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New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1977

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
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. 10,273
Across
1. Freudian topics : EGOS
5. Fictional deer : BAMBI
10. ___ in (contribute) : CHIP
14. Source of pulpwood : PINE
15. Liquid portion of a fat : OLEIN
16. Nylons : HOSE
17. Hemingway novel, with "The" : OLDMANANDTHESEA
20. Franco Harris and colleagues : STEELERS
21. Kind of bunny or bonnet : EASTER
22. Urban renewal target : SLUM
23. Fortitude : GRIT
24. ___ one's voice (cry aloud) : LIFTUP
27. Coal, oil or peat : FUEL
28. Square of butter : PAT
31. "The Lady ___" : INRED
32. Is in poor health : AILS
33. Whittle : PARE
34. Hemingway novel : AFAREWELLTOARMS
37. Soaks flax : RETS
38. Salvation ___ : ARMY
39. Performs diligently : PLIES
40. Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS
41. Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
42. Holiday, in Honduras : FIESTA
43. Raison d'___ : ETRE
44. Cook's collection : PANS
45. Social standing : ESTATE
48. "___, Next Year" : SAMETIME
52. Hemingway novel : THESUNALSORISES
54. Nat or Natalie : COLE
55. Root or Yale : ELIHU
56. Actor Asther : NILS
57. Clasped : HELD
58. Sopranos Hunter and Shane : RITAS
59. Italian princely family : ESTE
Down
1. Heroic poetry : EPOS
2. Covered with gold leaf : GILT
3. Wave on the French Riviera : ONDE
4. School periods : SEMESTERS
5. Cram for an exam : BONEUP
6. Frighten : ALARM
7. "___ sana in corpore sano" : MENS
8. Invitation : BID
9. Bank bonus : INTEREST
10. Storage container : CHEST
11. Multitude : HOST
12. Words of understanding : ISEE
13. Burrel or Seckel : PEAR
18. Refer to indirectly : ALLUDE
19. Call, as a taxi : HAIL
23. Arroyo : GULLY
24. Truth stretchers : LIARS
25. Surmise : INFER
26. Groups on a col. campus : FRATS
27. Bergman products : FILMS
28. Helen's abductor : PARIS
29. Medieval steel helmet : ARMET
30. Turncoat in "The Godfather" : TESSA
32. Eagle's nest : AERIE
33. Canaan or Holy Land : PALESTINE
35. Gamekeeper for rabbits : WARRENER
36. One who speaks his mind : OPINER
41. Some of Caesar's last words : ETTU
42. Celebrated : FAMOUS
43. Alleviated : EASED
44. See 53 Down : PASHA
45. Engrave : ETCH
46. Sabot or sabotine : SHOE
47. Take effect : TELL
48. Oriental skirt feature : SLIT
49. "Whatever ___ right": Pope : ISIS
50. Dissolve : MELT
51. Actual being : ESSE
53. With 44 Down, Albanian mountaineer's hero : ALI

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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