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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
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,844
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1. Noted inventor and electrician : TESLA
6. Augury : OMEN
10. "Terrible" czar : IVAN
14. Garret : ATTIC
15. Determine the graduations of : CALIBRATE
17. Hemingway novel : THESUNALSORISES
19. Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
20. Violations : ABUSES
21. Give forth : EMIT
24. Summer, in Vichy : ETE
25. Stewpot : OLLA
29. Flight info : ETA
30. Mohammedan religion : ISLAM
34. Raise : REAR
35. Cuttlefishes : SEPIAS
38. Boundary: Comb. form : ORI
39. Salinger classic, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
42. Exploit : USE
43. Classify : ASSORT
44. ___ 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
1. Where to see Watts works : TATE
2. Old English letters : ETHS
3. Proofreading direction : STET
4. Soprano in Bellini's "La Sonnambula" : LISA
5. Keenly perceptive : ACUTE
6. Wood sorrel : OCA
7. Grand or petit follower : MAL
8. Maxwell or Lanchester : ELSA
9. Queen whose pride Leto could not abide : NIOBE
10. Rainbows : IRISES
11. Tall, open vessel : VASE
12. Sweetsop : ATES
13. Vane readings : NES
16. Cruel and stupid : BRUTISH
18. Avengers : NEMESES
22. Roman roads : ITERS
23. Pudding thickener : TAPIOCA
25. Underworld god : ORCUS
26. Fido's tether : LEASH
27. In the future : LATER
28. Curve segment : ARC
31. Singer Luft : LORNA
32. "Nordic" in the Third Reich : ARYAN
33. External appearances : MIENS
36. "The Lady ___," 1935 song : INRED
37. Endeavor : ATTEMPT
40. Natural environment : HABITAT
41. Dawn goddess : EOS
46. Poisoning of the blood : UREMIA
50. Money in Baghdad : DINAR
52. Master, in colonial India : SAHIB
53. Entreaty : PLEA
54. Track figures : ODDS
55. Roman statesman : CATO
57. Descartes : RENE
58. Vipers : ASPS
59. O.T. book : DEUT
60. Corrodes : EATS
61. All: Comb. form : OMN
62. Conjunction : NOR
63. Prohibitionist : DRY

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

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