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New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 1979

Author: Meltzer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Meltzer has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,816
Across Down
1. Follower of rip or whip : CORD
5. Particle in a cyclotron: Abbr. : MOL
8. Salesman to whom "attention must be paid" : LOMAN
13. Once more : ANEW
14. Immensely desirous : AVID
16. ___ board : OUIJA
17. Longest river in Africa : NILE
18. Snow field : NEVE
19. Language that Latin replaced : OSCAN
20. Drudge : TOIL
21. Con men : TRICKSTERS
23. Elated : ONCLOUDNINE
25. ___-tse, founder of Taoism : LAO
26. Faced with difficulties : INAJAM
31. "Eureka!" to Descartes : VOILA
35. Doxy adherents : ISTS
38. A Jones who owns a locker : DAVY
39. Elated : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
42. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
43. Pulitzer winner of 1958 : AGEE
44. Lucine of the Met : AMARA
45. Part of a cast of thousands : EXTRAS
47. B.&O. and PATH : RRS
49. Elated : TENFEETTALL
56. Like Marat, Paine or Trotsky : REBELLIOUS
60. Song for 44 Across : ARIA
61. Writer Loos : ANITA
62. Caretaker, for short : SUPE
63. Hunger symptom : PANG
64. "A shaggy ___ soft hide . . . ": Pope : GOATS
65. Having a share of : INON
66. Advantage : EDGE
67. Taxable item : ASSET
68. Explosive letters : TNT
69. It's in a jamb : DOOR
1. Division of a long poem : CANTO
2. It makes friers into criers : ONION
3. Memento : RELIC
4. Elaborate (on) : DWELL
5. Italian city or loose gown : MANTUA
6. Acting supererogatorily : OVERDOING
7. " . . . an' the ___ is easy" : LIVIN
8. Untie : LOOSEN
9. Evict : OUST
10. Blind trio : MICE
11. Discordant : AJAR
12. Code words for n's : NANS
15. Tenth part: Comb. form : DECI
22. Pushcart fare : KNISH
24. King of Norway : OLAV
27. First lady's man : ADAM
28. Mocha : JAVA
29. State peremptorily : AVER
30. Not one of the major birds : MYNA
31. Two-jawed device : VISE
32. Cameo stone : ONYX
33. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
34. Lustful look : LEER
36. Sault ___ Marie : STE
37. At once : THEREUPON
40. Studio item : EASEL
41. One of Kipling's "twain" : EAST
46. After much delay : ATLAST
48. Hold a grudge : RESENT
50. Nil ___ bonum : NISI
51. Source : FOUNT
52. Opposite of live : TAPED
53. Texas farmer's acres : ARADO
54. Jazzman's jive, e.g. : LINGO
55. Rathskeller order : LAGER
56. Piece for a sitar player : RAGA
57. Son of Seth : ENOS
58. Prepossession : BIAS
59. Suffix with leather and major : ETTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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