New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 1979

Author: Michael Priestley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crazes : FADS
5. Hidden store : CACHE
10. Confabulates : GABS
14. Blind as ___ : ABAT
15. "The ___," Tryon novel : OTHER
16. Greeting at sea : AHOY
17. Verne character : NEMO
18. Sovereignty : REIGN
19. "___ Kampf" : MEIN
20. Kind of flight : STAIRS
22. CCLI doubled : DII
23. Doe, to stag : MATE
24. Narrator of 1,001 tales : SCHEHEREZADE
27. Boyfriend of Tillie the Toiler : MAC
29. Ear: Comb. form : OTO
30. "Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
31. Elderly : AGED
33. Rosy-fingered goddess : EOS
35. The Wright way to go : PLANE
40. Tale told by 24 Across : SINBADTHESAILOR
44. One of the Jets' Super Bowl heroes : SNELL
45. Series-ending abbr. : ETC
46. Lemon, to a horse trader : PLUG
47. Côte d'Azur season : ETE
50. Chinese pagoda : TAA
52. Abstract being : ENS
53. "___ and the Jinni" (tale told by 24 Across) : THEFISHERMAN
58. Bond St. place : SHOP
59. School org. : PTA
60. Divisions of long poems : CANTOS
63. Exploding star : NOVA
64. Martinique peak : PELEE
66. Rooftop chanticleer : VANE
67. Guinness : ALEC
68. Carpenter's tool : LEVEL
69. Road to the Rubicon : ITER
70. Saucy : PERT
71. Abrasive cloth : EMERY
72. Just in case, negatively speaking : LEST
1. Certain club members : FANS
2. Incite in crime : ABET
3. Inlay with gold or silver : DAMASCENE
4. Impassive : STOIC
5. Clad tightly, like Lancelot : CORSETED
6. She comes "hot from Hell": Shak. : ATE
7. Reprove : CHIDE
8. Exodus : HEGIRA
9. Pyle and Banks : ERNIES
10. Microgram : GAMMA
11. In the lead : AHEAD
12. Nightclub : BOITE
13. "Lang" follower : SYNE
21. Before sigma : RHO
25. Holler's companion : HOOT
26. "___-Dee-Doo-Dah" : ZIPA
27. Religious service : MASS
28. Not fer : AGIN
32. Two-bagger: Abbr. : DBL
34. Nominative pronoun : SHE
36. Cornet mouthpiece : LIP
37. American man of letters : ALLENTATE
38. Person, place or thing : NOUN
39. Units of work : ERGS
41. Hebrew A : ALEF
42. Ending with cigar or wagon : ETTE
43. Not quite : SCARCELY
48. Imbibe habitually : TIPPLE
49. High respect : ESTEEM
51. "Oh, I ___ cook . . . " : AMA
53. Oarlock : THOLE
54. Wait close by : HOVER
55. Period of time, in astronomy : EPACT
56. Bisect : HALVE
57. Smithy's equipment : ANVIL
58. Ginger cookie : SNAP
61. "Snake eyes," at Vegas : ONES
62. Famed muralist : SERT
65. Always, in poetry : EER

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