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New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 1976

Author: Virginia Butler
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,835
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1. "Cry ___" : HAVOC
6. Detest : HATE
10. Young sheep : TEGS
14. Spanish friend : AMIGO
15. "See ___, pick . . . " : APIN
16. Notion : IDEA
17. Notorious city : SODOM
18. John the Baptist, to Jesus : PRECURSOR
20. Exterminator of fiction : PIEDPIPER
22. "___ say more?" : NEEDI
23. Lemon and lime ___ : ADES
24. Confuses : ADDLES
25. "Let that be a ___ to you" : LESSON
28. Bravo! : OLE
29. Mends : HEALS
30. Politician's asset : CHARISMA
35. Final stanza : ENVOI
36. Cuba libre base : RUM
37. Slow mover : SNAIL
38. Complete : TEETOTAL
40. Belief : TENET
41. Opposite of pos. : NEG
42. Word for a hussy : BRAZEN
44. Informal : CASUAL
48. Inflexible : IRON
49. Kind of wise : LEAST
50. One of 26 : AMENDMENT
55. Good seat location : ORCHESTRA
57. Old region of Asia Minor : IONIA
58. Desperate : DIRE
59. Guinness : ALEC
60. "___ a Stranger" : NOTAS
61. Crystal-gazer : SEER
62. Lillian or Dorothy : GISH
63. Vulgar : GROSS
1. Door holder : HASP
2. Mine, in France : AMOI
3. Latin referral word : VIDE
4. "___! that bread should be so dear" : OGOD
5. Sympathetic : COMPASSIONATE
6. Come about : HAPPEN
7. ___ ski : APRES
8. Layer : TIER
9. Business-letter abbr. : ENC
10. Hackneyed : TIRED
11. Ford's mistake : EDSEL
12. Hollow stone : GEODE
13. Ranis' gowns : SARIS
19. Entente, for one : UNDERSTANDING
21. Words of assent : IDO
24. Wing : ALA
25. Unaspirated : LENE
26. Roof part : EAVE
27. Deer track : SLOT
28. Electrical unit : OHM
29. ___ up (in a snit) : HET
30. ___-de-sac : CUL
31. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
32. Healthy : SANE
33. Carriage : MIEN
34. Old, in Cologne : ALT
36. Tease : RAG
39. Wire: Abbr. : TEL
42. Dissension : BREACH
43. Swoboda : RON
44. Dolts : CLODS
45. High dwelling : AERIE
46. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
47. House that fell : USHER
48. Hungary's Nagy et al. : IMRES
50. Gudrun's victim : ATLI
51. Make fast : MOOR
52. Within: Prefix : ENTO
53. Island off Sumatra : NIAS
54. Russian agency : TASS
56. ___ Harbor : SAG

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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