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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1976

Author:
Adelyn Lewis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,862

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Eliza's creator : SHAW
5. Zoo attraction : PANDA
10. Malay native: Abbr. : EIND
14. English poet : POPE
15. Dejected, old style : AMORT
16. Celebes ox : ANOA
17. Iowa city : AMES
18. Gables of Florida : CORAL
19. Hindu goddess : SHRI
20. Eskimos' ordeals : NORTHERNWINTERS
23. Sobbing : TEARY
24. Eagle's nest : AERIE
25. Gushes : SPURTS
27. Support : BUTTRESS
30. Gulls' kin : TERNS
31. Yes-man : MINION
32. Part of a ship : STEM
33. French sculptor : RODIN
34. Quo's partner : QUID
38. Breakfast dish : OMELET
40. Imprecation : CURSE
41. Stopped at a gas station : REFUELED
44. One of the Furies : ALECTO
45. Collars : ETONS
46. Disconcert : ABASH
47. Jimmy Carter, for one : SOUTHERNBAPTIST
53. New Deal bill of 1933 : NIRA
54. Get help on an exam : CHEAT
55. ___ way (nix) : INNO
56. Et ___ : ALII
57. Nobel novelist Hermann : HESSE
58. Cassini : OLEG
59. Famous Quaker : PENN
60. Havens : OASES
61. U.S. humorist and family : NYES
Down
1. Pair of horses : SPAN
2. Word with ecce : HOMO
3. Opening : APERTURE
4. Whitney or Shasta : WESTERNMOUNTAIN
5. Some horses : PACERS
6. "Last Resorts" author : AMORY
7. Teutonic goddess : NORN
8. Poker or string : DRAW
9. King of the Huns : ATLI
10. European dilemma of the 1800's : EASTERNQUESTION
11. Belong : INHERE
12. Tennessee dam : NORRIS
13. Platforms : DAISES
21. Cardinals' are red : HATS
22. Org. set up in 1949 : NATO
25. Peter and Paul: Abbr. : STS
26. Favorite : PET
27. Waited : BIDED
28. One : UNIT
29. Kind of cup or ear : TIN
31. Breakwater : MOLE
33. Magnetic force: Abbr. : REL
35. Like a roguish child : URCHINLY
36. Adherent: Suffix : IST
37. ___ volente : DEO
39. Fit together : MESH
40. Loud noise : CLAP
41. Fasten again : RESNAP
42. Paris's Place de l'___ : ETOILE
43. ___ hand (tie) : FOURIN
44. Subsides : ABATES
46. Degrade : ABASE
48. Repeat : ECHO
49. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
50. Promontory : NESS
51. Partner of snick : SNEE
52. Clothes : TOGS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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