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New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 1980

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,041
Across Down
1. This may come before the fall : TRIP
5. "Now Is the ___," 1946 song : HOUR
9. Pandurina : LUTE
13. Emulated Angel Cordero : RODE
14. Held or Sten : ANNA
15. Growing out : ENATE
17. "___ vincit insomnia": C. Fry : AMOR
18. ___-ce pas? : NEST
19. Farm units : ACRES
20. "___ sana . . . " : MENS
21. Opiate : DOPE
22. Snow or Mother follower : GOOSE
23. Cafeteria entree : POTPIE
25. Detestation : ODIUM
27. Park-bench habitué : IDLER
29. Biography : MEMOIR
33. Great ___, in the Bahamas : ABACO
36. "___ the World, I . . . " : STOP
38. Arm bone : ULNA
39. Articulate : VOCAL
40. Viper : ASP
41. Scythe handle : SNATH
42. Chemical suffix : ONIC
43. Rage : FUME
44. Typesetters' machines, for short : LINOS
45. Slangy turndown : NODICE
47. Caper : ANTIC
49. Of early times: Poet. : OLDEN
51. Icons : IMAGES
55. Edition : ISSUE
58. Winglike : ALAR
60. Chaucerian form : TALE
61. Picked : CHOSE
62. River in Yugoslavia : TISA
63. "___ Old Cowhand," 1936 song : IMAN
64. Seal seams : CAULK
65. "___ You Not," book by Paar : IKID
66. U.S.S.R. nyet at U.N. : VETO
67. Volstead Act supporters : DRYS
68. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
69. Fulda feeder : EDER
1. Hike : TRAMP
2. One of the Montagues : ROMEO
3. "___ Want Your Kisses," 1929 song : IDONT
4. With discernment : PERSPICACIOUSLY
5. He wrote 23 oratorios : HANDEL
6. ___ cat (sandlot game) : ONEO
7. Kind of conduct penalized in football : UNSPORTSMANLIKE
8. Appraised : RATED
9. ___ of Nations : LEAGUE
10. Reserved; taciturn : UNCOMMUNICATIVE
11. Elephant's-ear : TARO
12. Summers, in Sedan : ETES
16. Vane reading : ESE
24. Fan club's hero : IDOL
26. Little devil : IMP
28. Birthright seller : ESAU
30. Rainer's 1937 Oscar-winning role : OLAN
31. Long-division word : INTO
32. Bowl calls : RAHS
33. Stratford's stream : AVON
34. Pro ___ publico : BONO
35. Etcher's need : ACID
37. Kind of house or letter : OPEN
41. Gracile : SLIM
43. G-man : FED
46. Golf clubs : CLEEKS
48. Intemperate speech : TIRADE
50. Dine at home : EATIN
52. Patronized a casino : GAMED
53. Happify : ELATE
54. Monsieur, in Madrid : SENOR
55. Agcy. controlling railroad fares : ICC
56. Roe source : SHAD
57. Rancid : SOUR
59. A ___ Able : ASIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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