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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, July 15, 1978

Author: Kenneth Haxton
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,563
Across Down
1. Old chest for valuables : ARCA
5. Price or Sutherland : DIVA
9. Reporter's quarry : FACTS
14. Peau de ___ : SOIE
15. Land of O'Casey : ERIN
16. "Wozzeck" or "Vanessa" : OPERA
17. Humperdinck duo : HANSELANDGRETEL
20. Salad ingredient : ENDIVE
21. Lake fed by the Maumee River : ERIE
22. Squeak by : EKE
23. One of Mnemosyne's daughters : ERATO
25. Dele or rewrite : EDIT
27. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
29. Croat's relative : SERB
31. Affected by wind or water : ERODED
35. Malachite and bauxite : ORES
37. Spore : SEED
39. Speak one's mind : OPINE
40. "Bubbles" of the Met : SILLS
42. Swiss river : AAR
43. Requirements : NEEDS
44. Mulligrubs : COLIC
45. Vestige : DREG
47. Letters on a billet-doux's envelope : SWAK
48. Pineapples : ANANAS
50. Costume for Lakme : SARI
52. Bottom acquired its head : ASS
53. Feds : GMEN
55. Fable addendum : MORAL
57. Words with king or carte : ALA
60. Homophone for pale : PAIL
62. "The ___ Zorro" : MARKOF
65. Wagner's "twilight of the gods" : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
68. Liquor component : ESTER
69. Medicinal lily : ALOE
70. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
71. Lonigan of literature : STUDS
72. Gelt; moola : LOOT
73. Hankerings : YENS
1. Court celebrity : ASHE
2. Relative of a sorrel : ROAN
3. Subject of many operas : CINDERELLA
4. Group led by Odin : AESIR
5. Expunges : DELETES
6. "Porgy and Bess" lyricist : IRA
7. Transportation for Tarzan : VINE
8. First name of 19 Down : ANDRE
9. Cutting tool on a plow : FOREIRON
10. Gibbon or orang : APE
11. Whale : CETE
12. Arduous journey : TREK
13. Retail consummation : SALE
18. Pogner's daughter et al. : EVAS
19. Librettist for Stravinsky's "Persephone" : GIDE
24. Mountain nymph : OREAD
26. Hits the bottle : TOPES
27. Mario's Floria : TOSCA
28. Conspicuous constellation : ORION
30. Chicago eleven : BEARS
32. Second of a musical tetralogy : DIEWALKURE
33. Willingham's "___ a Man" : ENDAS
34. Classroom equipment : DESKS
36. First-aid contrivance : SLING
38. Elsa has one in "Lohengrin" : DREAM
41. Flees : SCAMPERS
46. Metal eyelet : GROMMET
49. Dessicate : SEAR
51. Dies ___ : IRAE
54. Nestlike : NIDAL
56. Deck out : ARRAY
57. Subject of Jaques' speech : AGES
58. "___ Horizon" : LOST
59. Farthest of the Near Islands : ATTU
61. "Fiesque" was his first opera : LALO
63. ___ even keel : ONAN
64. Trains with cabooses: Abbr. : FGTS
66. Sorensen or Kennedy : TED
67. Bovine sound : MOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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