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New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 1980

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F G H J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,298
Across
1. Actor Ray from Pa. : ALDO
5. African language : BANTU
10. English inns : PUBS
14. Pope in 903 : LEOV
15. Man of Iran, e.g. : ASIAN
16. Concerning : INRE
17. Emphasized : UNDERLINED
19. Blue-pencil : EDIT
20. Secured : MOORED
21. Ins : ELECTEES
23. Hied : SPED
25. Crowd sound : ROAR
26. Entourage : COTERIE
29. Embarrassment for Mosconi : MISCUE
32. "Daphnis et Chloé" composer : RAVEL
33. Of Earth's bisecting line : AXIAL
35. Intake at Bethlehem : ORE
36. Kind of school : PREP
37. Lily's cousin : ONION
38. Ellipse : OVAL
39. Blemish : MAR
40. Nautical call : AVAST
41. Partner of odds : EVENS
42. Spared no effort : STROVE
44. Vintner's staff members : TASTERS
46. Bakery worker : ICER
47. Give impetus to : SPUR
48. Swimmer's hazard : UNDERTOW
52. Certain standards : IDEALS
56. Drink component : SODA
57. Bounded across or ignored : OVERLEAPED
59. Tommy's Tommy gun : STEN
60. Growing in snow : NIVAL
61. "___ consummation . . . ": Hamlet : TISA
62. Mix and Jaworski of football fame : RONS
63. Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
64. Search for : SEEK
Down
1. Astringent : ALUM
2. Fine lawn : LENO
3. Extinct bird : DODO
4. Go too far : OVERSTEP
5. Norse god slain by a twig of mistletoe : BALDER
6. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
7. Spot card : NINE
8. Asian unit of weight : TAEL
9. Strong member of an acrobatic team : UNDERMAN
10. Post-Crucifixion representations : PIETAS
11. Like a spy : UNDERCOVER
12. French cheese : BRIE
13. Bridge defeats : SETS
18. Turn back : REPEL
22. Spring : COIL
24. Moon goddess : DIANA
26. Gem weight : CARAT
27. Voted down : OVERRIDDEN
28. Are : EXIST
30. Monitor lizards : URANS
31. Lampreys' cousins : EELS
32. Letters denoting motor speed : RPMS
34. Bits : IOTAS
37. Nuance : OVERTONE
38. Gormandizes : OVEREATS
40. State : AVER
41. Musical study : ETUDE
43. Atlantic and Pacific : OCEANS
45. Table accidents : SPILLS
48. Red letters : USSR
49. The back: Comb. form : NOTO
50. Roman poet : OVID
51. "___ Been Chums . . . ": 1905 song : WEVE
53. " . . . baked in ___" : APIE
54. ___-majesté : LESE
55. State bordering on Neb. : SDAK
58. Hurried : RAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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