New York Times, Thursday, December 6, 1979

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Proclivity : BENT
5. Spectral type : BSTAR
10. Visored cap : ETON
14. "Dich, teure Halle," e.g. : ARIA
15. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
16. "Memory ___," 1924 song : LANE
17. Wagnerian sinner : TANNHAUSER
19. Prefix with bellum : ANTE
20. D.C. documents : STATUTES
21. Poet Wylie : ELINOR
23. Writer Kingsley : AMIS
24. "And sew ___ seam" : AFINE
25. Retail store : OUTLET
28. Professors' recompenses : STIPENDS
31. Kringle : CLAUS
32. Stepping stones for Eliza : FLOES
33. Tchu! : BAH
34. Plates for pandowdies : TINS
35. Kind of alley or date : BLIND
36. Polynesian god : TANE
37. Suffix with exist : ENT
38. Devoutness : PIETY
39. Recipe direction : SAUTE
40. Blossoms with a scent resembling a beverage : TEAROSES
42. Dickens, Eliot et al. : PENMEN
43. ___-nest (hoax) : MARES
44. Bonn students' assembly hall : AULA
45. Sexy : EROTIC
47. His capital is St. John's : ANTIGUAN
51. Hawaii's second largest island : MAUI
52. Eucharist hymn : TANTUMERGO
54. "Money ___ object" : ISNO
55. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
56. Hudson contemporaries : REOS
57. "___ Fall in Love," 1933 song : LETS
58. ___ list (honor roll) : DEANS
59. Word in a New Year's song : SYNE
1. Dugout lumber : BATS
2. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
3. "Strange Interlude" heroine : NINA
4. Hungry, thirsty, tormented king of mythology : TANTALUS
5. Scram : BEATIT
6. Oodles : SLUES
7. Bride in a Chester Gould strip : TESS
8. Dunce, in Dijon : ANE
9. Abstruse or very high : RAREFIED
10. Lady who died pining for Lancelot : ELAINE
11. Yule tree for little Fritz : TANNENBAUM
12. Two prepositions in one : ONTO
13. At no time, to Tennyson : NEER
18. Actor Cronyn et al. : HUMES
22. "Hot ___," Swit role on TV : LIPS
24. Lack of vital energy : ATONY
25. Quintet plus trio : OCTET
26. ___ Arena in D.C. : ULINE
27. Having equal force : TANTAMOUNT
28. Chinks : SLITS
29. Beatrice's Florentine admirer : DANTE
30. Luster : SHEEN
32. Skips town : FLEES
35. Split down the middle : BISECTED
36. Scarlet ___ (red robins) : TANAGERS
38. Finnish port : PORI
39. "___ the Sot," Turkish sultan: 1566–74 : SELIM
41. Proportions : RATIOS
42. Packages of yarn or thread : PUTUPS
44. Chekhov : ANTON
45. Oscar-winner Jannings : EMIL
46. Make an incised mark : RASE
47. Show-biz group : ANTA
48. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen : UREY
49. Greek contest : AGON
50. Pinocchio feature : NOSE
53. Enzyme suffix : ASE

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