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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1980

Author: Brumbauch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,031
Across Down
1. Relative of a rhinoceros : TAPIR
6. Nap : DOZE
10. Thick slice : SLAB
14. Sharp ridge : ARETE
15. Godfrey Cambridge TV role : AMIN
16. Jot : IOTA
17. Gathered autumnal debris : RAKED
18. Camping item : TENT
19. London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
20. Sash for a Puccini heroine : OBI
21. These go with burgers : FRENCHFRIES
24. Water nymph : NAIAD
26. Capek classic : RUR
27. ___ on (urging) : EGGING
29. Beetles : SCARABS
33. Alan, Cheryl and Diane : LADDS
34. Incarcerates : JAILS
35. Rodent : RAT
37. Measures of heat, for short : BTUS
38. "Boléro" composer : RAVEL
39. Roman statesman : CATO
40. Nuclear energy agcy. : AEC
41. Yellow-fever carrier : AEDES
42. Philippine island : LUZON
43. Economized : SKIMPED
45. Short walk outdoors : AIRING
46. Ovine sound : BAA
47. Soviet cooperative : ARTEL
48. Java, not from Java : IRISHCOFFEE
53. Ensnare : NET
56. Palm fruit : DATE
57. Fasten closely and firmly : KNIT
58. Cosmetic : ROUGE
60. Level : EVEN
61. She, in Paris : ELLE
62. Pianist-composer Rubinstein : ANTON
63. Objectives : AIMS
64. Tinter : DYER
65. Etymological relative of lace : LASSO
1. Edible root : TARO
2. Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
3. Fowl from China : PEKINGDUCK
4. Suffix with favor or labor : ITE
5. Shiners : REDFINS
6. Old-fashioned : DATED
7. Augury : OMEN
8. Bluish-white metallic element : ZINC
9. Captivate : ENTHRALL
10. ___ Leone : SIERRA
11. Northern Italian town : LODI
12. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
13. Prohibits : BANS
22. Tatter : RAG
23. Ermine and sable : FURS
25. Abets : AIDS
27. Scene of Napoleon's first exile : ELBA
28. General under Washington : GATES
29. Rescued : SAVED
30. Fr. companies : CIES
31. São Paulo exports : BRAZILNUTS
32. " . . . ___ a tuffet" : SATON
34. Greenish stone : JADE
36. Chinese secret society : TONG
38. Stowed again : REPACKED
39. Remedy : CURE
41. Chinese nurse : AMAH
42. Not figurative : LITERAL
44. Norwegian dramatist and family : IBSENS
45. Exist : ARE
47. Subsequent : AFTER
48. Notion : IDEA
49. ___ Shankar : RAVI
50. Article : ITEM
51. Solely : ONLY
52. Fingernail tool : FILE
54. Selves : EGOS
55. "___'clock scholar" : TENO
59. "Cat ___ Hot Tin Roof" : ONA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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