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New York Times, Friday, February 4, 1977

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,037
Across
1. Birds : JAYS
5. Monk's title : FRA
8. Weather word : HAZE
12. Same: Prefix : EQUI
13. See 37 Across : HOUSE
15. Opposed, in Dogpatch : AGIN
16. Continental prefix : EURO
17. Chemical compound : ESTER
18. Fruit covering : RIND
19. Be pettish, as the weather : RAINCATSANDDOGS
22. Verse form : ODE
23. Small whale : SEI
24. Coming-out girls : DEBS
27. Singer Charles : RAY
29. Calif. wine city : NAPA
33. African river : UELE
34. Johnny ___ : REB
35. "Through ___ darkly" : AGLASS
37. Made a dramatic exit, with 13 Across : STORMEDOUTOFTHE
40. Type of tank : SEPTIC
41. Miss Merkel : UNA
42. Roman road : ITER
43. Surrender, in Italy : RESA
44. "___ my turn" : ITS
45. "___ Kampf" : MEIN
46. Crew members : MEN
48. Chinese truth : TAO
50. Winter hazard of a sort : HAILINGTAXICABS
59. Icelandic saga : EDDA
60. Declaim : ORATE
61. Kiln : OVEN
62. Asian sea : AZOV
63. Aroused : WAKED
64. Wolf : LOBO
65. Distant: Prefix : TELE
66. Part of M.D.: Abbr. : MED
67. Again : ANEW
Down
1. Scoff : JEER
2. Water: Prefix : AQUA
3. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
4. Jerusalem hill: Var. : SION
5. Encouraged : FOSTERED
6. Axle-breakers : RUTS
7. ___ as pie : ASEASY
8. Kind of cash or times : HARD
9. Money changing : AGIO
10. Enthusiasm : ZING
11. Goals : ENDS
13. Chief : HEAD
14. Sea bird : ERNE
20. Lettuce : COS
21. Australian dog : DINGO
24. Hinder : DETER
25. Run away : ELOPE
26. Wheeler and Lahr : BERTS
28. More or less : ABOUT
30. Movie title : ALFIE
31. Singer Page : PATTI
32. Pale : ASHEN
33. Naval initials : USS
34. Kind of room : REC
35. ___ loss : ATA
36. Indian weight : SER
38. Haven for Cuban émigrés : MIAMI
39. Not said : UNSTATED
44. Rex of early films : INGRAM
45. French pronoun : MOI
47. Sufficient, to Omar : ENOW
49. Hewed : AXED
50. Kind of wave : HEAT
51. Chisellike tool : ADZE
52. Adored one : IDOL
53. Cleanse : LAVE
54. Shooting unit on the lot : TAKE
55. Beverage : COLA
56. English river : AVON
57. Miss Daniels : BEBE
58. Weather word : SNOW

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

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