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New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1979

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,651
Across Down
1. Greece, to the Greeks : ELLAS
6. Europe–Asia dividing range : URAL
10. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
14. Danger zone: 1962 : GUANTANAMO
16. Stepped on : TROD
17. Danger zone: 1944 : ANZIOBRIDGEHEAD
19. Sunrise to sunset : DAY
20. Actor Eastwood : CLINT
21. Frail : REEDY
22. Keel part : SKEG
23. Word with Antonio or Fernando : SAN
24. Counterweights : TARES
27. Renaissance humanist's interest : CLASSICS
32. Fever : AGUE
33. Twenty-one-gun ___ : SALUTE
35. Crackpot : NUT
36. Danger zone: 1863 : MISSIONARYRIDGE
39. Cakes and ___ : ALE
40. More prying : NOSIER
41. Patty ingredient : VEAL
42. Grudge holder : RESENTER
44. Linguini, ziti, etc. : PASTA
45. Force, to Fabius : VIS
46. Mend socks : DARN
48. Madison Avenueite : ADMAN
51. ___ Selassie : HAILE
53. Sign of spring : BUD
56. Danger zone: 1775 : BRIDGEATCONCORD
59. Queenly name : ANNE
60. Danger zone: 1945 : WHITESANDS
61. Activist : DOER
62. " . . . fine women ___ crazy salad": Yeats : EATA
63. Watchful monster : ARGUS
1. Mild expletive : EGAD
2. Moon over Milano : LUNA
3. Word with Susan or Mary : LAZY
4. Kind of cuckoo : ANI
5. Lays in : STOCKS
6. Take down a derrick, etc. : UNRIG
7. Cloud contents : RAIN
8. What Repeal was: Abbr. : AMDT
9. Captain's diary : LOG
10. Boston, ___ of America : ATHENS
11. Montana people : CREE
12. " . . . yellow brick ___" : ROAD
13. Whirlpool : EDDY
15. Qualified : ABLE
18. Crossword-puzzle maker's aid : ERASER
22. Bishops' territories : SEES
23. Guest at Dionysus's orgies : SATYR
24. English Channel feeder : TAMAR
25. Nimble : AGILE
26. Imposter's forte : RUSES
27. Debussy's "___ de Lune" : CLAIR
28. Entrap : LURE
29. Rameau's "Les ___ Galantes" : INDES
30. Music man Xavier : CUGAT
31. Stone memorial : STELA
33. Smudges, in a way : SOOTS
34. Faulkner character : ANSE
37. Seventh-___ stretch : INNING
38. Terrible Russian : IVAN
43. Tax cheat : EVADER
44. The Fourth Estate, in Madrid : PRENSA
46. Authoritative pronouncements : DICTA
47. Succulent plant : ALOE
48. Aldrich's "The Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
49. Ian Fleming character : DRNO
50. Sapper's trap : MINE
51. Response to a pun : HAHA
52. Keep ___ (persist) : ATIT
53. Big Ben sound : BONG
54. Pakistani language : URDU
55. Canine examiners' degrees : DDSS
57. Lamb's mother : EWE
58. Word with hop or wash : CAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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