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New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,014
Across Down
1. Shopper's consideration : COST
5. T. B. Aldrich's "The Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
9. Whale : CETE
13. Nanking nana : AMAH
14. "The Man ___," 1924 song : ILOVE
15. A.F.B. on Cape Cod : OTIS
16. Make allowance for : TAKEINTOACCOUNT
19. France's flag : TRICOLOR
20. Bon ton : ELITE
21. Actress Merkel et al. : UNAS
22. Make an incised mark : RASE
24. Large, fish-eating bird : OSPREY
27. Arrant coward : POLTROON
31. He wrote "One Fat Englishman" : AMIS
32. Cloys : SATES
33. Omaha Beach boat : LCI
34. Classic of 1859, with "A" : TALEOFTWOCITIES
38. Pitching stat : ERA
39. Less plentiful : RARER
40. Le Gallienne and Tanguay : EVAS
41. More vigorous : STURDIER
43. Bon ___ (tea rose) : SILENE
45. "10-33!" in CB lingo : HELP
46. Corolla petals, to a botanist : ALAE
47. Where R.L.S. is buried : SAMOA
50. Arranges alternately : STAGGERS
54. Jeremiads : HARDLUCKSTORIES
57. Old language : ERSE
58. Emulates Nosey Parker : PRIES
59. "Like ___ without a tail": "Macbeth" : ARAT
60. Play-gun ammo : PEAS
61. Mixer : SODA
62. Tillis and Torme : MELS
1. Famed suffragette : CATT
2. Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
3. H. H. Munro : SAKI
4. Southey's "___ of Kehama" : THECURSE
5. Choir section : ALTOS
6. Party spoiler : BOOR
7. Hawaiian beverage : AVA
8. Nov. follower : DEC
9. Calaboose : COOLER
10. Case for trivia : ETUI
11. Add color : TINT
12. Borgia in-law : ESTE
14. Mosaic, e.g. : INLAY
17. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
18. "___ Bon," Eartha Kitt hit : CESTSI
22. Part of a dynamo : ROTOR
23. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
24. Actor Warren : OATES
25. Chichi : SMART
26. Rice dish : PILAU
27. His caress causes distress : PAWER
28. Smorgasbord tidbit : OLIVE
29. " . . . the gem of the ___" : OCEAN
30. Stockholm gnome : NISSE
32. ___ throat : STREP
35. The worst kind of test : ORDEAL
36. Get an F on an exam : FAIL
37. "No mon, no fun, your son" could be one : TELEGRAM
42. Kind of scholar : RHODES
43. Abbie's partner in comics : SLATS
44. He made the poor Moor sure his wife wasn't pure : IAGO
46. Flummoxed : ATSEA
47. Fields of "Rippling Rhythm" fame : SHEP
48. Bern's river : AARE
49. R. Aldrich's "Gertrude Lawrence as ___" : MRSA
50. Airplane runner : SKID
51. Ireland's erstwhile name : EIRE
52. Williams's "Camino ___" : REAL
53. Tupolev-144, etc. : SSTS
55. Bullish periods : UPS
56. ___-Magnon man : CRO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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