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New York Times, Wednesday, July 26, 1978

Author: Strassheim
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,574
Across Down
1. City SSW of Portland : SALEM
6. Fencing sword : EPEE
10. Tapered seam : DART
14. "When ___ you an inch, you took an ell": Heywood : IGAVE
15. Dorian of fiction : GRAY
16. Hershfield cartoon hero : ABIE
17. Dubbed : NAMED
18. Wash : LAVE
19. ___ mecum (handbook) : VADE
20. Oscar-winning film: 1931–32 : GRANDHOTEL
22. Bit of news : ITEM
23. Church season : LENT
24. Susanna's group of snoops : ELDERS
26. Marceau : MARCEL
30. Tiberius's tongue : LATIN
32. Charles Lamb : ELIA
33. At an end : OVER
35. Free from : RIDOF
39. Perceived by feeling : SENSATE
41. Printing process : GRAVURE
43. "Love Story" author : SEGAL
44. Wild plum : SLOE
46. Fish dish : EELS
47. Nightclub : BOITE
49. Devices in optical instruments : LENSES
51. Symbol of justice : SCALES
54. Christmas song : NOEL
56. Classical ballet finale : CODA
57. Oscar winner: 1967 : RODSTEIGER
63. Favorite son in "East of Eden" : ARON
64. Completed a sky dive : ALIT
65. ___ of India, empire builder : CLIVE
66. Chagall : MARC
67. German article : EINE
68. Covered with fired clay : TILED
69. Something to "cop" : PLEA
70. Trademark, for short : LOGO
71. ___ Tower, Chi. (world's tallest building) : SEARS
1. Vocalize : SING
2. Seaweed substance : AGAR
3. Religious figure : LAMA
4. Nicely balanced : EVEN
5. Interfere : MEDDLE
6. A king of Moab : EGLON
7. Idle chatter : PRATTLE
8. Roof edge : EAVE
9. Peephole : EYELET
10. Oscar winner: 1958 : DAVIDNIVEN
11. Simmer down : ABATE
12. "Purple Sage" man : RIDER
13. Swarms : TEEMS
21. Spartan serf : HELOT
25. Fountain of Trevi coin : LIRA
26. Army chow : MESS
27. Helm position : ALEE
28. Annulus : RING
29. Oscar-winning film: 1943 : CASABLANCA
31. Jason's ship : ARGO
34. Londoner's waistcoat : VEST
36. Union payment : DUES
37. Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
38. Actor Parker : FESS
40. Drug-yielding plant : ALOE
42. Find a new tenant : RELET
45. ___ library : LENDING
48. Begin's homeland : ISRAEL
50. Puts in office : ELECTS
51. Rogue : SCAMP
52. Shade of red : CORAL
53. Worship : ADORE
55. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
58. Melange : OLIO
59. Court star Nastase : ILIE
60. ___ monster : GILA
61. Perpetually : EVER
62. Cincinnati nine : REDS

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

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