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New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 1979

Author: Weil
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { B J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,775
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1. Like many a salad : TOSSED
7. Negligent : REMISS
13. Artist's quarters : ATELIER
15. Spanish court star : ORANTES
17. Kind of idol : MATINEE
18. Rome tourist site : LATERAN
19. Grip's concern : PROP
20. Vital sign : PULSE
22. Gibbon : APE
23. Writer Rand : AYN
24. Beard with an appropriate name : GOATEE
26. Wretched : VILE
27. Legal relinquishment of a right : WAIVER
28. Soviet region, for short : TATAR
29. Mean or worth follower : WHILE
30. Kind of triangle : SCALENE
32. Invent : CREATE
34. Portended : OMENED
35. The good doctors : HEALERS
37. Small birds : WRENS
38. More fitting : APTER
39. Exit : EGRESS
41. Memorable Cowardly Lion : LAHR
42. One of the small fry : SQUIRT
43. Not anti : FOR
46. High dudgeon : IRE
47. Spring or source : FOUNT
48. Kind of grouse or hen : SAGE
49. Color called animal rouge : CARMINE
51. Antagonistic : HOSTILE
54. The ___ City (Rome) : ETERNAL
55. Registered : ENTERED
56. Lemons once shipped from Mich. : EDSELS
57. Lunchroom : EATERY
1. ___ Bay, N.F.L. team : TAMPA
2. Eared seal : OTARY
3. American saint : SETON
4. Space between wharves : SLIP
5. German article : EIN
6. Sandra or Ruby : DEE
7. Hair curlers : ROLLERS
8. Obliterate : ERASE
9. Starbuck, in "Moby Dick" : MATE
10. Suffix for hero or Joseph : INE
11. Restricts; hampers : STRAITENS
12. Flying boat : SEAPLANE
14. Do road work : REPAVE
16. Looked cynical : SNEERED
21. Salt Lake City player : UTE
24. Relative of a romeo : GAITER
25. Engine tender on a tanker : OILER
26. Roman emperor: 364–378 : VALENS
27. Hunter deplored by cetologists et al. : WHALER
28. Least feral : TAMEST
29. Successfully endured exposure : WEATHERED
31. K.P. utensil : CORER
32. Church vessel : CHALICE
33. Peace treaty verb : REPARATE
36. Follow-ups : SEQUELS
37. Contort or distort : WRITHE
40. Bren or Sten : GUN
42. Of sound : SONAL
43. Laissez-___ : FAIRE
44. Romance is in his glance : OGLER
45. Frail : REEDY
47. Court levy : FINE
48. "No dele" : STET
50. Robinson or Miniver : MRS
52. Bill : ONE
53. Depot: Abbr. : STA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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