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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1977

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,232
Across
1. Artists' area in N.Y.C. : SOHO
5. Steep slope : SCARP
10. Move swiftly : SCUD
14. Seventh king of Israel : AHAB
15. Genghis Khan was one : TATAR
16. Stable belle : MARE
17. Founder of the Dutch Republic : WILLIAMOFORANGE
20. Sun parlor : SOLARIUM
21. Garden bloom : ASTER
22. Metal containers : TINS
23. Advance by effort : PUSH
25. Neglectful : REMISS
28. Silly talk : MUSH
29. Crawly creature : ASP
32. Grocery item : OLEO
33. Cause of ex-doughboys' desertion of farms : PAREE
34. Evince distaste : BOO
35. First czar of Russia : IVANTHETERRIBLE
39. Recipient of eye shadow : LID
40. Avian abode aloft : AERIE
41. Far from dowdy : NEAT
42. Compass point : SSE
43. Water carrier : MAIN
44. Deities around Bacchus : SATYRS
46. Feudal bigwig : EARL
47. Commanded : BADE
48. In any way : ATALL
51. Most sensible and staid : SOBEREST
55. Guillotined queen: 1793 : MARIEANTOINETTE
58. Therefore : ERGO
59. Find out : LEARN
60. Litigates : SUES
61. Grime : SOOT
62. Succinct : TERSE
63. Asparagus ___ : TIPS
Down
1. Maxims : SAWS
2. Birthplace of seven U.S. Presidents : OHIO
3. Albert ___, in London : HALL
4. Offering for religious uses : OBLATION
5. Dishonors : STAINS
6. He wrote "The Stranger" : CAMUS
7. Energy source : ATOM
8. English flyers : RAF
9. Type of athlete : PRO
10. Kind of hit : SMASH
11. Hypocrisy : CANT
12. Yen : URGE
13. Game animal : DEER
18. Yellow ___ (Jacob's-sword) : IRIS
19. Bacon slice : RASHER
23. Thick soup : PUREE
24. Patron : USER
25. Vexes : ROILS
26. Name of rock fame : ELVIS
27. Gettysburg general : MEADE
28. Morning song: Poet. : MATIN
29. Tintern or Westminster : ABBEY
30. Word with heat or house : SOLAR
31. The Brownings, e.g. : POETS
33. Risky situation : PERIL
36. Tampico fare : TAMALE
37. "I ___ a Rhapsody": 1940 song : HEAR
38. Source of income or outgo : INTEREST
44. Victim of Roman aggression: 290 B.C. : SABINE
45. Arabian gulf : ADEN
46. Adam Bede's creator : ELIOT
47. No gentlemen they : BOORS
48. Iowa college town : AMES
49. Pacific aroid : TARO
50. Jason's ship : ARGO
51. Excel : STAR
52. Small case for trivia : ETUI
53. Short distance : STEP
54. Bride of Angel Clare : TESS
56. High in pitch : ALT
57. Rosalynn Carter, ___ Smith : NEE

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