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New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1978

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,462
Across
1. Stampede participants : STEERS
7. Cauthen's mounts : RACERS
13. Shred roughly : TEARUP
14. Word in a Gallic motto : EGALITE
16. Fashion designer from France : CASSINI
17. Milieu of the Swiss Guard : VATICAN
18. Pre-deal pot contents : ANTES
19. Otto minus cinque : TRE
21. Originate : START
22. Rhoda's mom et al. : IDAS
23. Blazing : AFIRE
25. Perry's creator : ERLE
26. Groove : RUT
27. Corn, to a hog : ALIMENT
29. German article : DER
30. Order to gunners : OPENFIRE
32. Old-line Mass. family : CABOTS
34. Press on : URGE
35. "My kingdom ___ horse!" : FORA
36. Package for 200 cigarettes : CARTON
39. Tinderbox : FIRETRAP
43. Paean to Billy Joe : ODE
44. Nailed down : SECURED
46. One of Jolie's girls : EVA
47. Pompons : MUMS
49. Marchers since F.D.R.'s day : DIMES
50. Kind of cheese : BLEU
51. Take the money and run, à la Jessica : ELOPE
53. Bill or beak : NEB
54. Jurymen : PEERS
55. Undid knitting : RAVELED
57. Roil : AGITATE
59. He found Livingstone : STANLEY
60. Woolly : LANOSE
61. Venerated townsmen : ELDERS
62. Gave a stake, in bankers' terms : LOANED
Down
1. Wear well : STANDUP
2. Having left a valid will : TESTATE
3. Comforts : EASES
4. Goddess of strife : ERIS
5. Take to one's heels : RUN
6. Hot-tempered one : SPITFIRE
7. Rider on April 16, 1775 : REVERE
8. ___ Khan IV : AGA
9. Hep ones : CATS
10. Top-drawer socialites : ELITE
11. Montalban from Mexico : RICARDO
12. Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
15. Gains access : ENTERS
16. City on the Nile's east bank : CAIRO
20. Nature's icy coating : RIME
23. Put in kilter : ALIGNED
24. Responses to some applause : ENCORES
27. Some hair styles : AFROS
28. Weighed, in a way : TARED
31. Hard-shelled fruit : NUT
33. Club for Reggie Jackson : BAT
35. Bright meteor : FIREBALL
36. Industrious tyros : COMERS
37. Follow slavishly : ADULATE
38. A taking away : REMOVAL
39. Give off vapor : FUME
40. Unfetter : RELEASE
41. Warded off : AVERTED
42. Hesitate : PAUSE
45. Actress Williams et al. : CINDYS
48. Exhaust : SPEND
50. Back with greenbacks : BETON
52. French women's magazine : ELLE
54. ___ colada, rum drink : PINA
56. Suffix for pamphlet or sonnet : EER
58. Town on the Niger : GAO

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

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