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New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 1978

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,427

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Across
1. Group character : ETHOS
6. Slapstick props : PIES
10. Relative of a hop : PROM
14. Alternate name for Fortaleza, Brazilian port : CEARA
15. Against: Prefix : ANTI
16. Aphorism with a mystical meaning : RUNE
17. Pres. Grant's first name: : HIRAM
18. Popular TV program : GOODTIMES
20. Veteran : OLDTIMER
22. De Valera et al. : EAMONS
23. Use litmus paper : TEST
24. University in New Orleans : DILLARD
26. Broad belt of the East : OBI
28. Native to : ENDEMIC
30. Author Runyon : DAMON
32. Oil-rich land : IRAN
33. Mark of excellence : STAR
37. Don fancy togs : DRESSUP
39. Accept : RECEIVE
41. Tad's effrontery : SASS
42. Word with dive or gay : NOSE
44. Come clean : ADMIT
45. Tremble : FLUTTER
47. Asner and Begley : EDS
48. Lustrous volcanic rock : PERLITE
51. Fish-eating mammal : SEAL
53. Barroom brawls : MELEES
54. Hasten : MAKETIME
58. Formerly : ATONETIME
60. Titled : NAMED
61. Irish clan : SEPT
62. Always : EVER
63. A social stratum : ELITE
64. Algonquian : CREE
65. Part of a pedestal : DADO
66. Hinder : DETER
Down
1. Yodeler's delight : ECHO
2. Linden tree : TEIL
3. Dickens novel : HARDTIMES
4. Deliver a spiel : ORATE
5. Japanese musical instruments : SAMISENS
6. Senator's attendant : PAGE
7. Suitable : INORDER
8. SHAEF's domain : ETO
9. Second occupation : SIDELINE
10. ___ facie (at first sight) : PRIMA
11. Bruit : RUMOR
12. Upright : ONEND
13. U.S.N. chow : MESS
19. Part of a baby's toilette : TALC
21. High place: Abbr. : MTN
25. Turkish inn : IMARET
26. Some casino figures : ODDS
27. Siren Theda : BARA
29. Use a ladle : DIPOUT
31. Forerunner of the C.I.A. : OSS
33. Ciceronian conjunction : SED
34. Deadline, e.g. : TIMELIMIT
35. Greedy : AVID
36. Macerates flax : RETS
38. Not on the roster : UNLISTED
40. Tilted : CAREENED
43. Originated : STEMMED
45. Take it on the lam : FLEE
46. River in Scotland : ESK
48. Arno or Nero : PETER
49. Abscond : ELOPE
50. Income for Yves : RENTE
52. "Thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
53. ___, fem. or neut. : MASC
55. Atmosphere: Comb. form : AERO
56. Appraise : METE
57. River in Germany : EDER
59. Yellow bugle : IVA

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

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