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New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1976

Author:
Dennis Listort
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,897
Across
1. NASA missile : ATLAS
6. Attention-getting sounds : PSTS
10. Part of speech: Abbr. : ADV
13. Give a leg up : BOOST
14. Farm unit : ACRE
15. Venezuela copper center : AROA
16. Coach's problem : LOCKERROOMBRAWL
19. Wapiti : ELK
20. Snide : NASTY
21. Incas' milieu : ANDES
22. Struck : SMOTE
24. Bright bird : ORIOLE
25. Parting words : TATAS
27. Trade centers : MARTS
29. Son of Seth : ENOS
30. "We ___ please" : AIMTO
31. Resident: Suffix : ITE
34. Elusive creature : LOCHNESSMONSTER
38. India ___ : INK
39. Muse : ERATO
40. ___ de Pinos : ISLA
41. Area of Paris : PASSY
42. Horn and May : CAPES
43. Soup-can genre : POPART
46. Lizard : AGAMA
48. Italian love : AMORE
49. Kept going : RANON
51. Transistor: Abbr. : RDO
54. Secure : UNDERLOCKANDKEY
57. Fibs : LIES
58. German donkey : ESEL
59. Well-padded : OBESE
60. Swiss river : AAR
61. Ancient Medit. port : TYRE
62. Rock-bottom : NADIR
Down
1. Up to : ABLE
2. Implement : TOOL
3. Words with "and barrel" : LOCKSTOCK
4. Call for : ASK
5. Office help : STENOS
6. Break down, grammatically : PARSE
7. Orkney dweller : SCOT
8. Weight system : TROY
9. Religious inst. : SEM
10. Plowed land : ARADO
11. Wooden pin : DOWEL
12. French dance : VALSE
15. Indian buffaloes : ARNIS
17. Betrayer : RAT
18. Nurse Clara : BARTON
23. Cattle food : MASH
24. "___ take arms against . . . " : ORTO
25. Low-caste Hindu : TELI
26. In a while : ANON
27. Obscure : MISTY
28. Gun fodder : AMMO
30. King of Judah et al. : ASAS
31. Garage attendant's words : ITSPARKED
32. Prefix for graph : TELE
33. Time periods : ERAS
35. More handy : NEARER
36. Formerly, of old : ERST
37. Thailand, once : SIAM
41. Reduces : PARES
42. Big Bertha : CANNON
43. Miss Prentiss : PAULA
44. ___ vincit amor : OMNIA
45. Strength, in Spain : PODER
46. Skater's weak spot : ANKLE
47. Tibetan gazelle : GOA
49. Cheerful : ROSY
50. Maple genus : ACER
52. Arnaz : DESI
53. ___ and terminer : OYER
55. Rent out : LET
56. Graduate degree : DBA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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