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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 1978

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,569
Across Down
1. Part of "G.W.T.W." : WITH
5. Parris Island is one : BASE
9. Adjective for a hellhound : EVIL
13. Longfellow's "The Bell of ___" : ATRI
14. "Almanach de ___" : GOTHA
15. ___ voce (oral) : VIVA
16. Crystal-ball user : SEER
17. Where Bedouins bed down, at times : OASES
18. "He shall rule them with ___ of iron" : AROD
19. Stress : PRESSURE
21. Where to say "That's a moray!" : EELERY
23. Sights in a bay : GULLSANDBUOYS
25. Practiced girth control : DIETED
27. Evreux is its capital : EURE
28. Slender as ___ : AREED
29. These come from pressing suits : PROPOSALS
34. Addis Ababa bigwig : RAS
35. Possess : OWN
36. Stewart's "Touch ___ the Cat" : NOT
37. Giftbooks : KEEPSAKES
41. What "shalom" means : PEACE
43. Spirit of Saint-Louis : ANGE
44. Maker of "Fourteen Points" in 1918 : WILSON
45. Ecdysiast's slogan : GRINANDBAREIT
50. Europe's largest lake : LADOGA
51. Conquered : OVERCAME
54. On one's toes : ATIP
55. Flat and sharp : TONES
57. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
58. Vertiginate : REEL
59. Queen of King's game : EVERT
60. Subway-wall item : TILE
61. Whirlpool : EDDY
62. Grade : SORT
63. Shopper stopper : SALE
1. Vespiary denizen : WASP
2. Path for Pompey : ITER
3. Kin of brants : TREEGEESE
4. Hairy : HIRSUTE
5. Male guinea pigs : BOARS
6. Perplexed : ATSEA
7. That lass : SHE
8. Relaxed : EASEDUP
9. Appraises carefully : EVALUES
10. Sweet-singing bird : VIREO
11. Tower material : IVORY
12. Word with man or maid : LADYS
14. Elliott from Brooklyn : GOULD
20. Double-ripper : SLED
22. Saragossa's stream : EBRO
24. Rialto lights : NEONS
25. Nightfall : DARK
26. "Dies ___" : IRAE
29. Laid down a bunt : POKED
30. Monogram of "The Sage of Concord" : RWE
31. Bergman's Oscar-winning 1956 role : ANASTASIA
32. Gone bonkers : LOCO
33. Tommy gun for Tommy Atkins : STEN
38. Full suit of armor : PANOPLY
39. Monkey wrench : SNAG
40. Kin on Dad's side : AGNATES
41. Square pillar : PIER
42. Draws forth : ELICITS
44. Snatch forcibly : WREST
45. Light too bright for sight : GLARE
46. X follower : RATED
47. "I wander'd till ___": M. Arnold : IDIED
48. Miscuebobble : BONER
49. Ward off : AVERT
52. Thin muslin : MULL
53. A fencing art : EPEE
56. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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