New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Amo, ___, amat : AMAS
5. Recycling material : SCRAP
10. Emcee's place : DAIS
14. Cold, dry wind : BORA
15. Give the ___ (prove to be false) : LIETO
16. "___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
17. With 34 Across, doctor's question to an amnesiac : CANYOUTELLMEHOW
20. Rats : STOOLIES
21. Héloïse and Abélard : LOVERS
22. "___ Work If You Can Get It," 1937 song : NICE
23. Hold sway : RULE
24. Macédoine, e.g. : SALADE
27. Gas-company employee : METERMAN
31. Stevedore's milieu : PIER
32. Kierkegaard and Melchior : DANES
33. In the past : AGO
34. See 17 Across : ITHAPPENEDTOYOU
38. D.C. agency: 1948–51 : ECA
39. Heroine of a Poe poem : IRENE
40. Forsaken : LORN
41. Masonic order, for short : SHRINERS
43. Book of the Apocrypha : ESDRAS
45. Neural network : RETE
46. Make cardigans : KNIT
47. Rubbernecking : ASTARE
50. Most thought-provoking : MEATIEST
54. Amnesiac's reply : NOIDONTREMEMBER
56. Agatha Christie was one : DAME
57. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
58. Roof edge : EAVE
59. Rulers of a movie planet : APES
60. Pliny the ___ of Rome : ELDER
61. Old dagger puzzlers are stuck with : SNEE
1. Pre-primer fundamentals : ABCS
2. Item under a drawbridge : MOAT
3. Pisa's river : ARNO
4. Geisha's goodbye : SAYONARA
5. Floodgate : SLUICE
6. Person quoted or honored : CITEE
7. Pawnees' neighbors : REES
8. Expanse east of N.A. : ATL
9. Like many U.S. rivers and streams : POLLUTED
10. Kipling's dastardly Danny : DEEVER
11. Retired court star : ASHE
12. "Take ___ leave it" : ITOR
13. Their mates may be boars : SOWS
18. Reeking : OLID
19. Harass : MOLEST
23. Ballerina Jeanmaire : RENEE
24. Northern ___ (apples) : SPIES
25. It follows gee : AITCH
26. Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
27. Horace, Thomas and Delbert : MANNS
28. Koch of New York : MAYOR
29. Greek marketplace : AGORA
30. These are often subjects : NOUNS
32. Maker of early steel plows : DEERE
35. Mrs. Tanqueray's creator : PINERO
36. It's only make-believe : PRETENSE
37. What "it seems like" in a pop song : OLDTIMES
42. Islamic flats : IRADES
43. Captivate : ENAMOR
44. Locale : SITE
46. City in N.H. : KEENE
47. "On a wing ___ prayer" : ANDA
48. Product of saponification : SOAP
49. One of an impatient duo : TIME
50. Talking horse of old TV : MRED
51. Abba of Israel : EBAN
52. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
53. Word with hat or shoe : TREE
55. ___ Aviv : TEL

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