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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Saturday, January 18, 1975

39-Down : Vision orb

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,289
Across
1
Containers : BARRELS
8
Seizes forcibly : WRESTS
14
Military shoulder pad : EPAULET
15
Made electrical repairs : REWIRED
17
Editor : REVISER
18
Spanish thoroughfare : AVENIDA
19
Straighten : ALINE
20
Sacred lamb : AGNUS
22
Masterson : BAT
23
Cans : TINS
24
Ship's bottom area : BILGE
25
Speechless : MUTE
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Scrape out a living : EKE
27
Of hereditary factors : GENAL
28
More sensible : SANER
29
Second-hand deal : RESALE
31
Appropriate quality, of old : MEETNESS
33
Reliable old hands : WARHORSES
35
Hair oil : MACASSAR
38
Gibes : SNEERS
42
Scents : ODORS
43
Cowboy jamboree : RODEO
45
Casual affirmative : YEP
46
Broken, as a bronco : TAME
47
Asian oxen : GAURS
48
Birthmarks : NEVI
49
Vexing child : IMP
50
Cowboy gear : LASSO
51
Hood : ROBIN
52
Look to one's ___ : LAURELS
54
Old Paint, for example : PIEBALD
56
Give the right : ENTITLE
57
Swankier : SWELLER
58
Stretching muscle : TENSOR
59
Collective rubes : YOKELRY
Down
1
Scolder : BERATER
2
Resembling King Kong : APELIKE
3
Western gulches : RAVINES
4
Remains of ghost towns : RUINS
5
Otherwise : ELSE
6
Windless quarter : LEE
7
Great effort : STRAIN
8
Cowpoke : WRANGLER
9
Stage show : REVUE
10
Farm animals : EWES
11
Do wrong : SIN
12
Defender of the people : TRIBUNE
13
Narcotizes : SEDATES
16
Post-office stampers : DATERS
21
Exotic : GLAMOROUS
24
Drinks : BEERS
25
Cleric's home : MANSE
27
Tumbler : GLASS
28
Taker of notes : STENO
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Knowing : AWARE
32
Curves : ESSES
34
Persistent annoyer : HARASSER
35
Able to shift, in biology : MOTILE
36
Unyielding : ADAMANT
37
Do figuring : COMPUTE
39
Vision orb : EYEBALL
40
Name-caller : REVILER
41
Last wash cycle : SPINDRY
44
Poor outfielder's affliction? : DROPSY
47
Word form for French : GALLO
48
High-born : NOBLE
50
Permits : LETS
51
Smell noticeably : REEK
53
Tenth of a sen : RIN
55
___ Jima : IWO

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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