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Sidney Nelson
Sidney Nelson

New York Times, Wednesday, July 7, 1976

Author:
Sidney Nelson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has supersymmetry.
Sidney Nelson has 4 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,825
Across
1
Art cult : DADA
5
___ Beach of W.W. II : OMAHA
10
Top banana : STAR
14
Give forth : EMIT
15
Downstairs : BELOW
16
Florence's river : ARNO
17
Having a ratio of 5 to 2 : SESQUIDUPLICATE
20
Acquire, as a debt : INCUR
21
Bad ___ (German spa) : EMS
22
Regional bird life : ORNIS
23
Eye, in Limoges : OEIL
25
Duck genus : ANAS
26
U.S. missile : SAM
28
Xylophone's relative : MARIMBA
32
Blur : FOG
35
Saxhorn : TUBA
37
Bulrushes : TULES
38
Hindu deity : SIVA
39
Japanese herbs : UDOS
40
Wear away : ERODE
41
Old Irish alphabet : OGAM
42
Bird beaks : NEBS
43
Arrested : RANIN
44
Tallchief's garb : TUTU
45
Antelope of Africa : GNU
46
Kind of cane : MALACCA
48
Soak flax : RET
49
Legal attachment : LIEN
51
Napoleon slept here : ELBA
53
Goddess of the hunt : DIANA
55
"N'est-ce ___?" : PAS
58
Spouses : MATES
61
Egghead's thing : INTELLECTUALITY
64
"___ on it!" : STEP
65
Immigrant : ALIEN
66
Shortly : SOON
67
Price : COST
68
Card game : PEDRO
69
British princess : ANNE
Down
1
Arnaz : DESI
2
Ending word : AMEN
3
Confuses : DISCOMBOBULATES
4
"Ave ___ vale" : ATQUE
5
Kimono adjunct : OBI
6
Ancient Persian : MEDE
7
Astringent : ALUM
8
Short flights : HOPS
9
Shoemaker's tool : AWL
10
Pelvic bones : SACRA
11
Event in Jesus' life : TRANSFIGURATION
12
Against : ANTI
13
Richard et al. : ROES
18
___ and Thummim : URIM
19
Eastern college : IONA
24
Papal church in Rome : LATERAN
25
Fondness intensifier : ABSENCE
26
Gypped : STUNG
27
Poet W.H. : AUDEN
29
Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
30
Miss Massey : ILONA
31
Sawbones : MEDIC
33
Egg-shaped : OVATE
34
Range : GAMUT
36
Balaam's rebuker : ASS
38
Wino : SOT
46
Sunday brunch, e.g. : MEAL
47
Soprano Gluck : ALMA
50
Clumsy : INEPT
52
Raft wood : BALSA
53
Record : DISC
54
Math preposition : INTO
55
Soccer star : PELE
56
LSD, e.g. : ACID
57
Silver: Abbr. : STER
59
Harrow's rival : ETON
60
Burns word : SYNE
62
Circuit : LAP
63
Numero ___ : UNO

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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