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New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1976

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,792
Across
1. Game for riders : POLO
5. Did in : SLEW
9. Indiscreet : RASH
13. Compare : LIKEN
14. Word with mutuel : PARI
15. "Tell ___ the judge!" : ITTO
16. Like beaten egg-whites : STIFF
17. Remove : OUST
18. Large: Fr. : GROS
19. Place for a superstar : THETOPOFTHEHEAP
22. Garden worker : HOER
23. Places a bet : ANTES
24. Musical work : SONATA
27. Royal name in Oslo : OLAF
28. President Idi of Uganda : AMIN
29. Place for a bitt : SHIP
32. Singer Mel : TORME
36. Place for a candidate : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
39. Commit robbery : STEAL
40. Place for flowers : VASE
41. Dialer's go-ahead : TONE
42. Appellation : NAME
44. Furnace cleaner : ASHMAN
46. "I ___ idea!" : HADNO
48. Small: Suffix : ETTE
49. Place for a fullback : BOTTOMOFTHEPILE
55. Stage org. : ANTA
56. Essay name : ELIA
57. Hindu title : RANEE
58. Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
59. Kind of tide : NEAP
60. Flynn : ERROL
61. Fruit part : CORE
62. Carry : TOTE
63. Type of gun : STEN
Down
1. Helmet material : PITH
2. Dust–Bowl migrant : OKIE
3. "Give with the ___ with the right" : LEFTHANDANDTAKE
4. Way to get somewhere : ONFOOT
5. Animal track : SPOOR
6. Course, in Germany : LAUF
7. Kind of while : ERST
8. Nevertheless : WITHAL
9. Words for an actor : RIGHTFORTHEPART
10. Up ___ : ATREE
11. Porticoes : STOAS
12. Place for the ill: Abbr. : HOSP
13. W.W. II craft : LST
20. Kind of porridge : PEASE
21. Growing out : ENATE
24. U.S. missiles : SAMS
25. Leave out : OMIT
26. Group of pheasants : NIDE
27. Makes a choice : OPTS
30. Moved into place : HOVE
31. "___ meet a body . . . " : IFA
33. Place to swing a cat : ROOM
34. Force, in Hawaii : MANA
35. British P.M. : EDEN
37. Terrain in South America : LLANO
38. Terrain in Scotland : HEATH
43. Short time : MOMENT
45. Measures : STERES
46. Old name for Honshu : HONDO
47. Perfume : ATTAR
48. Military camp : ETAPE
49. Place for a judge : BANC
50. Spread : OLEO
51. Decree : FIAT
52. Concerning : INRE
53. Ponce de ___ : LEON
54. Slippery one : EEL

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

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