's sister : EVA
45. Bulrush : TULE
46. Dipper : LADLE
47. Hearty gulp : SWIG
48. Wallach : ELI
49. Territory : AREA
50. Seat in an oratory : PEW
51. What Miss Muffet did to the tuffet : SATONIT
54. City in Kenya : NAIROBI
58. Herbal medicine : TISANE
59. Aspired to : DESIRED
60. When bunnies abound : EASTER
61. ___ reason (make sense) : STANDTO
1. Cold or Civil : WAR
2. Chemical suffix : ANE
3. Star's alter ego : STANDIN
4. Frigid zones : POLES
5. Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
6. Spanish yeses : SIS
7. One's native heath : HOMELAND
8. Play : FROLIC
9. Ward off : REPEL
10. "___ Maria" : AVE
11. Calendar abbr. : MON
12. To the manner born : ELEGANT
13. Quaint : STRANGE
18. Beef on the hoof : STEER
21. One-sided plurality : LANDSLIDE
23. Jokester : WAG
24. High note : ELA
25. Cut of steak : FLANK
26. Plant scale : PALEA
28. Exclaim loudly : BLARE
29. Retort : REPLY
31. Candied : GLACE
32. Part of a ship's bow : HAWSE
34. Composer Aaron et al. : COPLANDS
35. Ranks : RATES
36. Pattern after : EMULATE
37. Standing army : MILITIA
39. Neologism : NEWWORD
40. Roman 506 : DVI
41. Lose resiliency : SAG
43. More sour : TARTER
46. Musician Frankie : LAINE
47. European bird : SERIN
50. City on the Arno : PISA
52. Donovan's agency: Abbr. : OSS
53. Singer Cole : NAT
55. At the age of: Abbr. : AET
56. Play the nags : BET
57. Bachelor's last words : IDO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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