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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Thursday, April 15, 1976

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,742
Across
1. Place for two birds : BUSH
5. Of age: Abbr. : AET
8. Pale : ASHEN
13. Leading : ONTOP
15. Postal abbr. : RLO
16. High-tea item : SCONE
17. Amphitheater : ARENA
18. Swindle: Var. : GIP
19. Kind of bear : TEDDY
20. Unforeseen effect : REPERCUSSION
23. Drop bait : DAP
24. Slays : DOESIN
25. Biblical brother : ESAU
29. Cutter : SLED
31. Tropical air movements : TRADEWINDS
33. Galena : ORE
35. Poetic word : EER
36. Verb ending : IZE
37. Vestment : AMICE
40. Stage direction : ENTER
42. Gibbon : LAR
43. Fall behind : LAG
46. Miss Claire : INA
47. Essentials : BRASSTACKS
51. Judge's seat : BANC
55. Templeton : ALEC
56. Els : TRAINS
58. Educators' org. : NEA
59. Deep emotions : HEARTSTRINGS
62. Indulge : HUMOR
65. Exclamations : OHS
66. Pick up the tab : TREAT
67. "___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
68. Letter : TEE
69. Tropical timber tree : AMATE
70. Linen cloth : TOILE
71. Bitter vetch : ERS
72. Pub orders : ALES
Down
1. The stage : BOARDS
2. Imagined : UNREAL
3. Barren plain : STEPPE
4. Sharpen : HONE
5. Debate participant : ARGUER
6. Miss Landi : ELISSA
7. On deck : TOPSIDE
8. Regarding : ASTO
9. Play opener : SCENEI
10. Plasterer's need : HOD
11. Conclusion : END
12. Napoleon's marshal : NEY
14. Western chum : PARD
21. Birdhouse : COTE
22. Arrow poison : INEE
26. Dither : SNIT
27. Cutting tool : ADZE
28. Addict : USER
30. Medic : DOC
32. British architect : WREN
34. Electrical units : RELS
37. Medieval poem : ALBA
38. Earth : MARL
39. Dies ___ : IRAE
41. Catch : NAB
44. "___ boy!" : ATTA
45. Strangle : GARROTE
46. Common contraction : ISNT
48. Sheridan's scandal place : SCHOOL
49. Willa : CATHER
50. Affectionate actions : KISSES
52. Toughen : ANNEAL
53. Deny : NEGATE
54. Social divisions : CASTES
57. Spanish miss: Abbr. : SRTA
60. Gardner : ERLE
61. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
62. Old or top : HAT
63. Celestial sighting : UFO
64. French pronoun : MOI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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