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New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1976

32-Down : "Long time ___"

Author:
Paul R. Barnes
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Paul R. Barnes has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,714
Across
1
Kind of stake : GRUB
5
Laurel or Kenton : STAN
9
Arabs' garments : ABAS
13
Underdone : RARE
14
Metric unit : STERE
15
Biblical king : REBA
16
Of grandparents : AVAL
17
Event leading to war : CASUSBELLI
19
Hotel-lobby figures : BELLBOYS
21
Moved along, as in a car : TOOLED
22
Cotton fabric : SATEEN
24
Before king or mode : ALA
25
___ cross : PAPAL
28
Cheerless : DRAB
30
Port of Yemen : ADEN
33
Marts of old Athens : AGORAS
35
Timetable abbrs. : ARRS
37
Egg: Prefix : OVO
38
Coins in Madrid : PESETAS
40
Chloë's friend : DAPHNIS
42
"Go to the ___, thou sluggard" : ANT
43
Voice : ALTO
45
Slight rebound : GLANCE
46
"Quién ___?" : SABE
48
Take care of : TEND
50
Furious : IRATE
51
German spa : EMS
53
Singer Jan : PEERCE
55
Working together : ALLIED
58
Showy wildflower : BLUEBELL
62
Campaniles : BELLTOWERS
64
Ashtabula's lake : ERIE
65
Needle case : ETUI
66
Kindled anew : RELIT
67
Succotash bean : LIMA
68
Xanadu's pleasure ___ : DOME
69
Normandy town : STLO
70
Arctic resident : LAPP
Down
1
Kind of bag : GRAB
2
Kind of notice : RAVE
3
River to the Caspian : URAL
4
"The ___ Ringing" : BELLSARE
5
Like corsets : STAYED
6
Mosaic piece : TESSERA
7
Indonesian island group : ARU
8
Chinese soup ingredient : NEST
9
Small space : AREOLA
10
Eye dilator : BELLADONNA
11
Up to : ABLE
12
"Enough ___!" : SAID
14
Burns, for one : SCOT
18
Big snake : BOA
20
Golfball gum : BALATA
23
Ointment : NARD
25
Family members : PAPAS
26
Rocket-booster stage : AGENA
27
Like the U.S. after 1865 : POSTBELLUM
29
Blow one's horn : BRAG
31
Dispossess : EVICT
32
"Long time ___" : NOSEE
34
Mariner : SALT
36
Join together : SPLICE
39
"Will you ___ into my parlor?" : STEP
41
Wood hyacinth : HAREBELL
44
Nautical 4:30 : ONEBELL
47
One of the Dionne five : EMILIE
49
Actress Dolores : DELRIO
52
Jell : SET
54
Plant fungus : RUST
55
Ready for Morpheus : ABED
56
Apollo's mother : LETO
57
Actress Diana : DORS
59
Silkworm : ERIA
60
Like a washrag : LIMP
61
Spring : LEAP
63
___ behind the ears : WET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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