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New York Times, Thursday, May 27, 1976

Author:
Paul R. Barnes
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Paul R. Barnes has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,784
Across
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Kimono part : SASH
5
Director Griffith's middle name : WARK
9
Friend of Pythias : DAMON
14
Brain tissue : TELA
15
Lily plant : ALOE
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Winged : ALATE
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German river : EGER
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Strong-arm thug : GOON
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View : VISTA
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Banker Morgan's middle name : PIERPONT
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Socialist Debs's middle name : VICTOR
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Slalom sport : SKIING
24
Printer's tray : CASE
25
Swine genus : SUS
26
Spritzing can : AEROSOL
29
Timber wolves : LOBOS
32
Black-eyed flower : SUSAN
33
Family member : MOM
35
Common Welsh name : EVAN
36
Coins : CENTS
37
Movie plantation : TARA
38
Moray : EEL
39
Italian physicist : VOLTA
40
Kind of ante : PENNY
41
Eye parts : RETINAS
43
Wine quality : SEC
44
Move slowly : INCH
45
Set of ornaments : PARURE
48
Author Cabell's middle name : BRANCH
51
Novelist Cooper's middle name : FENIMORE
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Finish off the dishes : RINSE
54
Chalcedony : SARD
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District of Timor : SURO
56
Ruhr city : ESSEN
57
Soprano Frances : ALDA
58
Collar style : ETON
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Administered : DEALT
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Capt. Jones's middle name : PAUL
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Towel identification : HERS
Down
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Footfall : STEP
2
Shield : AEGIS
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Glossy : SLEEK
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Boxer Dempsey's middle name : HARRISON
5
Conestogas : WAGONS
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Forward : ALONG
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Kind of beer : ROOT
8
TV actor Berry : KEN
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Dime-giver Rockefeller's middle name : DAVISON
10
Faye and Longworth : ALICES
11
Spar : MAST
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Cartoonist Soglow : OTTO
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Approach : NEAR
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Papal name : PIUS
22
Spanish length measures : VARAS
24
Jai-alai basket : CESTA
26
Relatives : AUNTS
27
Gulf off Iran : OMAN
28
Forsaken : LORN
29
Lawyer Bailey's middle name : LEE
30
Finished : OVER
31
Bundle : BALE
32
Biblical pause-word : SELAH
34
Novelist Alcott's middle name : MAY
36
Spiral shell : CONCH
37
Gen. Sherman's middle name : TECUMSEH
39
Poet Benét's middle name : VINCENT
40
Prefix for scope or meter : PERI
42
Yule-tree hanging : TINSEL
43
Open shoe : SANDAL
45
In hiding : PERDU
46
Travel course : ROUTE
47
Diamond goof : ERROR
48
Brought up : BRED
49
Upward slope : RISE
50
Loop in anatomy : ANSA
51
Presidential dog : FALA
52
Time periods : EONS
54
Enervate : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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