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New York Times, Friday, August 26, 1977

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,240

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Across
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Assign parts : CAST
5
Celebration, as for St. Rocco : FESTA
10
Nursery-rhyme trio : MICE
14
Court ace : ASHE
15
Like the Dolomites : ALPEN
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In a while : ANON
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Noncommittal on an issue : STRADDLING
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Not tantamount to a catamount : TAME
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"Valse ___," by Sibelius : TRISTE
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Poe's "Annabel ___" : LEE
22
Swinger in the jungle : APE
23
Places where splits may occur : LANES
24
Extreme : ULTRA
26
Gracie Mansion name : ABE
28
Where the cornea is : EYE
29
D.D.E. et al. : IKES
30
Mother of Perseus : DANAE
32
Furthered : AIDED
34
Drivers of paddy wagons : POLICE
35
Shifts responsibility to another : PASSESTHEBUCK
38
Doddering : SENILE
39
Group around a male fur seal : HAREM
40
Dye in a beauty shop : HENNA
41
Trapper's trophy : PELT
42
Half of CDX : CCV
45
Victorian or Napoleonic : ERA
46
Perhaps : MAYBE
48
"Positive Thinking" exponent : PEALE
50
Degree for an att. : LLB
52
Suffix with Adam or Edom : ITE
53
Heisman Trophy winner: 1940 : HARMON
54
Rabin's predecessor : MEIR
55
Most curvaceous : SHAPELIEST
57
Between sum and fui : ESSE
58
Party who avoids parties : LONER
59
Cheyenne's relative : CREE
60
Galileo was one: Abbr. : ASTR
61
Follow : ENSUE
62
Far from flabby : HARD
Down
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Macbeth's place : CASTLE
2
Off the path : ASTRAY
3
Cooperstown's Hall of Fame, e.g. : SHRINE
4
Goad : TEASE
5
Pass the peak : FADE
6
Wing : ELL
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Blabbed : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
8
Doctrines : TENETS
9
Fury : ANGER
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Spy name : MATA
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Terrified : INAPANIC
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"___ to Erin" (folk song) : COMEBACK
13
Chemical suffix : ENE
18
"Pink-elephants" producer, for short : DTS
24
Maui music makers : UKES
25
Desert clay : ADOBE
27
Shoe size : EEE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Styptic : ALUM
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"A ___ Able" : ASIN
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Moslem faith : ISLAM
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Bold : PERT
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Incomparable : PEERLESS
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Historian of a sort : ANNALIST
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Spy name : HALE
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Haggard novel : SHE
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Boa or anaconda : PYTHON
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Funt's funmaker : CAMERA
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Not so far apart : CLOSER
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Aired : VENTED
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Bridal path : AISLE
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Buddy : PAL
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Author Segal : ERICH
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Rabbit or Fox : BRER
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In this spot : HERE
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___ culpa : MEA
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Little, in Lyon : PEU

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

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