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New York Times, Wednesday, August 22, 1979

Author:
Timothy Hoy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,879

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Across
1
Canadian resort : BANFF
6
Powwow : CHAT
10
Swiss sight : ALPS
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Pertaining to space : AREAL
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Prefix with nautical : AERO
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Zsa Zsa's name at birth : SARI
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Whodunit author Marsh : NGAIO
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English shire : LEICESTER
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English shire : CORNWALL
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Snoozes : SLEEPS
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Hardy character : TESS
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Journalist Jacob : RIIS
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October bouquet : ASTERS
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Tip of 20 Across : LANDSEND
32
House of Lords members : PEERS
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Handbag : PURSE
34
Also : TOO
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English ___, ornamental trees : ELMS
36
Raw mineral : ORE
37
Bar measure : SHOT
38
Séance sound : RAP
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Concur : AGREE
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Bureau : CHEST
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Scottish shire : SHETLAND
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English shire : SURREY
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Potpourri : OLIO
46
In this locale : HERE
47
Flower part : STAMEN
50
___ Hills, English range : COTSWOLD
54
English shire : WORCESTER
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"Drugstore cowboy" : IDLER
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Type of mackerel : ATKA
58
Feels sick : AILS
59
"___ body cry?" Burns : NEEDA
60
Bird's pad : NEST
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Boston-born English official in India : YALE
62
Officer of the English royal household : GROOM
Down
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Judge's bench : BANC
2
Jason's ship : ARGO
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Close-by : NEAR
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Swooners : FAINTERS
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English primroses, e.g : FLOWERS
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Rings up : CALLS
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Foot part : HEEL
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Greek nickname : ARI
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Alarms : TOCSINS
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Rate : ASSESS
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Not on time : LATE
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Sch. like Eton College : PREP
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Olivier and Gielgud : SIRS
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Omit : ELIDE
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Sancho Panza's beast : ASS
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Peep show : RAREE
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Canada's Little et al. : APERS
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Biblical pause : SELAH
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City near Phoenix : TEMPE
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Enticed : LURED
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Clear sky : ETHER
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Loop in a rope : NOOSE
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Tetched : DOTTY
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X-rated stuff : PORNO
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Not so dumb : SHREWDER
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Berlin avenue : ALLEE
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Deny : GAINSAY
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Profanity : CURSING
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Male feline : TOMCAT
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Put in place : SET
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Shire or Suffolk : HORSE
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Shakespeare, "Sweet ___ of Avon" : SWAN
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Convey : TOTE
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Bulky craft : ARKS
50
Cubicle : CELL
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Butterine, in England : OLEO
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W.W. II's ___ Road : LEDO
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Apothecary's unit : DRAM
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Señorita's relative : TIA

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

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