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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,017

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Across
1. Vain fellow : FOP
4. Track athlete : MILER
9. Chef's direction : STIR
13. Mine entrance : ADIT
15. Like a football : OVATE
16. Starchy plant : TARO
17. U.S. annexation: 1845 : REPUBLICOFTEXAS
20. Exists (in) : RESIDES
21. Sheeplike : OVINE
22. Vehicle pulled by malamutes : SLED
23. Decide : RULE
25. Lane user : BOWLER
28. Clothe : VEST
29. Intelligent : APT
32. Great Lakes port : ERIE
33. Calcutta clothing : SAREE
34. Patriotic org. : DAR
35. U.S. real estate deal: 1853 : GADSDENPURCHASE
39. Was corrosive : ATE
40. Violently : AMAIN
41. French river : OISE
42. Folding money : TEN
43. Nomadic Moslem : KURD
44. Striped : BARRED
46. Portion : DOSE
47. City on the Rhine : BONN
48. Pass along the edge : SKIRT
51. Most skillful : NEATEST
54. U.S. statehood entrant: 1907 : INDIANTERRITORY
58. Battery unit : CELL
59. Publicized : AIRED
60. River inlet : SLUE
61. Ship section : KEEL
62. "___ and Saddles," book by Custer's wife : BOOTS
63. Private room : DEN
Down
1. By ___ (very much) : FAR
2. Breslau's river : ODER
3. ___ up (speak) : PIPE
4. Crumble : MOLDER
5. Like some campus buildings : IVIED
6. Preservatives : LACS
7. Ike's one-time command : ETO
8. Sports official, for short : REF
9. An Allen : STEVE
10. Call heard often in Manhattan : TAXI
11. OPEC country : IRAN
12. ___ of Sharon : ROSE
14. Scuffles : TUSSLES
18. Ill humor : BILE
19. Early Mexican Indian : TOLTEC
23. TV movie, at times : RERUN
24. Patron : USER
25. Oft-repeated verb in Genesis : BEGAT
26. Spout : ORATE
27. Extend : WIDEN
28. Dull : VAPID
29. "Robin ___," English song : ADAIR
30. Outmoded : PASSE
31. Cornered : TREED
33. Pitfall : SNARE
36. Siouan Indian : DAKOTA
37. Big birds : EMUS
38. Only their queens survive winter : HORNETS
44. Sides of a rink : BOARDS
45. He's opposed to the pros : ANTI
46. Carpentry tool : DRILL
47. Le Havre hat : BERET
48. Indisposed : SICK
49. Kind of pad or hole : KNEE
50. Empty : IDLE
51. Agrippina's boy : NERO
52. Was very persuasive : SOLD
53. Accurate : TRUE
55. Seize : NAB
56. Cádiz uncle : TIO
57. Desire : YEN

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