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New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1979

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,976
Across
1. Stem : CURB
5. Sorts : SIFTS
10. Mary's follower : LAMB
14. Indigo : ANIL
15. Characteristic : TRAIT
16. Tony's relative : OBIE
17. Venus de ___ : MILO
18. Agog : EAGER
19. Corrida sounds : OLES
20. Flight attendant : STEWARD
22. Obscures : DARKENS
24. Very expensive : STEEP
26. "___ Kapital" : DAS
27. Cilia : LASHES
30. Sandpiper : REDSHANK
35. Negatively charged particle : ANION
36. Roper's forte : POLL
37. "The Man in the ___ Mask" : IRON
38. Confined : PENT
39. French composer Erik : SATIE
40. Lollobrigida : GINA
41. Peruvian Indian : INCA
42. Corner : TREE
43. Utter : SHEER
44. Loud-voiced people : STENTORS
46. Crows : BOASTS
47. One of Snow White's friends : DOC
48. Spine : THORN
50. Kind of makeup : PANCAKE
54. Stop ___ (halt suddenly) : ONADIME
58. Hodgepodge : OLIO
59. Choleric : IRATE
61. Neighbor of Thailand : LAOS
62. Brioche : ROLL
63. West African river : NIGER
64. Neglect : OMIT
65. ___ up (prepared to drive) : TEED
66. Highlanders : GAELS
67. Ridge : WALE
Down
1. Trippets : CAMS
2. Single thing : UNIT
3. Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
4. Vacillates : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
5. Metric measures : STERES
6. Moslem decree : IRADE
7. Fatigue : FAG
8. Fit to be ___ : TIED
9. Fence-sit : STRADDLE
10. Searches for assiduously : LOOKSHIGHANDLOW
11. Anagram for bale : ABLE
12. Demeanor : MIEN
13. Harry's spouse : BESS
21. Solar disk : ATEN
23. Headland : RAS
25. Sit-in, for one : PROTEST
27. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
28. In regard to : ANENT
29. From then : SINCE
31. Author Wiesel : ELIE
32. The Ram : ARIES
33. Composition for nine instruments : NONET
34. Knots in wood : KNARS
36. Young salmon : PARR
39. Hosiery item : STOCKING
43. Rail : SORA
45. "Ode ___ Nightingale" : TOA
46. Boo-boos : BONERS
49. Home away from home : HOTEL
50. ___-au-Prince, Haiti : PORT
51. Century plant : ALOE
52. Shade of green : NILE
53. Silkworm : ERIA
55. "___ Camera" : IAMA
56. Drudge : MOIL
57. Palazzo d'___, at Varese : ESTE
60. Ripen : AGE

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

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