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New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1976

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,866
Across Down
1. Space-saving abbr. : ETC
4. Juniors-to-be : SOPHS
9. Recipe units: Abbr. : TSPS
13. Insect feeler : PALP
15. Anchor position : ATRIP
16. Stir up : ROIL
17. Of the pelvis: Prefix : ILIO
18. Maryland bay : CHESAPEAKE
20. Francis of Maryland fame : SCOTTKEY
22. Nodded : NAPPED
23. Hebrew measure : OMER
24. Tourist city of India : AGRA
25. Uproar : CLAMOR
28. Part of Maryland's border : ATLANTIC
32. Hindu princes : RANAS
33. Egyptian dancing girls : ALMES
34. Peak of Crete : IDA
35. Danish kings' name : ERIC
36. Moved a raft : POLED
37. Verb tense: Abbr. : PRET
38. N.C.O. : SGT
39. Martin Van ___ : BUREN
40. First-rate : GREAT
41. Boston or Maryland event : TEAPARTY
43. Crowned with hair, old style : TRESSY
44. World area : ASIA
45. Indian titles : SRIS
46. Step above confidential : SECRET
49. Maryland's tree : WHITEOAK
53. Part of western Maryland : APPALACHIA
55. Specify : NAME
56. Incite : GOAD
57. Actor Bruce : NIGEL
58. Quaker pronoun : THEE
59. In ___ (existing) : ESSE
60. Suffixes for doers : STERS
61. Service branch: Abbr. : USN
1. Roof ornaments : EPIS
2. Powder : TALC
3. Muse of history : CLIO
4. One who pillages : SACKER
5. Different : OTHER
6. Victim : PREY
7. Possessive : HIS
8. Part of opus of 20-Across : SPANGLED
9. Boring tool : TREPAN
10. Box for Hyde Park : SOAP
11. Toll road : PIKE
12. Go coasting : SLED
14. Border river of Maryland : POTOMAC
19. Turkish coins : PARAS
21. Wired funds: Abbr. : TMOS
24. Fools "laugh ___ of sense" : ATMEN
25. Wave part : CREST
26. Robe size : LARGE
27. Miss Bryant : ANITA
28. Back way : ALLEY
29. Radials : TIRES
30. Notions : IDEAS
31. Spiteful : CATTY
33. Blood carrier : AORTA
36. Early Maryland settlers : PURITANS
37. Roll-call answer : PRESENT
39. Swiss city : BASEL
40. Gutsy quality : GRIT
42. Holiday event : PARADE
43. Nuremberg events : TRIALS
45. More retiring : SHIER
46. Kind of brush : SAGE
47. Body of poetry : EPOS
48. Auditors: Abbr. : CPAS
49. Dockage fee: Abbr. : WHGE
50. Diamond Head's site : OAHU
51. Iowa city : AMES
52. Perceptive : KEEN
54. Townsman : CIT

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

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