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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
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
Down
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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