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New York Times, Tuesday, May 8, 1979

Author: William Jarvis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,773
Across Down
1. Captures : BAGS
5. Avoid out of fear : SKIRT
10. Rhyme scheme : ABAB
14. Troubles : AILS
15. Ship or plane : LINER
16. ___ fide : BONA
17. New York's "French connection" : STATUEOFLIBERTY
20. Fed. rate-fixing agency : ICC
21. Word with England or York : NEW
22. Inverted dents : BULGES
23. Site of the "Miracle of '69" : SHEASTADIUM
27. Coral island : CAY
28. Sea eagles : ERNS
29. Zilch : NIL
32. Staten Island ___ : FERRY
35. Ice mass : FLOE
36. President of France: 1954–59 : COTY
37. Tooth or head follower : ACHE
38. Songs of praise: Var. : PEANS
39. Prolific author : ANON
40. French intensive : TRES
41. Author of "Out of Mulberry Street" : RIIS
42. Site of a famous zoo : BRONX
43. "Apologia pro Vita ___": Newman : SUA
44. Shingle : SIGN
45. Thai language : LAO
46. Brooklyn's answer to the Riviera : CONEYISLAND
51. "Render therefore unto ___ . . . " : CAESAR
55. Time zone abbr. : EST
56. Batman and Robin : DUO
57. Hangout for Kong : EMPIRESTATEBLDG
61. Astronaut Armstrong : NEIL
62. What ogres do : SCARE
63. Abound : TEEM
64. Opposite of incl. : EXCL
65. Everett ___, "ashcan realist" : SHINN
66. ___ Major : URSA
1. Foundation : BASIS
2. Gee trailer : AITCH
3. Candied : GLACE
4. Speedy airplane : SST
5. Icy and rainy : SLEETY
6. Indians of the Southwest : KIOWA
7. Part of speech: Abbr. : INF
8. Unit of electricity : REL
9. Public defenders : TRIBUNES
10. Fourth person : ABEL
11. Rival of Connors : BORG
12. Poker stake : ANTE
13. Buzzards and Donegal : BAYS
18. Recant : UNSAY
19. One-time pets of Brooklyn fans : BUMS
24. Estate : ACRES
25. Lightweight woolen fabric : DELAINE
26. Clubs used at Westchester : IRONS
29. Advice to Nanette : NONO
30. Take ___ the lam : ITON
31. Kind of wildcat : LYNX
32. Domino or Waller : FATS
33. Beige : ECRU
34. Ostrich's look-alike : RHEA
35. Pretend : FEIGN
36. Burnett or Channing : CAROL
38. Chaucer character : PRIORESS
42. Sew loosely or thrash : BASTE
44. Cicatrix : SCAR
45. First word of Longfellow's poem on Revere : LISTEN
47. Pine : YEARN
48. Larry ___, famed harmonica player : ADLER
49. Many paintings by Renoir : NUDES
50. Thomas Aquinas' specialty : DOGMA
51. Geologic comb. form : CENE
52. Second-largest U.S. stock exchange : AMEX
53. "Iliad" or "Odyssey" : EPIC
54. Part of a window : SILL
58. Acad. : SCH
59. Asian people : TAI
60. Quant. of heat : BTU

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

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