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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1979

Author: Frank Geary
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,886
Across Down
1. Arabian port : ADEN
5. Joseph's many-colored garment : COAT
9. Don José's feeling for Carmen : AMOR
13. Cut off : PARE
14. Ending with wash or wear : ABLE
15. Pentateuch : TORAH
17. Lamb's pseudonym : ELIA
18. Bag of tricks : REPERTOIRE
20. What S O S signifies : DISTRESS
22. Employee : EARNER
23. Proboscis : NOSE
24. He had an Irish Rose : ABIE
25. Fragments : SHREDS
28. Criterion : STANDARD
32. Respite : PAUSE
33. Realtors' wares : LOTS
34. "___ Tag," Barrie play : DER
35. Sea birds : ERNS
36. In solitude : ALONE
38. ___ Scotia : NOVA
39. Silkworm : ERI
40. Brain's offspring : IDEA
41. Antitoxin : SERUM
42. Vacuum tube : DYNATRON
44. Genetic offshoots : CLONES
45. Ouch's cause : PAIN
46. What claques do : CLAP
47. Dome : CUPOLA
50. Augment or intensify : HEIGHTEN
54. Within creative or fanciful limits : IMAGINABLE
56. Auld lang syne : YORE
57. Cop ___: Slang : APLEA
58. Pluvious forecast : RAIN
59. Refrain syllables : TRAS
60. Witnessed : SEEN
61. Sigma Chi, for short : FRAT
62. Congers : EELS
1. Imitated : APED
2. Salvador from Spain : DALI
3. Goddess of discord : ERIS
4. Sometimes this counts : NEATNESS
5. Fondle : CARESS
6. Portly : OBESE
7. Hannibal crossed them : ALPS
8. Curling mark : TEE
9. Achieves : ATTAINS
10. Anchored : MOORED
11. O'Neill protagonist : ORIN
12. Infrequent : RARE
16. "Leave ___ to Heaven": Ben Ames Williams : HER
19. Kickback : REBATE
21. Took a cab : RODE
24. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
25. This has its limits : SPEED
26. Franklin's follower : HARRY
27. Quarrel : RUNIN
28. Former V.I.P. at G.M. : SLOAN
29. Embellish : ADORN
30. Musical performance : REVUE
31. Small quantities : DRAMS
36. Pope: 772–95 : ADRIAN
37. Spinks : LEON
38. Novice : NEOPHYTE
40. Native of Leghorn : ITALIAN
41. Smelter's fused refuse : SLAG
43. Highest point : APOGEE
44. Private eye's customer : CLIENT
46. "As You Like It" girl : CELIA
47. Govt. agency : CIA
48. Decision makers, for short : UMPS
49. Ashen : PALE
50. Flanged piece of metal : HBAR
51. Went like 60 : TORE
52. Of an epoch : ERAL
53. Watery home of a monster? : NESS
55. Comment from Annie's canine : ARF

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

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