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New York Times, Wednesday, February 8, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K P Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,406
Across
1. "___ and Lovers" : SONS
5. Bridge charge : TOLL
9. Breed of horse : BARB
13. Rose's man : ABIE
14. Hawk's abode : AERIE
15. It generates Sills' trills : ARIA
16. Home of the Bengals : CINCINNATI
18. Weakens little by little : LAGS
19. Massachusetts city or river : TAUNTON
20. Home of the Cowboys : DALLAS
22. Where Dortmund is : RUHR
23. Olympian : HERA
24. Hold together firmly : COHERE
27. Site of India's Golden Temple : BENARES
30. Spirit: Fr. : AME
31. ___ days (for fasting and prayer) : EMBER
33. Festive affairs : GALAS
35. Tallinn resident : BALT
37. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
39. Cultivate : TILL
40. Last word of "Hamlet" : SHOOT
42. Attack : SETAT
44. Egg-shaped ornaments : OVA
45. Home of the Falcons : ATLANTA
47. City on the Don : ROSTOV
49. Greek resistance force in W.W. II : ELAS
50. Abhor : HATE
51. Lydian capital destroyed by Tamerlane : SARDIS
54. Formally withdraws : SECEDES
57. Thought : IDEA
58. State capital, once called New Helvetia : SACRAMENTO
61. Where Chattanooga is: Abbr. : TENN
62. Jidda residents : ARABS
63. Suburb of Naples : NOLA
64. Biblical oldster : ENOS
65. Receptacles for flowers : URNS
66. Couples : TWOS
Down
1. Dweller in Iowa or Oklahoma : SAC
2. Newspaper notice : OBIT
3. Caravel of 1492 : NINA
4. Obtain : SECURE
5. Jan Vickers is one : TENOR
6. Algerian city : ORAN
7. Illuminated : LIT
8. University city in the Netherlands : LEIDEN
9. Australian city near celebrated gold mines : BALLARAT
10. Soviet sea : ARAL
11. Baltic port : RIGA
12. Food fish : BASS
14. Patriotic songs : ANTHEMS
17. Accustom : INURE
21. First of a Kipling trio : ARAG
23. Strategic city in Afghanistan : HERAT
24. Truck parts : CABS
25. Food-processing center : OMAHA
26. Spartan slave : HELOT
27. Kentucky college town : BEREA
28. "Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
29. Round of cheers : SALVO
32. Prevails over : BESTS
34. Belgrade native : SLAV
36. Certain Spaniards or Ohioans : TOLEDANS
38. Capital of Venezuela : CARACAS
41. Anklebones : TALI
43. Tribal emblem : TOTEM
46. Bahamas capital : NASSAU
48. Sitting, as a statue : SEDENT
50. Caraway and catnip : HERBS
51. Building location : SITE
52. Arabian city : ADEN
53. City NNW of L.A. : RENO
54. Glance at : SCAN
55. Ample: Poetic : ENOW
56. Normandy town : STLO
59. Timetable abbr. : ARR
60. Group est. in Bogotá: 1948 : OAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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