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New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,300
Across Down
1. Striker at strikers : SCAB
5. This has teeth but can't eat : COMB
9. Chapeau for Corot : BERET
14. Adjective for Dave Cowens : TALL
15. Place for a race : OVAL
16. Smorgasbord tidbit : OLIVE
17. Famed family name in baseball : ALOU
18. The mark of sorrow : ZERO
19. Actor who wrote "The Moon's a Balloon" : NIVEN
20. Mazursky film starring George Segal: 1973 : BLUMEINLOVE
23. Exemplar for a sluggard : ANT
24. Hugo's wife and Astaire's sister : ADELES
25. Prefix with match or fire : MIS
26. "Libera ___ a malo" : NOS
27. Flat : TENEMENT
32. B'way star LuPone : PATTI
35. Form handled well by Handel : ORATORIO
36. Oriental baby sitter : AMAH
37. Like many a teen-ager's room : MESSY
39. Printer's machine, for short : LINO
40. Where an imam will meet a houri : PARADISE
42. Dickens's "___ House" : BLEAK
43. Loser of the "golden apples" race : ATALANTA
44. Tommie ___, noted trumpeter : LOY
45. Wahine's gift to a tourist : LEI
46. One of Pavarotti's assets : TIMBRE
49. Gentle splashing sound : LAP
52. Benny theme song : LOVEINBLOOM
55. Instrument for Stern : AMATI
57. Hamlet's phrase re hidden Polonius : ARAT
58. River that sounds muddy : OUSE
59. Calf that got a bum steer : DOGIE
60. Noxious weed of the Bible : TARE
61. Cornelia ___ Skinner : OTIS
62. Angst : DREAD
63. Abbr. after a list of people : ETAL
64. City in western Arkansas : MENA
1. Pink : STAB
2. Showy plant : CALLA
3. Not sotto voce : ALOUD
4. Queen Victoria's famous pianist : BLUMENTHAL
5. Padded coverings for teapots : COZIES
6. Ceramists' requisites : OVENS
7. Clayey soil : MARL
8. Gerald Ford's in-laws : BLOOMERS
9. Plant used in folk medicine : BONESET
10. Double this for a Hebrew hymn : ELI
11. ___ Ridge, great race horse : RIVA
12. Trim symmetrically : EVEN
13. Carnival structure : TENT
21. French saint (Dec. 1) : ELOI
22. Ramón ___, celebrated tenor : VINAY
27. Where Bobby Shaftoe went : TOSEA
28. Leopold's wife in "Ulysses" : MOLLYBLOOM
29. City near Chautauqua Lake : ERIE
30. "Strange Interlude" heroine : NINA
31. Appropriated : TOOK
32. Haydn or Hemingway : PAPA
33. She loves, to Ovid : AMAT
34. Place in a Mitchell book : TARA
37. Actor from N.Y.C.: 1939–76 : MINEO
38. Spend the summer : ESTIVATE
41. Loved them and left them : DALLIED
42. Bradshaw-to-Swann thriller : BOMB
44. Part of a window or doorway : LINTEL
46. Dressy headdress : TIARA
47. Navigator's concern : ROUTE
48. Red dye used in cosmetics : EOSIN
49. He was a lad in 1920 : LADD
50. Tender passion patron : AMOR
51. Young aide in D.C. : PAGE
53. Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
54. Flattop of the Southwest : MESA
56. Aunt, in Avila : TIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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