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New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 1979

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,866
Across
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Set an example for : PACED
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Tent part : FLAP
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Miniver : VAIR
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Overhead : ABOVE
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The Harp of the heavens : LYRA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Advice to a "workaholic" : RELAX
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Spellbound : ENTRANCED
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U.N. labor body : ILO
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Farm vehicle, for short : TRAC
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Vilified : ABUSED
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Good gardener's need : SENSEOFHUMUS
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Viva-voce : ORAL
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V or X, to a Roman : NUMERAL
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Viscous : ROPY
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Studio platters : DISCS
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Grayish blue : SAXE
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"___ atque vale" : AVE
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Honeymoon sound : COO
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___ Marshall, U.S. historian : SLA
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Flowerless plant : FERN
43
Peltry : SKINS
45
His job is going to pot : CHEF
46
Golfo di ___ : TRIESTE
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___ d'Orsay (French Foreign Office) : QUAI
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Harsh pedagogue's statement to his class : ITORTUREALOT
55
Diving duck : SCOTER
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Knicks' former coach : REED
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Pizarro's pelf : ORO
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Hell's companion : HIGHWATER
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Epic involving Achilles' wrath : ILIAD
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Fund-raiser's verb : GIVE
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Slowly: Musical dir. : LENTO
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Player on the range : DEER
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Camelot colleen : ENID
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Paves the way : EASES
Down
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Gauguin's birthplace : PARIS
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White poplar : ABELE
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"Sirs" follower : COLON
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A sister of Zsa Zsa : EVA
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Breed of cattle? Right! : DEXTER
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Buggy gridiron play : FLEAFLICKER
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What mobs do in westerns : LYNCH
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Offering at the Uffizi : ART
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City in N.J. : PARAMUS
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Beautiful belles : VENUSES
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Parts of circles : ARCS
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"So that's how!" : ISEE
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Comedian Foxx : REDD
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"Hallelujah! I'm ___" : ABUM
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"The ___ Not Taken," Frost poem : ROAD
25
Bean for Dr. Carver : SOY
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Like the Minutemen at the bridge : UNCONQUERED
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Foolhardy : RASH
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Part of a cart : AXLE
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Fall faller : LEAF
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Vessel for Finn : RAFT
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"Moon ___ Miami," 1935 song : OVER
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Prefix for wig or winkle : PERI
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___-disant (so-called) : SOI
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Start of a postman's motto : NEITHER
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Mink's summer place : STORAGE
44
Opposite of "No dice!" : SURE
45
Spy HQ : CIA
47
Hostess, in airline lingo : STEW
49
Officer under a praetor : AEDILE
51
Where lire are thrown daily : TREVI
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Meat-counter display : LOINS
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Emulate Bryan : ORATE
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Everybody, in Mexico : TODOS
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One source of roe : SHAD
56
Quote chapter and verse : CITE
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Finishing strip : OGEE
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Important import : TIN
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Where the "lowing herd" wind : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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