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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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M
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C
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O
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E
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B
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,963
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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