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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 Down
1. 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
1. 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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