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New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1976

Author: Mary Harris
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,817
Across Down
1. Kind of bake or broth : CLAM
5. Dempsey opponent : FIRPO
10. Portuguese title : DOM
13. Miss Horne : LENA
14. Squash variety : ACORN
15. Steno's slip : TYPO
16. Berserk : AMOK
17. French wine : MEDOC
18. Med. course : ANAT
19. Artists' subjects : NUDES
21. Bennett's "Old ___" : WIVESTALE
23. Dog : GREATDANE
25. "Where ___ at" : ITS
26. Escutcheon décor, at times : BLOT
27. Apartment area : DINETTE
31. Signaled : MOTIONED
35. Soap opera : SERIAL
36. Cassini : OLEG
37. Pancake of Southwest : AREPA
39. Skin: Prefix : DERM
40. Draws a bead on : AIMSAT
42. Wordy get-togethers : GABFESTS
44. Overthrows : TOPPLES
46. Paper measure : REAM
47. Building wing : ELL
48. Drives dangerously : TAILGATES
53. Handy containers : SPRAYCANS
56. Political kind of fund : SLUSH
57. Word of regret : ALAS
58. Where antiques are often found : ATTIC
60. Miss Chase : ILKA
61. Hole maker : MOTH
62. Silk fabric : SURAH
63. Dare, in France : OSER
64. Farm animal : EWE
65. N.H. city : KEENE
66. Stool pigeon, in England : NARK
1. Trolley sound : CLANG
2. Tree animal : LEMUR
3. Battery part : ANODE
4. Dive poorly : MAKEABIGSPLASH
5. Home group: Abbr. : FAM
6. Room-service request : ICEWATER
7. Sculptor of "The Kiss" : RODIN
8. Confirmed : PROVED
9. "You're only young ___" : ONCE
10. Ming and Hapsburg, e.g. : DYNASTIES
11. Gem : OPAL
12. Speck : MOTE
15. Poorly-dressed one : TATTERDEMALION
20. French town : STLO
22. ___ qua non : SINE
24. Help a fund drive : DONATE
28. Mrs. Perón : ISABEL
29. Pastry item : TART
30. Trees : ELMS
31. Hazard for a castle invader : MOAT
32. Stew : OLIO
33. One of the zones : TEMPERATE
34. Graduate reward: Abbr. : DEG
38. Anatole France, for one : PARISIAN
41. Friend : ALLY
43. Tires out : FAGS
45. Niche occupant : STATUE
49. Cave : ANTRE
50. Oklahoma city : TULSA
51. Sandy ridge : ESKER
52. Star of "Jaws" : SHARK
53. Similar : SAME
54. Farm piece : PLOW
55. Container : CASK
59. Guevara : CHE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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