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New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1979

Author: Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Special police dept. unit : SWAT
5. Houston ballplayer : ASTRO
10. Ski lift : TBAR
14. Instep : ARCH
15. King Arthur's father : UTHER
16. Follower of pigeon or fox : HOLE
17. CBS's memorable Grandpa Walton : GEER
18. Brief : TERSE
19. Pamirs, "___ of the world" : ROOF
20. Addax or dik-dik : ANTELOPE
22. Author of "Faust" : GOETHE
24. Verily : YEA
25. Word with rally or pill : PEP
27. Composer Franz : LEHAR
28. Chiromancer's essentials : PALMS
30. Beetle : ELATER
32. Olivier-Caine film : SLEUTH
34. Self-esteem : EGO
35. The lowdown : INFO
39. Without : SANS
40. Trimmed the rims : EDGED
42. Tide or wagon tongue : NEAP
43. "Star ___" : TREK
44. Word with tune or weed : RAG
45. Pooch : DOGGIE
47. Peephole : EYELET
50. Start of an oak : ACORN
51. Statue by Michelangelo : PIETA
54. Carplike fish : IDE
55. ___ in judgment : SIT
56. Grave : SOLEMN
58. Confine : RESTRICT
62. French celestial being : ANGE
63. A place to remember : ALAMO
65. Relief-package org. : CARE
66. Fabulist : LIAR
67. Hambletonian entry : PACER
68. Salt Lake City team : UTES
69. Fourth planet from the sun : MARS
70. Jenny Lind was one : SWEDE
71. Bastes : SEWS
1. "The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
2. Sir Christopher the architect : WREN
3. Kind of torch : ACETYLENE
4. Dumas group : THREEMUSKETEERS
5. ___-da-fé : AUTO
6. Russian plain : STEPPE
7. Field-day event : THREELEGGEDRACE
8. Subject of a lawsuit : RES
9. Neighbor of Calif. : OREG
10. Something spectacular or confusing : THREERINGCIRCUS
11. Shirley or Edwin : BOOTH
12. Kanaka greeting : ALOHA
13. Allude : REFER
21. "Safety ___," Harold Lloyd film : LAST
23. Relative of "Bravo!" : OLE
26. Singer Patti : PAGE
28. Attention grabber : PSST
29. Of the shoulder: Anat. : ALAR
31. Chemistry Nobelist: 1957 : TODD
33. Present : HERE
36. Dicker : NEGOTIATE
37. Exposition : FAIR
38. Partner of aboveboard : OPEN
41. Salvador the artist : DALI
46. Kiln : OAST
48. Candied comestible item : YAM
49. Came down in torrents : TEEMED
51. The 23d, e.g. : PSALM
52. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
53. Composer knighted in 1904 : ELGAR
57. What teasels raise : NAPS
59. Disgruntled : SORE
60. Ted Turner's seagoing group : CREW
61. Dick Tracy's wife : TESS
64. What Moses received on Mt. Sinai : LAW

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