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New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 1979

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,970
Across
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Tie holder : CLASP
6
Cloak-and-dagger org. : CIA
9
Johnny or June Carter : CASH
13
Kind of cap or front : POLAR
14
Jeanne d'___ : ARC
15
Against : ANTI
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Ragamuffin : TATTERDEMALION
19
Puckered : PURSED
20
Calif. city famed for vineyards : LODI
22
"My kingdom for ___!" : AHORSE
25
Wildcat : OCELOT
27
Georges ___, Pointillist : SEURAT
28
Scarlett's home : TARA
30
Frantic signal at sea : SOS
31
Prepare a bow : ROSIN
32
Candles : TAPERS
34
Signed, as a contract : INKED
35
Pres. nickname : IKE
36
Like green apples : ACERB
40
In the phone book : LISTED
42
Money's worth : VALUE
43
Mo. in spring : APR
46
Prolific author : ANON
47
Fox, for one : CANINE
48
Mexican state : PUEBLA
50
Susan ___, writer-photographer : SONTAG
51
Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
52
Chips : FLAKES
55
Polysyllabic : SESQUIPEDALIAN
61
A Great Lake : ERIE
62
Dir. to Blarney from Killarney : ESE
63
Starr of the Beatles : RINGO
64
Spray a cloud : SEED
65
Snare for sardines : NET
66
Aspire : YEARN
Down
1
Mil. rank : CPT
2
Mauna ___, volcano : LOA
3
Elev. : ALT
4
Used a dos-à-dos : SAT
5
Before dinner : PREPRANDIAL
6
Nucleus of potential leaders : CADRE
7
Angers : IRES
8
Zenith : ACME
9
30th Pres. : CAL
10
Old-womanish : ANILE
11
Bar furniture : STOOLS
12
Indian inhabitant : HINDOO
17
"If I rest, I ___": Luther : RUST
18
Venerate : ADORE
21
"___ a Most Unusual Day" : ITS
22
Immeasurably long period : AEON
23
Shuck : HUSK
24
Bay window : ORIEL
26
Easter inn : CARAVANSARY
27
___ Lanka (Ceylon) : SRI
28
Charmed : TAKEN
29
Mimicked : APED
32
Josip Broz : TITO
33
Bare : SCANT
37
Kazan : ELIA
38
Ladder part : RUNG
39
Friendly contest : BEE
41
Blooey : SNAFU
43
Analysts' org. : APA
44
Throbs : PULSES
45
Patriot-silversmith : REVERE
47
One of the Princetonians : COED
49
Count who plays numbers : BASIE
50
Kind of shooting : SKEET
53
Possible prelude to foreclosure : LIEN
54
Part of a church : APSE
56
Math. initials : QED
57
U.N. name of fame : LIE
58
"___ pig's eye!" : INA
59
Cabinet dept. : AGR
60
___ compos mentis : NON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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