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New York Times, Monday, July 16, 1979

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,842
Across Down
1. Cease moving : HALT
5. Highway shelter : MOTEL
10. Bridge thrill : SLAM
14. On the water : ASEA
15. Middle Easterner : OMANI
16. Protagonist : HERO
17. Unreliable one : LIAR
18. Did an autumnal chore : RAKED
19. "It ___ hundred years . . . " : RANA
20. Etnean discharge : LAVA
21. "You ___ My Sunshine," 1940 song : ARE
22. Galsworthy's "A Man of ___" : DEVON
23. Remnants : ENDS
25. Outward appearance : FACADE
28. Treats maliciously : SPITES
30. Spatiate : ROAM
31. Black Hawk was one : SAC
34. Churchman : CANON
35. Pithy : TERSE
36. Former hockey star : ORR
37. A.B.A. member : ATT
38. Devilfish : MANTA
39. Burr, to Hamilton : FOE
40. ___ degree : NTH
41. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
42. "Leaves of ___" : GRASS
44. Link : TIE
45. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
46. Congressional investigations : PROBES
47. Evergreen tree : LAUREL
49. "Trinity" author : URIS
50. Goof on an exam : FLUNK
52. Mom's admonition : EAT
54. Traditional septet : SEAS
57. Enrich : LARD
58. Mod style, in painting : OPART
60. Fastener : TNUT
61. All at ___ : ONCE
62. Formal reception : LEVEE
63. Relative of beige : ECRU
64. Exclamations of disgust : PAHS
65. Cheerless : DREAR
66. Interpret signs : READ
1. "Annie ___" : HALL
2. Global area : ASIA
3. Abandon : LEAVEINTHELURCH
4. Italian gulf : TARANTO
5. Fenny tract : MORASS
6. Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
7. Decamp : TAKEFRENCHLEAVE
8. Dir. from Nantes to Angers : ENE
9. Operculum : LID
10. Bit : SHRED
11. Temporary terminations : LEAVESOFABSENCE
12. Pisa's river : ARNO
13. Complain : MOAN
22. Myra Hess, for one : DAME
24. Thieves' hangout : DEN
26. Body passage : AORTA
27. Señora's bailiwick : CASA
28. Cut down : SCANT
29. Adelina of operatic fame : PATTI
32. Appeared above the horizon : AROSE
33. Pungent plant : CRESS
35. Calais cup : TASSE
38. Wasteland area : MOOR
41. Pacific island : TRUK
42. Kennel sound : GRR
43. Revel noisily : ROISTER
46. Golfer's No. 6 club : PUTTER
48. "Backbone" of S.A. : ANDES
50. Failure, in show biz : FLOP
51. Hollywood name : LANA
53. Kind of way or code : AREA
55. Ambiance : AURA
56. Boss of a sort : STUD
58. "On, brave ___ Army team" : OLD
59. By means of : PER

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