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New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 1979

Author:
N. M. Meyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
N. M. Meyer has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,878

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Inspect quickly : SCAN
5. Moves on foot : WALKS
10. Brake : STOP
14. Golf pro Jerry : PATE
15. One of the Masseys : ILONA
16. Possess : HAVE
17. ___ mater : ALMA
18. "Home they brought him ___ with spears": Tennyson : SLAIN
19. Leave out : OMIT
20. Commercial ships : MERCHANTMARINE
23. Attention-getting cry : HEY
24. Hart's weapon : ANTLER
25. Related events : SERIES
29. Sententious sentiment : MOTTO
31. Fleming's "007" : AGENT
32. Roman's approval : BENE
33. Kind of hog : ROAD
37. Circular plate : DISC
38. Former Asian org. : SEATO
39. Sand hill : DUNE
40. Italian town, famed for wine : ASTI
41. Composer of "Le Roi d'Ys" : LALO
42. Perle that once gleamed in Washington : MESTA
43. Impoverished : NEEDY
45. Scottish pattern : TARTAN
46. Do some scaling : ASCEND
49. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
50. Depth or thickness : THIRDDIMENSION
56. British goodbye : TATA
57. False gods : IDOLS
58. Elliptical : OVAL
60. "They have spread ___ . . . ": Psalm 140 : ANET
61. Courage : NERVE
62. Port or hock : WINE
63. Counsel, to Burns : REDE
64. Author of "The Poor Little Rich Girl" : GATES
65. Style of furniture : ADAM
Down
1. Place featuring baths : SPA
2. Peaceful : CALM
3. "Don't throw bouquets ___" : ATME
4. Close : NEAR
5. Correspondent's word after "best" : WISHES
6. Relieve : ALLAY
7. Temporary financial help : LOAN
8. Join closely : KNIT
9. San Francisco suburb : SANMATEO
10. Kind of cook or diner : SHORTORDER
11. Dravidian language : TAMIL
12. Sheeplike : OVINE
13. Pop singer Frampton : PETER
21. Huntley : CHET
22. Insect having castes : ANT
25. Actress Thompson : SADA
26. Auspices : EGIS
27. Become inactive : REST
28. Burn to ashes : INCINERATE
29. Farinaceous : MEALY
30. Atop : ONTO
32. Necklace part : BEAD
34. Remove from office : OUST
35. Square column : ANTA
36. College official : DEAN
38. Winter fun : SLEDDING
42. Mozart's "Coronation ___" : MASS
44. Finish : END
45. Present and past : TENSES
46. Flower-petal oil : ATTAR
47. Gunfighter in a 1953 film : SHANE
48. Summoned to court : CITED
49. Look into deeply : DELVE
51. Concept : IDEA
52. Sahl : MORT
53. Siouan tribesman : IOWA
54. Augustan Age writer : OVID
55. Zola novel : NANA
59. Moon buggy : LEM

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