New York Times, Friday, July 20, 1979

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pinochle maneuver : MELD
5. Musical session : JAM
8. Mischievous : ELFIN
13. River to the Baltic : ODER
14. Type of survivor : SOLE
15. Tropical climber : LIANE
16. Team : SIDE
17. "Could ___ Be Magic?" (1957 hit) : THIS
18. Cons, in a way : ANTIS
19. Substitute : STANDIN
21. Certifies : ATTESTS
23. Felon's abode : CELL
24. "You Go to My ___," 1938 song : HEAD
25. Sugar harvester's tool : MACHETE
28. Surname of Joe Louis : BARROW
30. House in a Poe tale : USHER
31. Proper words, sometimes : NOUNS
33. One-thousandth of an inch : MIL
35. Dull sound : THUD
36. Nasty : SNIDE
37. Cone bearer : PINE
38. Gumshoe : TEC
39. "Feed ___ and starve a fever" : ACOLD
40. Loops of hair : HANKS
41. Paratrooper : SKYMAN
43. " . . . tails ___" : YOULOSE
45. False god : BAAL
46. Companion of hearty : HALE
47. "Faerie Queen" poet : SPENSER
50. Elaborate speech : ORATION
54. Opera : WORKS
55. Otiose : IDLE
57. Rent : TORE
58. Jibe : AGREE
59. Like many of 10 Down's records : GOLD
60. Japanese outcasts : ETAS
61. Trifled : TOYED
62. Pig's digs : STY
63. Something to pass : SALT
1. Forest carpet : MOSS
2. Emulate Horace Greeley : EDIT
3. Woman in a Shelley poem : LEDA
4. Soaked : DRENCHED
5. Rock-and-roll great : JOHNLENNON
6. Liston's conqueror : ALI
7. Tableland : MESA
8. Beetles : ELATERS
9. Horizontal, in music : LINEAR
10. "Blueberry Hill" man : FATSDOMINO
11. Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
12. Monster's locale : NESS
14. Wading bird : STILT
20. Stag : DEER
22. Macbeth's earned position : THANE
25. Mongrel : MUTT
26. Contents of a silent butler : ASHES
27. "Sweet Little Sixteen" man : CHUCKBERRY
28. Memorable hiccuping rock-and-roller : BUDDYHOLLY
29. Nictitates : WINKS
32. Middle Eastern asset : OIL
34. ___-majesté : LESE
36. Do-to-do progression : SCALE
37. Artists' needs : PALETTES
39. Heaped up : AMASSED
40. Luau entertainment : HULA
42. "___ Rose," 1926 song : YANKEE
44. Rowed : OARED
47. Ruth's sultanate : SWAT
48. Lake Okefenokeean : POGO
49. Tackles : RIGS
51. Little bit : IOTA
52. Viva-voce : ORAL
53. Cozy place : NEST
56. Period : DOT

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