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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1977

Author: Hal R. Hollinger
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Hal R. Hollinger has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,219
Across Down
1. Crop up : ARISE
6. Island of exile : ELBA
10. Nibble at : GNAW
14. Where Pago Pago is : SAMOA
15. Put into motion again : REACTUATE
17. Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
19. Bivouacked : TENTED
20. Living "teddy bears" : KOALAS
21. Hill's partner : DALE
24. Trim : FIT
25. Caribou's food : MOSS
29. Town or city: Abbr. : MUN
30. Dryad or naiad : NYMPH
34. Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
35. Having a handle : ANSATE
38. In the manner of : ALA
39. Hemingway novel : THESUNALSORISES
42. Choler : IRE
43. Prefix with cruiser or sphere : STRATO
44. Washstand item : SOAP
45. His goods are "hot" : FENCE
47. Kind of lace : VAL
48. Formicary occupants : ANTS
49. Kind of ball or Fellow : ODD
51. Dwindles : EBBS
53. Determined the value of : PRICED
56. Picnic or junket : OUTING
61. Maugham novel (with "The") : MOONANDSIXPENCE
64. Have relevance : APPERTAIN
65. Pop-singer John : ELTON
66. Exploit : DEED
67. Film dubber's concern, for short : SYNC
68. Chanticleer's domain : ROOST
1. Type of prof : ASST
2. Deserve : RATE
3. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
4. Get the laundry ready : SORT
5. Facilitated : EASED
6. Sea eagle : ERN
7. Guided : LED
8. Take the sun : BASK
9. Phrase with God or Congress : ACTOF
10. Bench decree : GUILTY
11. Valley in California (famed for wine) : NAPA
12. Roscoe, the stutterer : ATES
13. Westrum of baseball : WES
16. Billy Turner, to Seattle Slew : TRAINER
18. Utterly unyielding : ADAMANT
22. Of the moon : LUNAR
23. Subjugate : ENSLAVE
25. Central theme : MOTIF
26. Earthy color : OCHRE
27. Dutch genre painter: 17th century : STEEN
28. Signal from the Titanic: April, 1912 : SOS
31. Construction worker : MASON
32. Fold, of a kind : PLEAT
33. Lid fasteners : HASPS
36. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
37. Plumber's chest : TOOLBOX
40. Kind of lot : USEDCAR
41. "The Lady ___ Tramp" : ISA
46. Originated a word : COINED
50. Car owners' headaches : DENTS
52. Part of SST : SUPER
53. "Wicked Wasp of Twickenham" : POPE
54. Manila, for one : ROPE
55. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
57. Distant: Comb. form : TELO
58. Two prepositions in one : INTO
59. Sgt. and cpl. : NCOS
60. Courteous bloke : GENT
61. Like Carroll's Hatter : MAD
62. Theologian's concern : SIN
63. Business abbr. : INC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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