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New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1981

Author:
Edward Marchese
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Edward J. Marchese has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,405
Across
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Early star trekkers : MAGI
5
Spanish folk dance : JOTA
9
Weapons, for short : AMMO
13
Heathen deities : IDOLS
15
Hebrew prophet : AMOS
16
"Lamia" is one : POEM
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City near Hannover : CELLE
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Long-shot candidate : DARKHORSE
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Imperil : ENDANGER
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Extremely filthy : AUGEAN
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
24
"Bury My Heart at Wounded ___" : KNEE
25
Rajah's wife : RANI
27
Subject : TOPIC
30
The Graces waited on him : EROS
34
Cornice bracket : ANCON
36
Pickets : PALES
38
"Orare ___ laborare ... " : EST
39
Foreign minister for Mussolini : CIANO
40
Distinctive theory : ISM
41
One field for hams : RADIO
43
Pipe joint : ELL
44
Income, in Indre : RENTE
46
Word for the greener-grass side : OTHER
47
Skillful : DEFT
49
Approaches : NEARS
51
Ethereal : AERY
52
Freshwater European fish : RUDD
54
"___ myself to sleep ... ": Twain : PURR
56
One lacking normal pigmentation : ALBINO
59
Traveler on foot : WAYFARER
63
Describing an illegal labor contract : YELLOWDOG
65
Chemical compound : OXIDE
66
Indigo : ANIL
67
Ireland, formerly : EIRE
68
Burn superficially : SINGE
69
Darlings : HONS
70
Philosopher Kierkegaard, for one : DANE
71
Matured : AGED
Down
1
Passengers on Apollo 17 : MICE
2
Arabian gulf : ADEN
3
Mammon : GOLDENCALF
4
Inference : ILLATION
5
Green color : JADE
6
Famed poet-mathematician : OMAR
7
Rocky hill : TOR
8
With suspicion : ASKANCE
9
Farthest point : APOGEE
10
Additional : MORE
11
___ Verde National Park : MESA
12
Presage : OMEN
14
Dispatched : SENT
19
Plum or apricot : HUE
21
Violin string : GUT
24
"Trees" poet : KILMER
25
Sprinted : RACED
26
Infirm : ANILE
28
Supposed : OPINED
29
Ristorante fare : PASTA
31
Planned distraction : REDHERRING
32
Willow : OSIER
33
Welty product : STORY
35
Negative connective : NOR
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Angel's favorite letters : SRO
42
Imperturbability : ATARAXIA
45
Equipped gratuitously : ENDOWED
48
What opera fans get : TRILLS
50
One who "came in from the cold" : SPY
53
Top número : UNO
55
Strange sights in the skies : UFOS
56
Maid for Indira : AYAH
57
Type of weave : LENO
58
Yeasty pancake : BLIN
59
Spent : WORN
60
Pulitzer Prize author: 1958 : AGEE
61
John Lindsay's "The ___" : EDGE
62
Person easily swayed : REED
64
Through or across: Prefix : DIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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