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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.
PS notes: Original was missing clue for 41-Down; added one, but it's not whatever the constructor originally wrote.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,558
Across Down
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
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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