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New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1979

Author: Whitworth
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J V W Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,691
Across Down
1. Grate : RASP
5. Greenhouse plant : CALLA
10. Famed N.Y.C. street : MOTT
14. Ending meaning "little one" : ELLA
15. Grotto nymph : OREAD
16. Reverberate : ECHO
17. Place to give a rap : DOOR
18. "___ yon crimson tree": Bryant : NEATH
19. Cauterize : SEAR
20. Leisters : SPEARS
22. Dish sometimes served under glass : PHEASANT
24. Rod Carew's weapon : BAT
25. Kin of minks : ERMINES
26. Ravage : SPOLIATE
31. Long, indefinite period : EON
32. Aster or peony : PERENNIAL
34. Postponed going to bed : SATUP
38. "Like Niobe, ___ tears": Hamlet : ALL
39. Playing card for a seer : TAROT
41. Collection : ANA
42. Man has 32 : TEETH
45. College official : REGISTRAR
48. Be repentant : RUE
50. Showing good manners and taste : DECOROUS
51. Gives out homework : ASSIGNS
55. Nepalese native : KHA
56. Will property : BEQUEATH
58. Fall forward : TOPPLE
62. Astringent : ALUM
63. Formula for beliefs : CREDO
65. Ardor : ELAN
66. Rebuff : SLAP
67. Poisonous : TOXIC
68. Cipher : ZERO
69. Estonian : ESTH
70. Paddle : SPANK
71. Engineer for whom a St. Louis bridge was named : EADS
1. Morgan, Foster et al. : REDS
2. Like Pisa's tower : ALOP
3. Shrub with a sour fruit : SLOE
4. Short allegorical tale : PARABLE
5. Not changing : CONSTANT
6. "Lafayette, we ___ here" : ARE
7. Caper : LEAP
8. Shaping tool : LATHE
9. Stick : ADHERE
10. Scene of Nazis' last stand in Sicily : MESSINA
11. Great quantity : OCEAN
12. Man in the van of a clan : THANE
13. Civil wrongs : TORTS
21. Play based on a Maugham story : RAIN
23. Shepherd prophet : AMOS
26. Honeymoon spoiler : SPAT
27. Former Cosmo : PELE
28. Shield border : ORLE
29. Crown: Poetic : TIAR
30. Auriculate : EARED
33. Theater section : LOGE
35. Polynesian staple : TARO
36. Tropical sloth : UNAU
37. So-so scores for Gary Player : PARS
40. Music to a horologist's ears : TICKTOCK
43. Earn a laurel wreath : TRIUMPH
44. Like the Colosseum : HUGE
46. Where Karl Marx once lived : SOHO
47. Spot for a certain artist : TRAPEZE
49. Legislates : ENACTS
51. Humble : ABASE
52. Peddles : SELLS
53. Crouch : SQUAT
54. Sharpen a razor : STROP
57. Six: Comb. form : HEXA
59. Entreaty : PLEA
60. Fat : LARD
61. Seth's son : ENOS
64. Uproar : DIN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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