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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1980

Author:
Rubin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,025
Across
1. Second-year coll. students : SOPHS
6. Long : ACHE
10. English prison : GAOL
14. Repose : QUIET
15. Vilipend : SLUR
16. Bombeck : ERMA
17. Sam or Tom : UNCLE
18. Volga tributary : KAMA
19. Indicate, as a thermometer : READ
20. Admittance : ACCESS
22. Her baby was a little devil : ROSEMARY
24. Kind of ball or bag : BEAN
25. Spanish saint and mystic : THERESA
27. White-sale items : SHEETS
29. ___ basin : TIDAL
33. Diagram : MAP
36. Gardner et al. : AVAS
37. Declining : SENILE
38. Gave power or authority : ENABLED
40. "___ Aïda" : CELESTE
41. Invalidates : ANNULS
42. Yuletide : NOEL
43. Opposite of vert. : HOR
44. Game having numbers : LOTTO
45. Word with sob or weak : SISTER
47. Shakespeare's "___ Night" : TWELFTH
49. Simple : EASY
53. Certain card : FOURSPOT
56. One of the Kennedys : EUNICE
58. Frank : ANNE
59. "M*A*S*H" actress : SWIT
61. Flop : LEMON
62. "___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
63. Bread spread : OLEO
64. Broker : AGENT
65. Spoils : ROTS
66. Breckinridge : MYRA
67. Girl of the Golden Fleece : MEDEA
Down
1. Unfledged pigeon : SQUAB
2. Small quantity : OUNCE
3. Pike, in Pisa : PICCA
4. Keller and Hayes : HELENS
5. Fem. holy ones, in France : STES
6. Answer's antonym : ASK
7. Wines : CLARETS
8. Indulges : HUMORS
9. Remove : ERASE
10. Author Greer : GERMAINE
11. Type of rug : AREA
12. Khayyám : OMAR
13. Finishing-school product : LADY
21. Allen and Canyon : STEVES
23. Actress Winwood : ESTELLE
26. Top : HEAD
28. Venerates : HALLOWS
30. Dinner need : DISH
31. Kind of horn : ALTO
32. Sly look : LEER
33. Corn or oat follower : MEAL
34. ___ Domini : ANNO
35. Gasp : PANT
37. Boil : SEETHE
39. Support : BUTTRESS
40. Outlay : COST
42. Finer : NIFTIER
45. "Make haste ___" : SLOWLY
46. Break a promise : RENEGE
48. Salts or Downs : EPSOM
50. Pointed : AIMED
51. Cake : SCONE
52. Gossipy woman : YENTA
53. County event : FAIR
54. Upon : ONTO
55. One is one : UNIT
57. Author of "The Unfinished Revolution": 1979 : ULAM
60. "___ Skylark": Shelley : TOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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