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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Wednesday, May 4, 1977

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Grid mistake at 38-Across—should be BRET, not BRETT.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,126
Across Down
1. Miles or Sammy, Jr. : DAVIS
6. Weapon in Macbeth's belt : DAGGER
12. Kind of "Eyes" in a song : SPANISH
14. Guinea pig's cousin : AGOUTI
15. White house daughter : MARGARETTRUMAN
17. Void : ANNUL
18. Projectionists' concerns : REELS
19. Fiction of a sort : LIES
20. ___ off (went in twos) : PAIRED
22. Dallas campus: Abbr. : SMU
25. Arithmetician's concern: Abbr. : LCD
26. Jettisons : DUMPS
27. Rise : GOUP
28. Group for a jury : PANEL
29. Obeys a road sign : YIELDS
31. White House daughter : CAROLINEKENNEDY
35. Amatory : EROTIC
36. Do no more : CEASE
37. Colleen : LASS
38. Francis ___ Harte : BRETT
39. ___ Mitzvah (ceremony for girls) : BAS
42. White House daughter : AMY
43. BBQ-ers' garb : APRONS
45. Shake : JOLT
46. Scatter : STREW
47. Fictional elephant : BABAR
48. White House daughters : JULIEANDTRICIA
52. Positive charges : ANODES
53. Innisfail : IRELAND
54. Ruler, pro tem : REGENT
55. In the ___ of (among) : MIDST
1. "I'll be ___!" : DARNED
2. Cattle breed : ANGUS
3. Test tube : VIAL
4. Kibbutz land: Abbr. : ISR
5. Pronoun for a daughter : SHE
6. Librarians' devices : DATERS
7. Coincide : AGREE
8. Elliot from Brooklyn : GOULD
9. Settings for molars : GUMS
10. Zeta follower : ETA
11. "Oysters ___ season" : RIN
12. Lower-case : SMALL
13. Kind of button : PANIC
16. Secretariat's coup : TRIPLECROWN
20. Carthaginian : PUNIC
21. Prayer word : AMEN
22. Food fish : SOLE
23. TV newsman Roger : MUDD
24. "___ daisy!" : UPSY
26. Painter of limp watches : DALI
27. Tierney or Tunney : GENE
28. Kitchenware : POTS
29. Nobelist for literature: 1923 : YEATS
30. Smithsonian is one: Abbr. : INST
31. That, in Tours : CELA
32. Saroyan hero : ARAM
33. Apple-cheeked : ROSY
34. Acute : KEEN
38. Kind of plate : BREAST
39. Bay lynx : BOBCAT
40. Actor Delon : ALAIN
41. Violin, for short : STRAD
43. " . . . ___ in the affairs of men" : ATIDE
44. Dress fastidiously : PREEN
45. Imprisons : JAILS
46. Plod through the mud : SLOG
47. Raised : BRED
48. Clash : JAR
49. Half of deux : UNE
50. Ill-lit : DIM
51. Numerical prefix : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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