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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1979

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,963

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Word with knee or fools : CAP
4. Sgt. Friday worked for it : LAPD
8. Kind of test tube : PHIAL
13. Tarzan's mate : JANE
14. Dies ___ : IRAE
15. Laundry cycle : RINSE
16. "Voi che sapete" is one : ARIA
17. Streaky pastry : MARBLECAKE
19. Prop for a promenade : WALKINGSTICK
21. Addison's partner : STEELE
22. School subj. : SCI
23. Football pts. : TDS
26. Fed. agency : IRS
28. The Jewish people, as descendants of Jacob : ISRAEL
30. Motorist's manual device : STICKSHIFT
36. Site of Napoleon's first exile : ELBA
37. Birchbark or dugout : CANOE
38. Kimono sash : OBI
39. Proboscis : SNOUT
40. Ray or Moro : ALDO
41. Ancient circular arrangement on Salisbury Plain : STONEHENGE
43. Molly McGee's maid : BEULAH
45. Heredity's helix : DNA
46. Compass dir. : SSE
47. Fluffy scarf : BOA
49. Russian marshal : ZHUKOV
54. Source of smooth talk : BLARNEYSTONE
57. Any prude or pedant : SCHOOLMARM
60. ___ Minor : URSA
61. "A Bell for ___" : ADANO
62. Escutcheon border : ORLE
63. Virginia ___ : REEL
64. King's "I have a ___" : DREAM
65. Bread and whisky : RYES
66. Turner or Hentoff : NAT
Down
1. Weight equal to 200 mg. : CARAT
2. Doddering : ANILE
3. Arab Legion founder : PEAKE
4. Da Vinci and Hopper : LIMNERS
5. "He's ___ Picker," Berlin song : ARAG
6. Golf scores : PARS
7. Word on a dollar bill : DEBTS
8. Summary : PRECIS
9. Rube : HICK
10. Balin or Claire : INA
11. "___, and ye shall receive" : ASK
12. Grant's adversary : LEE
13. Hit film of 1975 : JAWS
18. Permissible : LICIT
20. "___ Ike" : ILIKE
23. Eagle's claw : TALON
24. Remove spying devices : DEBUG
25. Purplish gray : SLATE
27. Word with put or gun : SHOT
29. Descartes or Magritte : RENE
30. Strikebreakers : SCABS
31. Fitzgerald's "___ of the Jazz Age" : TALES
32. Transfuse or supply : INDUE
33. Imperturbable : COOL
34. Nigerian language : IBO
35. Encounter : FIND
39. Former Iranian rulers : SHAHS
41. Sand bar : SHOAL
42. Pepsin, trypsin, etc. : ENZYMES
44. In flower : ABLOOM
48. Protective plate : ARMOR
50. Motorist's about-face : UTURN
51. Where Pusan is : KOREA
52. Commencement : ONSET
53. Kind of stew : VEAL
54. ___ fide : BONA
55. Not one, to 9 Down : NARY
56. Creator of Perry : ERLE
57. Chapfallen : SAD
58. Nav. rank : CDR
59. "Scots Wha ___": Burns : HAE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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