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New York Times, Friday, March 3, 1978

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,429
Across Down
1. Small errors : SLIPS
6. Follower of kick or stick : BALL
10. Eat snacks hour by hour : NOSH
14. She was a lady : EADIE
15. Shot and shell : AMMO
16. Out of port : ASEA
17. Start of a quotation : ADOLESCENCEISNT
20. Kinsman : RELATION
21. Queued up : INLINE
22. Holier-___-thou : THAN
23. Do some barbering : SHEAR
24. Type of pass, in football : SCREEN
27. Metal left over after casting : SPRUE
30. Implement for Markham's man : HOE
31. Spread through : PERMEATED
35. Hebrew month : ADAR
37. Entertainer Bobby ___: 1936–73 : DARIN
38. Boy-meets-girl situation : DATE
39. Structure for storage : WAREHOUSE
41. Hwy. : RTE
42. "Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
43. Author of the quotation : ARMOUR
46. Of the birds : AVIAN
49. Plains Indian : CREE
50. "The Swamp Fox" : MARION
52. Include or contain : COMPRISE
56. End of the quotation : APERIODITSACOMA
58. Radio time signal : TONE
59. Top of the monk : PATE
60. Eve of Passover : SEDER
61. Angered : IRED
62. "Windows of the soul" : EYES
63. Kilmer poem : TREES
1. Scorch : SEAR
2. Fill the hull : LADE
3. John Q.'s hero : IDOL
4. He said "Ecce homo" : PILATE
5. Do a slow burn : SEETHE
6. Part of a club sandwich : BACON
7. It is so : AMEN
8. Alphabetic trio : LMN
9. Places : LOCI
10. Brad's topper : NAILHEAD
11. Actor Davis : OSSIE
12. Medicinal plant : SENNA
13. Execrator : HATER
18. Shensi capital : SIAN
19. Follow : ENSUE
24. "Nightwork" author : SHAW
25. Part of a sonata : CODA
26. Nurture : REAR
27. Opera by Handel: 1738 : SERSE
28. ___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
29. Successor to L.B.J. : RMN
31. Anka or Simon : PAUL
32. Pacific aroid : TARO
33. Part of Caesar's parting shot : ETTU
34. Puma's prey : DEER
36. No longer out of kilter : REPAIRED
37. Buzzing insect : DOR
40. Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
43. Last word of a Hemingway title : ARMS
44. Feast : REPAST
45. "Laura" lyricist : MERCER
46. Valuable violin : AMATI
47. Inhalant : VAPOR
48. Dunne or Rich : IRENE
49. Pigeon coops : COTES
51. Slangy refusal : NOPE
52. Quote : CITE
53. Parisian's antiseptic : IODE
54. Pintail duck : SMEE
55. Sonar, to a destroyer : EARS
57. Flag or Judgment : DAY

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

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