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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1978

Author: Ruth N. Schultz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,606
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1. "Remembrance of Things ___": Proust : PAST
5. Twyla ___, ballet choreographer : THARP
10. Brats' kin : IMPS
14. Choir boy : ALTO
15. Shield : AEGIS
16. Zodiac symbol : GOAT
17. Spruce : NEAT
18. Gold-braided ones : BRASS
19. Busy airport overseas : ORLY
20. Discourse at length : EXPATIATE
22. Kind of exam : ORAL
23. French lace-making city : LILLE
24. "The Old Sod" : ERIN
26. Home of the Blackbirds, for short : LIU
28. Wind dir. : SSE
29. Word with Hague or Bronx : THE
32. Comaneci et al. : NADIAS
34. Millay or Plath : POETESS
37. This, in Barcelona : ESTA
38. Embody anew : REINCORPORATE
41. State founder : PENN
42. Bony; lean : ANGULAR
43. Title heir : ELDEST
45. Yield : NET
46. Fast plane : SST
49. ___ de chose (mere trifle) : PEU
50. Aloha garlands : LEIS
53. "This ___ Eden" (Shak., re England) : OTHER
55. Renowned elegis : GRAY
57. Describe in detail : DELINEATE
60. Writer Sheehy : GAIL
61. Jazzman Earl "Fatha" ___ : HINES
62. Nick's dog : ASTA
63. Hadrian once climbed it : ETNA
64. Kind of fugue : TONAL
65. Proofreader's word : STET
66. Diamond of Capone's day : LEGS
67. Gambler's prize : STAKE
68. "Little pitchers have big ___" : EARS
1. Talk-show groups : PANELS
2. ___ Carrel, 1912 Nobelist in Medicine : ALEXIS
3. Bread or milk, e.g. : STAPLE
4. Completely destroy: Slang : TOTAL
5. Japanese sock : TABI
6. Ares' mother : HERA
7. June birthstone : AGATE
8. What a slugabed is loath to be : RISER
9. Letter addenda: Abbr. : PSS
10. Baritone Gorin : IGOR
11. High-principled one : MORALIST
12. Whitewash : PALLIATE
13. Porcine abode : STY
21. Grand ___ National Park, Wyo. : TETON
22. Stop ___ dime : ONA
25. Shoe part : INSOLE
27. Between Mex. and Can. : USA
30. Weird Sisters' sponsor ("Macbeth") : HECATE
31. English school : ETON
33. Costly : DEAR
34. Turpentine tree : PINE
35. Work unit : ERG
36. Word with sugar or silk : SPUN
38. Put on the shelf : RELEGATE
39. Like "Ol' Man River" : ENDURING
40. Mickey Mouse, in Mexico : RATON
41. Vim : PEP
44. Cunning : SLY
46. Kind of daisy : SHASTA
47. Bird dog : SETTER
48. Acts as host : TREATS
51. "The ___": Dostoyevsky : IDIOT
52. Medicinal plant : SENNA
54. Rib : TEASE
56. End of a well-known Stein line : ALAS
58. Spill the beans : LEAK
59. Part of an archipelago : ISLE
60. Become solid : GEL
61. Brooklyn ___: Abbr. : HTS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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