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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1979

Author:
Jacobs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,716
Across
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Former TV host, Jack ___ : PAAR
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Mature tadpole : FROG
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Member of a Latin I trio : AMAT
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Atoll : ISLE
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Fragrant flower : LILAC
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"You must ___ peck of dirt . . . ": Swift : EATA
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What some planes break : THESOUNDBARRIER
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Jinx : HEX
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Wallace of TV : MIKE
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Des ___ (literally, of monks) : MOINES
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Desk appurtenances : PADS
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Clowns : MIMES
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Eyes quickly : SCANS
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Soothe : CALM
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One of the Cratchits : TIM
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Norse rumbler : THOR
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Tall Asiatic tree : ACLE
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Inst. at Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Protection from warplanes : AIRRAIDSHELTERS
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"To ___ is human" : ERR
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Kind of machine : SLOT
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Furnace output : HEAT
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Brenda the singer : LEE
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Swiss abstract painter : KLEE
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Devotion : PIETY
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Town ___ : CRIER
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James ___, actor from N.Y.C. : COCO
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TV producer's concern : RATING
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French weapon : ARME
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Superlative ending : EST
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What some planes fly on : AWINGANDAPRAYER
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Large, in Lille : GROS
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Part of AWOL : LEAVE
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Alien: Comb. form : XENO
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Since, in Glasgow : SYNE
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Playing card : TREY
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He sang with MacDonald : EDDY
Down
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Gist : PITH
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Netman Arthur : ASHE
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Karras of football fame : ALEX
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___ judicata : RES
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Gasoline and water, e.g. : FLUIDS
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Skating areas : RINKS
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Ye ___ Curiosity Shoppe : OLDE
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Chitchat : GAB
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Height for a kite : AERIE
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Shoppers' mecca : MAINSTREET
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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"H.M.S. Pinafore" group : TARS
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Dumas novel : CAMILLE
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Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
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"The Desert Fox" : ROMMEL
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Young salmon : PARR
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Jet plane's speed unit : MACH
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English county : SHIRE
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Embarrassing newspaper note : CORRECTION
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Class in Calcutta : CASTE
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"___ the Lord my soul to keep" : IPRAY
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Hazard asea or on land : MIST
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Far East unit of weight : TAEL
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Kind of price : ASKING
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Like smugglers' goods : ILLEGAL
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Active one : DOER
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Kojak : THEO
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Roman general and statesman : POMPEY
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Baker's aide : ICER
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Laundry cycle : RINSE
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Yearn for : CRAVE
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"From ___ to riches" : RAGS
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Wide of the mark : AWRY
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Checked out, visually : EYED
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Transmit : SEND
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Home, to Priam : TROY
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N.B.A. player : NET
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Cut down a tree : AXE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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