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New York Times, Friday, April 30, 1976

Author: Evelyn B. Rosenthal
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,757
Across Down
1. Duo : PAIR
5. West Point: Abbr. : USMA
9. Chess plays : MOVES
14. Gloomy Dean : INGE
15. Lowland fall in Spain : RAIN
16. Tony of baseball : OLIVA
17. Portico : STOA
18. British princess : ANNE
19. Consumer advocate : NADER
20. Necessity or luxury? : AIRCONDITIONING
23. Group for Hiawatha : TRIBE
24. Legal degree : LLD
25. Belgian town : SPA
28. Barnyard sound : BAA
29. Roman 1002 : MII
30. New Guinea port : LAE
33. Noted lioness : ELSA
35. Extinct birds of North Atlantic : GREATAUKS
38. Necessities or luxuries? : WASHINGMACHINES
41. Least comfortable : UNEASIEST
42. Smith's vaudeville partner : DALE
43. Footlike part : PES
44. Like the Curiosity Shop : OLD
45. Mrs., in Vera Cruz : SRA
48. Also-___ : RAN
49. Old name of Tokyo : EDO
50. Part of an old Greek stage : SKENE
52. Necessity or luxury? : COLORTELEVISION
59. Dispatch boat : AVISO
60. Actor Edmund : LOWE
61. Miffed : SORE
62. Cloth for mods : DENIM
63. Imitator : APER
64. Assembly hall : AULA
65. Goodnight girl : IRENE
66. Simple : MERE
67. Belgian river : YSER
1. Tourist city : PISA
2. Opposed : ANTI
3. Borodin's prince : IGOR
4. Move in a reciprocal way : REACT
5. Muse of astronomy : URANIA
6. Used crude force : SANDBAGGED
7. ___ ball (rifle bullet) : MINIE
8. Dill : ANET
9. Single-stone column : MONOLITH
10. Warner of Chan films : OLAND
11. Between veni and vici : VIDI
12. Uniform : EVEN
13. Puppeteer : SARG
21. Sphere : ORB
22. Word with sacro : ILIAC
25. Settle all the details : SEWUP
26. Kind of geometry : PLANE
27. Fools : ASSES
29. Spit : MEATSKEWER
30. Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
31. Kipling's wolfpack leader : AKELA
32. Ruhr city : ESSEN
34. Cry of triumph : AHA
36. Parts of apts. : RMS
37. Lend a hand : AID
39. Method of moving a fleet : ISODROME
40. Certain Egyptian : NILOT
46. Paul : REVERE
47. Blackbird : ANI
49. Red dye : EOSIN
50. Skiing area : SLOPE
51. Work by Elia : ESSAY
52. Moslem judge : CADI
53. Word with due or bearing : OVER
54. Part of a grid team : LINE
55. Susa's old land : ELAM
56. Chits : IOUS
57. Shield border : ORLE
58. Close : NEAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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