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New York Times, Thursday, June 28, 1979

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,824
Across
1. "___ law," in electricity : OHMS
5. Old-hat : PASSE
10. Off target : WIDE
14. Parnassian : POET
15. Tree with fluttering leaves : ASPEN
16. Suffix with comment or orient : ATOR
17. Somewhat indisposed : UNDERTHEWEATHER
20. Transfixed, as shish kebab : SKEWERED
21. Parts of stairways : RISERS
22. Feudal land holding : ALOD
23. Field-related: Comb. form : AGRO
24. Lacking behavioral guides : AMORAL
27. Estrange : ALIENATE
31. Behind time : TARDY
32. Hairy; downy : PILED
33. Law, to Livy : LEX
34. Pull : TUG
35. Everybody, in Mexico : TODOS
36. Prefix with cycle or dent : TRI
37. G. & S. princess : IDA
38. Hellcat : SHREW
39. Kickoff or kick off : START
41. On the "Index Librorum Prohibitorum" : CENSORED
43. Siesta "music" : SNORES
44. Son of Seth : ENOS
45. French calf : VEAU
46. Harbor seal : SEACAT
49. Challenge : CONFRONT
53. Illegally : UNDERTHECOUNTER
55. City in Oklahoma : ENID
56. Crescent; orbed : LUNAR
57. Suffix with Bernard or Paul : ETTE
58. Going price : RATE
59. Col. Tibbets's ___ Gay : ENOLA
60. Former U.S. ambassador to U.N. : YOST
Down
1. Musical work : OPUS
2. Sound of a wild goose or driver : HONK
3. "One man's ___ is another man's Persian" : MEDE
4. Cruise attendant : STEWARD
5. Part of S.P. : PATROL
6. Burned completely : ASHED
7. Emulated a jehu : SPED
8. Overcast : SEW
9. What high-powered people expend : ENERGIES
10. Aide to Bell or Holmes : WATSON
11. Spillane's "___ Jury" : ITHE
12. Go-getter : DOER
13. Strays : ERRS
18. Kind of race : RELAY
19. Publicized : AIRED
23. Let : ALLOW
24. Place to find an antique : ATTIC
25. Bea Arthur's TV role : MAUDE
26. "Lost Chord" instrument : ORGAN
27. Assisted : AIDED
28. Place for sacrifice : ALTAR
29. ___ Haute : TERRE
30. Egresses : EXITS
32. Studies hard : PORES
35. Casey Jones gripped it : THROTTLE
38. Destroyer's apparatus : SONAR
39. Awry, to a G.I. : SNAFU
40. Series of contests : TOURNEY
42. Withdraw : SECEDE
43. Dama's title : SENORA
45. Outspoken : VOCAL
46. Litigant : SUER
47. Sicilian city : ENNA
48. Mine entrance : ADIT
49. Recent: Comb. form : CENO
50. Nobelist Hahn: 1944 : OTTO
51. N.J. court team : NETS
52. Tare's follower : TRET
54. Attila was one : HUN

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

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