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New York Times, Thursday, April 6, 1978

Author: David A. Scully
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,463
Across Down
1. Pulse : BEAT
5. "Father of London's bobbies" : PEEL
9. Gasp : PANT
13. London's Marble ___ : ARCH
14. City in Italy : ENNA
15. Tobacco pipe : BRIAR
16. Threadneedle Street, ___ of London's commerce : SITE
17. Town near Bath : TROWBRIDGE
19. London's international airport : HEATHROW
21. British sailors : LIMEYS
22. Eye, in Nice : OEIL
23. S.A. rodent : PACA
24. Sample a library's offerings : BROWSE
27. Street bordering 40 Across : PARKLANE
31. Entices : LURES
32. Baby born from March 21 to April 19 : ARIES
33. Boz was Dickens's ___ de plume : NOM
34. Person on a meterman's list : USER
35. Sights in Kensington Gardens : SWANS
36. Tennyson heroine : ENID
37. Victoria, in London: Abbr. : STA
38. ___ Gould, Olympics swimming star : SHANE
39. Kind of drum : SNARE
40. Location of London's "Speakers' Corner" : HYDEPARK
42. British drummers : BAGMEN
43. Dissolute fellow : RAKE
44. Type of bank : SOIL
45. Recess : ALCOVE
48. Stratford-___ : UPONAVON
52. London borough : PADDINGTON
54. Roman tyrant : NERO
55. Steve or Woody : ALLEN
56. Make an English muffin : BAKE
57. Victorian expletive : DRAT
58. Incursion : RAID
59. "___ Funny That Way," 1928 song : SHES
60. Garage or fire follower : SALE
1. Party, British style : BASH
2. Where the British lost to Perry: 1813 : ERIE
3. Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
4. Historic structure on the Thames : THETOWER
5. Famed English archeologist : PETRIE
6. Sign up at Oxford : ENROL
7. " . . . Paradise ___" : ENOW
8. Barrister's province : LAW
9. Primitive : PRIMAL
10. Officer's assistant : AIDE
11. Hungary's Imre : NAGY
12. Very, in Vienne : TRES
15. Mason's burden : BRICKS
18. Loud, strident noises : BLARES
20. Nazi interned in England: 1941 : HESS
23. England's literary foe in '76 : PAINE
24. Show embarrassment : BLUSH
25. Out of practice : RUSTY
26. Mountain nymph : OREAD
27. April 1st activity : PRANK
28. Part of Vietnam : ANNAM
29. "La Tulipe ___": Dumas : NOIRE
30. German naval base in W.W. II : EMDEN
32. Sentient : AWARE
35. Like people in a small accident : SHAKEN
36. "In ___ green and pleasant land": Blake : ENGLANDS
38. Horse's leg ailment : SPAVIN
39. "Spahn and ___, and pray for rain" : SAIN
41. Worn away : ERODED
42. Daniel and Pat : BOONES
44. Radius : SPOKE
45. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
46. Tra followers : LALA
47. Fifth-century date : CDLI
48. Where Ogden is : UTAH
49. Ralston of old films : VERA
50. Spoken : ORAL
51. Diplomatic communication : NOTE
53. Shavian monogram : GBS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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