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New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 1977

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,259
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1. Cupid, to the Greeks : EROS
5. Memo : NOTE
9. Complain querulously : CARP
13. "Kilroy was ___" : HERE
14. Wading bird : IBIS
15. Fiber for textiles : RAMIE
16. Emotion : SENTIMENT
18. Betel palm : ARECA
19. Dominate : LEADBYTHENOSE
21. Soccer great : PELE
22. Elan : VIM
23. Scared : ALARMED
26. Loud noise : DIN
27. Terre Haute inst. : ISU
30. Mexican Indian group : SERI
31. Appreciative : GRATEFUL
33. Kibitz : STICKONESNOSEIN
37. Goes along with : AGREESTO
38. Bristle : SETA
39. Buck's mate : DOE
40. Cheer : RAH
41. Kin of enchiladas : TAMALES
44. Printer's purchase : INK
45. Chinese port : AMOY
46. Flop : TAKEANOSEDIVE
52. Seasonal song : CAROL
53. Abnormally preoccupied : OBSESSIVE
55. Golf tournaments : OPENS
56. Active one : DOER
57. Michael Romanov, e.g. : TSAR
58. "___ is more": Browning : LESS
59. Fish dish : EELS
60. Crooned a tune : SANG
1. Expressions of inquiry : EHS
2. Lively dance : REEL
3. Caen's river : ORNE
4. Stipulate the amount to be paid (with "on") : SETAPRICE
5. Adjective for a good shortstop : NIMBLE
6. Heeded a command : OBEYED
7. Color slightly : TINT
8. Bibl. book : ESTH
9. Rebound : CAROM
10. City once called College Farm : AMES
11. Edgar ___ Burroughs : RICE
12. Legume : PEA
15. Met by chance : RANINTO
17. The same: Lat. : IDEM
20. Spa on Lake Geneva : EVIAN
23. Syrian leader Hafez al-___ : ASSAD
24. Relinquish : LETGO
25. C'est ___ (it's laughable): Fr. : ARIRE
26. M.D.'s : DRS
27. "___ a Song Coming On" : IFEEL
28. Grofé's "Grand Canyon ___" : SUITE
29. Forearm bones : ULNAS
31. Earth: Comb. form : GEO
32. Emerson and Lamb : ESSAYISTS
34. Central parts : KERNELS
35. Japan's second-largest city : OSAKA
36. Utmost : NTH
41. Part of a mortarboard : TASSEL
42. Afghan princes : AMEERS
43. English youth gangs, Rockers and ___ : MODS
44. Religious images: Var. : IKONS
46. Record : TAPE
47. Hawkish Olympian : ARES
48. Predicament or protuberance : NODE
49. Hautboy : OBOE
50. Passport endorsement : VISA
51. Author Hunter : EVAN
52. Mountain pass : COL
54. Work unit : ERG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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