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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, June 5, 1978

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,523
Across Down
1. Composer Bartók : BELA
5. Nautical bearing : ABEAM
10. Sentimentalize : GUSH
14. Coalition in 1941 : AXIS
15. Milton from N.Y.C. : BERLE
16. On the briny : ASEA
17. Trailing the field : LAST
18. Soprano Rosa from Poland : RAISA
19. Fervor : ZEAL
20. Beethoven's Opus 73 : EMPERORCONCERTO
23. Audition for a role : READ
24. Smidgen : DAB
25. Support a motion : SECOND
28. John Ross was their chief : CHEROKEE
33. Covering on a Highlander's left shoulder : PLAID
34. Kind of godmother : FAIRY
35. Word with man or maid : OLD
36. Greedy : AVID
37. Skirt inserts : GORES
38. Title for Christie or Hess : DAME
39. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
40. Hurt : WOUND
41. ___ Heights : GOLAN
42. Not rustproof : ERODIBLE
44. Furniture items : DIVANS
45. Compass point : ENE
46. Except : SAVE
47. Opera by Glinka : ALIFEFORTHETSAR
55. Ration : DOLE
56. Bay window : ORIEL
57. Vaulted area in a basilica : APSE
58. Notion : IDEA
59. Wheel spokes : RADII
60. Use a mangle : IRON
61. Scripture passage : TEXT
62. Cernei of the Met : ELENA
63. Instrument for Orpheus : LYRE
1. Mississippi cargo item : BALE
2. Student's concern : EXAM
3. Pronounce "s" as "th" : LISP
4. One of thousands of small planets : ASTEROID
5. On the Continent : ABROAD
6. Goat feature : BEARD
7. "Red" Viking : ERIC
8. Too : ALSO
9. Wanders aimlessly : MEANDERS
10. Summerhouse with a view : GAZEBO
11. Addict : USER
12. Play the usher : SEAT
13. Symbol of innocence : HALO
21. Tear : REND
22. Grant of films : CARY
25. One of a suit : SPADE
26. Young eel : ELVER
27. City west of Suez : CAIRO
28. Chili con ___ : CARNE
29. Sped : HIED
30. Little "kangaroo bear" : KOALA
31. Famed violinist : ELMAN
32. Sir Anthony's family : EDENS
34. Hit below the belt : FOUL
37. Precede : GOBEFORE
38. Interlock : DOVETAIL
40. Médoc or Montrachet : WINE
41. Contribute : GIVE
43. Best : DEFEAT
44. Garden bloom : DAHLIA
46. Rathskeller mug : STEIN
47. Mine entrance : ADIT
48. Rich vein : LODE
49. Holm oak : ILEX
50. Using speech : ORAL
51. Go on a roller coaster : RIDE
52. Agile : SPRY
53. Hebrew instrument : ASOR
54. Descartes : RENE

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

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