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New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 1978

Author:
Vincent L. Osborne
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Vincent L. Osborne has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,505
Across
1. Killer whale : ORCA
5. Founder of the Ottoman Empire : OSMAN
10. Temptation for a peteman : SAFE
14. Like students at Gallaudet College : DEAF
15. White: Comb. form : LEUCO
16. Mighty mite : ATOM
17. Greek peak : OSSA
18. Their noontime is 9 A.M. in L.A. : EASTERNERS
20. Degenerated : RETROGRESSED
22. Chimney cleaner : SWEEP
23. C.O.'s truants : AWOLS
27. Author of "Why I Live at the P.O." : WELTY
31. Relative of a rhesus : GRIVET
32. Arthur of the courts : ASHE
35. World's busiest airport : OHARE
37. Soda-fountain treat : CONE
38. Obedience-school command : HEEL
39. Marcus Aurelius's physician : GALEN
40. "The ___ Report" : HITE
41. October birthstone : OPAL
42. Essential oil from petals : ATTAR
43. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
44. Luther or King Jr. : MARTIN
46. Closing words : AMENS
48. Rock star John : ELTON
49. Type of type : ELITE
53. He wrote "The Frogs" : ARISTOPHANES
59. Ben-Hur, at times : CHARIOTEER
62. Carmelites : NUNS
63. Post of control : HELM
64. Royal adornment : TIARA
65. Dreary: Scot. : DREE
66. Fisher and Burton, to Taylor : EXES
67. Marshal : ARRAY
68. Match units for 32 Across : SETS
Down
1. Spice, incense, etc. : ODORS
2. Do over, as a hem : RESEW
3. Brahman or Sudra : CASTE
4. Hemingway novel : AFAREWELLTOARMS
5. Designer Cassini : OLEG
6. Mark with a branding iron : SEAR
7. Calliope, for one : MUSE
8. Luke's second book : ACTS
9. Refusals : NOES
10. Former name of Hawaii : SANDWICHISLANDS
11. Ingested : ATE
12. On behalf of : FOR
13. Bad ___, German spa : EMS
19. Rise on the hind legs : REAR
21. Begin, poetically : OPE
24. Like Humpty Dumpty : OVOID
25. Opposite of presto : LENTO
26. Carnegie's 19th-century barony : STEEL
28. Second highest peak in N.A. : LOGAN
29. Who or which : THAT
30. Site of historic 1945 summit : YALTA
31. Forte of Bruegel the Elder : GENRE
32. "Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
33. Calyx part : SEPAL
34. Greene's "The ___ of the Matter" : HEART
36. Twenty quires : REAM
45. Crucifix letters : INRI
47. Bk. after Ezra : NEH
50. Habituate : INURE
51. Doctrine : TENET
52. Mountain-road winders : ESSES
54. Very small amount : IOTA
55. Show signs of activity : STIR
56. Saline droplet : TEAR
57. "___ the ills o' life victorious": Burns : OERA
58. Recite Kaddish : PRAY
59. Guerrilla Guevara : CHE
60. Bewitch : HEX
61. Robin Hood's drink : ALE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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