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New York Times, Wednesday, April 14, 1976

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,741

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Across
1. Furniture style : ADAM
5. Prepare clams : STEAM
10. ___ importance : OFNO
14. Bamako's country : MALI
15. Nanki-poo words : TRALA
16. ___ fixe : PRIX
17. Diplomat : PLENIPOTENTIARY
20. Germinative : SEMINAL
21. Toothless : EDENTAL
22. Part of a Jolly Roger : SKULL
24. Arctic explorer : RAE
25. Soft color : PASTEL
28. Diplomat : EMISSARY
33. Frost-covered : RIMED
34. Equal, in Paris : EGALE
35. Norwegian diplomat : LIE
36. Bradley : OMAR
37. Shadow : TRAIL
38. One of Edison's names : ALVA
39. Biblical name : UEL
40. Hold forth : ORATE
41. ___ clear of : STEER
42. Diplomat of a kind : DELEGATE
44. Butterflies : SATYRS
45. More than one: Abbr. : SEV
46. Chimney visitor : SANTA
48. Fried : SAUTEED
52. Scrounges : MOOCHES
56. Diplomatic jobs : AMBASSADORSHIPS
58. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
59. River in England : TRENT
60. Give out : EMIT
61. Knowledge : LORE
62. Robbers : YEGGS
63. Reply impolitely : SASS
Down
1. Elec. units : AMPS
2. Miss Evans : DALE
3. Ottoman emblem : ALEM
4. Diplomat : MINISTER
5. Twin city : STPAUL
6. Fish on the move : TROLL
7. Take tea : EAT
8. Nautical position : ALEE
9. Large baboon : MANDRILL
10. Gives two-cents' worth : OPINES
11. Campus org. : FRAT
12. Depression act: Abbr. : NIRA
13. Chemical radical : OXYL
18. Signed : INKED
19. Provoke : TEASE
23. Diplomats : LEGATES
25. Supercilious : PROUD
26. Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
27. Insignificant : SMALL
29. Bread pan: Fr. : MAIE
30. Kind of cat : ALLEY
31. Don or Neva : RIVER
32. Long time : YEARS
34. Common Latin verb : ERAT
37. Burlesque : TRAVESTY
38. Diplomats' assistants : ATTACHES
40. Moldings : OGEES
41. Japanese diplomat and family : SATOS
43. Diplomat's residence, often : ESTATE
44. Quick drinks at the bar : SNORTS
47. With : AMONG
48. Jib, for one : SAIL
49. Arsenal contents : AMMO
50. Over, in Germany : UBER
51. Brave : DARE
53. Uganda native : HIMA
54. Roof pieces : EPIS
55. Jet planes : SSTS
57. A.B., e.g. : DEG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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