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New York Times, Monday, November 5, 1979

Author: George Laczko
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,954
Across Down
1. Originate : RISE
5. Part of speech : VERB
9. Liquid container : CASK
13. Weapons : ARMS
14. More logical : SANER
15. Algerian port : ORAN
16. Risky : TOUCHANDGO
18. Colliery : MINE
19. Involve : ENTAIL
20. Detective of fiction : SAMSPADE
22. Think ahead : PLAN
24. Was fond of : LIKED
25. Parboiled : SCALDED
28. Enlarge : DILATE
31. Disreputable : SHADY
32. Walked with measured steps : PACED
34. Corvine call : CAW
35. Sangria, e.g. : WINE
36. Family members : MAMAS
37. Northeaster : GALE
38. Together with : AND
39. Packaging machine : BALER
40. Flavor : SAPOR
41. Old Faithful is one : GEYSER
43. Wise man : SOLOMON
45. Settled : STAID
47. Bunyan's Blue Ox : BABE
48. Court figure : ATTORNEY
51. Brilliant : GIFTED
55. Eat ___ (be humiliated) : CROW
56. Site of the first A-bomb test : ALAMOGORDO
58. Radial or whitewall : TIRE
59. Brass man of myth : TALOS
60. Do gardening : WEED
61. Hastened : SPED
62. Watched : EYED
63. Cotton fabric : LENO
1. Charge : RATE
2. Mangle : IRON
3. Pornography : SMUT
4. Wild prank : ESCAPADE
5. Forefront : VAN
6. Terminates : ENDS
7. Princely : REGAL
8. Platitudes : BROMIDES
9. Force : COMPEL
10. Opera highlight : ARIADACAPO
11. Grit : SAND
12. Joint : KNEE
14. Dinner course : SALAD
17. Like SE Ohio : HILLY
21. Slide : SKID
23. Tibet's neighbor : NEPAL
25. Gleam : SHINE
26. Confectionery : CANDYSTORE
27. Matrons : DAMES
29. Eagle's claw : TALON
30. Pitcher : EWER
31. Plunder : SWAG
33. St.-John's-bread : CAROB
36. Season by steeping in brine : MARINATE
37. Combat contestant : GAMEFOWL
39. Zoo attraction : BEAR
40. Ferber novel : SOBIG
42. Packed away : STOWED
44. Nigerian seaport : LAGOS
46. Postpone : DELAY
48. New Testament book : ACTS
49. Journey : TRIP
50. Eastern campus : YALE
52. Gateado or diomate : TREE
53. Blissful place : EDEN
54. Blockhead : DODO
57. British counterpart of a hippie : MOD

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