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New York Times, Monday, August 1, 1977

Author: Terry Healy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,215
Across Down
1. Twist; swerve : SKEW
5. D-Day craft : LSTS
9. Substances used by etchers : ACIDS
14. French composer : LALO
15. Roman emperor : OTHO
16. Young hog : SHOAT
17. Collection from a congregation : OFFERTORY
19. Bright : SUNNY
20. Enjoy Jay Peak : SKI
21. Yeats's homeland : EIRE
22. Staple in the Far East : RICE
23. Former frog, possibly : HANDSOMEPRINCE
28. Zwei's precursor : EIN
29. Uri : LEON
30. Cooked in hot fat : FRIED
33. State flower of Tenn. : IRIS
34. Eliza crossed it : ICE
37. Name to guess : RUMPELSTILTSKIN
41. Elec. word : AMP
42. Undiluted : NEAT
43. Leading the pack : AHEAD
44. Compartment : CELL
45. Emulated Horner : ATE
46. Heroine's tormentor : UGLYSTEPSISTER
53. ___ Domini : ANNO
54. Playing piece for Fischer : PAWN
55. Spanish cheer : OLE
56. Unreliable people : LIARS
58. Softens : MITIGATES
60. Kind of singer : TORCH
61. Rock of ___ : AGES
62. Narrow route : LANE
63. Buhlwork or mosaic : INLAY
64. Underling of 1066 : ESNE
65. Punctured tire : FLAT
1. Slog through mud : SLOSH
2. "Amerika" author : KAFKA
3. Puckish or dwarfish : ELFIN
4. Misfortune : WOE
5. Item for hair care : LOTION
6. Tempest : STORM
7. Housebuilders : THREELITTLEPIGS
8. Kind of sauce : SOY
9. Beast of burden : ASS
10. Dairymaid's device : CHURN
11. Column style : IONIC
12. Ball : DANCE
13. Eyelid disorder: Var. : STYE
18. Medical-training period : RESIDENCY
24. Like most artesian wells : DEEP
25. Prefix for meter or scope : PERI
26. Stir up : ROIL
27. Activity on Inauguration Day : INSTATING
30. Angelico, e.g. : FRA
31. Jamaican export : RUM
32. Young scamp : IMP
34. Nickname for D.D.E. : IKE
35. Hush-hush org. : CIA
36. Pass-catcher : END
38. Sediment : LEES
39. Season : SALT
40. "The Liner ___ a lady" : SHES
45. ___ as an owl : ASWISE
46. Sherman's side : UNION
47. Contort; distort : GNARL
48. Spanish poet-dramatist : LORCA
49. Eucharistic plate : PATEN
50. Add up : TOTAL
51. Mezzo-soprano Obraztsova : ELENA
52. Freshly adjusted : RESET
53. Height: Prefix : ALTI
57. Reserved : SHY
58. West : MAE
59. Landon : ALF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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