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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
1. 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
16. 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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