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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

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Students & seniors
Across
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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
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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
Down
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
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Prefix with bellum : ANTE
7
Statesman who westernized Japan : ITO
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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
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Adman's adjective : REMARKABLE
28
Nova Scotian seaport : TRURO
29
Appeases fully : SATES
31
Like "66," etc. : PAVED
34
Emulated a couturier : DESIGNED
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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
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Eliot's "___ Quartets" : FOUR
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Jaworski or Trotsky : LEON
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Sweater size: Abbr. : LRG
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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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