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New York Times, Wednesday, August 11, 1976

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid is asymmetric.
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,860
Across
1. Down with, in Paris : ABAS
5. Boorish one : SLOB
9. Bosses of G.I.'s : NCOS
13. Like Edwin O'Connor's hurrah : LAST
14. Side, in Italy : LATO
15. "___ but you" : NOONE
16. "I'm ___ meet you" : PLEASEDTO
18. Willow : OSIER
19. Seafood offerings : MAINELOBSTERS
21. Go on about : RAVE
22. "___ kingdom come" : THY
23. Kind of meal : OAT
26. Prefix for adventure : PER
27. Asian native : TAI
28. ___ good deed : DOA
31. Consumer : USER
33. Kind of saloon door : SWINGING
35. Sea : THEBOUNDINGMAIN
39. Ones with I.Q.'s of 140-plus : GENIUSES
40. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
41. Forerunner of C.I.A. : OSS
42. Word of reproach : TUT
43. School org. : PTA
46. Listings on dogtags: Abbr. : SNS
47. Prefix for gram or logue : DIA
48. Kiln : OAST
50. Taiwan's concern : MAINLANDCHINA
56. Grease or house : PAINT
57. Subsequent : POSTERIOR
59. Psalm word : SELAH
60. Biblical name : ELOI
61. Ferber : EDNA
62. River of France : ISERE
63. Baby's friend : TALC
64. Obscure : DEEP
Down
1. Mountain : ALP
2. Soother : BALM
3. Cruising : ASEA
4. Part of a flight : STAIR
5. Sweater part : SLEEVE
6. One serving the soup : LADLER
7. German king : OTTO
8. Familiar tube : BOOB
9. Inquisitive: Var. : NOSEY
10. Husk fiber : COIR
11. Singles : ONES
12. Indian weight : SER
15. Zilch : NOTHING
17. Dress or ginger : SNAP
20. Corrupt : STAIN
23. Budget spoiler : OUTGO
24. Remains : ASHES
25. Active years : TEENS
27. Prefix for light : TWI
28. Watch features : DIALS
29. Cocktail-dip ingredient : ONION
30. Miss de Mille : AGNES
32. Baseball stat : RBI
33. Puget, etc.: Abbr. : SDS
34. Metric weights: Abbr. : GMS
36. ___ cold (forgotten) : OUTINTHE
37. Customary : USUAL
38. Open fabric : NET
43. Acidic forest earth : PODSOL
44. Strategy : TACTIC
45. Wimbledon champ, 1975 : ASHE
47. Coin of Iran : DINAR
49. Hackneyed : TIRED
50. Miss Murray et al. : MAES
51. French wing : AILE
52. In ___ (peeved) : APET
53. Piano number : NOLA
54. Pheasant brood : NIDE
55. Top-notch : AONE
56. Greek letter : PSI
58. Bum ___ : RAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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