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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 1976

Author: Manny Miller
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,887
Across Down
1. Bring bad luck to : JINX
5. Have ___ on : ACASE
10. Yearn : SIGH
14. Stettin's river : ODER
15. Stem joints : NODES
16. ID for an angel : HALO
17. Bulgarian coins : LEVA
18. Cop's order to holdup man : DROPTHEGUN
20. Ring for infants : TEETHING
22. Slave : HELOT
23. Raises : REARS
24. Water-circus principal : SEAL
25. ___-mouth : HANDTO
27. Formed a protective line around : CORDONED
31. One-stroke score : ACE
32. ___ the line (last stop) : ENDOF
34. Jacket material : SUEDE
35. Fluid rock : LAVA
37. Common shrub : SUMAC
39. Remus, to Romulus : TWIN
40. Upright : ERECT
42. Marsh birds : SORAS
44. Eight: Prefix : OCT
45. Oil-well equipment : DERRICKS
47. Pitching assignments : STARTS
49. Partner of one : ONLY
50. Con-artist's aide : SHILL
51. Tropical fruit : MANGO
53. Without equal : PEERLESS
56. Food trays : LAZYSUSANS
58. Egad, for example : OATH
59. First father : ADAM
60. Back: Prefix : DORSI
61. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
62. Writes : PENS
63. Warning whistle : SIREN
64. N.C.O. : TSGT
1. Sudden shock : JOLT
2. ___ fixe : IDEE
3. Peter's land : NEVERNEVER
4. Like a porn film : XRATED
5. Fireplace pieces : ANDIRONS
6. Foot woes : CORNS
7. "It shouldn't happen to ___" : ADOG
8. End of summer: Abbr. : SEP
9. Williams : ESTHER
10. Hand over money : SHELLOUT
11. "Othello" character : IAGO
12. Satiate : GLUT
13. Affectionate term : HON
19. Coin-toss call : HEADS
21. Loathing : HATE
24. Until now : SOFAR
25. Forced, as into court : HALED
26. "Not ___ in the world" : ACARE
27. Perry and others : COMOS
28. City way down yonder : NEWORLEANS
29. Proclamation : EDICT
30. Auto-body shop concerns : DENTS
33. Shadowy : DUSKY
36. NATO and AWOL, e.g. : ACRONYMS
38. Returns the chips : CASHESIN
41. High-pitched sounds : TINGS
43. Move : STIR
46. Silver-lining items : CLOUDS
48. Total : ALLOUT
50. Certain organs : SENSE
51. Assured of success : MADE
52. Muezzin's prayer call : AZAN
53. Young salmon : PARR
54. Kind of party : STAG
55. Kind of eye : SHUT
56. Once around : LAP
57. French pronoun : SOI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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