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New York Times, Thursday, October 11, 1979

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,929
Across
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Spoon rings, e.g. : FAD
4
Fair lady in "My Fair Lady" : ELIZA
9
___ of God (Agnus Dei) : LAMB
13
A Cantor : IDA
14
Baritone hero of a Tchaikovsky opera : ONEGIN
15
Chinese gelatin : AGAR
16
Like Spectacular Bid at the gate : RARINGTOGO
18
Censored item : NONO
19
Non compos ___ : MENTIS
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"And pretty maids all ___" : INAROW
22
Struther or Sterling : JAN
23
Top-notch : AONE
25
"___ Vickers," Lewis novel : ANN
26
Become fully developed : MATURE
29
Fact : DATUM
31
Muscat native : OMANI
32
Bridge word : PASS
33
Cleopatra's maid : IRAS
37
Kind of clock : BANJO
38
Prefix for dermis : EPI
39
Land of Nut and Tut : EGYPT
40
"Out, damned Spot!" : SHOO
41
Belfry dwellers : BATS
42
City for which a dog was named : LHASA
43
Take out : ERASE
45
Small bus : JITNEY
46
Sash for Yum-Yum : OBI
49
"O, my Luve is like ___ . . . ": Burns : ARED
50
"___ old time!" : ANY
51
Sounds made while Kringle jingles : HOHOHO
53
Compound resembling another : ISOMER
56
Slippery ___ eel : ASAN
57
Literally, something for something : QUIDPROQUO
61
Go far and wide : ROVE
62
Pawnbrokers: Slang : UNCLES
63
Exploit : USE
64
Choppers : AXES
65
Loom part : EASER
66
Comparative ending : IER
Down
1
Douglas ___ : FIR
2
Eliot's hero's first name : ADAM
3
"I ___ do all . . . ": Macbeth : DARE
4
Donkey or fire follower : ENGINE
5
"___ Fall in Love," 1933 song : LETS
6
"___ to prepare a place . . . " : IGO
7
Execute a slalom turn : ZIG
8
Consecrates : ANOINTS
9
A Turner who was christened Julia : LANA
10
Where Greek met Greek : AGORA
11
Massenet opera : MANON
12
Ivy League team : BROWN
14
Smallest of five great ones : ONTARIO
17
Twain villain : INJUNJOE
21
New, to Goethe : NEU
23
Fitted : ADAPTED
24
Refuge : OASIS
26
Unruly throngs : MOBS
27
Eastern nursemaid : AMAH
28
New Mexican Indian : TANO
30
Nickname for a famous warship : MIGHTYMO
32
"___ porridge . . . " : PEASE
34
O'Neal : RYAN
35
Church part : APSE
36
Remain : STAY
39
Glyn and Wylie : ELINORS
41
Rococo : BAROQUE
44
Stadium sound : RAH
45
Any Manhattan College athlete : JASPER
46
Kipling's Kim : OHARA
47
Fisk, Lynn, Rice et al. : BOSOX
48
"___ a little shadow . . . " : IHAVE
52
Change for a five : ONES
53
Loafing : IDLE
54
Prefix for distant or lateral : EQUI
55
Subterfuge : RUSE
58
Actress Merkel : UNA
59
Science of: Suffix : ICS
60
"___ the land of . . . " : OER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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