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New York Times, Friday, September 23, 1977

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,268
Across
1. Let out of prison conditionally : PAROLE
7. Bogeyman or ogre : SCARER
13. Lombard and King : CAROLES
14. Castle feature : PARAPET
16. Fleets : ARMADAS
17. Herringlike fish : ANCHOVY
18. What disputants sometimes come to : TERMS
19. Word with worm or work : EARTH
21. Nothing : NIL
22. "Washingtons" in a wallet : ONES
23. Sly or sinuous : SNAKY
24. Shackle : GYVE
25. Elm and Mulberry: Abbr. : STS
26. Pearly substance : NACRE
27. Abalone : ORMER
28. Thrill at the alleys : STRIKE
30. Constraint : DURESS
32. Noshed or brunched : ATE
33. Pig ___ poke : INA
34. Clandestine : COVERT
37. "___ we stand" : UNITED
40. Kitchen implement : PARER
41. Talks up a storm : RANTS
43. Greek letters : NUS
45. First murderee : ABEL
46. Valletta is its capital : MALTA
47. It's the real thing : FACT
48. Henpeck : NAG
49. Pilot's signal-sending device : CODER
50. Right-hand page : RECTO
51. Monument material : GRANITE
53. Lack of motion : INERTIA
55. Capitol fellow : SENATOR
56. Nail polishes : ENAMELS
57. Bibbers : TOPERS
58. Sneer : DERIDE
Down
1. Rebecca and Isaac, to Jacob : PARENTS
2. Part of a theater seat : ARMREST
3. Wanders : ROAMS
4. Automobile pioneer : OLDS
5. Greensward : LEA
6. Gist : ESSENCE
7. Activated : SPARKED
8. Pauper in "The Prince and the Pauper" : CANTY
9. Coy : ARCH
10. Cry of encouragement : RAH
11. Ancestors for whom tribes are named : EPONYMS
12. Makes O.K. after a K.O. : REVIVES
13. Two famous Romans : CATOS
15. Tippecanoe's running mate : TYLER
20. Rhine feeder : AAR
23. Falconer's trainee : SAKER
24. Like Alfred or Alexander : GREAT
26. Chilean resource : NITER
27. Bird life of a region : ORNIS
29. "Bolero" composer : RAVEL
31. Utah range : UINTA
34. Oscar winner in 1972 : CABARET
35. Herb used with pasta sauces : OREGANO
36. Market manipulators : TRADERS
37. Like rookies : UNTRIED
38. Made into law : ENACTED
39. Easily led or reshaped : DUCTILE
40. Hunger spasms : PANGS
42. Robin Hood's drink : ALE
44. Porticoes of Athens : STOAS
46. Chain-saw item : MOTOR
47. Italian physicist : FERMI
49. Mention for military honors : CITE
50. Bring up : REAR
52. Siesta : NAP
54. Vane letters : NNE

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

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