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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 1979

38-Down : More like a lion's pelt

Author:
Dana Gross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,747
Across
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Forefront : VAN
4
Docile person : LAMB
8
Type of history : ORAL
12
In a line : AROW
14
Place of an action, in law : VENUE
15
A lot of money : PILE
16
Tree native to the southern U.S. : TITI
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Concern of Soviet officials : EMIGRATION
19
Atmospheric pollutant : AEROSOL
21
Liqueur and condiment flavor : ANISE
22
Birthplace of the limerick : ERIN
23
Located at or in the ear : OTIC
24
Insect-eating mammal of Madagascar : TENREC
27
Washington Monument, e.g. : OBELISK
30
Part of the psyche : EGO
31
Caliban, to Prospero : SLAVE
33
Jack Horner, for one : EATER
35
Signs of Rialto success : SROS
37
Rejoice : EXULT
39
Captain in a Verne novel : NEMO
40
Doctrine : TENET
42
Epic of the Trojan War : ILIAD
44
Like a teacher's pet : APT
45
Able to withstand stress : TENSILE
47
"There is no ___ but life": Ruskin : WEALTH
49
Wood and coal derivatives : TARS
50
Almost invisible biter : GNAT
51
Blazing : AFIRE
53
Mouth of a clam : ORIFICE
56
G.I. sent elsewhere : TRANSFEREE
58
Frat's next of kin : DORM
60
Make goo-goo eyes : OGLE
61
Complete : UTTER
62
Beat out barely : EDGE
63
Candidate's concern : POLL
64
Word between stop and listen : LOOK
65
The time of many billions of lives : EON
Down
1
Wine vessel : VAT
2
"The Toreador Song," e.g. : ARIA
3
Observe : NOTE
4
Winning manager in 1978 World Series : LEMON
5
Dye : ANIL
6
Drinking utensil : MUG
7
Criticize sharply : BERATE
8
Spectacles are his specialty : OPTICIAN
9
Social reformer: 1849-1914 : RIIS
10
Succulent plant : ALOE
11
Author Deighton : LEN
13
Building artisan : WIRER
14
Blister : VESICLE
18
Old-womanish : ANILE
20
Ilmenite and chalcopyrite : ORES
23
Printers' daggers : OBELI
24
Acid ___ : TEST
25
Bird known for its valuable plumes : EGRET
26
Caldwell's "___ Hears" : NOONE
27
Part of a seed plant : OVULE
28
Peculate : STEAL
29
Trim : KEMPT
32
Branch or leaf angles : AXILS
34
He wrote "Portnoy's Complaint" : ROTH
36
Possible watcher on the Rhine : SENTINEL
38
More like a lion's pelt : TAWNIER
41
Autocrats : TSARS
43
Unwilling to listen : DEAF
46
Angry : IREFUL
48
"There is ___ in the affairs of men ... " : ATIDE
50
Socrates or Isocrates : GREEK
51
Jason's ship : ARGO
52
Collapse : FALL
53
Hamlet's "___ take arms ... " : ORTO
54
Word with area or zip : CODE
55
Hence, to Hadrian : ERGO
56
Kind of billing : TOP
57
Ike's post in W.W. II : ETO
59
Pieces for Fischer : MEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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