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New York Times, Friday, July 9, 1976

Author:
Sophie Fierman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,827

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Across
1. Span's partner : SPIC
5. Lettuce, etc. : SALAD
10. Canyon mouth : ABRA
14. Volcano leavings : LAVA
15. Varnish resin : ELEMI
16. Complain : CRAB
17. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
18. Asian tribesman : TATAR
19. Friendly chat : COZE
20. Admit defeat : THROWINTHETOWEL
23. Periodical, for short : MAG
24. Favoring : FOR
25. Like some sweaters : SLEEVED
29. Constituents of a long month : SUNDAYS
33. Admit defeat : HOLLERUNCLE
35. French coin of old : SOU
36. Down with, in Paris : ABAS
37. Make known : AIR
38. Potato : SPUD
39. Squealer : RAT
40. Admit defeat : CALLITQUITS
44. Favors : PREFERS
46. Like one with a spare tire : PAUNCHY
47. Army unit: Abbr. : REG
48. Headland : RAS
49. Admits defeat : GIVESUPTHEGHOST
58. Birds' class : AVES
59. Conceal, as goods: Var. : ELOIN
60. " . . . baked in ___" : APIE
61. Secular : LAIC
62. Synonym man : ROGET
63. Blowgun ammo : DART
64. ___ Domini : ANNO
65. Squirrel away : STORE
66. Or ___ : ELSE
Down
1. Cut : SLIT
2. Hiker's way : PATH
3. Match-king Kreuger : IVAR
4. Mineral salts : CALOMELS
5. Bristle-bearing segment : SETIGER
6. King or Alda : ALAN
7. Native of Riga : LETT
8. Asian nurse : AMAH
9. Terrible : DIREFUL
10. Harmony : ACCORD
11. High or eye : BROW
12. Demolish : RAZE
13. Biblical victim : ABEL
21. Gesture of greeting : WAVE
22. Franchot : TONE
25. Music symbol : SHARP
26. Pneumonia type : LOBAR
27. Gladden : ELATE
28. Grammatical numbers : DUALS
29. Money substitute : SCRIP
30. Jellied dish : ASPIC
31. Time of life : YOUTH
32. Like bubble-bath water : SUDSY
34. Naught : NIL
38. Awning, for one : SUNSHADE
40. Letters : CEES
41. Ones in a debate : ARGUERS
42. Lizard of Europe : TARENTE
43. Bog : QUAG
45. Sistine Chapel art : FRESCO
49. Festive : GALA
50. Russian czar : IVAN
51. Leaf framework : VEIN
52. Flower bed : PLOT
53. Eatery order : TOGO
54. Sacred: Prefix : HIER
55. Gemstone : OPAL
56. Gentlemen : SIRS
57. Mal de ___ : TETE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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