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New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1976

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,772
Across
1. Evens out : SMOOTHS
8. Mischa of music : ELMAN
13. Artist's medium : CHARCOAL
14. "Let us, then, be up and ___" : DOING
15. Pearly gem : MOONSTONE
16. Dunker : DONUT
17. Poplar : ALAMO
18. Fanny Brice as a Baby : SNOOKS
20. "___ your life!" : NOTON
21. Slipper sizes: Abbr. : MEDS
22. Other, in Spain : OTRA
25. Korean apricot : ANSU
26. Word with mignon : FILET
27. Author Leon : URIS
28. Common or proper : NOUN
30. Black Maria occupants : RIOTERS
32. Piece or work : MASTER
35. Identification band : ARMLET
36. Tells a thing or two : IMPARTS
38. Ship of myth : ARGO
39. Betel : SIRI
40. Husband of Anne, Jane, etc. : HENRY
42. Salt-flats state : UTAH
46. Locale of tree of knowledge : EDEN
47. Seth's son : ENOS
48. Kind of drum : SNARE
49. Beautifies : ADORNS
51. Roman halls : ATRIA
52. Half a spa : BADEN
54. Bleached : ETIOLATED
57. Draw ___ on (aim at) : ABEAD
58. Streetcars: Var. : TROLLIES
59. Actress Judy : CARNE
60. Becomes tense : TAUTENS
Down
1. Piglets : SHOATS
2. Wrestler of fame : MANMOUNTAINDEAN
3. Bean or Welles : ORSON
4. Month: Abbr. : OCT
5. As well : TOO
6. Humperdinck boy : HANSEL
7. Thin : SLENDER
8. Pacific staple : EDDO
9. Tourist site in Tennessee : LOOKOUTMOUNTAIN
10. Wanderer in "Mikado" : MINSTREL
11. Babylonian sky god : ANU
12. Theater-ad abbr. : NGT
13. Panama Canal city : COLON
15. River of Norway : MANA
19. Church doorkeeper : OSTIARY
21. Part of an hr. : MIN
23. Laugh, in Paris : RIRE
24. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
26. Give an impulse to : FURTHER
29. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
31. Assn. : ORG
32. ___ en scène : MISE
33. In the center : AMID
34. Butter knife, e.g. : SPREADER
37. Mack of old movies : SENNETT
38. ___ poetica : ARS
41. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
43. Pies, in Paris : TARTES
44. Zodiac sign : ARIES
45. Top banana : HEAD
48. Explorer La ___ : SALLE
50. French wave : ONDE
52. Cistern : BAC
53. Law group: Abbr. : ABA
55. Debt marker : IOU
56. Rumanian river : OLT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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