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New York Times, Friday, July 8, 1977

Author:
Young
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,191

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Across
1
Soviet wire service : TASS
5
Scrubs : SCOURS
11
Vehicle for A. J. Foyt : CAR
14
Lath : SLAT
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Part of 34 Across : CORNEA
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Twelve months, in Mexico : ANO
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Like "Pilgrim's Progress" : ALLEGORICAL
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M.I.T. room : LAB
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Go back to : REVERT
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Like the oaken bucket : OLD
22
Info : DOPE
23
Silly : INANE
24
Corrida sound : OLE
25
One hitting the books : PORER
26
Dress a stone : NIG
27
Specialist in certain roots : GENEALOGIST
30
Chemical in nail-polish removers : ACETONE
32
Widows : RELICTS
33
MOMA offering : ART
34
Oculist's specialty : EYE
35
Torments : HARRIES
39
Chair a meeting : PRESIDE
43
State of being undivided : UNITARINESS
45
Snare : NET
46
Family vehicle : SEDAN
47
Witticism : MOT
48
Armistice : TRUCE
50
Counterfeiter's nemesis : TMAN
51
Dakar or Danzig: Abbr. : SPT
52
Gender : NEUTER
53
Riggs's best stroke : LOB
54
Gov. Brown is one : CALIFORNIAN
56
Like some soldiers: Abbr. : ENL
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Chicken ___ (Louisiana dish) : CREOLE
58
Wagner heroine : ELSA
59
Diocese : SEE
60
Fleshy : CARNAL
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Close a falcon's eyes : SEEL
Down
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Alexandra was one : TSARINA
2
Like a hydrocarbon : ALLENIC
3
Save from ruin : SALVAGE
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Dutch painter : STEEN
5
Carlyle, e.g. : SCOT
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Heart, to Hadrian : COR
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Word with Baltimore or golden : ORIOLE
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Cloudy : UNCLEAR
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Scan : READ
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Maglie or Mineo : SAL
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Relating to heat : CALORIC
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Metrical foot : ANAPEST
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"Northwest Passage" author : ROBERTS
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Calendar or chant : GREGORIAN
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Motherless calves : DOGIES
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"___ for the money" : ONE
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Synthetic fiber : POLYESTER
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Become a member : ENTER
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Casts evil glances : LEERS
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Plaid : TARTAN
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Shakes a leg : HUSTLES
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Springtime wild flower : ANEMONE
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Unlike a bucking bronco : RIDABLE
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Less complicated : SIMPLER
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Caress : PET
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Useless : INUTILE
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Go to the Great Beyond : DECEASE
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"Hope springs ___" : ETERNAL
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Opinion; view : NOTION
49
Old letters : RUNES
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Coward of England : NOEL
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F.D.R. measure : CCC
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Ga. neighbor : FLA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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