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New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 1979

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,682
Across
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Veal source : CALF
5
Oodles : GOBS
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Willingly : LIEF
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Century plant : ALOE
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"Una voce poco fa" is one : ARIA
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Type of cap : DUNCE
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Museum specialists : RESTORERS
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Words to the inhibited : LETITALLHANGOUT
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Some are iniquitous : DENS
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Abbr. on a map : RTE
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Eve's genesis : RIB
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Summer drink : ADE
27
Gershwin the lyricist : IRA
28
Pardner : PAL
31
Author Eliav : ARIE
33
Device using a series of fishhooks : TROTLINE
35
Words to one who lies : TELLITTOSWEENEY
39
Casey Jones : ENGINEER
40
Traffic-report entry : DENT
41
Frances or Joey : DEE
42
Trio between K and O : LMN
43
Homophone for yews or ewes : USE
46
Marie or Anne: Abbr. : STE
47
It rises in a trunk : SAP
48
Barrie canine : NANA
50
Words to a wag : QUITYOURKIDDING
58
Fail to notice : UNSEE
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Loses one's cool : BOILSOVER
60
Felix the clown : ADLER
61
Fief toiler : ESNE
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Like a whooping crane: Lat. : RARA
63
Up-and-at-'em person : DOER
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"Foxxy" fellow : REDD
65
Methuselah's longevity rival : ENOS
Down
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Baseball's Hubbell : CARL
2
Not windward : ALEE
3
Type of cause or motion : LOST
4
Rank : FETID
5
The M-1 rifle : GARAND
6
Blackmailer's phrase : ORELSE
7
Compete in a roleo : BIRL
8
Obi : SASH
9
Swordsman's sally : LUNGE
10
Run ___ (encounter) : INTO
11
Light tan : ECRU
12
Yard sections : FEET
15
Toothed : DENTATE
17
Great Barrier Island : OTEA
20
Tell missile : ARROW
23
Assessed : RATED
24
Girl in a "Goodnight" song : IRENE
25
Widest part of a cask : BILGE
27
Collector from John Q. : IRS
28
Is lovelorn : PINES
29
Concerning : ANENT
30
P.I. invasion site: 1944 : LEYTE
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Ransom ___ Olds : ELI
33
Eminence : TOR
34
Showed the way : LED
36
Jewel worker : INLAYER
37
Rhythm : TEMPO
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Half a score : TEN
43
Harsh : UNKIND
44
Left port : SAILED
45
It's a feat to make these meet : ENDS
47
Beef on the hoof : STEER
49
Honeymooner's verb : ADORE
50
College square, for short : QUAD
51
Open : UNDO
52
___ La Motte, in Lake Champlain : ISLE
53
"Deutschland ___ alles" : UBER
54
"Second Hand" girl of 1921 : ROSE
55
Any Russian soldier : IVAN
56
Poppaea Sabina's spouse : NERO
57
Mardi ___ : GRAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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