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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 1980

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,035
Across
1. Some are clichés : SAWS
5. Like the cliffs of Dover : WHITE
10. Belfry occupants : BATS
14. Turkish title : AGHA
15. One of Audubon's favorites : HERON
16. Dreaded person : OGRE
17. Homophone for gate : GAIT
18. Awkward : INEPT
19. Soft cheese : BRIE
20. Homer or Turner : ARTIST
22. Robin Hood's forest : SHERWOOD
24. Aeneas, in Arles : ENEE
25. Cheer : RAH
26. "It ___ advertise" : PAYSTO
28. Mark or Matthew : DISCIPLE
33. Landon : ALF
34. Flavor : SAPOR
36. Delighted in : ATEUP
37. Blackthorn : SLOE
39. State of Malaysia : KEDAH
41. Word with other : EACH
42. Material suitable for suits : SERGE
44. Of a musical key : TONAL
46. Home of a Carioca, for short : RIO
47. Stages of a chess match : ENDGAMES
49. Love song : BALLAD
51. Crooked : WRY
52. Once more : ANEW
53. Tub-rub item : BATHSOAP
58. Hale fellow of U.S. history : NATHAN
61. Both: Comb. form : AMBI
62. Establish the truth : PROVE
64. Spike : TINE
65. Latin-lesson word : AMAT
66. Kind of circle or tube : INNER
67. Sermon follower : ETTE
68. Savant's accumulation : LORE
69. Spain's ___ Brava : COSTA
70. Study : READ
Down
1. "The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
2. Laboratory medium : AGAR
3. Name in baseball's Hall of Fame : WHITEYFORD
4. Materials for wedding gowns : SATINS
5. De la Roche's "___ Heritage" : WHITEOAK
6. Rhode Island Red : HEN
7. Angers : IRES
8. Hebrew drum : TOPH
9. Comes in : ENTERS
10. Quail : BOBWHITE
11. Sour, in Salerno : AGRO
12. Subordinate division of a minuet : TRIO
13. Tidbit for a titmouse : SEED
21. Stage scenery : SETS
23. N.T. term of reproach : RACA
26. Out of style : PASSE
27. Woody from Brooklyn : ALLEN
28. Dumb bunnies : DODOS
29. Where the Safid Rud flows : IRAN
30. "Queen of the silent serials" : PEARLWHITE
31. Donizetti heroine : LUCIA
32. Jewish high priest's vestment : EPHOD
35. Fountain of jazz : PETE
38. Albumen : EGGWHITE
40. Dance for Carmen : HABANERA
43. These have drums : EARS
45. Singer Cantrell : LANA
48. Poor-sighted : MYOPIC
50. Item to be posted : LETTER
53. Ancient Semitic god : BAAL
54. Ash cans, pineapples, etc. : AMMO
55. Vail convenience : TBAR
56. River to the Ligurian Sea : ARNO
57. Lily from France : PONS
59. Theater group : ANTA
60. Requisite : NEED
63. Race-track employee, for short : VET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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