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New York Times, Tuesday, September 11, 1979

Author:
Federing
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,899

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Across
1. "Hair" and "Grease" : HITS
5. Piece fastened by a padlock : HASP
9. Dilute : THIN
13. Sorghum product : SYRUP
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. Heed the emendator : REDO
16. Turkish cotton capital : ADANA
17. Chinese dynasty : MING
18. Greek love god : EROS
19. "Town Meeting of the World" : GENERALASSEMBLY
22. Call on : SEE
23. Ziegfeld, for short : FLO
24. Informal union after the Holy Alliance : CONCERTOFEUROPE
33. Burden : ONUS
34. Coward : NOEL
35. 100 stotinki in Bulgaria : LEV
36. Preston or Frost: abbr. : ROBT
37. Glaze : SLEET
39. Muck's partner : MIRE
40. Cuckoo : ANI
41. Bread spread : OLEO
42. "Prince ___," Borodin opera : IGOR
43. This followed 24 Across : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
48. Partook : ATE
49. Tarbell : IDA
50. Event during the Vietnam War: 1968 : PARISPEACETALKS
59. "Bide ___" (Scottish host's invitation) : AWEE
60. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
61. Lopez from Dallas : TRINI
62. Whine or beg : CANT
63. Bombast : RANT
64. Over : ENDED
65. Schliemann discovery : TROY
66. Postponement : STAY
67. "Audrey ___," recent best seller : ROSE
Down
1. Part for Londoners or F.D.R. : HYDE
2. OPEC member : IRAN
3. Adjust an upright : TUNE
4. Meager : SPARSE
5. Village : HAMLET
6. Late Queen of Jordan : ALIA
7. "La Belle Dame ___ Merci": Keats : SANS
8. Pickled items : PIGSFEET
9. Seismograph recording : TREMOR
10. Dill, e.g. : HERB
11. Graven image : IDOL
12. ___ Parker : NOSY
13. Droop : SAG
20. Gas: Comb. form : AER
21. Hebrew month : ELUL
24. Word with Gables or Sea : CORAL
25. Two ___ (double-team strategy) : ONONE
26. Nile valley region : NUBIA
27. Chi. time : CST
28. " . . . ___ you shall betray me": Matt. : ONEOF
29. Adversary : FOE
30. Few: Comb. form : OLIGO
31. Juan of Argentina : PERON
32. Player with Chance and Tinker : EVERS
37. Pullman and Van Winkle : SLEEPERS
38. M-G-M trademark : LEO
39. DI doubled : MII
41. Pop-ups, usually : OUTS
44. Merriment : GAIETY
45. Precision : NICETY
46. Summer quaff : ADE
47. Shred : TATTER
50. Covenant : PACT
51. "We've ___, an' a debt . . . ": J. R. Lowell : AWAR
52. "Splitsville" : RENO
53. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
54. O'Neill's Christie : ANNA
55. It bisects Pisa : ARNO
56. Parts of scuttles : LIDS
57. Patella site : KNEE
58. Luckman of gridiron fame : SID

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

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