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New York Times, Friday, July 16, 1976

Author: John Prytz
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 238 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
John Prytz has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,834
Across Down
1. Food fish : CARP
5. Golden or fatted : CALF
9. Groups of seals : PODS
13. Length times width : AREA
14. Seed cover : ARIL
15. Takes out wrinkles : IRONS
17. Young salmon : PARR
18. Missile housing : SILO
19. Of the kidneys : RENAL
20. Jim Hawkins's quest : BURIEDTREASURE
23. Haves and have-___ : NOTS
24. Insect : ANT
25. Sorensen : TED
26. Italian poet : DANTE
28. Long John : SILVER
31. Silkworm : ERI
32. Ocean, usually bounding : MAIN
34. Family of corals : ISIDAE
38. Miss Harding et al. : ANNS
40. Freebooter's prize : TROVE
42. Key part of 40 Across : GOLD
43. Condensation : DIGEST
45. Houston initials : NASA
47. Western Indian : UTE
48. Periods between wars : PEACES
50. Spring harbinger : ROBIN
52. Beast of burden : ASS
55. Time period : ERA
56. Sandburg : CARL
57. Loot-bearing ship of old : SPANISHGALLEON
62. Alluring one : SIREN
63. Greek letter : IOTA
64. Exits : GOES
66. Peculiarity : TRAIT
67. Wood color : EBON
68. "This one's ___" : ONME
69. Norway fiord : OSLO
70. Parts of glasses : RIMS
71. Certain mil. people : NSOS
1. Polar or night : CAP
2. Street ___ (gamin) : ARAB
3. Showing again : RERUNNING
4. Pet for 28 Across : PARROT
5. Gives the once-over : CASES
6. Unproductive : ARID
7. Springy motion : LILT
8. Kind of wreath : FLORAL
9. Jolly Roger fliers : PIRATES
10. Galena and bauxite : ORES
11. Sinker : DONUT
12. Trap : SNARE
16. Eskimo transit : SLED
21. Detail : ITEM
22. Turns green, in a way : ENVIES
26. Kind of duck : DEAD
27. Indian buffalo: Var. : ARNI
28. "Aye-aye, ___" : SIR
29. ___ fell swoop : INONE
30. Manipulate : RIG
33. Rose oils : ATTARS
35. Items in 20 Across : DOUBLOONS
36. High: Prefix : ALTI
37. Eve's address : EDEN
39. Disjoined: Abbr. : SEP
41. Biological duct : VAS
44. Peek successfully : SEEINTO
46. Russian sea : ARAL
49. Loosely-bound pamphlet : CAHIER
51. Well-known trail : OREGON
52. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
53. Agnew : SPIRO
54. Actress Allgood et al. : SARAS
56. Social groups : CLANS
58. Armstrong or Diamond : NEIL
59. Asian desert : GOBI
60. Type of bomb : ATOM
61. Verne's voyager : NEMO
65. French possessive : SES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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