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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Tuesday, April 26, 1977

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,118

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Across
1
Manhattan athlete : JASPER
7
A pair, in Ayr : TWA
10
Ebenezer's expletive : BAH
13
Sir Galahad's mother : ELAINE
14
Yemenite : ARAB
15
Satisfied edacity : ATE
16
Times for repentance : DAYSOFGRACE
18
Caesar's heart : COR
19
Petrol : GAS
20
Piece of type, for short : LOGO
21
Sheet of glass : PANE
22
Nertz! : DARN
24
"___ Blue?" : AMI
25
Eliot's weaver : SILAS
26
"___ Clear Day" : ONA
27
"High Noon" actress : GRACEKELLY
29
Severinsen : DOC
30
U.S.A. leader : PRES
31
12½¢ : BIT
32
Heavy : ONEROUS
34
Perfumed unguents : POMADES
38
Shoemaker's aide? : ELF
39
TV trio : SONS
40
Altar "aye, aye" : IDO
41
In a swanlike way : GRACEFULLY
45
Cain or Abel, for short : SIB
46
Picture puzzle : REBUS
47
Pod item : PEA
48
Some NCO's : SGTS
49
Gelling agent : AGAR
50
Sandhurst weapon : STEN
51
Word with line or port : AIR
52
Cole : NAT
53
Checkmate, e.g. : COUPDEGRACE
57
Item to be cast : DIE
58
___ d'oeuvres : HORS
59
___ of eight : PIECES
60
Omega : END
61
Lodge : INN
62
Aboveboard : HONEST
Down
1
A Beverly Hillbilly : JED
2
King or carte predecessors : ALA
3
Offer a prandial prayer : SAYGRACE
4
Galileo was one : PISAN
5
Adam's grandson : ENOS
6
Gridiron V.I.P. : REF
7
Like "King Lear," e.g. : TRAGIC
8
Baylor Bears' home : WACO
9
Beame : ABE
10
Bogart's widow : BACALL
11
Disregarding keys : ATONAL
12
Unorthodoxy : HERESY
14
Floral attractions : AROMAS
17
Gives a piercing look : GLARES
21
Michelangelo work : PIETA
22
Nitwit : DODO
23
In due time : ANON
25
Thumbs (through) : SKIMS
27
Throaty : GRUFF
28
Material for 36 keys : EBONY
30
___ apart : POLES
33
Come again : RECUR
34
Where to spend a zloty : POLAND
35
Ignominy : DISGRACE
36
Do Greeley's job : EDIT
37
Reacts to a "soap" : SOBS
39
Drowses : SLEEPS
41
Rio ___ : GRANDE
42
Get back : REGAIN
43
Decreased : ABATED
44
Good news on Wall St. : UPTURN
48
Lorelei : SIREN
50
And ___ (etc.) : SOON
51
Exchange rate : AGIO
53
Midwest city, for short : CHI
54
Williams athlete : EPH
55
These, in Tours : CES
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Superlative ending : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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