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New York Times, Monday, July 10, 1978

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original was missing clue for 41-Down; added one, but it's not whatever the constructor originally wrote.

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L
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J
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Q
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F
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G
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,558
Across
1
Island near Java : BALI
5
Strikebreaker : SCAB
9
Pottery fragment : SHARD
14
Theban god : AMON
15
Vagrant : HOBO
16
Aggressive : PUSHY
17
Word with cracker or bottle : SODA
18
Change for a five : ONES
19
Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
20
Champ tramp : KINGOFTHEROAD
23
One of five : ERIE
24
City northeast of Cincinnati : XENIA
25
Little, in Scotland : SMA
28
Implants deeply : ENROOTS
31
Ex ___ (from one side only) : PARTE
33
Iranian native : LUR
34
___ de vivre : JOIE
38
She's a card! : QUEENOFDIAMONDS
42
Levitate : RISE
43
"Israfel" poet : POE
44
Actress Patty Duke ___ : ASTIN
45
Name enshrined at Cooperstown : STENGEL
48
Wordsworth's "___ to Duty" : ODE
49
Biblical mountain : SINAI
52
"Come ___ the garden, Maud" : INTO
54
Edward VIII, once : PRINCEOFWALES
59
Cornered : TREED
60
Choir voices : ALTI
61
One put on a pedestal : IDOL
63
Charleston, for one : DANCE
64
Observed : SEEN
65
Vicious : VILE
66
Rhyme for 59 Across : STEED
67
Nobel chemist: 1957 : TODD
68
Collar or jacket : ETON
Down
1
Type of relief : BAS
2
Run ___ (go crazy) : AMOK
3
City in N.J. or Italy : LODI
4
Silly : INANE
5
Easy winner : SHOOIN
6
Have a parley : CONFER
7
Aid in a crime : ABET
8
Poppycock : BOSH
9
Bowling scores : SPARES
10
One of five : HURON
11
Very, in music : ASSAI
12
TV show : RHODA
13
Generator: Abbr. : DYN
21
Immature : GREEN
22
Special edition : EXTRA
25
Senatus Populusque Romanus: Abbr. : SPQR
26
Hawaiian island : MAUI
27
War god : ARES
29
Ancient; quaint : OLDEN
30
Yes, in Paris : OUI
32
Starting place for Tom Watson : TEE
34
Stafford and Mielziner : JOS
35
"___ the fray" : ONTO
36
"What ___ for Love," pop song : IDID
37
Serf of yore : ESNE
39
Type of nerve : OPTIC
40
Pompey, to Caesar : FOE
41
Mediterranean island country : MALTA
45
Used an abrasive : SANDED
46
Like any great artist : GIFTED
47
Twist or coil about : ENWIND
49
Herring : SPRAT
50
A Castle who popularized bobbed hair : IRENE
51
Nephew's sister : NIECE
53
Martini insert : OLIVE
55
Bridge spot : EAST
56
Spread for a trencherman : OLEO
57
Redact : EDIT
58
Fly alone : SOLO
59
Six-pointers: Abbr. : TDS
62
Little Leonard : LEN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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