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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1979

Author:
Russell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F G J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Russell has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,844
Across
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Noted inventor and electrician : TESLA
6
Augury : OMEN
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
14
Garret : ATTIC
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Determine the graduations of : CALIBRATE
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Hemingway novel : THESUNALSORISES
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Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
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Violations : ABUSES
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Give forth : EMIT
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Summer, in Vichy : ETE
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Flight info : ETA
30
Mohammedan religion : ISLAM
34
Raise : REAR
35
Cuttlefishes : SEPIAS
38
Boundary: Comb. form : ORI
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Salinger classic, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
42
Exploit : USE
43
Classify : ASSORT
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___ even keel : ONAN
45
Thicket growth : SHRUB
47
Mediocre mark : CEE
48
Without : SANS
49
Clear : RID
51
Navy V.I.P.'s : ADMS
53
Kind of justice or license : POETIC
56
Exhibit : PARADE
61
Hemingway tale, with "The" : OLDMANANDTHESEA
64
T.M. adherent : MEDITATOR
65
Data for a computer : INPUT
66
U.S. agcy. since 1958 : NASA
67
Calhoun of the cinema : RORY
68
Defeats : BESTS
Down
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Where to see Watts works : TATE
2
Old English letters : ETHS
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Proofreading direction : STET
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Soprano in Bellini's "La Sonnambula" : LISA
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Keenly perceptive : ACUTE
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Wood sorrel : OCA
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Grand or petit follower : MAL
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Maxwell or Lanchester : ELSA
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Queen whose pride Leto could not abide : NIOBE
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Rainbows : IRISES
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Tall, open vessel : VASE
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Vane readings : NES
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Cruel and stupid : BRUTISH
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Avengers : NEMESES
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Roman roads : ITERS
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Pudding thickener : TAPIOCA
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Underworld god : ORCUS
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Fido's tether : LEASH
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In the future : LATER
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Curve segment : ARC
31
Singer Luft : LORNA
32
"Nordic" in the Third Reich : ARYAN
33
External appearances : MIENS
36
"The Lady ___," 1935 song : INRED
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Endeavor : ATTEMPT
40
Natural environment : HABITAT
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Poisoning of the blood : UREMIA
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Money in Baghdad : DINAR
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Master, in colonial India : SAHIB
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Entreaty : PLEA
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Track figures : ODDS
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Descartes : RENE
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Vipers : ASPS
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O.T. book : DEUT
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Corrodes : EATS
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All: Comb. form : OMN
62
Conjunction : NOR
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Prohibitionist : DRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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