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New York Times, Tuesday, April 24, 1979

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,759

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High mountain : ALP
4
Place : STEAD
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"Moby Dick" skipper : AHAB
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Cutting tool : DIE
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Smooth and shiny : GLOSSY
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Deal successfully : COPE
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Treacherous person : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
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Barcelona bigwig : GRANDEE
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"Candy stripers" : AIDES
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Want : NEED
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South African plains : VELD
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Fenny tract : MORASS
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Saint-___, French seaport : MALO
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Wise saying : SAW
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In a wild state : AMOK
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___ energy : SOLAR
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Sooner than : ERE
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Tantalizing situation : CATANDMOUSEGAME
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Noted Finnish author: 1861–1921 : AHO
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Have origin : ARISE
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At the summit : ATOP
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Conflict : WAR
42
"Farewell, Fabius!" : VALE
43
Diamond goofs : ERRORS
45
Taunt : GIBE
46
Diva's forte : ARIA
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Hold very dear : ADORE
50
Reckless Monte Carlo patron : PLUNGER
53
Casts lovesick glances : MAKESSHEEPSEYES
57
Parcel of land : ACRE
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Treat with carbon dioxide : AERATE
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Double-crosser : RAT
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Anger : HEAT
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Gratings : GRIDS
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English cathedral town : ELY
Down
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Certain plugs : ADS
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Marine fish : LING
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Orchard product : PEAR
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Playground equipment : SLIDES
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Harmonized : TONED
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Site of the Museo Atestino : ESTE
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Hardwood : ASH
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Color : DYE
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Caustic : ACRID
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Aussie tennis star of the 50's : HOAD
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Church section : APSE
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"Good Queen ___" : BESS
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Factors involved in cloning : GENES
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Polynesian : KANAKA
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In abundance : GALORE
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Worth : VALUE
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Initials of a Greek liberation army in W.W. II : ELAS
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Tropical bird : MACAW
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"Gate City of the West" : OMAHA
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Machine part : ROTOR
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Fraternal-order member : MOOSE
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Former pact : SEATO
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Jousting wear : ARMOR
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Shows sorrow : WEEPS
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Look pleased : SMILE
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Armadas : NAVIES
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Colorless : DRAB
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Storage structure : GARAGE
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Breaks out : ERUPTS
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Lave : RINSE
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Hail : GREET
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Like ___ balloon : ALEAD
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Nanking nurse : AMAH
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Freshwater fish : DACE
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Its pods are used for stews : OKRA
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Prefix with scope or meter : PERI
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"Jane ___" : EYRE
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Genuine : REAL
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Bearish period : SAG
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"___ looks were free": Coleridge : HER
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Porker's pad : STY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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