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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, May 2, 1977

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.66, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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D
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P
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B
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K
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,124
Across
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Fastener : HASP
5
Velocity: Abbr. : SPD
8
Oleo et al. : FATS
12
Choir member : ALTO
13
Kind of show : PEEP
15
Utopian : IDEAL
17
Den : LAIR
18
Noted physicist : RABI
19
Musical form : RONDO
20
"Die Walküre" highlight, for short : FIREMUSIC
22
Armed vessel, British style : EBOAT
23
Loos : ANITA
24
Inclination : BENT
25
Entrust : CONSIGN
29
Sixth-century date : DVI
31
Touch upon : ABUT
32
South African : BOER
33
Swiss river : AAR
36
De Falla favorite : RITUALFIREDANCE
41
Footlike part : PES
42
Oahu neckwear : LEIS
43
French menu item : ROTI
44
Gibbon : LAR
45
Forbear : ABSTAIN
48
Treble or bass : CLEF
51
Zola : EMILE
53
Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
54
Stravinsky number : FIREWORKS
59
Slip : ERROR
60
"Lane" homophone : LAIN
61
Fit : MEET
62
Gladden : ELATE
63
"___ Cassius . . . " : YOND
64
Millay : EDNA
65
Joined : ONED
66
Aircraft parts: Abbr. : WGS
67
Midday : NOON
Down
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Moiety : HALF
2
Jai ___ : ALAI
3
Cooking direction : STIR
4
Minute orifice : PORE
5
Released from the slammer : SPRUNG
6
"Like two ___ a pod" : PEASIN
7
Red-ink item : DEBIT
8
Stravinsky ballet : FIREBIRD
9
Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
10
Carpenter's joint : TENON
11
Mideast V.I.P. : SADAT
14
Corrida figure : PICADOR
16
Destiny : LOT
21
Après avril : MAI
25
Find fault with : CARP
26
Off-Broadway award : OBIE
27
Pecans : NUTS
28
Actor Erwin : STU
30
Neckline : VEE
32
Encore! : BIS
33
Ox of Celebes : ANOA
34
When Hamlet sees the ghost : ACTI
35
Check : REIN
37
Excessive : ALLFIRED
38
Meadow : LEA
39
Friml operetta : FIREFLY
40
Skill : ART
45
TV broadcast : AIRING
46
Uses a mixer : BLENDS
47
Baste : SEW
48
Sophia's husband : CARLO
49
Navigational system : LORAN
50
Ham it up : EMOTE
52
Cat's cry : MIAOW
53
Wedding-announcement word : NEE
55
Grist for a soothsayer's mill : OMEN
56
Change the décor : REDO
57
Betting game : KENO
58
Laurel or Kenton : STAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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