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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1979

4-Down : Fries quickly

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Regarding the 19-Down clue, the full title of Sterne's work is "A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy."

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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,668
Across
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Identify : TAB
4
Discard : SCRAP
9
Type of apartment house : COOP
13
Exclamation of lamentation : ALAS
15
Burn ___ in one's pocket : AHOLE
16
Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
17
Ring fighter joins germ fighter : JOELOUISPASTEUR
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Indulge in babble : PRATTLE
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Not verbose : TERSE
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Was a contestant : VIED
23
Addict : USER
25
Touch tenderly : CARESS
28
Word with fish or dust : STAR
29
Singer Sumac : YMA
32
What aeration removes from milk : ODOR
33
Turn one's back on : SPURN
34
Mind-boggling time : EON
35
English statesman joins French author : LLOYDGEORGESAND
39
"___ Kapital" : DAS
40
Common antiseptic: Var. : IODIN
41
Hornbeam, e.g. : TREE
42
Word with still or tight : SIT
43
Mammal floating on a floe : SEAL
44
Intimidates : DAUNTS
46
Mountain pool : TARN
47
"Sweet is the breath of ___ ... ": Milton : MORN
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Romantic involvement for Pierre : AMOUR
51
Beethoven offerings : SONATAS
54
English poet joins U.S. comedian : JOHNMILTONBERLE
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Rifle, for example: Fr. : ARME
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Legal paper : LEASE
60
___ ex machina : DEUS
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Famous flagmaker : ROSS
62
Brewery product : LAGER
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Linkletter : ART
Down
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Unevenly constructed : ALOP
3
Heavyweight champ: 1934 : BAER
4
Fries quickly : SAUTES
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___ labor : CHILD
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Pinkish red : ROSE
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The Zugspitze is one : ALP
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Kind of soup : PEA
9
Provide food for a fee : CATER
10
Person who is sui generis : ONER
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Responsibility : ONUS
12
Reduce : PARE
14
Abolitionists' target : SLAVERY
18
Patriot of '76 : OTIS
19
"A Sentimental Journey" writer : STERNE
23
Motoring maneuver : UTURN
24
Marionette man : SARG
25
Causes of much absenteeism : COLDS
26
Two-time loser to Dwight : ADLAI
27
Place for a hen party? : ROOST
28
Destroy : SPOIL
29
Have a craving : YEARN
30
Impressionist painter : MONET
31
Rugged range : ANDES
33
Type of chair : SEDAN
36
Make harmless : DISARM
37
Active one : GOER
38
Like Tom Thumb : STUNTED
44
California pass : DONNER
45
Arafat is one : ARAB
46
Berlin's specialty : TUNES
47
Fraternal order : MOOSE
48
Not in harmony : AJAR
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Slain Italian leader: 1978 : MORO
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Units for electricians : OHMS
51
Game animal : STAG
52
Sector : AREA
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Vilification : SLUR
55
Unlucky : ILL
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Albert ___, Minn. city : LEA
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"Gallia ___ omnis divisa ... " : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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