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New York Times, Friday, January 30, 1981

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,406
Across
1. Disreputable person : RAFF
5. Goose genus : ANSER
10. Purl's partner : KNIT
14. On the Ligurian : ASEA
15. First name of the author of "My Life" : GOLDA
16. Word with other : EACH
17. Bolus : PILL
18. Sovereignty : REIGN
19. Fleuret's relative : EPEE
20. Fallacies in thinking : IDOLA
22. Architect's detailed description, for short : SPEC
23. Mère's counterpart : PERE
24. Garb for work or play : DENIMS
26. First part : PRIMO
28. Dewy-eyed : NAIVE
30. Slander : DEFAME
34. Hood : GANGSTER
37. "Flow gently, sweet ___ . . . ": Burns : AFTON
38. Box elder genus : ACER
39. Panache : STYLE
42. Tree with white flowers : TITI
43. Ratoon : SHOOT
45. Kind of average or value : WEIGHTED
47. Sketch : PENCIL
49. King Haakon made her a knight : HENIE
50. Jack : KNAVE
52. Hire : ENGAGE
56. Rock's predecessor : JAZZ
59. Señor's child : NINO
61. Hundred-eyed monster : ARGUS
62. ___ strut (plane part) : OLEO
63. Treeless uplands : DOWNS
65. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
66. Getz or Kenton : STAN
67. Chosen : ELECT
68. Gulf of Salerno feeder : SELE
69. Kind of card : HOLE
70. Old hat : DATED
71. Charon's post : STYX
Down
1. Speedy : RAPID
2. Dramatic ploy : ASIDE
3. Criminal : FELON
4. Parkway warning sign : FALLINGROCKZONE
5. D.C. Cabinet post : AGR
6. Denials : NOES
7. Parkway warning sign : SLIPPERYWHENWET
8. Lawn tool : EDGER
9. Spoiled : RANCID
10. Parkway warning sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
11. Nucha or nuque : NAPE
12. Baker's aide : ICER
13. Biblical pronoun : THEE
21. You love: Lat. : AMAS
25. Holds a session : SITS
27. ___ culpa : MEA
29. Fido's dr. : VET
31. Keep ___ (persevere) : ATIT
32. Particle : MOTE
33. City in Okla. : ENID
34. Pant : GASP
35. Yearn : ACHE
36. Ramsay-Travers find: 1898 : NEON
40. Shubert or De Forest : LEE
41. "___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
44. Stannum : TIN
46. Lollobrigida : GINA
48. Alit : LANDED
51. Duke Orsino's bride : VIOLA
53. Ornamental stud : AGLET
54. Arroyo : GULLY
55. Reo contemporary : ESSEX
56. Tease : JOSH
57. Choir voice : ALTO
58. Enthusiasm : ZEAL
60. Former : ONCE
64. Norm: Abbr. : STD

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

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