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New York Times, Friday, September 10, 1976

19-Across : Branch off

Author:
Evelyn B. Rosenthal
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Evelyn B. Rosenthal has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,890
Across
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Math branch : ALG
4
TV-dial initials : UHF
7
Poetic time of day : EEN
10
Silence : GAG
13
Pan for oven use : ROASTER
15
Alhambra site : GRANADA
17
Ancient Asia Minor land : GALATIA
18
Baltimore players : ORIOLES
19
Branch off : DIVERGE
21
Evil one : SATAN
22
More exact : NICER
23
Composition of some cubes : ICE
25
Cobbler of old : SUTOR
27
Oklahoma city : ENID
28
Plants of a region : FLORA
30
Curb : REIN
31
Turkish title : AGA
32
Nameless Jane : DOE
33
Windward island : GRENADA
35
Family member : SON
36
Legal matter : RES
37
Pineapple, to a soldier : GRENADE
41
Deface : MAR
42
Br. lawmakers : MPS
45
"___ but the brave ... " : NONE
46
Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
48
Chimney output : SOOT
49
Grass bract : PALEA
51
Peter or frying : PAN
52
Now, in Madrid : AHORA
53
River near Paris : MARNE
55
Customers : PATRONS
57
Quality of good taste : DECENCY
59
Terrapins : TURTLES
61
Come earlier in time : PREDATE
62
Cleaning the blackboard : ERASING
63
Trip-inducing drug : LSD
64
Work on the lawn : MOW
65
Letters : EFS
66
Work on edging : TAT
Down
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S.A. country : ARG
2
Taking on freight : LOADING
3
Cracow's region : GALICIA
4
Unqualified : UTTER
5
Legatee : HEIR
6
Word on a parcel containing glass : FRAGILE
7
Part of the psyche : EGO
8
Goes astray : ERRS
9
Genus of water plants : NAIAS
10
Pygmalion's creation : GALATEA
11
Tonsil's neighbor : ADENOID
12
Natural or laughing : GAS
14
Laid by : SAVED
16
Downtown street sign : NOTURNS
20
Prefix for logy or nomy : ECO
22
Teachers' org. : NEA
24
Unit of work : ERG
26
Cell-acid initials : RNA
28
Peter, Jane or Henry : FONDA
29
Scottish island : ARRAN
32
___ good deed : DOA
34
Poetic word : EER
35
Laughed like a villain : SNEERED
37
Initials for a nation's output : GNP
38
Restless ones : ROAMERS
39
Intertwined : ENLACED
40
Napoleon or Jones: Abbr. : EMP
41
Sea cow : MANATEE
42
Like a bright night : MOONLIT
43
Lars : PORSENA
44
Depot: Abbr. : STA
47
Navigator's need : MAP
48
Inoculations : SHOTS
50
Part of Indochina : ANNAM
52
Tapestry : ARRAS
54
Kind of plasm : ECTO
56
Piece of earth : TURF
57
U.N. license-plate initials : DPL
58
Evergreen : YEW
60
N.C.O. : SGT

Answer summary: 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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