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New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 1981

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pine marten : SABLE
6. Comedian from Montreal : SAHL
10. Saroyan hero : ARAM
14. Actor Ryan : ONEAL
15. The British call it marge : OLEO
16. Hyena in Capp's comics : LENA
17. Silly : INANE
18. Dolley, e.g. : FIRSTLADY
20. Seat formed by interlocked hands and wrists : LADYCHAIR
22. Garden flower, for short : HELIO
23. Suffix with liquid : ATOR
24. Memorable U.N. name : DAG
25. Pied-___ : ATERRE
28. Pullman : CHAIRCAR
33. Elissa of old films : LANDI
34. English prison : GAOL
35. "___ be in England . . . ": Browning : OHTO
36. ___ Vogler, German composer : ABT
37. Kin of demijohns : CARBOYS
40. Call ___ day : ITA
41. Italian finger game : MORA
43. "Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
44. Palindromic title : MADAM
46. Village near Omaha : BOYSTOWN
48. Lloyd and Paul of baseball's Hall of Fame : WANERS
49. José or Juan : SAN
50. Trial : TEST
51. Cry of the Ancient Mariner : ASAIL
54. Type of dwelling : TOWNHOUSE
59. Small container for sewing articles : HOUSEWIFE
61. Computer data : INPUT
62. First name of 6 Across : MORT
63. Sight from Cleveland : ERIE
64. African republic : NIGER
65. Greek vowels : ETAS
66. Zona Gale's "Miss Lulu ___" : BETT
67. Anserine bird : GOOSE
Down
1. Loam : SOIL
2. Mrs. Leonowens : ANNA
3. Gun's front sight : BEAD
4. Nautical rope : LANYARD
5. Thrilling : ELECTRIC
6. Until now : SOFAR
7. Et ___ : ALII
8. Title in Thuringia : HERR
9. Blake's "The Book of ___" : LOS
10. Brisk, in music : ALLEGRO
11. Not fictitious : REAL
12. Bacheller's "D'ri ___" : ANDI
13. Clinic name : MAYO
19. Bangkok native : THAI
21. Gardening tool : HOE
24. He moderated "What's My Line?" : DALY
25. Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
26. Banned : TABOO
27. Ingress : ENTRY
28. Kind of cruiser : CABIN
29. Derisive sound : HOOT
30. Reprove : CHIDE
31. Perfume base : ATTAR
32. Ranges : ROAMS
34. Increase : GROW
38. " . . . unto us ___ is given" : ASON
39. Very impressive : SMASHING
42. Baseball plays : ASSISTS
45. Duke in "The Tempest" : ANTONIO
47. Yarn : TALE
48. Benign bump on the skin : WEN
50. Bird sound : TWEET
51. Alas! : AHME
52. Pollutant : SOOT
53. Atmosphere : AURA
54. Kind of iron : TIRE
55. "Heaven make thee free ___!": Hamlet : OFIT
56. Ascent : UPGO
57. Petitions : SUES
58. Common French verb : ETRE
60. Arachnoid's "parlor" : WEB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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