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New York Times, Friday, March 2, 1979

Author:
David A. Scully
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
David A. Scully has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,706
Across
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Memorable co-star in "Road" films : BING
5
Type of tuna : ATUN
9
What cockalorums do : BRAG
13
___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
14
Author Vidal : GORE
15
One of the Forsytes : IRENE
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Rural artist's subject : BARN
17
Part of a Kipling line : EASTISEAST
19
Start of a Kipling trio : ARAGANDA
21
Angry looks : GLARES
22
"___ Named Sue" : ABOY
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"___ generally shammin' . . . ": Kipling : ANES
24
Metal used for joining : SOLDER
27
" . . . outer China ___ Bay!" : CROSTTHE
31
Skunk cabbage, e.g. : AROID
32
Bar order : SOUR
33
Go fast : HIE
34
French or English follower : HORN
35
"Old Creole Days" author : CABLE
36
Narrate : TELL
37
Suffix for concert : INA
38
What Mexicans breathe : AIRE
39
Vast number : HORDE
40
With "hank of hair," continuation of 19 Across : BONEANDA
43
Thor's boomerang : HAMMER
44
Square column : ANTA
45
Selfsame : VERY
46
" . . . and a ___ steer her by": Masefield : STARTO
49
"The Phantom ___": Kipling tale : RICKSHAW
53
See 17 Across : WESTISWEST
55
Apiece : EACH
56
Cover-up name : ALIAS
57
Preposition : INTO
58
Chauffeur's responsibility, for short : LIMO
59
Child cowboy's cry : BANG
60
Equipment : GEAR
61
Kind of circus : FLEA
Down
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___ au rhum : BABA
2
Steeplejack's item : IBAR
3
" . . . borrower ___ lender be" : NORA
4
Kipling's water bearer : GUNGADIN
5
Son of Poseidon : AGENOR
6
Sycophant : TOADY
7
Bear on high : URSA
8
Seine : NET
9
Turkey portion : BREAST
10
Bring to maturity : REAR
11
Faulkner character : ANSE
12
Figures out : GETS
15
British ___ : ISLES
18
Neglect : IGNORE
20
Retired : ABED
23
As ___ (usually) : ARULE
24
Kipling, to the Hindus : SAHIB
25
Site of Vallee's schooling: 1921–22 : ORONO
26
Relative of radar : LORAN
27
Menace in India : COBRA
28
Calorie : THERM
29
Soprano Gueden : HILDE
30
Selective fisherman : EELER
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"You ___ mouthful!" : SAIDA
35
"Chapters" of long poems : CANTOS
36
"I outs . . . an' ___ sez I:" : TOMYSELF
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Listen : HARK
41
Canine's identification : EARTAG
42
No-men : ANTIS
43
Bully : HECTOR
45
Distant view : VISTA
46
Clean the orlop : SWAB
47
Membrane : TELA
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C ___ Charlie : ASIN
49
Alain ___ Lesage : RENE
50
Welcome : HAIL
51
Summit : ACME
52
Directive to Dobbin : WHOA
54
Costume topper : WIG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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