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New York Times, Wednesday, March 9, 1977

Author: DeWitt Anderson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,070
Across Down
1. Burma's neighbor : LAOS
5. Seraglio : HAREM
10. Kind of tire or foot : FLAT
14. Singer Paul : ANKA
15. Certain Arabian : OMANI
16. Exude : OOZE
17. Comic sketch : SKIT
18. Amphibians : TOADS
19. Pahlavi's land : IRAN
20. Andersen opus : THEUGLYDUCKLING
23. Heyerdahl boat : RAI
24. Is sorrowful : RUES
25. Horizontal molding : CORNICE
29. Poetic time : EEN
30. Held court : SAT
33. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
34. Krazy ___ : KAT
36. Savalas : TELLY
38. Coffee seed : BEAN
39. Zeno follower : STOIC
42. Stir : JAIL
43. City on the Rhone : ARLES
45. Alphabetic trio : MNO
46. ___ homo : ECCE
47. Tel Aviv airport : LOD
48. Exclamations : AHS
51. Sly laugh : SNICKER
53. Kind of school : PREP
54. Examine expertly : VET
55. Burdick-Lederer opus : THEUGLYAMERICAN
63. Cornucopia : HORN
64. Sam of N.C. : ERVIN
65. Bacchanalia : ORGY
66. Literary event : EPIC
67. Clamor : NOISE
68. Zero : NONE
69. Great Lake State: Abbr. : MICH
70. Dunces : ASSES
71. Neck of land : SPIT
1. Wear well : LAST
2. Egyptian cross : ANKH
3. Thirties' migrant : OKIE
4. Gloomy or sullen : SATURNINE
5. Benny Goodman improvisations : HOTLICKS
6. Port in S.E. China : AMOY
7. Electric catfish : RAAD
8. Tolerate : ENDURE
9. Slip : MISCUE
10. Outwits : FOILS
11. Nocturnal mammal : LORI
12. Moslem call to prayer : AZAN
13. Burmese measure : TENG
21. Merry, in Metz : GAI
22. Ohio college town : KENT
25. Conspiracy : CABAL
26. Alamogordo's county : OTERO
27. Amundsen : ROALD
28. Dine : EAT
30. Loose : SLACK
31. "Tiny ___" : ALICE
32. Wat or John : TYLER
35. Fun-loving Rover Boy : TOM
37. Ousters : EJECTIONS
40. Kind of policy: Abbr. : INS
41. Assembles : CONVENES
44. U.S. illustrator : SARG
49. Western capital : HELENA
50. Film-executive Skouras : SPYROS
52. Comparative suffix : IER
53. Vigor : PUNCH
55. Oates book : THEM
56. Snake-dance specialist : HOPI
57. Hoffer : ERIC
58. Rara ___ : AVIS
59. ___ en scène : MISE
60. Harvest : CROP
61. Lambs, to Lucullus : AGNI
62. U.N. veto : NYET

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

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