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New York Times, Thursday, November 30, 1978

Author: William Jarvis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,614
Across Down
1. Lillian or Dorothy : GISH
5. Civil War general : MEADE
10. Part of a church : APSE
14. Operatic melody : ARIA
15. Prodded : URGED
16. Come in third : SHOW
17. See 49 Across : PALINDROME
19. Cocteau paragon : GIDE
20. Slept noisily : SNORED
21. Venetian boats : GONDOLAS
23. Young cow : CALF
25. Type of pen, for short : STYLO
26. Theatrical performers : TROUPERS
30. "Penrod ___," Tarkington novel : ANDSAM
33. Male deer : HARTS
34. Fill with joy : ELATE
36. Bravo, in Mexico : OLE
37. Gabor and Peron : EVAS
38. Rembrandt ___, U.S. painter : PEALE
39. Make thread : SPIN
40. Lair : DEN
41. "Safety ___" : FIRST
42. Cultural group: Comb. form : ETHNO
43. African nation SW of Zaire : ANGOLA
45. "I Only ___ for You," 1934 song : HAVEEYES
47. Commences : OPENS
49. "Able was ___ I saw Elba" : IERE
50. Work stoppage : SHUTDOWN
53. Theft : RIPOFF
57. In ___ (entirely) : TOTO
58. A.B.A. member : BOOKSELLER
60. Jacob's brother : ESAU
61. Golfer Palmer : ARNIE
62. Architect Saarinen : EERO
63. "They ___ thataway!" : WENT
64. Philharmonic group : REEDS
65. Paul Simon creation : SONG
1. Ravines : GAPS
2. Persia today : IRAN
3. Airtight storage place : SILO
4. Tonsorial services : HAIRCUTS
5. Make a mess of : MUDDLE
6. It's human to do this : ERR
7. Eager : AGOG
8. Populace : DEMOS
9. Toothless : EDENTATE
10. As good ___ : ASGOLD
11. Spinoza's forte : PHILOSOPHY
12. Pop's predecessor : SODA
13. Kin of wethers : EWES
18. Parts of carts in Vermont : NEAPS
22. Unit of force : DYNE
24. Art gallery in Washington, D.C. : FREER
26. "___ Calls It Murder," Gardner book : THEDA
27. One-word bird in a poem : RAVEN
28. Sumatran ape (one of five spellings!) : ORANGOUTAN
29. Cut a budget sharply : SLASH
31. Girl in "The Master Builder" : ALINE
32. Less, in Lerida : MENOS
35. Whence the Ob flows : ALTAI
38. Cocktail lounge with live music : PIANOBAR
39. Horizon sights : STEEPLES
41. Ran away : FLED
42. Weird : EERIE
44. Choose to be uninvolved : OPTOUT
46. Anne Sexton's claim to fame : VERSES
48. Took an oath : SWORE
50. Swelter : STEW
51. Flexible tube : HOSE
52. Nobody : NONE
54. Margarine : OLEO
55. Bracken, e.g. : FERN
56. He "would a-wooing go" : FROG
59. Jackie Coogan role : KID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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