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New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 1979

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,950
Across
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Word with front and ground : FORE
5
Jupiter : JOVE
9
Edible nut : PECAN
14
Water pitcher : EWER
15
Global area : ASIA
16
Convex molding : OVOLO
17
Peruvian of yore : INCA
18
Building feature : CANTILEVER
20
Profit : NET
21
Slow : POKY
22
Playing cards : NINES
23
Bookkeeper's concern : TRIALBALANCE
26
Scathe : FLAY
27
Town near Boston : NEEDHAM
31
Another name : ALIAS
33
These are missing on a pilgarlic : HAIRS
35
Swiss canton : URI
36
Hotel customer : GUEST
37
Pother : ADO
38
Less exciting : TAMER
40
Misdo : ERR
41
Buddy of TV : EBSEN
43
Came up : AROSE
44
Mormon state: 1849 : DESERET
46
Move : STIR
47
Lowest temperature possible : ABSOLUTEZERO
52
Fortunetelling card : TAROT
54
Galena and bauxite : ORES
55
Male heir : SON
56
Of poetry : PARNASSIAN
58
Greenish-blue : AQUA
59
Superior : UPPER
60
Guthrie : ARLO
61
Deteriorate : RUST
62
Whiskers : BEARD
63
Jumble : MESS
64
Apportion : METE
Down
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Maneuver by a Musketeer : FEINT
2
Proprietor : OWNER
3
Those who right wrongs : RECTIFIERS
4
Initials in the news : ERA
5
Bridge expert : JACOBY
6
Honshu city : OSAKA
7
Plastic made from a resin : VINYL
8
Break breaad : EAT
9
Totalitarian places : POLICESTATES
10
Made level : EVENED
11
Small secluded bay : COVE
12
City in southern France : ALES
13
Neither's partner : NOR
19
Word with circle or tube : INNER
21
Wall surface : PLASTERBOARD
24
Woeful expression : ALAS
25
Type of atom : ANION
28
Fanciful musical composition : HUMORESQUE
29
War god : ARES
30
Mud : MIRE
31
Old : AGED
32
Entice : LURE
33
Must : HASTO
34
Fruit drink : ADE
39
Apache State: Abbr. : ARIZ
42
Defeats : BESTS
45
He brings home the bacon : EARNER
46
Dictator's aides : STENOS
48
River of France : LOIRE
49
Soviet range : URALS
50
Haul out of bed : ROUST
51
Colonizer of New Mexico : ONATE
52
Record for TV : TAPE
53
Instrument, in Roma : ARPA
56
Alehouse : PUB
57
Surface-to-air missile : SAM
58
Locale of the brachium : ARM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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