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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1977

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,121
Across Down
1. In the chips : RICH
5. Quick kiss : BUSS
9. Hokum : SHAM
13. Music halls : ODEA
14. Desert plants : CACTI
15. "If I Only ___ Heart" (Oz song) : HADA
16. Kiss follower, sometimes : TELL
17. Lacking guidance : UNLED
18. Joie de vivre : ELAN
19. National shrine at N.Y.U. : HALLOFFAME
21. Between Winnie and Pu : ILLE
22. Cause to get riled up : MIFF
23. Heavenly headgear : HALOES
25. Allen and Frome : ETHANS
28. Mariner's set of rules : SEALAW
30. "Jaws" star : SHARK
31. Soup scoop : LADLE
32. Recede : EBB
35. Conference : TALK
36. Assayer's vessel : CUPEL
37. Get word : HEAR
38. Suffer : AIL
39. Type of protest : SITIN
40. Aligheri : DANTE
41. Waterproofed, as fabrics : COATED
43. Throbbed : PULSED
44. Muscular : BRAWNY
46. Russian sea : ARAL
47. Merit : EARN
48. "Praise ye the Lord!" : HALLELUJAH
54. Rodeo item : ROPE
55. Winged : ALATE
56. Fountain drink : COLA
57. Sorry one : RUER
58. Pep up : LIVEN
59. Jug : EWER
60. Heights: Abbr. : ALTS
61. Perjurer : LIAR
62. Grand or small coup : SLAM
1. "Our Gang" author : ROTH
2. Concept : IDEA
3. Spot for a cot : CELL
4. Distinguishing feature : HALLMARK
5. National park in Alberta : BANFF
6. U.S.C. rival : UCLA
7. Ski maneuver : STEM
8. Areaway of some houses : SIDEHALL
9. Speed-skater Young : SHEILA
10. Times for handouts and horseplay : HALLOWEENS
11. Allan-___, in Robin Hood tales : ADALE
12. Fillies' flowing features : MANES
14. Word with French or hand : CUFFS
20. Porky's plaint : OINK
24. Milwaukee product : ALE
25. This: Sp. : ESTA
26. Cambodian's neighbor : THAI
27. Runner in the foyer : HALLCARPET
28. Flavorsome : SAPID
29. Tree-of-life site : EDEN
31. Balalaika's relative : LUTE
33. Reduce : BATE
34. Nurtured : BRED
36. What you can't fight : CITYHALL
37. Big toes : HALLUCES
39. ___ Mateo, California : SAN
40. Kind of personality : DUAL
42. V.I.P. group in baseball circles : OWNERS
43. Linger at the mirror : PREEN
44. Yogi : BERRA
45. Dufy : RAOUL
46. Modify : ALTER
49. Oahu chief : ALII
50. Etna output : LAVA
51. Cheek by ___ : JOWL
52. The die cast by Caesar : ALEA
53. Damage : HARM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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