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New York Times, Saturday, March 17, 1979

Author: Hugh McElroy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Hugh McElroy has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,721
Across Down
1. Companions of bacon : EGGS
5. Shoe nail : BRAD
9. Ignore : SNUB
13. Neighbor of Galway : CLARE
14. Word with check or coat : RAIN
15. Manage : COPE
16. Greens of sport and song : HUBERTANDADOLPH
19. Robert ___ : ELEE
20. Douglas ___, first president of Eire : HYDE
21. A Tara O'Hara : ELLEN
22. Scottish "no" : NAE
24. What waiters take : ORDERS
25. "___ of America": Reich : THEGREENING
31. Sensory stimuli : AURAE
32. Lorne Greene's Adama on TV : ROLE
33. Actor Joel : GREY
37. Dross : SLAG
38. Gallico's Mrs. ___ : ARRIS
39. Kind of review : RAVE
40. Artist Greenaway : KATE
41. Where a shamrock is a trifoglio : ROMA
42. Kentucky college town : BEREA
43. Romaine and cos : SALADGREENS
45. Jules ___, film director : DASSIN
49. Yankees' Guidry : RON
50. Kind of bucket : OAKEN
51. Curved molding : OGEE
54. Reuner, for short : GRAD
58. Greens of locale and authorship : GRETNAANDGERALD
61. Fortress feature : MOAT
62. Crow : BRAG
63. He played Parnell : DONAT
64. March 17, ___ Domini 1979 : ANNO
65. "___ go marching . . . " : ASWE
66. "The ___," Grace Kelly film : SWAN
1. Jewish month : ELUL
2. Kaplan of TV : GABE
3. Rumer Godden's "The ___ Summer" : GREENGAGE
4. Indian weight : SER
5. County Wicklow seaside resort : BRAY
6. McNally partner : RAND
7. Helper : AIDE
8. Nucleic acid : DNA
9. Berate : SCOLD
10. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
11. Kind of berth : UPPER
12. Novelist Aphra and family : BEHNS
13. Guevara : CHE
17. Quaker pronoun : THEE
18. Sacred lake in Donegal : DERG
23. "The Campbells ___ coming" : ARE
24. Handy greenbacks : ONES
25. Kind of force : TASK
26. Hilo dance : HULA
27. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
28. Flynn : ERROL
29. Shearer : NORMA
30. Epic poem : ILIAD
33. "___ the Lilacs" : GREENGROW
34. Steak order : RARE
35. Word with tide or song : EVEN
36. Opponents of nays : YEAS
38. ___ Islands, in Galway Bay : ARAN
42. Monastic abbr. : BRO
43. ___ Fein, Irish political movement : SINN
44. Mr. Peck, to friends : GREG
45. Teachings : DOGMA
46. Hank of home-run fame : AARON
47. Old Irish hunting knife : SKEAN
48. Sullivan vs. Kilrain: 1889 : SETTO
51. Currach adjuncts : OARS
52. Nibble : GNAW
53. Advantage : EDGE
55. Genus of frogs : RANA
56. Hale, King or Arkin : ALAN
57. Pest killer : DDT
59. Arab garment : ABA
60. McMahon et al. : EDS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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