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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1979

Author:
N. M. Meyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,933
Across
1. Painting and ballet : ARTS
5. Duplicate : COPY
9. "I Remember ___" : MAMA
13. Encounter : MEET
14. Sign of the Zodiac : ARIES
16. Given the gate : AXED
17. The Jack before Johnny : PAAR
18. Stove : RANGE
19. "___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
20. Place for a dry run : PROVINGGROUND
23. Pre-Easter season : LENT
24. By way of : VIA
25. German P.O.W. camp : STALAG
28. Third degree : GRILLING
33. Dromedary : CAMEL
34. Tennis star Austin : TRACY
35. And not : NOR
36. Moslem prince : AMIR
37. Queeg's ship : CAINE
38. Werfel's "The Forty Days of ___ Dagh" : MUSA
39. Soldiers : MEN
40. Doone of fiction : LORNA
41. Name taken by Sophia Scicoloni : LOREN
42. Set forth for consideration : PROPOUND
44. Traditional adjective for N.Y.P.D. : FINEST
45. Capek play : RUR
46. Pit : HOLE
47. Helpful one : GOODSAMARITAN
53. Kind of joint : CLIP
54. Dodge : EVADE
55. Twittering with expectation : AGOG
57. River in England : OUSE
58. Rounded roofs : DOMES
59. Asian staple : RICE
60. Bambi : DEER
61. Set up housekeeping : NEST
62. Servitude : YOKE
Down
1. Unit of power, for short : AMP
2. "___ the Wild Wind" : REAP
3. Rip : TEAR
4. Pram : STROLLER
5. Concerned : CARING
6. Praying figure : ORANT
7. Engine noise : PING
8. Peteman : YEGG
9. Instruction book : MANUAL
10. Nerve-cell process : AXON
11. Convalesce : MEND
12. American humorist : ADE
15. Bard of the Yukon : SERVICE
21. ___ cutlet : VEAL
22. "___ to bed," said the grease monkey : OILY
25. Rascal : SCAMP
26. Domesticator : TAMER
27. ___ acids : AMINO
28. Pulverize : GRIND
29. "It ___ hundred years . . . " : RANA
30. Season : INURE
31. Roman and pug : NOSES
32. He took Richmond : GRANT
34. Mountain lake : TARN
37. Moved swiftly : COURSED
38. Of $'s and ¢'s : MONETARY
40. Amplified : LOUD
41. Caron movie role : LILI
43. Decorous : PROPER
44. Robin Hood's milieu : FOREST
46. Where the Acheron flows : HADES
47. Adhesive : GLUE
48. Beauvais is here : OISE
49. Stratford-on-___ : AVON
50. Roz Russell role : MAME
51. Premium on money : AGIO
52. Notch at the end of an arrow : NOCK
53. Cape in a Patti Page hit song : COD
56. Word with whiz : GEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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