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New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 1976

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 5 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Leonard Goldberg has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,896
Across
1. Employer : USER
5. West Indian sorcery : OBEAH
10. Mantle : CAPA
14. English literary shrine : STRATFORDONAVON
17. Author of "Quality Street" : SIRJAMESMBARRIE
18. Certain carriers: Abbr. : RRS
19. Wearies : TIRES
20. Mill material : GRIST
21. Pouches : SACS
22. Miquelon et al. : ILES
23. Fit together : COHERE
26. Bored : BLASE
30. Scent : ODOR
31. Irritate : TEASE
32. Maori bird : IHI
35. Tabard Inn chronicler : GEOFFREYCHAUCER
39. Undermine : SAP
40. Small brooks : RILLS
41. ___ me tangere : NOLI
42. Enlish dramatist : POOLE
43. Obscures : BLINDS
45. Price of freedom, for some : BAIL
48. "___ ever so . . . " : BEIT
49. Of an arm bone : ULNAR
51. Boxing outcomes : DRAWS
53. U.S. author : POE
56. Chronicler of little people : LOUISAMAYALCOTT
59. Late expert on Italian art : BERNARDBERENSON
60. Compass directions : SSES
61. Theatrical ploy : ASIDE
62. Municipal stadium : SHEA
Down
1. U.N. member : USSR
2. Fuss : STIR
3. Goes amiss : ERRS
4. Reign, in India : RAJ
5. Part of a Steinbeck title : OFMICE
6. Certain Africans : BOERS
7. Gaelic : ERSE
8. Naval officers: Abbr. : ADMS
9. Thing to raise : HOB
10. Dreiser's Sister : CARRIE
11. Rainy month, in Paris : AVRIL
12. Self-confidence : POISE
13. Dills : ANETS
15. Soviet republic : TATAR
16. Pester : NAG
21. Thrall : SERF
23. Minor but essential workers : COGS
24. Old Greek theaters : ODEA
25. Kind of old skirt : HOOP
26. Stendhal's real name : BEYLE
27. Varnish ingrediets : LACS
28. Tree : ASH
29. Azov, for one : SEA
31. Archer of note : TELL
32. Image : ICON
33. Remained valid : HELD
34. Garden flower : IRIS
36. To's companion : FRO
37. Grande : RIO
38. Fixed amount : UNIT
42. Area east of Rockies : PLAINS
43. Careful! : BEWARE
44. Type of thread : LISLE
45. Lighting items : BULBS
46. Century plants : ALOES
47. Habituate : INURE
48. Barked : BAYED
50. British antiquarian soc. : RSA
51. Dental degrees : DMDS
52. Physicist Isador : RABI
53. Elegant : POSH
54. Western Indian : OTOE
55. Heater : ETNA
57. Macaw : ARA
58. Church codes: Abbr. : CNS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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