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New York Times, Tuesday, April 10, 1979

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,745

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Part of C.O.D. : CASH
5
Six-pt. plays on the gridiron : TDS
8
Newspaper notices : OBITS
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Flask for Epicurus : OLPE
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City (anagram for Arno) : ORAN
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Turnip, in Toulon : NAVET
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Bow maker : TIER
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Ovid's real name : NASO
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World jurist Root : ELIHU
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Wonderland party : TEA
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Without inspection : SIGHTUNSEEN
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Bobby-soxers' footwear : ANKLETS
25
Disquiet : UNEASE
26
Where the Boyne flows : EIRE
27
Light refractor : PRISM
28
Ivan's trade : UKASE
30
Tolkien creatures : ENTS
31
Approximately : SAY
34
Gnat, rat or brat : PEST
35
Step : PHASE
37
Emilie's friend : AMIE
38
At all : ANY
39
Catafalque's cousin : BIER
40
"How sweet and fair she ___ to be": Waller : SEEMS
41
Calyx part : SEPAL
42
Columnist Wilson : EARL
43
Correlative : EITHER
45
Develops, as a plot : UNFOLDS
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Esthetically excellent : INGOODTASTE
50
Dadaist's interest : ART
51
Suntan-lotion ingredient : SALOL
52
Luck, in Lyon : HEUR
53
Mercyhurst College site : ERIE
54
"Feed ___ . . . " : ACOLD
55
Hurting : SORE
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Pahoehoe or aa : LAVA
57
Facing a glacier : STOSS
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"Bill ___ and Boomerang" : NYE
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Stanch : STEM
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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___ and Sedition Acts: 1798 : ALIEN
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"Hush joint" of the 20's : SPEAKEASY
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"Take ___, She's Mine," 1961 play : HER
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Blaster's explosive : TONITE
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Grows boring : DRAGS
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Casement : SASH
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Integrity or harmony : ONENESS
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Fragrant fir : BALSAM
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Clinging vines : IVIES
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Daze : STUN
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Highway sign : NOTURNS
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Withered : SERE
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Wed : UNITE
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Register : LIST
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Bizet's "The ___ Fishers" : PEARL
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"___ Lazy River" (old song) : UPA
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Singleton or Boyer : KEN
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Be suspicious : SMELLARAT
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Intention : AIM
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Oui in Orléans : YES
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Trimmed, as slipcovers : PIPED
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Firesides : HEARTHS
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Pertaining to flight: Prefix : AERO
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Watches : BEHOLDS
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Pelf protector : SAFE
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Milkmaids' perches : STOOLS
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Lobster thermidor, for one : ENTREE
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Legislate : ENACT
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Aleut's hogan : IGLOO
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Loan shark's specialty : USURY
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Riverside, in N.Y.C. : DRIVE
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Roller or boat : STEAM
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"A miss ___ good . . . " : ISAS
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Period that appears endless : AEON
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These rumble over Chi. : ELS

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

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