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New York Times, Thursday, June 9, 1977

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,162
Across Down
1. Coal scuttles : HODS
5. Machine tool : LATHE
10. Garbed : CLAD
14. Biblical shepherd : ABEL
15. Assumed name : ALIAS
16. Circle of light : HALO
17. ___-me-tangere : NOLI
18. Heavy reinforcing seams : WELTS
19. Say confidently : AVER
20. Suburban sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
23. Positive factor : PLUS
24. Eggy drink : NOG
25. Article XXI of the Constitution : REPEAL
28. Deserter : RECREANT
33. Highway sign : UTURN
34. New Orleans sight : LEVEE
35. Spring time in Paris : MAI
36. Numerous : MANY
37. Meadowlands events : PACES
38. British statesman : PITT
39. Choose : OPT
40. Like Perry's expedition : POLAR
41. Rudimentary : BASAL
42. Road sign : RESTSTOP
44. Heated argument : HASSLE
45. Inlet : RIA
46. Lion's share : MOST
47. Park sign : PEDESTRIANSONLY
55. Well informed about : UPON
56. Fraction of a pound : OUNCE
57. Meander : ROAM
58. Sower's flower grower : SEED
59. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
60. Poker stake : ANTE
61. Towel monogram : HERS
62. Curt : SHORT
63. Lupine look : LEER
1. Aaron or Bauer : HANK
2. "An ill wind that nobody blows good" : OBOE
3. Opposite of stet : DELE
4. Bridge sign : SLIPPERY
5. Licit : LAWFUL
6. Hebrew letters : ALEFS
7. Joust : TILT
8. "What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
9. Perfumes : ESSENCES
10. Put on the cuff : CHARGE
11. Pompeii covering: A.D. 79 : LAVA
12. English country festivals : ALES
13. Buzzing insects : DORS
21. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
22. Author Vidal : GORE
25. On dit : RUMOR
26. Storehouse : ETAPE
27. Fourth-down plays : PUNTS
28. Made-over tire : RECAP
29. Incessantly : EVER
30. Off-target : AMISS
31. Relating to birth : NATAL
32. Pugilistic pinnacle : TITLE
34. French composer : LALO
37. Stew ingredients : POTATOES
38. Idyllic : PASTORAL
40. Greek letters : PSIS
41. Quartet member : BASS
43. Vogues : TRENDS
44. Upright : HONEST
46. Scottish court officer : MACER
47. Door sign : PUSH
48. Fencing sword : EPEE
49. Activist : DOER
50. Marsh plant : RUSH
51. Division word : INTO
52. Not a bit : NONE
53. "The ___ George Apley" : LATE
54. Norse giant of myth : YMER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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