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New York Times, Saturday, July 23, 1977

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 6.00, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,206
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1. Japanese women divers : AMAS
5. "And I wore ___ red rose" : ABIG
9. Twinkling : FLASH
14. Explosive issue : HOTPOTATO
16. Noted Spanish poet : LORCA
17. At the other end of the world : ANTIPODAL
18. Inner, in anatomy : ENTAL
19. Fun on the water : BOATING
20. Brittle : FRAGILE
22. One with a mortgage : LIENEE
23. Timber for the anchor : CATHEAD
24. God's handiwork : WONDERS
25. Italian coin : LIRA
26. Golden or Bronze : AGE
27. Like random shots : UNAIMED
31. Harboring, as a grudge : NURSING
36. Through a substitute : BYPROXY
37. Ardent wisher : DESIRER
38. Engineering degree : BCE
39. Flaring star : NOVA
40. Plasterers' floats; trowels : DARBIES
44. Duped : TAKENIN
47. Blackbird's cousin : ORIOLE
48. What horror films make the blood do : RUNCOLD
49. Deadly poison : CYANIDE
51. Scent: Brit. : ODOUR
52. Counters acidity : ALKALIZES
54. About a quart : LITRE
55. Tasty cheeses : MUENSTERS
56. Blows the game : LOSES
57. Stays put : SITS
58. Greek peak : OSSA
1. Obsessed whaler : AHAB
2. Soliloquy, e.g. : MONOLOGUE
3. Successful people : ATTAINERS
4. Hurt maliciously : SPITED
5. Sorry fellow : ATONER
6. Tin stars : BADGES
7. Call ___ day : ITA
8. It's in the bag : GOLFCLUB
9. Cheap hotel : FLEATRAP
10. The strength of Samson : LONGHAIR
11. Musical Shaw : ARTIE
12. Milan landmark, for short : SCALA
13. Brought to court : HALED
15. Think : OPINE
21. Wet : RAINY
24. Magical stick : WAND
28. Marshals troops : MOBILIZES
29. They go too far : EXCEEDERS
30. False colors : DYES
32. Easy job : SINECURE
33. Steel-mill deliveries : IRONORES
34. Author Shute : NEVIL
35. Old women : GRANDAMS
40. List of court cases : DOCKET
41. Prehistoric people : ARYANS
42. Iranian money : RIALS
43. Skipjack tuna : BONITO
44. Sing merrily : TROLL
45. TV sound section : AUDIO
46. Air or sea speed : KNOTS
50. Weather satellite : ESSA
53. Chez ___ (at his house) : LUI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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