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New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 1979

Author:
Cornelia Warriner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Cornelia Warriner has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,742
Across
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More recent : LATER
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Resort : SPA
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Lariat : RIATA
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Divert : AMUSE
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Stats re Louis, Ali et al. : KOS
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Available : ONTAP
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Trick + paths : CONTRAILS
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Community standards : ETHOS
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Diamond call + court call : OUTLET
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Being : ESSE
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About + halloo : RECALL
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Singer Kay : STARR
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Honorary degree held by Betty Ford : LLD
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Place to swim + place to dream : SEABED
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Burns and Allen Ginsberg : POETS
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Expert + sleuth + peak : PROTECTOR
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Shield border : ORLE
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Rent : LEASE
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Bluefin : TUNA
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Precipice + circles : SCARRINGS
44
Timid soul : SISSY
45
Pelt dresser : TANNER
46
Finnish novelist: 1861-1921 : AHO
47
Fibrous Philippine plant : ABACA
50
Demesne abodes : MANORS
54
Delay : WAIT
57
Mineo + a Kennedy : SALTED
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Item tossed into a ring : HAT
60
On the move : ASTIR
62
Norm + heir + years : PARSONAGE
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Sifter : SIEVE
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Greek letter : ETA
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Telegrapher or electrician : WIRER
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Scraped : PARED
68
Radiation unit : REM
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Part of a black suit : SPADE
Down
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Employee in a football plant : LACER
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Root used as soap in Mexico : AMOLE
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Hauberk : TUNIC
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Superlative ending : EST
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Anent + drumbeats : REROLLS
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Parody : SKIT
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Election Day meccas : POLLS
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While + coterie : ASSET
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Bury + deed : INTERACTION
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Sportsmen: Abbr. : ATHS
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Site of Kit Carson's house : TAOS
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Choir loft : APSE
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Old: Scot. : AULD
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Savor : TASTE
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Change + indigenous : ALTERNATIVE
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Pawnee's cousin : REE
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Heat units: Abbr. : BTUS
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Ages upon ages : EONS
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Delivery cart : DRAY
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Mail : POST
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Zest : ELAN
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Write : PEN
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Cheap magazine : RAG
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Strategic org. of W.W. II : OSS
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Money in Ankara : LIRAS
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Confederate : REB
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Fish + howls : SHADOWS
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Central Iowa city : AMES
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Antic : CAPER
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Winged : ALATE
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Author of "The Lockwood Concern" : OHARA
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Stormed : RAGED
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Vespiary denizen : WASP
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Huge land area : ASIA
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Roman way : ITER
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Collier's vehicle : TRAM
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Scarlet : RED
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Pinch : NIP

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

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