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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
Across Down
1. Canadian resort : BANFF
6. Powwow : CHAT
10. Swiss sight : ALPS
14. Pertaining to space : AREAL
15. Prefix with nautical : AERO
16. Zsa Zsa's name at birth : SARI
17. Whodunit author Marsh : NGAIO
18. English shire : LEICESTER
20. English shire : CORNWALL
22. Snoozes : SLEEPS
23. Hardy character : TESS
24. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
25. October bouquet : ASTERS
28. Tip of 20 Across : LANDSEND
32. House of Lords members : PEERS
33. Handbag : PURSE
34. Also : TOO
35. English ___, ornamental trees : ELMS
36. Raw mineral : ORE
37. Bar measure : SHOT
38. Séance sound : RAP
39. Concur : AGREE
41. Bureau : CHEST
42. Scottish shire : SHETLAND
44. English shire : SURREY
45. Potpourri : OLIO
46. In this locale : HERE
47. Flower part : STAMEN
50. ___ Hills, English range : COTSWOLD
54. English shire : WORCESTER
56. "Drugstore cowboy" : IDLER
57. Type of mackerel : ATKA
58. Feels sick : AILS
59. "___ body cry?" Burns : NEEDA
60. Bird's pad : NEST
61. Boston-born English official in India : YALE
62. Officer of the English royal household : GROOM
1. Judge's bench : BANC
2. Jason's ship : ARGO
3. Close-by : NEAR
4. Swooners : FAINTERS
5. English primroses, e.g : FLOWERS
6. Rings up : CALLS
7. Foot part : HEEL
8. Greek nickname : ARI
9. Alarms : TOCSINS
10. Rate : ASSESS
11. Not on time : LATE
12. Sch. like Eton College : PREP
13. Olivier and Gielgud : SIRS
19. Omit : ELIDE
21. Sancho Panza's beast : ASS
24. Peep show : RAREE
25. Canada's Little et al. : APERS
26. Biblical pause : SELAH
27. City near Phoenix : TEMPE
28. Enticed : LURED
29. Clear sky : ETHER
30. Loop in a rope : NOOSE
31. Tetched : DOTTY
33. X-rated stuff : PORNO
37. Not so dumb : SHREWDER
39. Berlin avenue : ALLEE
40. Deny : GAINSAY
41. Profanity : CURSING
43. Male feline : TOMCAT
44. Put in place : SET
46. Shire or Suffolk : HORSE
47. Shakespeare, "Sweet ___ of Avon" : SWAN
48. Convey : TOTE
49. Bulky craft : ARKS
50. Cubicle : CELL
51. Butterine, in England : OLEO
52. W.W. II's ___ Road : LEDO
53. Apothecary's unit : DRAM
55. 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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