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New York Times, Monday, January 22, 1979

Author: Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 17-Across clue had "Lane"; changed to "Laine."
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,667
Across Down
1. As sick as ___ : ADOG
5. European capital : SOFIA
10. Word with force or master : TASK
14. Toad, in Toledo : SAPO
15. Mashie, niblick, etc. : IRONS
16. Lay ___ the line : ITON
17. Singer Laine : CLEO
18. Pounds in Ankara : LIRAS
19. Odometer unit : MILE
20. In the extreme rear : HINDMOST
22. "___ Angry Men," 1957 movie : TWELVE
24. 'Twixt R and V : STU
25. Sound of exultation : OHO
27. Baum's "Grand ___" : HOTEL
28. Drop by unexpectedly : POPIN
30. Gerald's V.P. : NELSON
32. Musketeer's name : ARAMIS
34. Pedro's aunt : TIA
35. A certain newspaper page : OPED
39. Tempo : PACE
40. Monastery officer : PRIOR
42. Member of a panzer division : NAZI
43. Guinness : ALEC
44. Intention : AIM
45. Spain and Portugal : IBERIA
47. Coat or cliff follower : HANGER
50. These, in Habana : ESTOS
51. Pipe ___ : ORGAN
54. Vigoda : ABE
55. Extremely self-conscious : SHY
56. Coiffure : HAIRDO
58. Erodes : EATSAWAY
62. Of grandparents : AVAL
63. Sound like Dobbin : NEIGH
65. Actor Robert De ___ : NIRO
66. Italian painter: 1575–1642 : RENI
67. Arm bones : ULNAE
68. Influence: Slang : DRAG
69. Price of a stud hand : ANTE
70. "In hoc ___ vinces" : SIGNO
71. Kind of pro or tone : SEMI
1. Author of "The Nazarene" : ASCH
2. Mustached artist : DALI
3. Glade : OPENSPACE
4. Big spender : GOODTIMECHARLIE
5. Missile pit : SILO
6. Prayer : ORISON
7. Pro tem : FORTHETIMEBEING
8. Once ___ blue moon : INA
9. Lower-rank prof. : ASST
10. Phrase implying boredom or leisure : TIMEONONESHANDS
11. Inclined : ATILT
12. Decipher : SOLVE
13. Genuflect : KNEEL
21. Emile Zola's portrayer : MUNI
23. Kipling's "The Man ___ Would Be King" : WHO
26. Miscellany : OLIO
28. Family member : PAPA
29. Of the mouth : ORAL
31. Ranee's garment : SARI
33. Life or wing follower : SPAN
36. Eavesdropper's delight : PARTYWIRE
37. Pinza : EZIO
38. Portuguese navigator : DIAS
41. Latvian capital : RIGA
46. Mrs. H.S.T. : BESS
48. "Live ___ learn" : AND
49. V.I.P. in the G.O.P. : REAGAN
51. "Pal Joey" creator : OHARA
52. "Nevermore" bird : RAVEN
53. Candlestick Park player : GIANT
57. Duty : ONUS
59. Kojak : THEO
60. Ancient Syria : ARAM
61. Hindu ascetic : YOGI
64. Yalie : ELI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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