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New York Times, Monday, June 13, 1977

Author:
Farrant
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,166
Across
1. Kind of closet : CEDAR
6. Branch : LIMB
10. Lucille's ex-husband : DESI
14. Once upon ___ : ATIME
15. Potentate in Arabia : EMIR
16. Absorbed : RAPT
17. Pilfer : STEAL
18. Kind of rifle or pistol : AUTOMATIC
20. Caesar's words re Cassius : HETHINKSTOOMUCH
22. First to draw the Democrats' mule : NAST
23. Covering on a Bernini creation : DRAPE
24. Eden : GARDEN
28. America or Liberty : MISS
29. Shun : AVOID
30. Sound of a bullet or brat : WHINE
32. Damage : MAR
35. Bird with a natural necklace : LOON
36. Snowshoe strap : THONG
37. Type size : PICA
38. Football player : END
39. Destroy by degrees : ERODE
40. Popular garb : PANTS
41. Sector : AREA
42. Pastor's people : PARISH
43. Calorie : THERM
45. Please : SUIT
47. Anthony's words re Brutus : THENOBLESTROMAN
53. Forbidding : REPELLENT
54. Preach with passion : ORATE
55. Canine star : ASTA
56. Facility : EASE
57. Listings in a directory : NAMES
58. Legumes : PEAS
59. Ran : SPED
60. Ugly-weather factor : SLEET
Down
1. Bills and coins : CASH
2. Feminine ending : ETTE
3. Regimen : DIET
4. Asian nurse : AMAH
5. Did an "inside job" : RELINED
6. Some news sources : LEAKS
7. "___ down to the seas again" : IMUST
8. Baseball gear : MITT
9. In a moody mood : BROODING
10. Shakespearean fare : DRAMAS
11. Words to dawdling diner : EATUP
12. Variety, to life : SPICE
13. Yen : ITCH
19. Famed name in Oregon : MORSE
21. Anagram for Ann : NAN
24. Hurricane's little sister : GALE
25. Bard of ___ : AVON
26. Cross : ROOD
27. Clamor : DIN
28. Golconda : MINE
30. "Stop, steed!" : WHOA
31. Bricklayer's burden : HOD
32. Kind of skirt : MINI
33. Performances : ACTS
34. Heedless : RASH
36. Shakes : TREMBLES
37. Golf score : PAR
39. Flynn of film fame : ERROL
40. Clientele : PATRONS
41. Classic wanderer : AENEAS
42. Place for an orchestra : PIT
43. "___ Foolish Things" : THESE
44. Seven: Comb. form : HEPTA
45. Horse or common : SENSE
46. "Cómo está ___?" : USTED
47. Snare : TRAP
48. Ballet movement : LEAP
49. Kind of test : ORAL
50. Role for Russell and Lansbury : MAME
51. Fits to ___ : ATEE
52. Cozy abode : NEST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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