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New York Times, Monday, July 17, 1978

66-Across : Deleting, with "out"

Author:
Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Hal R. Hollinger has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,565
Across
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Capp's ___ Iggle : BALD
5
Takes game : BAGS
9
Egoist's love : SELF
13
In a tumult : ARIOT
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Be contiguous : ABUT
16
Saranac Lakes, e.g. : TRIO
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___ Sea (Mare Germanicum) : NORTH
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Word with Star or Eagle : LONE
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"The ___ of the Ancient Mariner" : RIME
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Wiesbaden, for one : WATERINGPLACE
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Facilitated : EASED
25
Thingumbobs : DOODADS
29
Booth in the Hall of Fame : EDWIN
33
Sault Ste. Marie's prov. : ONT
34
Metrical foot : IAMB
37
Light-colored cigar : CLARO
38
Something beyond recall : WATEROVERTHEDAM
42
Baker's utensil : SIEVE
43
Water jug : EWER
44
Letters on an airport sign : ETA
45
"To ___ human ... ": Pope : ERRIS
46
Treated silk : WATERED
49
Three-dimensional : CUBIC
53
Tom of old westerns : MIX
54
Richard Adams's best seller: 1975 : WATERSHIPDOWN
59
Literary pen name : SAKI
60
Templeton or Waugh : ALEC
61
For this case only : ADHOC
63
Ruler at Asgard : ODIN
64
Relief organization : CARE
65
Soprano Tetrazzini: 1847-1940 : LUISA
66
Deleting, with "out" : XING
67
Relative of a sheik : EMIR
68
Dam : STEM
Down
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Outlaw : BAN
2
Like ___ of pins : AROW
3
Capri coin : LIRA
4
Stippled : DOTTED
5
"Morning of the World" island : BALI
6
Have ___ to pick : ABONE
7
Din, the water carrier : GUNGA
8
Rome's Spanish attraction : STEPS
9
Take both sides : STRADDLE
10
Famed sailor : ERIC
11
Juice for a tar : LIME
12
Yamamoto, to Nimitz : FOE
14
Bara : THEDA
21
Kind of activity : RADIO
22
Hanger-on : LEECH
25
Search for water : DOWSE
26
Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
27
Web-footed mammal : OTTER
28
Perform a lifeguard's feat : SAVE
30
Sandpiper of snipe : WADER
31
Steamed up : IRATE
32
He has herd, will move : NOMAD
35
Gull or its sound : MEW
36
Thirst quencher : BREW
39
Forcing out : EVICTING
40
Mine a narrow vein : RESUE
41
Type of steamer : TRAMP
47
Kind of wave or river : TIDAL
48
Biblical source of Red Sea miracle : EXODUS
50
Rope on a square-rigged ship : BRACE
51
Moslems' faith : ISLAM
52
Parisienne's boyfriend : CHERI
54
River bed, often dry : WADI
55
Consanguineous : AKIN
56
Champagne bucket : ICER
57
Jot : WHIT
58
Prow of a ship : NOSE
59
White or Red : SOX
62
Ouse territory : CAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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