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New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 1976

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,874
Across Down
1. Complain : CARP
5. Embroidery loop : PICOT
10. Strike-breaker : SCAB
14. Biblical character : ABEL
15. Notwithstanding : ALLTHESAME
17. Coffee : JAVA
18. Sober one : TEETOTALER
19. Odorous : OLENT
21. Tableland : MESA
22. Gershwin : IRA
23. Hermit : LONER
24. Headwear : BERET
25. Cameo part : BIT
26. Eur. country : ENG
27. N.C. college : ELON
29. Kind of fright : STAGE
31. Entrenched : DEEPSEATED
35. Genesis character : ENOS
36. Store-counter sign : ASIS
37. Tilt : LIST
39. Edible tubers : OCAS
42. Make an impression : STRIKEHOME
47. Derby entries : COLTS
49. River to the Baltic : ODER
50. No soap : NIX
51. Age : ERA
52. Kind of hanger : CRAPE
55. Belgian port : GHENT
57. Return for Ashe : LOB
58. Old French measure : AUNE
59. Restaurant customer : EATER
60. Extensively : ONALLSIDES
64. Father : SIRE
65. ___ teapot : TEMPESTINA
66. Moslem priest : IMAM
67. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
68. Bore lambs : EANED
69. Distant: Prefix : TELE
1. Wheedled : CAJOLED
2. Mother-of-Pearl source : ABALONE
3. Tit for tat : REVENGE
4. Jet : PLANE
5. Stand ___ : PAT
6. Martinique, for one : ILE
7. Mild : CLEMENT
8. Playful animal : OTTER
9. "___ were the days" : THOSE
10. Senior-citizens' org. : SSA
11. Shakespearean slave : CALIBAN
12. Vespucci : AMERIGO
13. Chides : BERATES
16. ___ Unis : ETATS
20. Lock : TRESS
24. Show one's vanity : BOAST
28. Hawaiian drapings : LEIS
30. Hebrew letter : TETH
32. Beyond : PAST
33. Shorten : ELIDE
34. Holland feature : DIKE
38. Suiting : SERGE
39. Cats : OCELOTS
40. Ornamental headband : CORONET
41. Mobile home : ALABAMA
43. Enticed : ROPEDIN
44. Former : ONETIME
45. Kind of water : MINERAL
46. Ultra : EXTREME
48. Climb : SCALE
53. Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
54. Santa ___ : ANITA
56. ___ made (succeeds) : HASIT
61. Certain records : LPS
62. Wind dir. : ENE
63. Kind of sack : SAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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