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New York Times, Wednesday, October 1, 1980

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 52-Down clue had acute accent over second n in "Poznan"; this could not be done in Crossword Compiler.

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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,285
Across
1
Brooks or Allen : MEL
4
Kind of money or set : SMART
9
L.A. athletes : RAMS
13
British satirist Kingsley : AMIS
15
Part of a sunflower : PALEA
16
Q.E.D. middle : ERAT
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Falling out : RIFT
18
Site of the Krupp Works : ESSEN
19
Circumspect : WARY
20
Walt Whitman work : LEAVESOFGRASS
23
Brood of pheasants : NIDE
24
Off-key : SOUR
25
Runner : BLADE
28
Bar of gold bullion : INGOT
32
Japanese indigene : AINU
33
Capital on the Colorado : AUSTIN
38
Tempest ___ teapot : INA
39
Park sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
42
Airline abbr. : ETA
43
Look-alikes produced asexually : CLONES
44
Dill of the Bible : ANET
45
More sensitive : SORER
47
Thurber's dreamer : MITTY
48
Some born in August : LEOS
51
Flattered, in a way : APED
53
Some singles : GRASSWIDOWERS
58
Grub : ROOT
59
Name for a muchacho : TOMAS
60
Hollow stem : REED
62
Cerulean : BLUE
63
Wrought-up : IRATE
64
Fill up : SATE
65
Middle of March : IDES
66
Trend setters, sometimes : ADMEN
67
What O'Hara's Joey was : PAL
Down
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Detract from : MAR
2
Author Ludwig : EMIL
3
"Bowl of cherries" : LIFE
4
Indy 500 feature : SPEED
5
Shot for Minnesota Fats : MASSE
6
Moreover : ALSO
7
Some are made of coral : REEFS
8
"Last ___ in Paris," Brando film : TANGO
9
Alert again : REWARN
10
Iran–U.S.S.R. river boundary : ARAS
11
Counterpart of Ares : MARS
12
Unkempt abode : STY
14
Rise : STANDUP
21
"La ___ en Rose," Piaf's song : VIE
22
Looking back regretfully : RUING
25
Cooks cookies : BAKES
26
Command at sea : LIETO
27
Close, to Coleridge : ANEAR
29
Ferber novel : GIANT
30
Starting point : ONSET
31
Flavorsome : TASTY
33
C.I.O. partner : AFL
34
Sky mystery : UFO
35
Depot: Abbr. : STN
36
Beverage in Boulogne : THE
37
Plural ending : IES
40
Pigments for Picasso's palette : OCRES
41
Oakland athletes : RAIDERS
46
Raises the spirits : ELATES
47
Gull : MEW
49
Whence Caesar embarked : OSTIA
50
Kind of dance or play : SWORD
51
"___ which will live in infamy": F.D.R. : ADATE
52
Poznan, to Germans : POSEN
53
"Nothing ___ Can Stay," Frost poem : GOLD
54
Dissipated man : ROUE
55
Caliph, e.g. : IMAM
56
Get one's deserts : REAP
57
___ precedent : SETA
58
Abbr. of interest to Tony Perez : RBI
61
Verdi's "La Forza ___ Destino" : DEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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