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New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1976

Author:
R. Kaplan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.26)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,845
Across
1. Baffle : STUMP
6. Stopper : PLUG
10. ___ free : SCOT
14. Kind of code : PENAL
15. Run easily : LOPE
16. In the pink : HALE
17. Within: Prefix : INTRA
18. Greek contest : AGON
19. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
20. Advertising, in a way : TOOTINGONESHORN
23. Formerly named : NEE
24. Thing, in law : RES
25. Woodwind player : OBOIST
29. Isfahan's land : IRAN
31. Three, in Italy : TRE
34. Sonata part : RONDO
35. Castle defense : MOAT
36. Minerals : ORES
37. Ad-man's wear : GRAYFLANNELSUIT
40. Indigo : ANIL
41. Inter ___ : ALIA
42. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
43. Biblical father : NER
44. This, in Spain : ESTA
45. Supplies : STORES
46. Relative of inst. : ULT
47. Dernier ___ : CRI
48. Advertising's cousin : PUBLICRELATIONS
57. Word after grid or sad : IRON
58. Opera : AIDA
59. Eastern-church member : UNIAT
60. Dear, in Rome : CARA
61. Clark Kent's friend : LOIS
62. Research intensely : DELVE
63. Winglike : ALAR
64. Landing craft: Abbr. : LSTS
65. Ruhr city : ESSEN
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1. Skewer : SPIT
2. ___'clock scholar : TENO
3. Preposition : UNTO
4. Shopping place : MART
5. ___ Abraham : PLAINSOF
6. Resort beach : PLAGE
7. Piece of ad type, for short : LOGO
8. Atop : UPON
9. Produce : GENERATE
10. Eastern rulers : SHAHS
11. Roman statesman : CATO
12. Swan genus : OLOR
13. So. state : TENN
21. Gross's partner : NET
22. Capitol V.I.P. : SEN
25. Kind of grinder : ORGAN
26. Carried : BORNE
27. Walking ___ (rapt) : ONAIR
28. Pastoral scene : IDYL
29. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
30. Frog genus : RANA
31. More accurate : TRUER
32. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
33. Western park : ESTES
35. Beer base : MALT
36. Scandinavian city : OSLO
38. Waiting-room warning : LASTCALL
39. Freedom of action : LATITUDE
44. Eastern collegian : ELI
45. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
46. Of an arm bone : ULNAR
47. Kind of conscious : CLASS
48. Type size : PICA
49. Soviet river : URAL
50. Adriatic wind : BORA
51. Spanish rivers : RIOS
52. Amend a text : EDIT
53. Chemical suffixes : INES
54. Sun-tan applications : OILS
55. Church part : NAVE
56. Machine gun : STEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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