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New York Times, Monday, March 14, 1977

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,075
Across Down
1. Tack on : ADD
4. Epsom products : SALTS
9. Man from Dundee : SCOT
13. Farm unit : ACRE
14. French spa : EVIAN
15. Burn : CHAR
16. City near San Diego : CHULAVISTA
18. Swiss river : AARE
19. Covering : TEGUMENT
20. Study : PERUSE
22. Withered : SERE
23. Unexpected victory : UPSET
24. City in Wisconsin : RACINE
27. Horse guidance : DRESSAGE
30. Group character : ETHOS
31. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
32. Ossuary : URN
33. French "well" : BIEN
34. Springs : COILS
35. Bluish-green : AQUA
36. German spa : EMS
37. Guys' partners : DOLLS
38. Vinegar bottle : CRUET
39. With heavy steps : LEADENLY
41. Mexican meat dish : TAMALE
42. Price of a thought : PENNY
43. Web : MESH
44. Kind of monkey : GREASE
46. Have no ___ (shun) : PARTOFIT
50. King or poet : LEAR
51. David's friend John : CHANCELLOR
53. Sommer : ELKE
54. Short : TERSE
55. Slippery : EELY
56. Ogler : EYER
57. Like Ida or Sue : SWEET
58. Look at : SEE
1. Throb : ACHE
2. Kind of store : DRUG
3. Snare's partner : DELUSION
4. Harsh : SEVERE
5. Of coots, loons, etc. : AVINE
6. Incline : LIST
7. Use a shuttle : TAT
8. Turtles and fish : SNAPPERS
9. Cows : SCARES
10. Cultural center in N.Y. State : CHAUTAUQUA
11. Gig rig : OARS
12. Dryad's home : TREE
13. Play part : ACT
17. Enthusiastic agreements : AMENS
21. Being : ESSE
23. Asian range : URALS
24. Beard the lion : REBEL
25. Wicker's "___ to Die" : ATIME
26. Kind of retriever : CHESAPEAKE
27. Table linen : DOILY
28. Thin porridge : GRUEL
29. Growing out : ENATE
31. Ilex : HOLLY
34. Hooks up : CONNECTS
35. Dress necessities : ARMHOLES
37. Hideouts : DENS
38. Rank : CASTE
40. More expensive : DEARER
41. Three-line stanza : TERCET
43. Rectory : MANSE
44. Exultation : GLEE
45. Depend : RELY
46. Whittle : PARE
47. Skedaddle : FLEE
48. Hercules's captive : IOLE
49. Give it a whirl : TRY
52. Cut to shape : HEW

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

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