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New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 1977

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,248
Across Down
1. U.S. journalist, born in Denmark : RIIS
5. A length of yarn : SKEIN
10. One of the "three B's" : BACH
14. Stress : ACCENTUATE
16. Indeed, in Ireland : AROO
17. In ___ (eventually) : THECOURSEOFTIME
19. Long time : EON
20. Author of "America the Beautiful" : BATES
21. Mislays : LOSES
22. Brassie's relative : DRIVER
24. Artery : AORTA
25. A second self : ALTEREGO
29. Lexicographer's abbr. : OBS
31. Rudiments : ABCS
34. Prevailed : RULED
35. Exceedingly : TOO
36. Wings : ALAE
37. Iraqi money : DINAR
38. Astringent : ALUM
39. Masseur's specialty : RUB
40. Wordless : TACIT
41. Astronaut Conrad : PETE
42. Poetic contraction : EER
43. Disappear gradually : EVANESCE
46. Foolish : SILLY
48. Ropes with nooses : LASSOS
52. Kind of pigeon : STOOL
53. She wrote "Three Lives" : STEIN
56. Rainbow : ARC
57. Goes straight ahead, as a pilot : HOLDSONESCOURSE
60. Arrow poison : INEE
61. Argument : CONTENTION
62. Cats and dogs, e.g. : PETS
63. Doubleday : ABNER
64. Feudal laborer : ESNE
1. Evaluated : RATED
2. Blood of the gods : ICHOR
3. Ancient British tribe : ICENI
4. Like some wines : SEC
5. Painter famed for Washington portraits : STUART
6. Vonnegut or Weill : KURT
7. Bed of roses : EASE
8. Residents: Suffix : ITES
9. Avant-gardist : NEO
10. Ulan ___, Mongolian capital : BATOR
11. Plato's outstanding student : ARISTOTLE
12. Happen : COMEABOUT
13. Does farm work : HOES
15. Saul Bellow's prize : NOBEL
18. Biblical depopulator : FLOOD
23. Archeologist's find : VASE
24. Dyeing equipment : AGER
26. Heath : ERICA
27. Spat : RUNIN
28. Cheer : ELATE
30. "___ are born great . . . ": Shakespeare : SOME
31. Swiss stream : AARE
32. Paving material : BLUESTONE
33. Coupé's relative : CABRIOLET
37. ___ Jones's locker : DAVY
38. Gibbons : APES
40. Reveals : TELLS
44. Deli machine : SLICER
45. Church law : CANON
47. Veins of ore : LODES
49. Delhi dresses : SARIS
50. Bean or Welles : ORSON
51. Flicks unit : SCENE
52. "Lollipop" in a 1934 song : SHIP
53. Hoity-toity one : SNOB
54. State west of N.C. : TENN
55. Ferrara family : ESTE
58. Goose, in Genoa : OCA
59. Western Indian : UTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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