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New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1977

Author:
Young
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Young has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,196
Across
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Hit the ball hard : BELT
5
Nobelist for literature: 1946 : HESSE
10
Economist Smith : ADAM
14
Cherub : AMOR
15
Tom Tryon book (with "The") : OTHER
16
Artist Joan, from Spain : MIRO
17
Talk-show star : DINAHSHORE
19
Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
20
On a high plane : ELEVATED
21
Destination of the first "piggy" : MARKET
23
Knievel : EVEL
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State flower of N.H. : LILAC
25
Deceived : MISLED
28
Natives of Barcelona : CATALANS
31
Change : ALTER
32
Less psychotic : SANER
33
Promise solemnly : VOW
34
Jetty : PIER
35
Vessels having staves : CASKS
36
Buddhist god : DEVA
37
Schisgal play : LUV
38
Mint product : MONEY
39
Shankar instrument : SITAR
40
Gifts for 40th wedding anniversary : EMERALDS
42
Declared : STATED
43
Ambiences : AURAS
44
Lop the crop : REAP
45
Bee's objective : POLLEN
47
Discussant : CONFEREE
51
Stare at : OGLE
52
Talk-show star : DAVIDFROST
54
Precognitive person : SEER
55
Office Cato once held : EDILE
56
Volcano : ETNA
57
Sawbucks : TENS
58
Poker play : RAISE
59
Go easy at the table : DIET
Down
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Invited : BADE
2
"Blue Angel" star Jannings : EMIL
3
Sole : LONE
4
Tourist : TRAVELER
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Entertained guests : HOSTED
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Lucy's neighbor : ETHEL
7
Wearing footgear : SHOD
8
Preacher's talk: Abbr. : SER
9
Hermits : EREMITES
10
Ethically neutral : AMORAL
11
Talk-show star : DICKCAVETT
12
TV funnyman Johnson : ARTE
13
Open to question : MOOT
18
A June of Hollywood : HAVER
22
Winglike : ALAR
24
Rawboned; gaunt : LANKY
25
Wood for flooring : MAPLE
26
Troy : ILIUM
27
Talk-show star : STEVEALLEN
28
Warehouse sights : CASES
29
Stars that blaze and soon fade : NOVAE
30
Turf : SWARD
32
___ of time : SANDS
35
Container for draining and straining : COLANDER
36
Changed the baby's garb : DIAPERED
38
Filly's future status : MARE
39
Personnel : STAFF
41
T squares : RULERS
42
Person receiving a package : SENDEE
44
Irritates : ROILS
45
Kind of card : POST
46
Molding : OGEE
47
Date in Trajan's reign : CVII
48
Roast, in Dijon : ROTI
49
Slave of yore : ESNE
50
Coup d'___ : ETAT
53
Actress Rehan : ADA

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

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