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New York Times, Saturday, November 10, 1979

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,959
Across
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Biographer Arthur or Barbara : GELB
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Essex, Oakland, etc. : CARS
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O'Neill's "___ Millions" : MARCO
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Frangipani, e.g. : ODOR
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Recipe verb : HEAT
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Cyrano's feeling for Roxane : AMOUR
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Mogul capital until 1658 : AGRA
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Impervious to attack : INVINCIBLE
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What satiety sans variety breeds : TEDIUM
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Plumber's installation : ELL
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"Golden Treasury" item : SONNET
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"Queen of tides" : MOON
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Heroine of "The Rivals" : LYDIALANGUISH
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"Bel ___," Burnford novel: 1978 : RIA
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Danish composer : ENNA
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One of Ozzie and Harriet's boys : RICKY
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Young or Mature : ACTOR
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Monogram of the "Over There" man : GMC
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Devoured voraciously : ATEUP
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Peter and a Wolfe : NEROS
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Asymmetrical : ALOP
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___ Dai, former Vietnamese emperor : BAO
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Specialist in gem engraving : GLYPTOGRAPHER
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Slangy assent : SURE
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Mewls or pules : WHINES
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St.-Tropez is one : SPA
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Bill ___ (Jose Jimenez) : DANA
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Pastry that means "flash of lightning" in French : ECLAIR
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Pertaining to pleading of law suits : CAUSIDICAL
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Philippine betel : IKMO
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Jibe : AGREE
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Town near Teramo : ATRI
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Tallow; fat: Sp. : SEBO
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Bests or worsts : BEATS
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Site of U. of San Marcos : LIMA
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Wagon on tracks : TRAM
Down
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Blame-bearer : GOAT
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Rims : EDGES
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Worship of nobelmen : LORDOLATRY
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Intelligent : BRAINY
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Abruptly join a confab : CHIMEIN
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Virgil classic: Abbr. : AEN
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Musician Shankar : RAVI
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Hester Prynne's "A" : STIGMA
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Very large, as handwriting : MACROGRAPHIC
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"___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
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Post-shower garb : ROBE
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Choose what is choice : CULL
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Koestler's "Darkness at ___" : NOON
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Waiters in the wings : UNDERSTUDIES
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Pungent taste : TANG
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Nice night : NUIT
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Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
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This gets the party going : ICEBREAKER
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Predatory bird : SKUA
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Photog's solution : HYPO
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Clanged : RANG
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Isl. country : ICEL
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Apologetic word : OOPS
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Unguis : CLAW
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Tragic heroine : OPHELIA
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Mouthward : ORAD
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Kindly or friendly : GENIAL
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Army poster verb : ENLIST
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Name for a lion : SIMBA
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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Trainbearer : PAGE
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Breeze, to Brutus : AURA
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Starter on B'way : ACTI
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Cat-swinger's need : ROOM
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Word with smart or jet : SET
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Fortify : ARM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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