New York Times, Monday, January 1, 1979

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mosque prayer leader : IMAM
5. Times Square gathering : MOB
8. Wassail : REVEL
13. One of five at St. Peter's : NAVE
14. Medical suffix : OSIS
16. Loch ___, in western Scotland : ETIVE
17. Glacier in Alaska : MUIR
18. Hayworth : RITA
19. Borge and Melchior : DANES
20. Common run : AVERAGE
22. Showy speakers : RHETORS
24. Time for resolutions : NEWYEARSDAY
26. Jan. 1, 1979 : MON
27. Start of a new Yule tree : PINECONE
32. Dirty ___ (gull-like bird) : ALLAN
35. Lineup in a London supermarket : TINS
36. Shape of Pasadena's stadium : OVAL
37. The New ___, in the 50's : LOOK
38. Magi number : THREE
39. "Nine ___ big fat hen" : TENA
40. She, in Gay Paree : ELLE
41. Votes in favor : YEAS
42. Winning coach: 1970 Super Bowl : STRAM
43. Goodman's music maker : CLARINET
45. U.S.–Ont. canals : SOO
46. LXXIX : SEVENTYNINE
51. What a madcap obeys : IMPULSE
55. Teen-age tars : SEABOYS
56. Papal crown : TIARA
57. Landlord, in Livorno : OSTE
59. Blow ___ horn (brag) : ONES
60. Array on one side : ALIGN
61. Newcomer in "The Red Pony" : FOAL
62. Fine, in Anglo-Saxon law : WITE
63. Did a docker's job : LADED
64. What quidnuncs do : PRY
65. Maid for Burns : LASS
1. He painted Hawthorne, Wordsworth et al. : INMAN
2. Lilac color : MAUVE
3. Start of a Miller title : AVIEW
4. Celebrant : MERRYMAKER
5. Helen who sat on pianos : MORGAN
6. Incan bridge material : OSIER
7. Snaffle : BIT
8. Cause of many a hangover : REDEYE
9. State: Fr. : ETAT
10. Calabria celebrant's quaff : VINO
11. Year after year after year : EVER
12. Not so much : LESS
15. Variety of hide-and-go-seek : SARDINES
21. Era after era after era : AEON
23. Medieval merchants' guild : HANSE
25. Voiceless, in phonetics : SPIRATE
28. Site of an annual game in Dallas : COTTONBOWL
29. Turn ___ a new leaf : OVER
30. Nurse for a future Etonian : NANA
31. Babylonia's ancient rival : ELAM
32. One of the Waughs : ALEC
33. Relax lazily : LOLL
34. Spoiled girl in a song : LOLA
35. "___ St Agnes": Keats : THEEVEOF
38. Margaret ___, soprano who joined the Met in 1974 : TYNES
42. Oriental legume : SOYA
44. Christmas is one : ISLAND
45. Hard, firm or cold : STEELY
47. Heavenly body of the very red type : NSTAR
48. Ancient district in Asia Minor : IONIA
49. Red refusals : NYETS
50. Winding roads : ESSES
51. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
52. "___ 18," Uris novel : MILA
53. Receipt stamp : PAID
54. Prompt : URGE
58. Pacifier : SOP

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