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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1980

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F G J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,301
Across Down
1. Flora of the Mojave Desert : CACTI
6. Greek letters : PSIS
10. Desert wear in Africa : ABAS
14. ___-a-Dale : ALLAN
15. Prolific auth. : ANON
16. Liquefy : MELT
17. Rants : RAILS
18. Newspaper sect. : ROTO
19. Palo ___ : ALTO
20. Welcome the admiral : PIPEONBOARD
23. Burmese native : LAI
24. ___ of war : SLOOP
25. Like Ovid's "Amores" : EROTIC
27. Shoe worn inside a boot : PAC
30. Puzzler's favorite Adams : EDIE
31. "Our Gang" author : ROTH
32. "Little Things Mean ___," 1954 song : ALOT
34. Animal-tissue enzymes: Abbr. : ALDS
36. Important early invention : WHEEL
39. Like some arguments : TENABLE
41. Eyeglass : MONOCLE
43. Froth : SPUME
44. Steep : DEAR
46. "___ Dancer," Nureyev film : IAMA
47. River of two colors : NILE
49. Ballerina's knee bend : PLIE
51. Heavy weight : TON
52. Crook : BADLOT
54. ___-France : ILEDE
56. Airport info : ARR
57. Tank town : WHISTLESTOP
62. Like certain food : SOUL
64. Horn, in Honduras : ASTA
65. Fence part : STAKE
66. Bancroft role in "The Turning Point" : EMMA
67. Dickens girl : NELL
68. Opera ___ : SERIA
69. Abrade : RASP
70. "___, and ye shall find" : SEEK
71. Communal U.S.S.R. group : ARTEL
1. Grumble : CARP
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Cut out, as coupons : CLIP
4. "___ of Hoffmann" : TALES
5. Cobbler's concern : INSOLE
6. Overheated : PARBOILED
7. Nosed around : SNOOPED
8. Whit : IOTA
9. Disturber in the night : SNORER
10. Church vessel : AMA
11. Take a risk : BELLTHECAT
12. ___ Mountains, in Asia : ALTAI
13. Impassive : STOIC
21. Knotty : NODAL
22. " . . . ___ the stage with tears": Hamlet : DROWN
26. Holy Roman emperor: 962–73 : OTHOI
27. Soft touches : PATS
28. Syrian city, to a Parisian : ALEP
29. Riddles featuring puns : CONUNDRUMS
33. A language of Sri Lanka : TAMIL
35. Causerie : SMALLTALK
37. Castel Sant'___, in Napoli : ELMO
38. Like Cassius : LEAN
40. "Look out ___!" : BELOW
42. College at Oxford : ORIEL
45. Apostle's letter : EPISTLE
48. Allen and Frome : ETHANS
50. Early center of Christianity : EDESSA
52. Not so noble : BASER
53. Pine scent : AROMA
55. Nitrite is one : ESTER
58. Response in 35 Down : ISEE
59. Fruity dessert : TART
60. Joad of "The Grapes of Wrath" : OKIE
61. Carillon : PEAL
63. Coddle : LAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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