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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1979

Author: Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { H K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,751
Across Down
1. Kind of tennis or bowling : LAWN
5. La Fontaine opus : FABLE
10. Scissors or trousers : PAIR
14. Biblical dupe : ESAU
15. Noncitizen : ALIEN
16. Prefix with culture : AGRI
17. Cannes ___ Festival : FILM
18. Highway intersection arrangement : CLOVERLEAF
20. Gifted people : TALENTS
22. "___ auf Naxos," Strauss opera : ARIADNE
23. Cold, in Buenos Aires : FRIO
24. Hairnet : SNOOD
25. West Coast shrub : SALAL
27. Travel by air : JET
28. Squabbles : TIFFS
32. Graham Greene's "The Fallen ___" : IDOL
33. ___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras) : FAT
34. Tenfold : DENARY
35. Agate : TAW
36. Either of a dancing duo : PARTNER
38. Russian village : MIR
39. Odd : UNEVEN
41. Sound heard from the herd : LOW
42. Capital of Timor : DILI
43. Read carefully, with "over" : PORED
44. "Oedipus ___," Stravinsky opera : REX
45. ___ boner (goof) : PULLA
46. Consumer activist : NADER
48. Indiana steel center : GARY
49. "___ Paris," 1932 song : APRILIN
52. Legislative chambers : SENATES
55. Spontaneous populist movement : GRASSROOTS
57. "This ___ is none of mine": Shak. : BRAT
58. Desdemona's accuser : IAGO
59. Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
60. Dodecanese island: It. : LERO
61. Harbinger : OMEN
62. Poetry Muse : ERATO
63. Bark : YELP
1. Bank on the Seine : LEFT
2. Where the Gobi is : ASIA
3. Shy one at a dance : WALLFLOWER
4. Roman or Arabic item : NUMERAL
5. Ipso ___ : FACTO
6. "___ right with the world": Browning : ALLS
7. Sci. course : BIO
8. Oscar, the memorable musical wit : LEVANT
9. It starts when diciembre ends : ENERO
10. Richard Boone's early TV role : PALADIN
11. Like Methuselah : AGED
12. Khomeini's land : IRAN
13. Abounding : RIFE
19. Lawless dissident : RIOTER
21. Nothing : NIL
24. Colonist : SETTLER
25. ___ and take notice : SITUP
26. John Hersey's bell town : ADANO
27. Leyden or Mason : JAR
29. Genealogy representation : FAMILYTREE
30. Furbelow : FRILL
31. Assad's country : SYRIA
33. Buff : FAN
34. Word between honey and melon : DEW
36. Tricycle parts : PEDALS
37. Night goddess : NOX
40. Moose flesh : VENISON
42. In a lasting manner : DURABLY
44. Monet contemporary : RENOIR
45. Criticize : PAN
47. Sad song : DIRGE
48. Plaster of paris : GESSO
49. Exchange premium : AGIO
50. Baby buggy : PRAM
51. Fad : RAGE
52. Photocopy : STAT
53. Warren or Butz : EARL
54. Octagonal road sign : STOP
56. "___ Clear Day . . . " : ONA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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