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New York Times, Thursday, July 26, 1979

Author:
Michelle Arnot
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J P Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,852

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Short race : DASH
5
Phoenician deity : BAAL
9
Fermented drink : MEAD
13
___ breve, musical passage : ALLA
14
Like rural roads : DUSTY
15
Eye amorously : OGLE
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Beethoven opus : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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Roosevelt program : NEWDEAL
20
Angular military building : REDAN
21
Time past : YORE
22
Christie's "The ___ in the Library" : BODY
24
Caprice : WHIMSY
27
Dismiss : FIRE
28
Actor Steiger : ROD
31
Greek letter : IOTA
32
Greenhouse plant : CALLA
33
Rocks, at times : ICE
34
Anthem phrase : DAWNSEARLYLIGHT
38
Now, to Pedro : ORA
39
Subjects to strain : TRIES
40
Gondola fare : LIRE
41
Lang. units : WDS
42
Peel : RIND
43
Mobile artist : CALDER
45
Unescorted : LONE
46
Prefix with conscious or colon : SEMI
47
Superficially elegant : SLEEK
50
Din : CLANGOR
54
Woolf opus : TOTHELIGHTHOUSE
58
St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
59
Navy uniform, informally : BLUES
60
Elba, for one : ISLE
61
Partner of wash : WEAR
62
Post : SEND
63
Equipped with tires : SHOD
Down
1
"___ Yankees" : DAMN
2
Relative of an onion : ALOE
3
Traffic sign : SLOW
4
Super's aide : HANDYMAN
5
Boot camp "alarm clock" : BUGLE
6
Wood for tool handles : ASH
7
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
8
Ghent's river : LYS
9
Root of all evil : MONEY
10
Victorian exclamation : EGAD
11
___ Peak, in the Sierra Nevadas : ALTA
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Academic official : DEAN
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Anne Frank's book : DIARY
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Durocher and Carroll : LEOS
18
Severe trial : ORDEAL
22
Unwanted mail : BILLS
23
Parisian airport : ORLY
24
In cards, an extra hand : WIDOW
25
Cache : HOARD
26
"___ a Very Good Year," Sinatra hit : ITWAS
27
Got along : FARED
28
Unyielding : RIGID
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Earthy hue : OCHRE
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Inhibit : DETER
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Wouk ship : CAINE
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Caress : STROKE
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Shamrock country : ERIN
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Land of Lincoln : ILLINOIS
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Welsh, e.g. : CELTS
44
Oriental nurse : AMAH
45
"Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
46
R.R. giveaway : SCHED
47
Worry : STEW
48
Word with star or stone : LODE
49
It causes Sicilians to pray to St. Agatha : ETNA
51
Act effusive : GUSH
52
Capital of Norway : OSLO
53
Orchestral member : REED
55
What oz. may add up to : LBS
56
One-act play by O'Neill : ILE
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Jump the ___ : GUN

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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