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New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 1976

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,895
Across Down
1. Sand and shopping : BAGS
5. Buffaloes' relatives : ANOAS
10. Court champ : ASHE
14. Smell ___ : ARAT
15. Bantu lion : SIMBA
16. Accoutered : CLAD
17. Opposite of blanc : NOIR
18. Belle or Bart : STARR
19. Boxing program : CARD
20. Western state flower : CALIFORNIAPOPPY
23. Illustrator Gustave : DORE
24. French gravy : JUS
25. Quiescent : LATENT
28. Loud-voiced persons : STENTORS
33. Alter a bill : AMEND
34. Croat or Serb : SLAV
35. Criminal, in Spain : REO
36. Armchair officer : KENTUCKYCOLONEL
40. Abstract being : ENS
41. Consummate : RIPE
42. Dispatch boat : AVISO
43. Second mother, of old : STEPDAME
46. This: Ger. : DIESES
47. Geological division : EON
48. Young salmon : PARR
49. Revolutionary chickens : RHODEISLANDREDS
57. Greek goddess : HERA
58. Defeat in competition : UPEND
59. Styptic : ALUM
60. Gain : EARN
61. Nickel and copper alloy : MONEL
62. Adjust an instrument : TUNE
63. French political unit : ETAT
64. Commonplace : STALE
65. Robert ___ : ELEE
1. Judge's seat : BANC
2. Venezuelan copper town : AROA
3. Milk-processor Borden : GAIL
4. Harsh : STRIDENT
5. Furnish with variety : ASSORT
6. Saltpeter : NITRE
7. Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
8. Dugout : ABRI
9. Where W.W. I was set off : SARAJEVO
10. Greet : ACCOST
11. Happy or dash : SLAP
12. Dwell on : HARP
13. Miss MacDonald's co-star : EDDY
21. Ballet bend : FONDU
22. Certain bit of wit : PUN
25. Placid and Mohawk : LAKES
26. Catkin : AMENT
27. Past or present : TENSE
28. Cathedral passage : SLYPE
29. Armor skirt: Var. : TACE
30. Regional bird life : ORNIS
31. Della : REESE
32. Certain performances : SOLOS
34. Treat cursorily : SKIM
37. Brain covers : CRANIUMS
38. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
39. Estimate too highly : OVERRATE
44. Grandiloquent one : PEDANT
45. Female antelope : DOE
46. Bounce on the lap : DANDLE
48. Advisory board : PANEL
49. Former Korean leader : RHEE
50. Inflame : HEAT
51. Irregular, in Inverness : ORRA
52. Sight : SPOT
53. Miss Horne : LENA
54. Jewish month : ELUL
55. Beach feature : DUNE
56. Pintail duck : SMEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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