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New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 1979

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,978
Across
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Fiddler on the reef : CRAB
5
Singers Coolidge and Hunter : RITAS
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Señora's domain : CASA
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Frenchman's warning cry : HOLA
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Toughen : INURE
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Cusp : APEX
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"No man ___ island" : ISAN
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K.P. utensil : PARER
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Assign by design : METE
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They have "great eggspectations" : CHICKENFARMERS
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Site of Japan's Imperial Shrine : ISE
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Kind of foil or gun : AIR
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Progenitor : PARENT
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Has magnetic power : ATTRACTS
34
"All kidding ___ . . . " : ASIDE
35
Hershfield cartoon character : ABIE
36
Asian gazelle : AHU
37
What 43 Across was once : THEARTFULDODGER
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Men and boys : HES
42
Execrate : HATE
43
Peewee : REESE
44
Their work is "shear delight" : SNIPPERS
47
Architect Mies ___ Rohe : VANDER
48
Scenery chewer : HAM
49
Call in a game for two : GIN
50
Their "skin game" is legitimate : DERMATOLOGISTS
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Scientist's notes : DATA
59
Tongue of many millions in India : TAMIL
60
Actor Bridges : BEAU
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Celebrated archer : EROS
62
Sultan's say-so : IRADE
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Hash-house sign : EATS
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Part of N.B. : BENE
65
Galley-proof symbol : CARET
66
Fluoroscopist's aid : XRAY
Down
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Swank : CHIC
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___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Judge's bench : BANC
5
Least green : RIPEST
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Fatuous or feckless : INANE
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Gang's home territory : TURF
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Europe's is a bit larger than Brazil's : AREA
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Denticulate : SERRATED
10
Item for James Wong Howe : CAMERA
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Little, e.g. : APER
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Borg vs. Connors units : SETS
13
Fir feller : AXE
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Ralph ___ of diamond fame : KINER
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Title in India : MIR
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"The ___ of glory . . . " : PATHS
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Needing a sunning : ASHEN
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Town in Sicily : RIESI
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Author LeShan : EDA
29
Is contiguous : ABUTS
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Floor covering : TILE
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Like a gnu in a zoo : CAGED
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"What fools ___ mortals be!" : THESE
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Less doubtful : SURER
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Out yonder : AFAR
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Like an apperception test : THEMATIC
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Literally "man of the forest," for short : ORANG
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It may be iniquitous : DEN
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Something to coin : PHRASE
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Actress Dawber of "Mork and Mindy" : PAM
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Shrinking one : VIOLET
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Move like a canoe : GLIDE
50
Bell the cat : DARE
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School founded by Henry VI : ETON
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Estate in Margaret Mitchell's book : TARA
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Colleague of Dwight : OMAR
54
Alpine goat : IBEX
55
Desiccate : SEAR
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Bye-bye : TATA
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___-Q, dance step : SUSY
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Society-page fledgling : DEB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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