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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: 2, 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 Down
1. Disappear : VANISH
7. Tramp : SLOG
11. R. E. Lee's cause : CSA
14. "___ of Honey" : ATASTE
15. Travel through various lands : TOUR
16. Alternative to R.O.T.C. : OCS
17. More intimate : COZIER
18. Liturgical verse : ANTIPHON
20. "The Stagirite" : ARISTOTLE
22. Teacher of 20 Across : PLATO
23. Mt. Rushmore site : SDAK
24. Part of B.T.U. : UNIT
25. "Down with!" in Dijon : ABAS
29. River pronounced "waz" : OISE
31. "___ Wonderful Life," Capra film : ITSA
32. Singles-bar rara avis : ESCORT
34. Meat imprint : USDA
36. Wag : FARCEUR
38. "The Luck of ___ Camp" : ROARING
42. Stevens of "Carmen" fame : RISE
43. Fruit-jelly substance : PECTIN
44. What Mrs. Sprat avoided : LEAN
46. British wingding : BASH
49. Beatles film : HELP
50. Springy cadence : LILT
51. Lows : MOOS
53. Poet who lived before 700 B.C. : HOMER
55. Dramatist who influenced O'Neill : AESCHYLUS
60. Liqueur for espresso : ANISETTE
62. Bronson Alcott's famous daughter : LOUISA
63. Part of a salutation : SIR
64. Christian of couture : DIOR
65. High gloss : ENAMEL
66. Newspaper org. : ANA
67. G.O.P. opponents : DEMS
68. Wences and Vargas : SENORS
1. Explorer Cabeza de ___ : VACA
2. One that does: Suffix : ATOR
3. Hakenkreuzler : NAZI
4. Mother of Horus : ISIS
5. Proofreaders' words : STETS
6. "Father of History" : HERODOTUS
7. Pursues stealthily : STALKS
8. Like Tonto's friend : LONE
9. Opposite of safe, sometimes : OUT
10. Hold firmly in one's hand : GRIP
11. Family in a Cagney film : COHANS
12. Nova ___ : SCOTIA
13. As like ___ : ASNOT
19. His "Lives" influenced Shakespeare : PLUTARCH
21. ___ Babilonia, figure-skating star : TAI
25. W.W. I army : AEF
26. Boys' org. : BSA
27. Summit: Comb. form : ACR
28. Xanthippe's philosophical mate : SOCRATES
30. Locale of Ger., Nor., etc. : EUR
31. Zoological suffix : IDAE
33. Curb : REIN
35. Great Greek tragedian : SOPHOCLES
37. Member of 11 Across : REB
39. Suffix with Canaan or Yemen : ITE
40. Zero : NIL
41. U.S. output : GNP
44. "The ___ Winter," 1968 film : LIONIN
45. Site of Twain's remains : ELMIRA
47. Afghan bigwigs : AMEERS
48. "___ your old man!" : SOS
50. ___ apso : LHASA
52. Was eminent : SHONE
54. Foxx of TV : REDD
55. Item studied by Niels Bohr : ATOM
56. Money in Peking : YUAN
57. Long car, for short : LIMO
58. Addict : USER
59. Bando and Mineo : SALS
61. Sleeper between tracks : TIE

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

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