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New York Times, Friday, January 19, 1979

Author:
Michael Priestley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Michael J. Priestley has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,664
Across
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Foreheads : BROWS
6
Buckwheat tree : TITI
10
Jane or Zane : GREY
14
Holy Grail, e.g. : RELIC
15
Amplitude : ROOM
16
Straightedge : RULE
17
Faye of film fame : ALICE
18
At the summit : ATOP
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Used-car condition : ASIS
20
Faulkner's fictional county : YOKNAPATAWPHA
23
Abbr. at the end of a series : ETC
24
Freudian ___ : SLIP
25
Bump on a log : KNAR
28
Use a shuttle : TAT
31
State without proof : ALLEGE
35
Poet's twilight : EEN
36
Actress Anouk : AIMEE
38
Tattle : LETON
39
Faulkner novel : THEUNVANQUISHED
42
Model T essential : CRANK
43
Inspection circuits : TOURS
44
___ out (make do) : EKE
45
Catapult : HURTLE
47
Creek : RIA
48
A famous Scott : DRED
49
Tear apart : REND
51
Born : NEE
53
Faulkner novella : SPOTTEDHORSES
59
Abstruse : DEEP
60
Double-reed instrument : OBOE
61
Successful hitchhiker : RIDER
63
Painter of stunted pines : DALI
64
Dietrich role : MATA
65
In-house publication : ORGAN
66
AC or DC current : ELEC
67
Educated : BRED
68
Salacious looks : LEERS
Down
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Lingerie dept. item : BRA
2
Bank (on) : RELY
3
Medley : OLIO
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Small pliant twig : WICKER
5
Milady's finishing touch : SCENT
6
Kind of door or drum : TRAP
7
Jot : IOTA
8
"___ and Casper," old comic strip : TOOTS
9
Antelope of Africa : IMPALA
10
Struggles : GRAPPLES
11
Blitz, in football : RUSH
12
Lamb : ELIA
13
Sí or oui : YES
21
Last of "Aida" : ACTIV
22
N.B.A.'s Reed : WILLIS
25
Fishing vessel : KETCH
26
Former Indian prime minister : NEHRU
27
Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
29
Latin student's word : AMAT
30
What 33 Down is : TENOR
32
Anesthetic : ETHER
33
Met luminary : GOEKE
34
Over : ENDED
36
Short sock : ANKLET
37
Prefix with lateral or distant : EQUI
40
Cool and comfortable : UNTROPIC
41
Heavenly prefix : URANO
46
Sepulcher : ENTOMB
48
Velleity : DESIRE
50
Exclude : DEBAR
52
Flynn : ERROL
53
Circus performer : SEAL
54
Soccer great : PELE
55
Act feebly : DOTE
56
Number of cattle : HEAD
57
Advantage : EDGE
58
Catch on a gun : SEAR
59
Ike's initials : DDE
62
Medical "angels" : RNS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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