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New York Times, Friday, January 11, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,021
Across Down
1. Concorde or Tupolev : SST
4. Belle's boy : SWAIN
9. Fountain or Rose : PETE
13. Juration : OATH
14. Alex Haley's ancestor : KINTE
15. Jejune : ARID
16. Chills and fever : AGUE
17. Adman's adjective : ASTOUNDING
19. Wit's conversational skill : REPARTEE
21. Declaration signer from Del. : RODNEY
22. The wild blue yonder : ETHER
23. Suburban status symbol : POOL
24. Antique owner's concern : VENEER
26. No-no items for some dieters : DESSERTS
30. Kostelanetz or Previn : ANDRE
31. Cole Porter song: 1929 : PAREE
32. Storied age : ERA
33. Neighbor of Burma and Thailand : LAOS
34. Jefferson or Miles : DAVIS
35. Plant disease : SMUT
36. Printers' org. : ITU
37. "Father of Lies" : DEVIL
38. Rubberneck : STARE
39. Looked down on : DESPISED
41. Mild cigars : CLAROS
42. F.B.I. action : RAID
43. Herbert ___ Hoover : CLARK
44. Sequence : STRING
47. No game for the tame : FOOTBALL
50. Adman's adjective : TREMENDOUS
52. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
53. Ike, to Mac, in the 30's : AIDE
54. Take effect : ENURE
55. Gum up : CLOG
56. Lapel grabber : BOOR
57. Pub game : DARTS
58. Author Kesey : KEN
1. Socrates or Solomon : SAGE
2. Adman's adjective : STUPENDOUS
3. Helen Hayes and Martin Beck : THEATERS
4. Fleming or Hamill : SKATER
5. Older and ___ : WISER
6. Prefix with bellum : ANTE
7. Statesman who westernized Japan : ITO
8. Analysts' concerns : NEUROSES
9. Up-the-creek need : PADDLE
10. Where banshees wail : ERIN
11. Part of a runcible spoon : TINE
12. Tense : EDGY
13. Item for a skiff : OAR
18. "No ___ is good news" (desperado's slogan) : NOOSE
20. Syngman of Korea : RHEE
23. Daredevil's delight : PERIL
24. Sound : VALID
25. One of Dad's in-laws : ENATE
26. Camp name : DAVID
27. Adman's adjective : REMARKABLE
28. Nova Scotian seaport : TRURO
29. Appeases fully : SATES
31. Like "66," etc. : PAVED
34. Emulated a couturier : DESIGNED
35. Ahab's chief mate : STARBUCK
37. Keaton, Varsi or Cliento : DIANE
38. Blind part : SLAT
40. Hornbook : PRIMER
41. Seals off : CLOSES
43. Borg's milieu : COURT
44. Pink : STAB
45. Red, white and blue : TRIO
46. Perform a decorator's job : REDO
47. Eliot's "___ Quartets" : FOUR
48. Jaworski or Trotsky : LEON
49. Sweater size: Abbr. : LRG
51. Dr. Crick's interest : DNA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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