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New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1979

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.
PS 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 Down
1. 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
20. Indulge in babble : PRATTLE
21. Not verbose : TERSE
22. 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
48. Romantic involvement for Pierre : AMOUR
51. Beethoven offerings : SONATAS
54. English poet joins U.S. comedian : JOHNMILTONBERLE
58. Rifle, for example: Fr. : ARME
59. Legal paper : LEASE
60. ___ ex machina : DEUS
61. Famous flagmaker : ROSS
62. Brewery product : LAGER
63. Linkletter : ART
1. ___ Mahal : TAJ
2. Unevenly constructed : ALOP
3. Heavyweight champ: 1934 : BAER
4. Fries quickly : SAUTES
5. ___ labor : CHILD
6. Pinkish red : ROSE
7. The Zugspitze is one : ALP
8. Kind of soup : PEA
9. Provide food for a fee : CATER
10. Person who is sui generis : ONER
11. 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
49. Slain Italian leader: 1978 : MORO
50. Units for electricians : OHMS
51. Game animal : STAG
52. Sector : AREA
53. Vilification : SLUR
55. Unlucky : ILL
56. Albert ___, Minn. city : LEA
57. "Gallia ___ omnis divisa . . . " : EST

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

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