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New York Times, Monday, June 12, 1978

Author: Ann Jenkins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,530
Across Down
1. Grand Canyon, e.g. : CHASM
6. Gear for Grote : MITT
10. Use a jarring tone : RASP
14. Terra ___ : COTTA
15. Bugbear : OGRE
16. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
17. Departed in a rage : STORMEDOUT
19. Desert in Mongolia : GOBI
20. Senior, in Saint-Etienne : AINE
21. Raw material for an N.C.O. : TRAINEE
23. Vexed : CHAFED
26. Bewitching belles : CHARMERS
27. Function : ROLE
28. Merkel of movies : UNA
30. Cube : DIE
31. Choose : OPT
32. Gives a crew cut : CROPS
34. Well-timed, as an entrance : ONCUE
38. Overcome adversity : WEATHERTHESTORM
41. Less moist : DRIER
42. "Remember the ___" : MAINE
43. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
44. Underhand toss : LOB
46. Political maverick: Abbr. : IND
47. Handout : DOLE
48. Night light for lovers : FULLMOON
52. Hans C. Andersen's birthplace : ODENSE
54. Snapping beetles : ELATERS
55. Type of song or dive : SWAN
56. Pilaster : ANTA
57. Tail ends of most hurricanes : RAINSTORMS
62. Far East weight unit : TAEL
63. Hollyhock's cousin : OKRA
64. Encampment place : ETAPE
65. Wizened : SERE
66. Kind of waist : WASP
67. Word in a Paine title : SENSE
1. Prescription amts. : CCS
2. Faucet word : HOT
3. From ___ Z : ATO
4. Censure savagely : STRAFE
5. Ike's wife : MAMIE
6. Fashion : MODE
7. "Whither ___, ye cannot come": John 8:21 : IGO
8. Verity : TRUTH
9. Group of four : TETRAD
10. "Daughter of the ___": Donizetti : REGIMENT
11. Agreed : ATONE
12. Kind of saw : SABER
13. Wields a tool : PLIES
18. Stand : ENDURE
22. Melodious : ARIOSE
23. Swarm : CROWD
24. One with expectations : HOPER
25. Mt. Belukha's range : ALTAI
26. Hook or Cook : CAPTAIN
29. Comedian Crosby : NORM
32. Finish for bumpers : CHROME
33. Get up to the tree house : SHIN
35. Punctuation mark : COLON
36. U.S.S.R. range : URALS
37. Man on the dais : EMCEE
39. Indiscreet confidant : TELLTALE
40. Bequeaths : ENDOWS
45. Disregard Polonius's advice : BORROW
47. Indicate : DENOTE
48. Exploits : FEATS
49. Arm bones : ULNAE
50. Afterward : LATER
51. Japanese metropolis : OSAKA
53. Appointments : DATES
55. Easy task : SNAP
58. Form 1040 agcy. : IRS
59. Scampered : RAN
60. Provost marshal's men: Abbr. : MPS
61. View : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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