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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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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,124
Across
1. 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
1. 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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