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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,032
Across
1. Word with color or white : OFF
4. German state : HESSE
9. Israelite king : AHAB
13. Instrument that Arthur Marx played : HARP
15. Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
16. Tra-___ : LALA
17. Red jasmine emanation : ODOR
18. Cheese variety : GOUDA
19. Growl : GNAR
20. Self-centered one : EGOTIST
22. Dickens villain : FAGIN
23. Building beam : IBAR
24. Relative of hi-fi : STEREO
27. ___ goose : CANADA
29. Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
30. Dir. from Paris to Calais : NNW
33. Baltic dwellers : LETTS
34. Derogatory : SNIDE
35. Mai ___ (rum cocktail) : TAI
36. Arthur of the courts : ASHE
37. Short distances : STEPS
38. Leg part : SHIN
39. Fictitious defendant : ROE
40. Work incentive : RAISE
41. Irritate : PEEVE
42. Make a choice : OPT
43. Flirt : OGLE
44. Made binding : SEALED
45. Simple : HOMELY
47. Prefix with sphere or stich : HEMI
48. Sculpt : CARVE
50. Winter wear : EARLAPS
53. Century plant : ALOE
54. Rashness : HASTE
56. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
58. Federal agt. : GMAN
59. Following devotedly : INTOW
60. Bygone bird : DODO
61. Is corrosive : EATS
62. Organ parts : STOPS
63. Where to find cattails : FEN
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1. Exclamation of surprise : OHO
2. Lose vigor : FADE
3. Cause of hoarseness : FROGINTHETHROAT
4. Flight : HEGIRA
5. Heroic tale : EPOS
6. Ignores : SHUTSONESEYESTO
7. Do lawn work : SOD
8. Period : ERA
9. Water growths : ALGAE
10. Be very attentive : HANGONTHELIPSOF
11. Jai ___ : ALAI
12. Storage structure : BARN
14. Establish a will : PROBATE
21. Young fellows : TADS
22. Kind of verse or trade : FREE
25. Worthless writing : TRIPE
26. At loose ___ : ENDS
27. Relative of a panatela : CLARO
28. Greek writer : AESOP
31. Artless : NAIVE
32. Courted with port : WINED
34. Tranquil : STILL
37. Wise one : SAGE
38. Ocean nymph : SEAMAID
40. City in northern Georgia : ROME
41. Strip : PEEL
44. Mouselike mammals : SHREWS
46. Heating devices : OVENS
48. Confine : CAGE
49. ___ mater : ALMA
51. At the summit : ATOP
52. Support : SIDE
54. Possessive pronoun : HIS
55. Worker on a hill : ANT
57. One of the Trinity : SON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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