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New York Times, Tuesday, March 21, 1978

Author: Schwarzbaum
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,447
Across Down
1. Word with horn or flute : ALTO
5. City once called Lutetia : PARIS
10. Type of cheese : EDAM
14. Dandy : BEAU
15. Where Greek met Greek : AGORA
16. Opera laid in Africa : AIDA
17. Starr of the Packers : BART
18. Malagasy Republic's alternate name : MADAGASCAR
20. Sweet symbol of America : APPLEPIE
22. Main lane : ARTERY
23. Brilliant young man in "The Brothers Karamazov" : IVAN
24. Duck or fictional pirate : SMEE
25. Town famed for a nursery-rhyme polygamist : STIVES
28. Reveille for Dracula : MOONRISE
32. Rams' QB : HADEN
33. Persian headdress : TIARA
34. Orel's river : OKA
35. Collection of poetry : EPOS
36. Chaplain : PADRE
37. Cozy : SNUG
38. ___ canto, singing style : BEL
39. Cover-up name : ALIAS
40. Stagnant : STILL
41. Places for matériel : ARSENALS
43. Group spirit : MORALE
44. Kindergartners : TOTS
45. Wife of Zeus : HERA
46. Refer indirectly (to) : ALLUDE
49. Potlatch : FESTIVAL
53. Early U.S. actress who starred in "Peter Pan" : MAUDEADAMS
55. Party for celebrators : GALA
56. Start of a fairy tale : ONCE
57. "___ Milk Wood," Dylan Thomas radio play : UNDER
58. Sibilant sound : HISS
59. Lineup in front of a typist : KEYS
60. Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
61. Jog : TROT
1. Biblical title of reverence for God : ABBA
2. Capriole : LEAP
3. Boat canvas, for short : TARP
4. Survives : OUTLIVES
5. Gaucho's milieu : PAMPAS
6. Anew : AGAIN
7. Teased; heckled : RODE
8. Chief minister to David : IRA
9. Sachem : SAGAMORE
10. March 26, 1978 : EASTER
11. Vegas cubes : DICE
12. Hebrew month : ADAR
13. Girl in "The Rose of Tralee" : MARY
19. Amphitheater : ARENA
21. All tied up : EVEN
24. Skyrockets : SOARS
25. Queen who visited Solomon : SHEBA
26. Lighting device : TAPER
27. Heathen deities : IDOLS
28. King with the golden touch : MIDAS
29. Where Ephesus is : IONIA
30. Cranium : SKULL
31. Colonel's silver emblem : EAGLE
33. Evening wear : TAILS
36. Flat dishes, as for tea service : PLATEAUS
37. A flush beats it : STRAIGHT
39. Battery terminal : ANODE
40. Classify : SORT
42. Schumann's "___ Symphoniques" : ETUDES
43. Plural of Mr. : MESSRS
45. Macho ones : HEMEN
46. A bad way to run : AMOK
47. Abbe from Brooklyn : LANE
48. Ball role : LUCY
49. Wither : FADE
50. Fur similar to miniver : VAIR
51. Moreover : ALSO
52. "Nice Guys Finish ___," Durocher book : LAST
54. Key to heredity : DNA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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