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New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 1977

Author:
Virginia Butler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,182
Across
1
Fascinate : CHARM
6
Date: Abbr. : APPT
10
Leander's lass : HERO
14
Lines inside a circle : RADII
15
Penn pronoun : THOU
16
Sobeit : AMEN
17
Intensity : ARDOR
18
Palatable : TOOTHSOME
20
Make tracks : BEATAPATH
22
H.R.E. founder : OTTOI
23
Muse of history : CLIO
24
Doze : SLEEP
25
"___, O Ship of State" : SAILON
28
___ Geddes : BEL
29
Excluded : BARRED
30
Kerr play : MARYMARY
35
Miller's "___ from the Bridge" : AVIEW
36
Camera motion : PAN
37
"If I ___ Rich Man" : WEREA
38
Sign outside a hit show : HELDOVER
40
Wordsworth product : SONNET
41
Corded fabric : REP
42
Smudged : SOOTED
43
Call forth : EVOKE
46
Pinochle combo : MELD
47
Degrade : ABASE
48
Inquisition burnings : AUTOSDAFE
53
Anne and George : BANCROFTS
55
Contemporary of Edison : TESLA
56
Author Seton : ANYA
57
Guitar part : FRET
58
Chanson subject : AMOUR
59
Ivan or Nicholas : TSAR
60
Flurry : TODO
61
Mature : RIPEN
Down
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Fiddler on the reef : CRAB
2
Tortoise's competitor : HARE
3
Po tributary : ADDA
4
Mob scene : RIOT
5
Sullivan, to Keller : MIRACLEWORKER
6
Gain : ATTAIN
7
Snapshot : PHOTO
8
Winnie of fiction : POOH
9
Word of disapproval : TUT
10
Waste maker : HASTE
11
Overact : EMOTE
12
Wipe again : REMOP
13
"The ___ Love" : ONEI
19
Caine or Wayne : HOLLYWOODSTAR
21
Walk heavily : PLOD
24
Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
25
Goalie's feat : SAVE
26
Seed covering : ARIL
27
Angered : IRED
28
Prohibit : BAN
29
Scrooge's word : BAH
30
Spoil : MAR
31
Noun suffix : MENT
32
"Comus" composer : ARNE
33
Thatch : REED
34
Sun ___-sen : YAT
36
Get-up-and-go : PEP
39
Victory symbol : VEE
40
Alone : SOLO
42
Gets to work on : SETSTO
43
Abba and family : EBANS
44
Fictional uncle : VANYA
45
Waldorf celebrity : OSCAR
46
Subdued : MUTED
47
As blind as ___ : ABAT
48
Hair style : AFRO
49
Half: Prefix : DEMI
50
___ to Cerberus : ASOP
51
Chimney channel : FLUE
52
Make one's salt : EARN
54
"___ in the stilly night . . . " : OFT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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