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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1979

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,922
Across Down
1. Kind of car or sandwich : CLUB
5. Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
9. Hiatus or gulf : CHASM
14. Queue : LINE
15. Sugar producer : CUBA
16. Corporeal channel : AORTA
17. Sib : AKIN
18. He wrote "Marjorie Morningstar" : HERMANWOUK
20. Vituperate : REVILE
22. Surrounded by : AMID
23. Compass point : NNE
24. Former : ONETIME
26. Assam silkworm : ERIA
28. Box-office giant : ROBERTREDFORD
33. Western alliance initials : OAS
35. Edible corm of the taro : EDDO
36. Horror movie, e.g. : SCARER
37. Diligent one : PLIER
39. Lander at Ararat : ARK
41. ___ Triomphe : ARCDE
42. Starry : ASTRAL
44. Look to be : SEEM
46. Mason's tool : HOD
47. Baltimore institution founded in 1852 : LOYOLACOLLEGE
50. Stimulate : SPUR
51. Gave it careful study : PERUSED
54. Killy playground : ALP
57. Sutherland vehicle : ARIA
59. ___ d'armes (fencing teacher) : MAITRE
60. Area at Oxford : QUADRANGLE
63. Kind of kick or shot : DROP
64. Darkened : UNLIT
65. Happy look : GRIN
66. Facility : EASE
67. Opposite of ecstasy : AGONY
68. A way to go : EAST
69. Seattle ___ : SLEW
1. Light, mild cigar : CLARO
2. Draw an analogy : LIKEN
3. Learning center : UNIVERSITY
4. Adolf's ally : BENITO
5. Took part in a cabal : SCHEMED
6. Shade : HUE
7. Narrow pass in the Southwest : ABRA
8. U.S.S.R. symbol : HAMMER
9. Funt's device : CANDIDCAMERA
10. Start of many a title : HOW
11. Steinbeck character : ARON
12. Hit with a haymaker : STUN
13. "___ the World Go Away," 1965 song : MAKE
19. Buenos ___ : AIRES
21. Gladstone's group : LIBERALPARTY
25. "Das Rheingold" role : ERDA
27. Out yonder : AFAR
29. Anatomist's word : TORSO
30. Describing some concerts : ORCHESTRAL
31. Give a face lift to : REDO
32. Stowe novel : DRED
33. Stone for Jimmy Carter : OPAL
34. Moreover : ALSO
38. Desire : EROS
40. Iodine source : KELP
43. Author Hobson : LAURA
45. Neon or silver : ELEMENT
48. Fawn : CRINGE
49. Cicerones : GUIDES
52. Jagged : EROSE
53. Chauncey ___: 1834–1928 : DEPEW
54. With 55 Down, diver's gear : AQUA
55. See 54 Down : LUNG
56. ___ Alto : PALO
58. Indian tourist site : AGRA
61. Hubbub : DIN
62. Fleur-de-___ : LIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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