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New York Times, Monday, August 15, 1977

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Error in 57-Across clue—a buckeye is a tree/shrub or butterfly, not a type of canoe; left as in original.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,229
Across Down
1. Trail : PATH
5. Place to eat : CAFE
9. V.M.I. student : CADET
14. Small ornamental case : ETUI
15. Dentist's request : OPEN
16. Relish : OLIVE
17. Lounge : LOLL
18. Cry from a crow's-nest : LAND
19. Out of bed : RISEN
20. In any case : ONALLACCOUNTS
23. Rigid; taut : TENSE
24. Ruhr city : HERNE
25. Scrutinize : EYE
28. Nectar : ADE
29. Contend; strive : VIE
31. Attended a meeting : SATINON
33. Stake : BET
34. Cut down : HEW
35. Kind of poker : STUD
36. Rhyme for brawls : FREEFORALLS
39. Long-eared mammal : HARE
41. Poppycock! : ROT
42. Fish eggs : ROE
43. One stroke ___ (bogey) : OVERPAR
45. Clammy; damp : WET
46. Floating lily leaf : PAD
49. Peridot or tigereye : GEM
50. Bewildered : ATSEA
52. Oklahoma's "Golden Hurricane" : TULSA
54. Finally : ONCEANDFORALL
57. Kayak or buckeye : CANOE
59. Joint : KNEE
60. Cord for Arabian headgear : AGAL
61. Caine or Wayne : ACTOR
62. River near Paris : EURE
63. Moon goddess : LUNA
64. Secretaries : DESKS
65. Sound of a reptile or steam : SISS
66. Cliques : SETS
1. Jai alai : PELOTA
2. Made amends : ATONED
3. New Orleans university : TULANE
4. They're "alive" in a song : HILLS
5. Drink or nut : COLA
6. Geronimo was one : APACHE
7. Thief's middleman : FENCE
8. One who supports or approves : ENDORSER
9. Relative of a trumpet : CORNET
10. Dismounted : ALIT
11. Does not approve : DISSENTS
12. Garden evictee : EVE
13. Hamilton bill : TEN
21. Quay : LEVEE
22. Not cognizant : UNAWARE
26. Gershwin's "Embraceable ___" : YOU
27. Result of a coup de grâce : END
30. Repeat : ITERATE
32. ___ of Man : ISLE
33. "Uncle Remus" Rabbit : BRER
34. Word with dog and rod : HOT
36. Cities in Calif., Neb. and Ohio : FREMONTS
37. Deserts : FORSAKES
38. Game of chance : LOTTO
39. Word with ground or road : HOG
40. "___ Maria" : AVE
44. Horses at Meadowlands : PACERS
45. Cranes and herons : WADERS
46. Torment : PLAGUE
47. Obliquely : ASLANT
48. City nicknamed "Big D" : DALLAS
51. Boredom : ENNUI
53. Russian mountains : URALS
55. Corner or cozy place : NOOK
56. Charges for services : FEES
57. Bounder : CAD
58. Top of a suit : ACE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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