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New York Times, Friday, January 12, 1979

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 17-Across is inaccurate—it's actually Eros's twin brother, Anteros, who's depicted; left as in original.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,657
Across Down
1. Beyond the horizon : AFAR
5. Claymore's relative : SABER
10. State : AVER
14. Part of a greenhouse : PANE
15. Raise one's spirits : ELATE
16. Main part of a church : NAVE
17. Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
18. Famed hostess : MESTA
19. Gin : TRAP
20. Ngaio Marsh's detective : RODERICKALLEYN
23. Tend : SEETO
24. Matelot's milieu : MER
25. Former defense pact : SEATO
29. Ponca City resident : SOONER
33. Harper Valley group : PTA
36. Sontag or orale : CAPE
38. Gallic "Eureka!" : VOILA
39. Sayers's detective : LORDPETERWIMSEY
43. ___ Hebrides : OUTER
44. "One Fine Day" is one : ARIA
45. Berlin's "___ a Rag Picker" : HES
46. Compendium : PRECIS
48. Hue was once its capital : ANNAM
51. Aussie mammal : ROO
52. Topper for Elizabeth II : TIARA
56. Doyle's detective : SHERLOCKHOLMES
62. Word with bubble or box : SOAP
63. Sound of the bagpipes : DRONE
64. This makes soreheads sore : LOSS
65. Opposed : ANTI
66. Milk snake : ADDER
67. Lake that sounds mysterious : ERIE
68. Hunt event : MEET
69. Items to count : NOSES
70. Setting for a Valentino scene : TENT
1. Copycats : APERS
2. Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
3. Battery part : ANODE
4. Arranges anew : RESETS
5. Prefix with precious or conscious : SEMI
6. Templeton or Guinness : ALEC
7. Sun : BASK
8. Kett of comics : ETTA
9. Kingdoms : REALMS
10. Foyer : ANTEROOM
11. Change : VARY
12. Novelist Hunter : EVAN
13. Ribbed material : REP
21. Teammate of Peewee Reese : ROE
22. Pope in 928 : LEOVI
26. Thrill for Trevino : ACE
27. Familiar farewell : TATA
28. Teatro San Carlo offering : OPERA
30. Yugoslav city : NISH
31. Well-known followers of Robert : ELEE
32. Gamma and violet : RAYS
33. Small splash : PLOP
34. Go on the road : TOUR
35. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
37. Where banshees wail : ERIN
40. Seedy : DECREPIT
41. Monastery inhabitant : PRIOR
42. Languid : WAN
47. Moslem ruler : SOLDAN
49. From ___ Z : ATO
50. Painter of "The Gleaners" : MILLET
53. Subject of a Dean Martin hit song : AMORE
54. Epoxy, e.g. : RESIN
55. Resonance, to an announcer : ASSET
56. Unit of loudness : SONE
57. Odium : HATE
58. Religious list : ORDO
59. Fish : CODS
60. Word with hole or jerk : KNEE
61. Linen marking : HERS
62. Rayburn : SAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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