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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
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Stem : CURB
5
Sorts : SIFTS
10
Mary's follower : LAMB
14
Indigo : ANIL
15
Characteristic : TRAIT
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Tony's relative : OBIE
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Agog : EAGER
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Corrida sounds : OLES
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Flight attendant : STEWARD
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Obscures : DARKENS
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Very expensive : STEEP
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"___ 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
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___ up (prepared to drive) : TEED
66
Highlanders : GAELS
67
Ridge : WALE
Down
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Trippets : CAMS
2
Single thing : UNIT
3
Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
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Vacillates : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
5
Metric measures : STERES
6
Moslem decree : IRADE
7
Fatigue : FAG
8
Fit to be ___ : TIED
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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