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New York Times, Saturday, February 19, 1977

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,052
Across Down
1. Merry sounds : HAHA
5. "You ___ mouthful" : SAIDA
10. Dodge : SHUN
14. Fictional Chinese heroine : OLAN
15. Boredom : ENNUI
16. Raced : TORE
17. Speakeasy : BLINDTIGER
19. Fad : RAGE
20. Word part: Abbr. : SYL
21. Old or Pete : ROSE
22. Gave a reprieve to : SPARED
24. Alan Ladd film : SHANE
26. Ollie's partner : STAN
27. Capture again : RETAKE
29. June observances : FLAGDAYS
33. Hole ___ : INONE
34. Moment : TRICE
35. Charge : FEE
36. Blanc, for one : MONT
37. Earthen pot : CROCK
38. Distant : AFAR
39. Drink : ALE
40. Hag : CRONE
41. Kind of shark or maid : NURSE
42. African tree : SASSWOOD
44. Specialized garbs : HABITS
45. Place for an interne: Abbr. : HOSP
46. "Too proud ___" : TOBEG
47. Negligent : REMISS
50. Arena figure : TORO
51. Owns : HAS
54. One of a great five : ERIE
55. Dessert item : BROWNBETTY
58. Red or Sutter's : MILL
59. Portly : OBESE
60. ___ ager : TEEN
61. United : ONED
62. "Open ___ please" : WIDER
63. Beverages : ADES
1. Fireplace areas : HOBS
2. Associate : ALLY
3. Pelters in a storm : HAILSTONES
4. Miss Miller : ANN
5. ___ straight (correct) : SETONE
6. Liqueur flavor : ANISE
7. The Gloomy Dean : INGE
8. Fitting : DUE
9. Crowded holding pattern : AIRSTACK
10. Well-known London street : STRAND
11. Frost : HOAR
12. Advise : URGE
13. Lack : NEED
18. Admiral who defeated the Armada : DRAKE
23. Do a bellboy job : PAGE
25. Ghost, old style : HANT
26. Hit a golf ball poorly : SLICE
27. P.I. breadfruit : RIMAS
28. ___ Gay, W.W. II plane : ENOLA
29. Palm leaf : FROND
30. Gave a scare to : AFFRIGHTED
31. Baker's need : YEAST
32. Dry periods : SERES
34. Scout unit : TROOP
37. Early weapon : CROSSBOW
38. Seine feeder : AUBE
40. Ones ranking below ensigns: Abbr. : CWOS
41. Bigwig : NABOB
43. Protect : SHIELD
44. Little Jack of rhyme : HORNER
46. Dishevel: Var. : TOWSE
47. San ___ : REMO
48. Island country : ERIN
49. Kind of stone or post : MILE
50. Nailed obliquely : TOED
52. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
53. Dict. offerings : SYNS
56. Hitting stat : RBI
57. Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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