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New York Times, Saturday, April 3, 1976

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Across
1. Move swiftly : SCUD
5. "King ___" : LEAR
9. British dramatist : SHAW
13. Ski place : SLOPE
14. Denounce violently : EXCORIATE
16. Bog bird : HERON
17. Moslem whirlers : DERVISHES
18. Merit : EARN
19. Virginia specialty : REEL
20. White ___ : ANT
21. Time of day : EVE
22. Municipal map : PLAT
25. Soak, as flax : RET
27. Violin part : PEG
28. Marquard or Waddell : RUBE
29. Native of Aleppo : SYRIAN
33. Did housework : IRONED
35. Bring to ruin : UNDO
36. Yarborough, e.g. : BADHAND
38. Phantom : SPECTER
41. Melville novel : OMOO
42. Golfing unit : STROKE
43. Lydia's capital : SARDIS
46. Make up : COIN
47. Nessen : RON
50. Essen cry : ACH
51. L.A. players : RAMS
52. Hindu title : SRI
53. Kind of bag or chamber : GAS
56. Relieve : EASE
58. Game animal : STAG
59. Kind of carpet : AXMINSTER
62. Rancor : SPITE
63. Abundance : PLENITUDE
64. Yonkers performer : PACER
65. Attempt : SEEK
66. Loop, in anatomy : ANSA
67. Greek god : ARES
Down
1. Small silk thread : SLEAVE
2. Scene of Wainwright's stand : CORREGIDOR
3. Set ___ (attack) : UPON
4. Retreat : DEN
5. Influenced : LED
6. Wielded : EXERTED
7. Israeli port : ACRE
8. Footloose ones : ROVERS
9. Family member : SIS
10. Sunken fence : HAHA
11. Solar disk : ATEN
12. Jerry or Mae : WEST
13. Farm animals : SHEEP
15. Midwest poet : RILEY
22. Malayan boat : PROA
23. Sally ___ (teacake) : LUNN
24. Resting : ABED
26. Kind of farm : TRUCK
30. Chink : INTERSTICE
31. Picnic drink : ADE
32. Conjunction : NOR
34. TV heroine : RHODA
36. Cattle genus : BOS
37. Candlenut tree : AMA
38. Greek portico : STOA
39. Stiffly precise : PRIM
40. Periods : EONS
42. Diatribes : SCREEDS
44. Boadicea's tribe : ICENI
45. Western peak : SHASTA
48. Declaims : ORATES
49. African river : NIGER
53. Cumberland and generation : GAPS
54. Wheel holder : AXLE
55. Widgeon : SMEE
57. Stupefy : STUN
58. Sail support : SPAR
60. India ___ : INK
61. Eastern herb : REA
62. Belgian town : SPA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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