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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1979

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,919

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Across
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
5
Tosses : FLIPS
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Social event : BALL
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Place : LIEU
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Moroccan city : RABAT
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Send forth, as liquid or light : EMIT
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Declaim : ORATE
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"The show must ___!" : GOON
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Rushes and roars like a hurricane : BLOWSGREATGUNS
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Hernando De ___ : SOTO
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Short poem : LAY
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Ornamental bands : SASHES
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Pointed end : CUSP
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Belgian town : SPA
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Kind of horn : ALTO
34
Marie or Pierre : CURIE
35
Bovine mouthful : CUD
36
Vacillates : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
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Blackstone's topic : LAW
41
Language of many millions in India : TAMIL
42
York's river : OUSE
43
Word with glass or cup : EYE
44
Ratification : AMEN
45
"Rosalie" composer: 1937 : PORTER
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High mountain : ALP
48
"Dumb ___," old comic strip : DORA
49
Commit a foul in the ring : STRIKEALOWBLOW
56
Makes huffy : IRES
57
Excite : ROUSE
58
Where Anna Leonowens taught : SIAM
60
Appearance : MIEN
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Record : ENTER
62
Maxwell or Lanchester : ELSA
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Pope John Paul II, e.g. : POLE
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Gary Cooper role : DEEDS
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Pallid : ASHY
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Malt product : ALE
2
Body part : LIMB
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Conceal : VEIL
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Annual exhibit at N.Y.'s Coliseum : AUTOSHOW
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Robert and Jack : FROSTS
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Composition by Handel : LARGO
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Building beam : IBAR
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Noddle : PATE
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Enters furtively : STEALSIN
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Like a fen : BOGGY
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Hunt hero : ABOU
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Diving bird : LOON
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Telescope part : LENS
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Great grief : WOE
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Recorded : TAPED
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Pine marten : SABLE
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Quiet : ALLAY
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She wrote "The Minister's Wooing": 1859 : STOWE
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Interrupt at the prom : CUTIN
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Chkalov's river : URAL
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Kit Carson was one : SCOUT
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Vibration : PULSE
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Puff ___ (poisonous snake) : ADDER
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Parton's "Here You ___ Again" : COME
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Plant part : STALK
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Impeded : HAMPERED
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Pacific waters NE of Australia : CORALSEA
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A.B.C. ___ : POWERS
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Any planet : ORB
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Soissons' stream : AISNE
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Given treatment for illness : DOSED
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Blockhead : SIMP
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Threesome : TRIO
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Item for casting : REEL
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First-rate : AONE
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Pandurina, for one : LUTE
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Salon items : OILS
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Follower of car or hog : WASH
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Romberg's "___ Wine" : MAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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