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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
1. Kimono part : SASH
5. Director Griffith's middle name : WARK
9. Friend of Pythias : DAMON
14. Brain tissue : TELA
15. Lily plant : ALOE
16. Winged : ALATE
17. German river : EGER
18. Strong-arm thug : GOON
19. View : VISTA
20. Banker Morgan's middle name : PIERPONT
22. Socialist Debs's middle name : VICTOR
23. 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
53. Finish off the dishes : RINSE
54. Chalcedony : SARD
55. District of Timor : SURO
56. Ruhr city : ESSEN
57. Soprano Frances : ALDA
58. Collar style : ETON
59. Administered : DEALT
60. Capt. Jones's middle name : PAUL
61. Towel identification : HERS
Down
1. Footfall : STEP
2. Shield : AEGIS
3. Glossy : SLEEK
4. Boxer Dempsey's middle name : HARRISON
5. Conestogas : WAGONS
6. Forward : ALONG
7. Kind of beer : ROOT
8. TV actor Berry : KEN
9. Dime-giver Rockefeller's middle name : DAVISON
10. Faye and Longworth : ALICES
11. Spar : MAST
12. Cartoonist Soglow : OTTO
13. Approach : NEAR
21. 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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