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New York Times, Monday, August 30, 1976

Author: Jay Spry
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jay Spry has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,879
Across Down
1. Imogene : COCA
5. Utter : SHEER
10. Prevalent : RIFE
14. Grad : ALUM
15. Singer Mel : TORME
16. Draft rating : ONEA
17. Nicely appropriate : FELICITOUS
19. Wolf, as one's food : BOLT
20. N.Y. time : EST
21. Brewers' products : ALES
22. Jeers at : TAUNTS
24. Actuate : IMPEL
26. Very: Fr. : TRES
27. National-defense arms : NAVIES
29. Skiing hazard : FRACTURE
33. Spirited horses : ARABS
34. Former Chilean president : FREI
35. French denial : NON
36. Partners of pieces : BITS
37. Pride oneself : PREEN
38. Obscenity : SMUT
39. Poem : ODE
40. Cry of disgust : RATS
41. Pursue : CHASE
42. Scenes of farces : BEDROOMS
45. Oklahoma name : SOONER
46. Exhort : URGE
47. Rebuff : SPURN
48. Kind of line or patrol : BORDER
51. Hear ___ drop : APIN
52. Compass point : ENE
55. Surrounded by : AMID
56. Made hostile : EMBITTERED
59. Location : SITE
60. Embarrassing display : SCENE
61. Wane : FLAG
62. Headliner : STAR
63. Kind of tax : SALES
64. Phoenician cry : TYRE
1. Bistro : CAFE
2. Cheers : OLES
3. Refined : CULTIVATED
4. "___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
5. Rural crossings : STILES
6. Waldorf or Ritz : HOTEL
7. Greek god : EROS
8. Bird from down under : EMU
9. Inhibit : RESTRAIN
10. Hale : ROBUST
11. Privy to : INON
12. Perceived : FELT
13. Corrodes : EATS
18. Cod and Horn : CAPES
23. Nuclear agcy. : AEC
25. Marbles : MIBS
26. Yews and ashes : TREES
27. Bigwig : NABOB
28. Thumb ___ : ARIDE
29. Worries : FRETS
30. Impolite : UNMANNERLY
31. Kindle : ROUSE
32. Record : ENTER
34. Put into words : FRAME
37. Pilgrim's achievement : PROGRESS
38. Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
41. ___ noses : COUNT
43. Steering mechanism : RUDDER
44. Mine production : ORE
45. Offends : SPITES
47. Book part : SPINE
48. Kind of fiddle : BASS
49. Leave out : OMIT
50. Moreno : RITA
51. Early crime victim : ABEL
53. Close : NEAR
54. Advantage : EDGE
57. Show-business initials : MCA
58. Salamander : EFT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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