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New York Times, Tuesday, January 9, 1979

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Across
1. One source of energy : ATOM
5. Detect : SPOT
9. Ishmael's captain : AHAB
13. Tax : LEVY
14. " ___, Juanita . . . " : NITA
15. Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
16. One of three monkeys : SEENOEVIL
18. Arty party : SALON
19. Infrequently : ONRAREOCCASIONS
21. Senator from Colorado : HART
22. Blunderbuss : GUN
23. Path of a circle : ARC
26. Ghent's river : LYS
27. Word with East or North : FAR
28. Fast plane : SST
31. Star in the neck of the Whale : MIRA
33. Estrange : ALIENATE
35. Infrequently : EVERYNOWANDTHEN
39. Safeguards : BASTIONS
40. Drone's home : HIVE
41. High, in music : ALT
42. Arafat's org. : PLO
43. Here, in Paris : ICI
46. Put chips down : BET
47. Health resort : SPA
48. Type of jerk : SODA
50. Infrequently : ONCEINABLUEMOON
58. "___, ho!" : HEAVE
59. Afternoon TV fare : SOAPOPERA
60. ___ nest (hoax) : MARES
61. Cultivate : TEND
62. Loosen : UNDO
63. Bren's cousin : STEN
64. Gen. Wingate : ORDE
65. "Gigi" playwright : LOOS
Down
1. Too : ALSO
2. Suffix meaning ten : TEEN
3. Done : OVER
4. Tropical bird : MYNAH
5. Contemptuous : SNEERY
6. Axles : PIVOTS
7. Of the ear : OTIC
8. Baby powder : TALC
9. With full force : AMAIN
10. Nimbus : HALO
11. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
12. Compartments for coal : BINS
15. Confident : ASSURED
17. Type of surgeon : ORAL
20. Once more : AGAIN
23. One-celled body : AMEBA
24. Competitor : RIVAL
25. Wave top : CREST
27. Ga. neighbor : FLA
28. Sir, in Bombay : SAHIB
29. Jockey Cauthen : STEVE
30. Doctrine : TENET
32. Bonsai, for one : ART
33. Cries of disgust : AWS
34. Kind of degree : NTH
36. Radical young activists: Slang : YIPPIES
37. Philip or Lloyd : NOLAN
38. Yoko ___ : ONO
43. Ellis or Long : ISLAND
44. ___ grâce (finishing blow) : COUPDE
45. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
47. Lucky number : SEVEN
49. Sealed glass bulb : AMPUL
50. Units of resistance : OHMS
51. Straight, at the bar : NEAT
52. Tender loving ___ : CARE
53. Anent : ASTO
54. Jan Smuts, e.g. : BOER
55. Princess with a vinous touch : OENO
56. Church booklet : ORDO
57. Ancient temple : NAOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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