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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1979

Author: Strassheim
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,828
Across Down
1. In addition : ALSO
5. Thin piece of pastry : WAFER
10. Nail, in Nantes : CLOU
14. Attitude : MOOD
15. Wrathful : IRATE
16. Scull equipment : OARS
17. Sport for the horsy set : POLO
18. Shoot or bud : SCION
19. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
20. Great horse sponsored by a fox-trotting Eskimo? : NORTHERNDANCER
23. Vermilion or carnelian : RED
24. Records : ENTERS
25. Clove and nutmeg : SPICES
29. Stroke on a letter : SERIF
31. Ritualistic declarations : OATHS
32. Dream, to Descartes : REVE
33. Give temporarily : LEND
37. Dog's enemy : FLEA
38. Well-known : NOTED
39. Buffalo's county : ERIE
40. Seafowl : TERN
41. Abba of Israel : EBAN
42. Norman Vincent : PEALE
43. Suspend : CEASE
45. "More ___ with less art": "Hamlet" : MATTER
46. Gobi, e.g. : DESERT
49. Japanese coin : SEN
50. Great horse sponsored by the Ivy League? : ARTSANDLETTERS
56. Jacob's wife : LEAH
57. Decay or vanish gradually : ERODE
58. Chump : DUPE
60. Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
61. Type of energy : SOLAR
62. Jewish month : ADAR
63. Direction to a printer : STET
64. Forms an arch over : SPANS
65. Adjective for a trifle : MERE
1. Elec. unit : AMP
2. Bird with a clumsy gait : LOON
3. Cavatina : SOLO
4. Frangipani, for one : ODOR
5. "If ___ were horses . . . " : WISHES
6. Formed a curve : ARCED
7. Festival or carnival : FAIR
8. Town on the Thames : ETON
9. Provided, as a service : RENDERED
10. Great horse sponsored by a fast-moving nobleman? : COUNTFLEET
11. Thrusting weapon : LANCE
12. Law and ___ : ORDER
13. Those who employ : USERS
21. Very, in Verdun : TRES
22. Black cuckoo : ANI
25. Mushy : SOFT
26. Ashen : PALE
27. Tiberian thoroughfare : ITER
28. Great horse sponsored by a lottery? : CHANCESHOT
29. Bristles : SETAE
30. Not varying : EVEN
32. Pilfers : ROBS
34. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
35. River in northeast Africa : NILE
36. Muntjac : DEER
38. In some exams, this counts : NEATNESS
42. Pulsate : PANT
44. Cenozoic or Paleozoic : ERA
45. Rhythmic patterns of a verse : METERS
46. Robertson and Evans : DALES
47. In an upright position : ERECT
48. Specify : STATE
49. City on the Meuse : SEDAN
51. Sack the QB : DROP
52. Miss Falana : LOLA
53. Dutch cheese : EDAM
54. Lacking refinement : RUDE
55. Shadowbox : SPAR
59. Before, in poesy : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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