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New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 1976

Author:
D. Davis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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H
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L
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G
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,832
Across
1
Kind of guard : BODY
5
Implied : TACIT
10
House, in Madrid : CASA
14
Intemperate one : ROUE
15
Pointless : INANE
16
Native of Mecca : ARAB
17
Ring around a cold area : ANTARCTICCIRCLE
20
Doris or Clarence : DAY
21
Related : AKIN
22
Twangy : NASAL
23
"___ plaisir!" : AVEC
24
Lorado or William H. : TAFT
26
Boat on a river run : PACKET
29
Puts into words : PHRASES
32
Lands: Lat. : AGRI
33
Biblical king : HIRAM
34
Waterfall: Var. : LYN
36
What 17 Across is : ANIMAGINARYLINE
40
In medias ___ : RES
41
Continue a subscription : RENEW
42
Black Sea arm : AZOV
43
What Pope's hope does : SPRINGS
45
"I love a ___" : PARADE
47
Words of comprehension : ISEE
48
Antitoxins : SERA
49
Proficient : ADEPT
52
Bristle : SETA
53
Come out even : TIE
56
Well-known crosser of 17 Across : REARADMIRALBYRD
60
"Born Free" name : ELSA
61
Hoglike animal : TAPIR
62
Having no feet : APOD
63
Drain slowly : SEEP
64
Pass, as time : SPEND
65
Disavow : DENY
Down
1
Nail : BRAD
2
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
3
Importer's burden : DUTY
4
"___, team!" : YEA
5
Part of a meter maid's supply : TICKET
6
Caper : ANTIC
7
"Postman" author James : CAIN
8
Business abbr. : INC
9
Operative, for short : TEC
10
Weight units : CARATS
11
Spotlights : ARCS
12
English novelist : SALA
13
Genesis name : ABEL
18
Go on about : RAVE
19
Public disgrace : INFAMY
23
Tamiroff : AKIM
24
Agony, in Scotland : THRAW
25
Sandarac tree : ARAR
26
Jack of TV : PAAR
27
Miss Moorehead : AGNES
28
Invigorating : CRISP
29
Longs for : PINES
30
Famous frozen-river crosser : ELIZA
31
Church council : SYNOD
33
Door adjunct : HINGE
35
Granular snow : NEVE
37
Grain bristle : ARISTA
38
Inheritance factor : GENE
39
Subject of a musical theme : LARA
44
Wall of stones : RIPRAP
45
Firecracker : PETARD
46
Russian sea : ARAL
48
Small finch : SERIN
49
Son of Zeus : ARES
50
Proof mark : DELE
51
Comfort : EASE
52
Tire-tread groove : SIPE
53
Kind of casting : TYPE
54
Mask or maiden : IRON
55
Whirlpool : EDDY
57
Drinker's problem: Abbr. : DTS
58
Chart : MAP
59
Like some checks : BAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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