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New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 1977

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 232 (avg 1.26)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,127
Across Down
1. Sports arenas : STADIA
7. Fights : SCRAPS
13. Flood : TORRENT
14. Active, intelligent dogs : POODLES
16. Gold or silver : ELEMENT
17. Food : ALIMENT
18. Butterfly : SATYR
19. Swiss river : AARE
21. Sewing instruction : EASE
22. Put out : EVICT
24. Goose genus : ANSER
25. Booted : SHOD
29. Involve by necessity : ENTAIL
31. Bygone car : TOURER
33. Eastern prefix : INDO
34. Number of weeks per annum : LII
37. One after the other : INTURN
38. Medic : INTERN
40. ___ publica : RES
41. Fullback's desire : GAIN
44. Letters in an Irish alphabet : OGHAMS
45. First-born : OLDEST
47. Mild expletive : DRAT
48. Circle, as an astronaut : ORBIT
52. Girl's name : ELISA
54. Average : MEAN
55. Redhead from Jamestown, N.Y. : BALL
56. Vampire : LAMIA
61. Like some stills : ILLICIT
63. Evokes : ELICITS
65. Having left a will : TESTATE
66. Denies : NEGATES
67. Samples : TASTES
68. Word with loin or foot : TENDER
1. Alone onstage, as a diva : SOLA
2. Allowance for deterioration : TRET
3. Host : ARMY
4. Farm-implement man : DEERE
5. Imaret : INN
6. Get : ATTAIN
7. Rigorously simple : SPARTAN
8. Natalie, daughter of Nat : COLE
9. Louis, for one : ROI
10. Copywriters : ADMEN
11. Things "copped" : PLEAS
12. One of five : SENSE
13. Thy: Fr. : TES
15. Suffix for gang or mob : STER
20. Drama opener : ACTI
23. ___ equinox : VERNAL
24. "Sing ___" : ALONG
25. Rumpus : STIR
26. Whet : HONE
27. Six make an inning : OUTS
28. Joanne from W. Va. : DRU
30. Stupid ones : IDIOTS
32. Cereal disease : ERGOT
34. TV's Norman : LEAR
35. "La Douce" : IRMA
36. M.I.T., for example : INST
39. Religious deg. : THD
42. Dreams up : IDEATES
43. Mistress Quickly : NELL
46. Word with "Night" or "Spring" : SILENT
48. Elide : OMIT
49. Sublease : RELET
50. Raft : BALSA
51. Monograms: Abbr. : INITS
53. Straighten : ALIGN
55. Angler's delight : BITE
57. Whence an ens. graduates : ACAD
58. Widow's portion : MITE
59. Road, in Pompeii : ITER
60. Jenny : ASS
62. Cheshire : CAT
64. Pinky or Peggy : LEE

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