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New York Times, Friday, March 24, 1978

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,450
Across Down
1. Scotch companion : SODA
5. Spice for baked ham : CLOVE
10. Chew at : GNAW
14. Seed covering : ARIL
15. Poe's "To ___" : HELEN
16. Rhyme scheme : AABA
17. Vendition of lares and penates : GARAGESALE
19. Use a swizzle stick : STIR
20. Main course in U.S. : ENTREE
21. Hungry as a bear : FAMISHED
23. She "ain't what she used to be" : MARE
25. Light bulb, in comic strips : IDEA
26. Beau or fan : ADMIRER
29. Gets the news : LEARNS
31. "___ a stranger, and ye took me in" : IWAS
32. Congressman's home-going time : RECESS
34. How some like it : HOT
36. Cupid's missile : DART
37. Mascagni opera, for short : CAV
38. Like Suckling's "fond lover" : PALE
39. Offering at the Uffizi : ART
40. Petty prince : SATRAP
43. Word in a Stein line : ALAS
44. Goes after flounder : FISHES
46. Users of 45 Down : NETTERS
48. Word with beer or East : NEAR
49. Rushed around : TORE
50. Number the sheets in a book : PAGINATE
54. Half a decade : PENTAD
58. Abdul the Bulbul's rival : IVAN
59. Schoolroom stoolie : TATTLETALE
61. Porter : COLE
62. "___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
63. Prof's concoction : EXAM
64. Inspires reverential fear : AWES
65. Lead, heavy and bit : ROLES
66. Nickname for a roast host : DINO
1. Jefferson, ___ of Monticello : SAGE
2. Landing area: Nov., 1942 : ORAN
3. Gossip's interest : DIRT
4. One who cries wolf : ALARMIST
5. He screams for teams he esteems : CHEERER
6. Hugo's "___ Misérables" : LES
7. Oslo V.I.P. : OLAF
8. "Spartacus" sculptor : VELA
9. Napoleon and Wellington : ENEMIES
10. Nobelist in Medicine: 1944 : GASSER
11. Spy who was not afraid to die : NATHANHALE
12. A Levy who loved a Murphy : ABIE
13. Maternity ___ : WARD
18. Clothing : GEAR
22. Slayer of Castor : IDAS
24. Puts up : ERECTS
26. Rival of Amneris : AIDA
27. Rumpelstiltskin : DWARF
28. Double-up betting system : MARTINGALE
29. Syria, Lebanon, Israel, etc. : LEVANT
30. ___ system : SOLAR
33. DeSoto or Hudson : CAR
35. Hardy's "Pure Woman" : TESS
38. Like over 1,300 of Edison's inventions : PATENTED
40. Indo-Chinese group : SHAN
41. Device used on lawns : AERATOR
42. Word with bank, choice or party : PEOPLES
45. Traps for mackerel : SEINES
47. Monkey puzzle, e.g. : TREE
50. Size of type : PICA
51. Confess or profess : AVOW
52. South Sea islands food : TARO
53. Abbr. after a list of names : ETAL
55. Vehicle for hack work : TAXI
56. Actor Bates : ALAN
57. Item sent to a D.J. : DEMO
60. Uno e due : TRE

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

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