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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 1979

39-Down : Depressed feeling

Author:
N. M. Meyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
N. M. Meyer has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,961
Across
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Heroic tale : SAGA
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___ Grande : RIO
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Andrews or Wynter : DANA
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Offended : HURT
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Imparts : LENDS
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"___ broom sweepeth clean" : ANEW
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Kind of thermometer : ORAL
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Decorative : ORNAMENTAL
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Syrian capital : DAMASCUS
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More experienced : OLDER
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Edible bulb : ONION
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Offshore quest : OIL
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N.Y.C. and S.F. : SPTS
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Cape ___, N.C. : HATTERAS
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Laughing sound : HAHA
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Carefree : BLITHE
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Whitney : ELI
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Nigerian native : IBO
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"Boléro" composer : RAVEL
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Large tub : VAT
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Sohrab, to Rustum : SON
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___ hearts club : LONELY
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Deal out : METE
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Sex hormones, etc. : STEROIDS
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Divulge : BARE
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Be out of sorts : AIL
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Selassie : HAILE
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Church structure : SPIRE
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Protective liners for fedoras : HATBANDS
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Marginal : BORDERLINE
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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African plant : ALOE
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" ... the ___ of time": Longfellow : SANDS
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Volcanic refuse : SLAG
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Toothed wheel : GEAR
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Eye inflammation : STY
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
Down
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Fitted with brogans : SHOD
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Breeze, to Brutus : AURA
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Victrola : GRAMOPHONE
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City once called Marthasville : ATLANTA
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Repeat show : RERUN
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Taverns : INNS
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Harem room : ODA
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Caress : DANDLE
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Status quo ___ : ANTE
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At hand : NEAR
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Cobbler's tool : AWL
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Touched in the head : LOCO
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"Sing thou ___": Campion : SMOOTHLY
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Powerful clique : ELITE
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Relative's nickname : SIS
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Wooden shoe : SABOT
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Urticaria : HIVES
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Defective: Comb. form : ATEL
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With respect, love and awe : REVERENTLY
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Winged : ALATE
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Land plot : SITE
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Modified boo : HISS
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Young chickens : BROILERS
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Alight : LAND
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River into the Bay of Biscay : LOIRE
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Depressed feeling : MALAISE
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Dave Casper is one : RAIDER
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Protective garment : BIB
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Adroit : HANDY
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Only : SOLE
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Malayan canoe : PROA
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Suggest subtly : HINT
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Beloved : DEAR
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Dressing flavor : SAGE
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Shopper's need : BAG
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___ Vegas : LAS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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