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New York Times, Tuesday, March 29, 1977

Author: Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 40-Across is as in original, but the Orbiting Geophysical Observatory is a set of six satellites, named OGO 1 through OGO 6.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,090
Across Down
1. Fishing adjunct : GAFF
5. Group of Boy Scouts : TROOP
10. Small amphibian : NEWT
14. Seed covering : ARIL
15. Spanish lasso : REATA
16. Puccini piece : ARIA
17. Antitoxins : SERA
18. Chekhov : ANTON
19. Confined : PENT
20. Quit boxing : HANGUPTHEGLOVES
23. Bone: Prefix : OSSE
24. OPEC holding : OIL
25. Heavenly food : MANNA
28. Tiny cavity whence a hair grows : FOLLICLE
33. Amo follower : AMAS
34. Abnormal fear : PHOBIA
36. Stripling : LAD
37. Kindred : SIB
38. Prayers : ORISONS
39. M.I.T. grad : ENG
40. U.S. satellite : OGO
41. Promontories : NESSES
42. Disconcert : FAZE
43. ___ oblige : NOBLESSE
45. Drapery : ARRAS
46. "___ a boy!" : ITS
47. African fox : ASSE
49. Steps aside : GETSOUTOFTHEWAY
57. Scrapping : ATIT
58. Lustrous fiber : RAMIE
59. Information : DATA
60. "Of course!" : SURE
61. Use muscle power : EXERT
62. Hot place : OVEN
63. Mottled : PIED
64. Math curves : SINES
65. Like Milquetoast : MEEK
1. Deep cut : GASH
2. Sector : AREA
3. Alpine snowfield : FIRN
4. Liquor containers : FLAGONS
5. Drummer's gear : TRAPS
6. Parisian's income : RENTE
7. Swear word : OATH
8. Indian : OTOE
9. Scaly anteaters : PANGOLINS
10. City south of Roma : NAPOLI
11. Hebrew eve : EREV
12. Hock or sack : WINE
13. Makes lace : TATS
21. Dos Passos book : USA
22. Actress Lee et al. : LILAS
25. James or Perry : MASON
26. Pancho's friend : AMIGO
27. Rich man : NABOB
28. "Chicago" director : FOSSE
29. Woodwind : OBOE
30. Limpid : CLEAR
31. Mario of singing fame : LANZA
32. Fringes : EDGES
34. Constrains : PRESSURES
35. Steamy sound : HISS
38. "___ grow on" : ONETO
42. Bondman's dream : FREEDOM
44. Careened : LISTED
45. Blonde shade : ASH
47. Blazing : AFIRE
48. Restores to copy : STETS
49. Pant : GASP
50. Vanity case : ETUI
51. Jade : TIRE
52. Car for hire : TAXI
53. Augury : OMEN
54. Billow : WAVE
55. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
56. G.I. in England : YANK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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