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James A. Brussel
James A. Brussel

New York Times, Thursday, May 26, 1977

Author:
James A. Brussel
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James A. Brussel has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,148
Across
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Monk's garb : COWL
5
Cloaked : CAPED
10
Catamaran : RAFT
14
Table staple : OLEO
15
Revolted : AROSE
16
Females in a flock : EWES
17
Serbian, e.g. : SLAV
18
Disturbances : RIOTS
19
Computer's need : DATA
20
Assume control : TAKEOVER
22
Gary of the P.G.A. : PLAYER
24
Bad day for Julius : IDES
25
Prejudice : BIAS
26
Sub's nemesis : CHASER
29
Some are purple : PASSAGES
33
Items in a baker's dozen : ROLLS
34
Japanese drink made from rice : SAKE
35
Split : RIVE
36
___ nad Labem, Czech port : USTI
37
Recoiled : SHIED
38
Stove compartment : OVEN
39
Inheritors of the earth : MEEK
40
Fishing site : POND
41
Patrons : USERS
42
One way to enjoy the park : BAREFOOT
44
___ et quarante (card game) : TRENTE
45
Sculpture, music, etc. : ARTS
46
Christmas figures : MAGI
47
Cockatoo : PARROT
50
Very thin arm or leg : PIPESTEM
54
Money-changing fee : AGIO
55
Irregularly worn : EROSE
57
Fountain drink : SODA
58
Musical good night : TAPS
59
T square : RULER
60
Field worker : HOER
61
Otherwise : ELSE
62
Browns by heat : SEARS
63
Volcano : ETNA
Down
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Price : COST
2
Earthenware jar : OLLA
3
Feeble : WEAK
4
Simile by C. Rossetti : LOVEISLIKEAROSE
5
He made axle grease from peanuts : CARVER
6
The Ram : ARIES
7
Impoverished : POOR
8
U.S. time zone : EST
9
Like a pariah : DESPISED
10
Simile by S. T. Coleridge : REDASAROSEISSHE
11
Aside : AWAY
12
Garden party : FETE
13
Boris of Bulgaria : TSAR
21
Lyric literature : ODES
23
___ Palmas : LAS
25
___ Alaska : BAKED
26
Bit or ort : CRUMB
27
Book of the Bible : HOSEA
28
Emendate : ALTER
29
Body-shop supply : PAINT
30
Endowed : GIVEN
31
Tennis star : EVERT
32
Purport or import : SENSE
34
Drives off : SHOOS
37
Scouts : SPOTTERS
41
Impel : URGE
43
To and ___ : FRO
44
Long waxed wicks : TAPERS
46
Stingy one : MISER
47
Parisian's pie : PATE
48
" . . . ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
49
Tears : RIPS
50
Negri of silent films : POLA
51
Honk : TOOT
52
Barbara from Tucson : EDEN
53
Long-eared S.A. rodent : MARA
56
Rosemary's companion : RUE

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

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