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New York Times, Thursday, June 10, 1976

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,798
Across
1. Boxer Barney : ROSS
5. Less dangerous : SAFER
10. Fireplace fodder : LOGS
14. Common Latin word : AMAT
15. By itself : PERSE
16. Rose's friend : ABIE
17. Skilled bartender : MIXOLOGIST
19. Sped : TORE
20. "Hurry!" : STEPONIT
21. Sustained : UPHELD
23. Child's toes, personified : PIGS
24. Canadian Indian : CREE
25. Orb : SPHERE
28. Butterflies : MONARCHS
32. "I told you so!" : THERE
33. Tom's father : PIPER
34. Female ruff : REE
35. Little pitchers' endowments : EARS
36. Having ridges : WALED
37. Hope-Crosby way : ROAD
38. Wind direction : ESE
39. Minor : CHILD
40. Zigzag in traffic : WEAVE
41. Rifles : DESPOILS
43. Slate : ROSTER
44. Tears : RIPS
45. Half: Prefix : SEMI
46. Ooh and ah producer : THRILL
49. Strains' partners : STRESSES
53. Bay and gray horse : ROAN
54. Bookkeeper : ACCOUNTANT
56. Came down : ALIT
57. Shed a suitor : SPURN
58. Caen's river : ORNE
59. Writes : PENS
60. Underworld : HADES
61. Annoying sound : RASP
Down
1. Farm animals : RAMS
2. Leave out : OMIT
3. ___-Coburg : SAXE
4. No-trump players' needs : STOPPERS
5. Surgeon's need : SPONGE
6. Protection : AEGIS
7. Glass base : FRIT
8. Letter : ESS
9. Got back : RETURNED
10. Excited state : LATHER
11. Woodwind : OBOE
12. Part of G.S.A. : GIRL
13. Kind of corn or money : SEED
18. French river : LOIRE
22. Alligator ___ : PEAR
24. Held one's own : COPED
25. Horse : STEED
26. Facet : PHASE
27. Start of a toast : HERES
28. Wind and pepper : MILLS
29. Yugoslavian : CROAT
30. Pitch : HEAVE
31. Hebrew feast : SEDER
33. Milkmaid's needs : PAILS
36. Popular insurance injury : WHIPLASH
37. Rheostat, for one : RESISTOR
39. Rope formation : COIL
40. Certain people : WOMEN
42. Art copies : PRINTS
43. Second showings : RERUNS
45. Set ___ by (value) : STORE
46. Golf hazard : TRAP
47. Doughnut part : HOLE
48. Backdrop for Gene Kelly : RAIN
49. Windy spray : SCUD
50. F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
51. Austrian river : ENNS
52. "Watch your ___" : STEP
55. Tax expert : CPA

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