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New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 1978

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,561
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1. Cummerbund : SASH
5. Phrenology term : BUMP
9. Student flier's goal : SOLO
13. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
14. Rapier's cousin : EPEE
15. Jeb Stuart's weapon : SABER
16. Dyer's device : AGER
17. Laugh with gusto : ROAR
18. In accord : ATONE
19. Man's slipper and woman's slipper : ROMEOANDJULIET
22. In shape : FIT
23. Amer. backup troops : USAR
24. Sullen and gloomy : MOROSE
27. Canadian statesman : TRUDEAU
30. Hold dear : ADORE
31. Breakwaters : PIERS
32. Relative of cie. and inc. : LTD
34. Full cargo : LOAD
35. Evasive reply : PARRY
36. Silk, in Paris : SOIE
37. Libber's no-no title : MRS
38. Preserves : CURES
39. First Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1918 : POOLE
40. Promenades : STROLLS
42. Portable room : CAMPER
43. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
44. "Some ___ born great . . . " : ARE
45. Typical game of the early Mets : COMEDYOFERRORS
52. Inert gaseous element : ARGON
53. Rainbow flower : IRIS
54. Elevator button : STOP
55. Word with ocher or umber : BURNT
56. Leningrad's river : NEVA
57. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
58. " . . . take arms against ___ of troubles" : ASEA
59. One checking out : GOER
60. Word with pigeon or parrot : TOED
1. Moselle feeder : SAAR
2. Jason's craft : ARGO
3. Watch part : STEM
4. Breed of hardy cattle : HEREFORD
5. Scold : BERATE
6. Between once and a time : UPON
7. World's largest artificial lake : MEAD
8. Liars on the stand : PERJURERS
9. Forte of Baker and Buchwald : SATIRE
10. English horn's close relative : OBOE
11. Spring period : LENT
12. Metallic rock : ORE
15. Dinner courses : SALADS
20. Where Beauvais is : OISE
21. Shylock's exorbitant rate : USURY
24. Light, clayey soil : MALM
25. Essences : ODORS
26. A pièce de résistance : ROAST
27. Five come with a new car : TIRES
28. Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
29. Practical : UTILE
31. In conference : PARLEYING
33. Felix Salten character : DEER
35. Whined : PULED
36. Author W. ___ Maugham : SOMERSET
38. Convincing : COGENT
39. Catherine ___, Henry VIII's last wife : PARR
41. Best seller in 1885 : RAMONA
42. Autocrat : CAESAR
45. Shank : CRUS
46. Fearsome one : OGRE
47. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
48. Court team : FIVE
49. Bismarck : OTTO
50. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
51. Digging tool : SPUD
52. Arab robe : ABA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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