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New York Times, Thursday, July 12, 1979

Author:
Gurner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,838

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Students & seniors
Across
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Catnip or thyme : HERB
5
Actress Van Doren : MAMIE
10
Land mass : ASIA
14
Actor-playwright-composer Novello : IVOR
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Biblical patriarch : ISAAC
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Eat snacks all day : NOSH
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Author of "Liza of Lambeth" : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
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Ornament for a uniform : EPAULET
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Flaubert's forte : PROSE
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Roe bestower : SHAD
23
Tubular or shrill : PIPY
25
Rider in a 1939 film : DESTRY
28
Yield : CEDE
29
___-de-sac : CUL
32
U.S. Indian : OTOE
33
Pom-pom girl's specialty : CHEER
34
___ Fail, coronation stone : LIA
35
Author of "Pierre et Jean" : GUYDEMAUPASSANT
39
Chemical suffix : IDE
40
Common and proper words : NOUNS
41
Letter smuggled past prison censors : KITE
42
Poetic contraction : EER
43
Word with dance or tale : FOLK
44
Turning point of a novel : CLIMAX
46
Butcher's offering : PORK
47
Silent one : CLAM
48
Garner or Flynn : ERROL
51
Volga laborer : BOATMAN
54
Author of "Sister Carrie" : THEODOREDREISER
58
Overlay with wood or plaster : CEIL
59
"Gay" place : PAREE
60
Undiluted, as whisky : NEAT
61
Sharpen : HONE
62
Between, to poets : TWIXT
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French depot : GARE
Down
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Linen marking : HIS
2
Cry of revelry, in Hellas : EVOE
3
Lark : ROMP
4
Follower of single or double : BREASTED
5
Lose : MISLAY
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"I cast ___ to earth": Tennyson : ASEED
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Arness role : MATT
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"___ Woman," Reddy's 1972 hit : IAM
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U.S. agcy.: 1948–51 : ECA
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Fuming : ANGRY
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Lower Manhattan locale : SOHO
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"The corn ___ high . . . " : ISAS
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Self-pitying words : AHME
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West German river : RUHR
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On one's ___ (indigent) : UPPERS
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Chirps : PEEPS
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Notion : IDEA
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Motherless calf : DOGIE
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Musical composition : ETUDE
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U.S. artist Raphael : SOYER
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Thick slab : CHUNK
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Maintain : CLAIM
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Kings Peak range : UINTA
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Liquid that yields rubber : LATEX
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Make watertight : CAULK
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Clasp : ENFOLD
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Tract in "Wuthering Heights" : MOOR
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Speedy reader's specialty : SKIMMING
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Burgundy's relative : CLARET
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Recent : LATE
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First Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1918 : POOLE
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Ancient manuscript : CODEX
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Fix in one's memory : ETCH
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Flow; current: Comb. form : RHEO
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Control, in a way : REIN
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Double this for a disease : BERI
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Sailing : ASEA
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Type of beer or miss : NEAR
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Elect : OPT
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Bitter cold : RAW
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Hwy. : RTE

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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