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New York Times, Thursday, June 8, 1978

Author: Norton Rhoades
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,526
Across Down
1. One of the Three Bears : PAPA
5. Weight of interest to Diamond Lil : CARAT
10. Skinflinty : NEAR
14. Impediment to progress : SNAG
15. Type of type : AGATE
16. "Gloomy Dean" of St. Paul's : INGE
17. Vetch : TARE
18. Dr. Richards of tennis : RENEE
19. Harem rooms : ODAS
20. "Rigoletto" aria re womankind : LADONNAEMOBILE
23. Charisse : CYD
24. Lithuanian's relative : LETT
25. Composer of "The Rosary" : NEVIN
26. Useful : UTILE
28. Sometime member of the wedding : SIS
30. Suffix with exist and insist : ENT
31. City on the Arno : PISA
32. City official : PLANNER
36. A woman, to Pope : CONTRADICTION
40. Little-known Moses : GRANDPA
41. Tadpole's parent : FROG
43. Murray's "Caught in the ___ of Words" : WEB
46. Miss Dodo : IMA
47. Where to see Lincoln : PENNY
48. Kemper in Kansas City : ARENA
50. Locale : SITE
53. Egyptian symbol : ASP
54. Hamlet's "___ is woman!" : FRAILTYTHYNAME
58. Letters from Greece : TAUS
59. Of the ear : AURAL
60. ___ a hand (aid) : LEND
62. Feminine suffix : ETTE
63. Item passed at church : PLATE
64. Handle, to Claudius : ANSA
65. "So foul and fair a ___ have not seen": Macbeth : DAYI
66. Betsy Ross, e.g. : SEWER
67. Part of Rona's report : ITEM
1. Sound seeking silence : PST
2. Word with geometry or judgment : ANALYTIC
3. Dante's "Il ___" : PARADISO
4. On in years : AGED
5. Chili con ___ : CARNE
6. F.B.I. man : AGENT
7. Attacked : RANAT
8. Fit to ___ : ATEE
9. Abound : TEEM
10. Tearful queen : NIOBE
11. Salad tidbit : ENDIVE
12. "I've Got ___ Kalamazoo," 1942 song : AGALIN
13. Take umbrage : RESENT
21. Hurrah, in Honduras : OLE
22. Start : ONSET
23. "My ___ runneth over" : CUP
27. "Auld ___ Syne" : LANG
28. Do pruning : SNIP
29. Cuzco Indian : INCA
32. Buggy for a baby : PRAM
33. Turner or Cantrell : LANA
34. Append : ADD
35. Plentiful : RIFE
37. Event at court : TRIAL
38. Decoration : ORNAMENT
39. Bunk! : NONSENSE
42. Kind of joint : GYP
43. Floated lightly aloft : WAFTED
44. Mistakes in a book : ERRATA
45. Kind of queen or sleep : BEAUTY
47. Corral : PEN
49. Japanese citizen of U.S. : NISEI
50. Trifle : STRAW
51. "___ war": F.D.R. : IHATE
52. Mary ___ Moore : TYLER
55. Lights-out signal : TAPS
56. Dec. 25 : YULE
57. Jai ___ : ALAI
61. Hungry Horse, for one : DAM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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