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New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1977

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { C H J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,077
Across Down
1. Find stamina to cope : BEARUP
7. Italian dishes : PASTAS
13. Inevitably : FORSURE
14. Dizziness : VERTIGO
15. On a rampage : RIOTING
16. Informed about : ONTOPOF
17. Pilgrim John : ALDEN
18. Miss MacGraw : ALI
20. Gush : SPURT
21. Employer : USER
22. Obliquely : ASIDE
24. Liquidate a debt : PAY
25. Chimney channel : FLUE
26. Cancels out : XES
29. Gain ground : PROGRESS
33. Rules : AXIOMS
37. Sword : RAPIER
38. Slackens : LETSUP
39. Egg dish : OMELET
40. Tires : RETREADS
42. Nectar : ADE
43. "___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
44. Netherlands town : EDE
47. Obsolete : DATED
49. Orange part : PULP
53. Less courteous : RUDER
56. Through : PER
57. Indian princess : RANEE
58. Steal the show : UPSTAGE
60. More stately : GRANDER
62. Overjoyed : PLEASED
63. Become submissive : EATDIRT
64. Person in a cage : TELLER
65. Golfing family : SNEADS
1. Bubbles : BOILS
2. Undermine : ERODE
3. Flower : ASTER
4. Perdition : RUIN
5. Vase : URN
6. Horse or constellation : PEGASUS
7. Stockade : PEN
8. Crafts' partner : ARTS
9. Sojourn : STOP
10. Like some taxi seats : TIPUP
11. Athenian square : AGORA
12. Sentimental one : SOFTY
13. German spouse : FRAU
14. Unoccupied : VOID
19. Reclines : LIES
22. Aroused : ALERTED
23. Magnified : EXALTED
25. Discharged : FREED
27. Apply energy : EXERT
28. Locate : SITE
29. Favoring : PRO
30. Crash : RAM
31. Poetically disclose : OPE
32. ___ monster : GILA
34. Explorer Johnson : OSA
35. Disparaging remarks : MUD
36. U.S.N. "police" : SPS
40. Bar Mitzvah, e.g. : RITE
41. Comes forth : EMERGES
44. Burgeon : ERUPT
45. Twofold : DUPLE
46. Lincoln's late cousin : EDSEL
48. Copied : APED
49. Zoo star : PANDA
50. Opened : UNDID
51. Lupine looks : LEERS
52. Forward : PERT
54. And others: Lat. : ETAL
55. Form by carving : RASE
57. Degree : RATE
59. Dresden loc. : GER
61. Smuggled : RAN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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