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New York Times, Thursday, November 8, 1979

Author:
William Jarvis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,957
Across
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Disappear : VANISH
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Tramp : SLOG
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R. E. Lee's cause : CSA
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"___ of Honey" : ATASTE
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Travel through various lands : TOUR
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Alternative to R.O.T.C. : OCS
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More intimate : COZIER
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Liturgical verse : ANTIPHON
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"The Stagirite" : ARISTOTLE
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Teacher of 20 Across : PLATO
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Mt. Rushmore site : SDAK
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Part of B.T.U. : UNIT
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"Down with!" in Dijon : ABAS
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River pronounced "waz" : OISE
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"___ Wonderful Life," Capra film : ITSA
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Singles-bar rara avis : ESCORT
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Meat imprint : USDA
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Wag : FARCEUR
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"The Luck of ___ Camp" : ROARING
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Stevens of "Carmen" fame : RISE
43
Fruit-jelly substance : PECTIN
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What Mrs. Sprat avoided : LEAN
46
British wingding : BASH
49
Beatles film : HELP
50
Springy cadence : LILT
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Lows : MOOS
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Poet who lived before 700 B.C. : HOMER
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Dramatist who influenced O'Neill : AESCHYLUS
60
Liqueur for espresso : ANISETTE
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Bronson Alcott's famous daughter : LOUISA
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Part of a salutation : SIR
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Christian of couture : DIOR
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High gloss : ENAMEL
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Newspaper org. : ANA
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G.O.P. opponents : DEMS
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Wences and Vargas : SENORS
Down
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Explorer Cabeza de ___ : VACA
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One that does: Suffix : ATOR
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Hakenkreuzler : NAZI
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Mother of Horus : ISIS
5
Proofreaders' words : STETS
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"Father of History" : HERODOTUS
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Pursues stealthily : STALKS
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Like Tonto's friend : LONE
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Opposite of safe, sometimes : OUT
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Hold firmly in one's hand : GRIP
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Family in a Cagney film : COHANS
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Nova ___ : SCOTIA
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As like ___ : ASNOT
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His "Lives" influenced Shakespeare : PLUTARCH
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___ Babilonia, figure-skating star : TAI
25
W.W. I army : AEF
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Boys' org. : BSA
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Summit: Comb. form : ACR
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Xanthippe's philosophical mate : SOCRATES
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Locale of Ger., Nor., etc. : EUR
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Zoological suffix : IDAE
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Curb : REIN
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Great Greek tragedian : SOPHOCLES
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Member of 11 Across : REB
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Suffix with Canaan or Yemen : ITE
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Zero : NIL
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U.S. output : GNP
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"The ___ Winter," 1968 film : LIONIN
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Site of Twain's remains : ELMIRA
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Afghan bigwigs : AMEERS
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"___ your old man!" : SOS
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___ apso : LHASA
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Was eminent : SHONE
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Foxx of TV : REDD
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Item studied by Niels Bohr : ATOM
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Money in Peking : YUAN
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Long car, for short : LIMO
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Addict : USER
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Bando and Mineo : SALS
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Sleeper between tracks : TIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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