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New York Times, Monday, March 6, 1978

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,432
Across
1. Acted in a domineering way : BOSSED
7. Oscar winner in 1951 : BOGART
13. Provoke; incite : PUTUPTO
14. Accomplish : PUTOVER
15. Being tested : ONTRIAL
16. Toss about : AGITATE
17. Area in an atlas : OCEAN
18. Comrade : PAL
20. Malinger : SHIRK
21. McHenry or Sumter : FORT
22. Santiago is its capital : CHILE
24. Them: Sp. : LOS
25. Grating : GRID
26. Obliterated : XED
29. News story heading : DATELINE
33. Merchant : TRADER
37. Site of Noah's landing : ARARAT
38. Turn around : ROTATE
39. Meal : REPAST
40. Gave a warning : PRESAGED
42. Compass point : SSE
43. Site of St. Peter's : ROME
44. Eng. course : LIT
47. Peewee : REESE
49. Extra : PLUS
53. Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
56. Stain : DYE
57. Confederate in the audience : PLANT
58. In an instant : ATAWORD
60. Funambulist's sine qua non : BALANCE
62. Posy : NOSEGAY
63. On the ___ (honest) : UPANDUP
64. Strindberg's land : SWEDEN
65. Abhor : DETEST
Down
1. Con game : BUNCO
2. Dark brown fur : OTTER
3. Seaport where the British first settled in India : SURAT
4. Gyrate : SPIN
5. Letter from Greece : ETA
6. Spiny-finned fish : DOLPHIN
7. Earwig, e.g. : BUG
8. Amos of the K.C. Royals : OTIS
9. Barbarian : GOTH
10. Be of profit or use : AVAIL
11. Prefix with cede or flex : RETRO
12. Migrates : TREKS
13. Cry of contempt : POOF
14. Jade : PALL
19. Military man : AIDE
22. Bossy or hoss : CRITTER
23. Uncompromising : EXTREME
25. Barometer or tumbler : GLASS
27. Irregular : EROSE
28. Facts : DATA
29. Patriotic org. : DAR
30. Exist : ARE
31. Broach a cask : TAP
32. Important dates : ERAS
34. Hammarskjöld : DAG
35. Summer, in Dijon : ETE
36. Cranberry or tomato : RED
40. Quarry : PREY
41. Sled in "Citizen Kane" : ROSEBUD
44. Grants : LOANS
45. Under protection : INTOW
46. Goad or vex : TEASE
48. Whirlpool : EDDY
49. Kill Devil Hill machine: Dec., 1903 : PLANE
50. Disembarks : LANDS
51. Not abridged : UNCUT
52. Word with father or son : STEP
54. Inspired with fear : AWED
55. Booth : LOGE
57. Quadrat : PLAT
59. Competed in a heat : RAN
61. Simian : APE

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

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