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New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 1976

Author: DeWitt Anderson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,805
Across Down
1. Eleonora : DUSE
5. Norman Luboff group : CHOIR
10. Widow's ___ : MITE
14. Norway's saint : OLAF
15. Early invader of England : HORSA
16. Greedy : AVID
17. Karate, e.g. : MARTIALART
19. Film-director Clair : RENE
20. Minstrel man : END
21. Trifle, in France : RIEN
22. Calif. peak : LASSEN
24. Kind of media : MASS
25. Croesus-like : RICH
26. Fly : AVIATE
29. Painting, sculpture, etc. : FINEARTS
33. Peter of films : LORRE
34. Lion's pride : MANE
35. 100 centesimi : LIRA
36. Chemical suffix : OLIC
37. Children's author : SEUSS
38. Gladly, to poets : FAIN
39. Beehive State : UTAH
40. Concerning : INRE
41. Choral work : MOTET
42. Actress Darrieux : DANIELLE
44. Noisy insect : CICADA
45. Plinth : ORLO
46. Insipid : BLAH
47. Borneo area : BRUNEI
50. O'Casey : SEAN
51. Shade of green : PEA
54. Forfeit : LOSE
55. Veteran actor : EGMARSHALL
58. Shoshonean people : UTES
59. Goose-gander fare : SAUCE
60. Kind of surgery : ORAL
61. Bench, Rose et al. : REDS
62. Parsimonious : TIGHT
63. Czech city : BRNO
1. Taj Mahal feature : DOME
2. ___ Bator : ULAN
3. Red chalcedony : SARD
4. Salamander : EFT
5. ___ longue : CHAISE
6. Moth creations : HOLES
7. Algerian port : ORAN
8. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
9. Ship's rigging ladders : RATLINES
10. W.W. I leader : MARSHALFOCH
11. U.S. composer : IVES
12. Prong : TINE
13. British statesman : EDEN
18. Peeved : IRATE
23. Hole-in-one : ACE
24. Titled lady : MARCHIONESS
25. Laundry cycle : RINSE
26. Viva voce : ALOUD
27. Electrical pioneer : VOLTA
28. Of an eye part : IRIAN
29. French composer : FAURE
30. Lasso : RIATA
31. Trustworthy : TRIED
32. Clara or Ana : SANTA
34. Edison's park : MENLO
37. Most inane : SILLIEST
41. Hindu titles : MIANS
43. Before : ERE
44. Red Bordeaux : CLARET
46. Miami or Pebble : BEACH
47. Foggy view : BLUR
48. Surf sound : ROTE
49. Took advantage of : USED
50. Complacent : SMUG
51. Young salmon : PARR
52. Verve : ELAN
53. Reversal: Prefix : ALLO
56. Merry, in Paris : GAI
57. Raise ___ with : HOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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