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New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 1977

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,136
Across Down
1. State further : ADD
4. Assessment figure : RATAL
9. Aqueduct performer : COLT
13. Stern and harsh : GRIM
15. City near Lisbon : EVORA
16. Curved molding : OGEE
17. Life of Riley : EASE
18. Michigan's Upper and Lower : PENINSULAS
20. Prolific tree in Michigan : SYCAMORE
22. Most dreadful : DIREST
23. Snug refuge : NEST
24. Iowa college town : AMES
25. What Oedipus solved : RIDDLE
28. Went abroad : TRAVELED
32. Sinned : ERRED
33. Savoire-___ (tact) : FAIRE
34. City in Nevada : ELY
35. Munchausen, e.g. : LIAR
36. "R.U.R." author : CAPEK
37. Stow cargo : LADE
38. Clairvoyance, for short : ESP
39. Hounds' targets : HARES
40. Model's achievement : COVER
41. "Don't Go Near ___" : THEWATER
43. Hermits : LONERS
44. Paleozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
45. Warbled : SANG
46. Masonry tool : TROWEL
49. Part of Michigan's border : LAKEERIE
53. Michigan product : AUTOMOBILE
55. Grit : SAND
56. One-eyed Norse god : ODIN
57. Carnegie was one : GIVER
58. White pine, state ___ of Michigan : TREE
59. Method: Abbr. : SYST
60. Ski turns : STEMS
61. Poetic contraction : EEN
1. "Rock of ___" : AGES
2. Squirrel's nest : DRAY
3. Recording : DISC
4. Rest : REPOSE
5. Ward off : AVERT
6. Inflection : TONE
7. Late Greek shipowner : ARI
8. Monument, for instance : LANDMARK
9. Offering at U. of Detroit : COURSE
10. Do girl-watching : OGLE
11. Pastures : LEAS
12. Dry run : TEST
14. Ramble : MEANDER
19. Strainer : SIEVE
21. Card combo : MELD
24. Zodiac sign : ARIES
25. Rent again : RELET
26. Dubliners : IRISH
27. Statue's garment : DRAPE
28. Slight light : TAPER
29. Furlough : LEAVE
30. Graybeard : ELDER
31. Batik experts : DYERS
33. Cabbie's customers : FARES
36. Lists : CATALOGS
37. Of greatest duration : LONGEST
39. Odalisque's home : HAREM
40. Tepee shape : CONE
42. "And ___ come back till it's over . . . " : WEWONT
43. L.A. court team : LAKERS
45. Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
46. Southwest resort : TAOS
47. Vallee : RUDY
48. Colonial patriot : OTIS
49. Not taped : LIVE
50. Special : RARE
51. Arrow poison : INEE
52. Elysium : EDEN
54. Crumb : BIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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