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New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1976

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,870
Across Down
1. Coast Guard girl : SPAR
5. Freshet : SPATE
10. Extol : LAUD
14. Wide-mouthed jar : OLLA
15. Weight unit : CARAT
16. River of Italy : ARNO
17. Army hopefuls : WESTPOINTCADETS
20. ___ Paulo : SAO
21. Function : ROLE
22. Aladdin's friend : GENIE
23. Cave dwellers : BATS
24. Ireland's stone : EMERALD
26. Moslem house quarters : HAREMS
29. Architects' renderings : PLANS
30. On the deep : ASEA
31. Like the "Macbeth" sisters : WEIRD
32. Man's nickname : NED
35. Where Tecumseh reigns : THENAVALACADEMY
39. Slippery one : EEL
40. Does road work : PAVES
41. Site of 1813 naval battle : ERIE
42. Gift recipient : DONEE
43. Fliers : PILOTS
45. Set oneself against : STEELED
48. Carpenter's aid : VISE
49. Fable's punchline : MORAL
50. Heating chamber : KILN
51. "___ your age!" : ACT
54. Former Army branch : AIRFORCEOFTHEUS
58. Wild plum : SLOE
59. Poplar : ABELE
60. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
61. German title : HERR
62. Money in Iraq : DINAR
63. War of 1899–1902 : BOER
1. Plants : SOWS
2. "Guilty," e.g. : PLEA
3. ___-ran : ALSO
4. Start of a drum sound : RAT
5. Darts : SCOOTS
6. Buckets : PAILS
7. English composer : ARNE
8. Work on lace : TAT
9. Common abbr. : ETC
10. Cargo workers : LADERS
11. Amphitheater : ARENA
12. Before : UNTIL
13. Administered : DOSED
18. Baby carriage : PRAM
19. Schedule : AGENDA
23. Kind of pole or stalk : BEAN
24. Howe : ELIAS
25. Grape refuse : MARC
26. Shrink from : HATE
27. Tennis name : ASHE
28. Fishing need : REEL
29. Volcanic peak : PELEE
31. Fluttered : WAVED
32. Pianist Peter : NERO
33. Send forth : EMIT
34. Eosin and aniline : DYES
36. Handsome god : APOLLO
37. Wind indicator : VANE
38. Take out : DELE
42. More unheeding : DEAFER
43. Filch : PILFER
44. Common contraction : ISNT
45. Tennis coup de grâce : SMASH
46. Linen cloth : TOILE
47. Baseball statistic : ERROR
48. Stringed instrument : VIOLA
50. Sharp : KEEN
51. Aviation prefix : AERO
52. Preserve : CURE
53. Ruler : TSAR
55. Curies' discovery: Abbr. : RAD
56. W.W. II area in Asia : CBI
57. Raise ___ (make trouble) : HOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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