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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1980

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,304
Across
1. Peace symbol : DOVE
5. Mary or Lady : ASTOR
10. Tec's help : CLUE
14. "Ah me!" : ALAS
15. ___ of Cawdor : THANE
16. Louvre name : LISA
17. Aerosol output : MIST
18. Leases : HIRES
19. "Harvest Festival" composer : IVES
20. S. N. Behrman play : NOTIMEFORCOMEDY
23. Give expression to : VENT
24. Author Levin : IRA
25. Asparagus units : SPEARS
28. Make explanatory markings : ANNOTATE
33. Warble : TRILL
34. Attired : CLAD
35. Eternally : EVER
36. First or foreign follower : AID
37. Celestial phenomenon : ECLIPSE
40. S.A. country : ARG
41. Brainstorm : IDEA
43. Tells tales : LIES
44. Roper's need : LASSO
46. Scorn : DERISION
48. Beethoven's Op. 20, e.g. : SEPTET
49. Ziegler or Nessen : RON
50. ___ time (never) : ATNO
51. Dreiser's "An ___" : AMERICANTRAGEDY
59. Breed of domestic fowl : JAVA
60. "Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
61. Kazan : ELIA
62. Jai ___ : ALAI
63. Made a boo-boo : ERRED
64. N.C. college : ELON
65. Skin : RIND
66. Goes by car : RIDES
67. Cutty ___, Scottish garment : SARK
Down
1. Curse : DAMN
2. Medley : OLIO
3. Enormous : VAST
4. Pertaining to summer : ESTIVAL
5. Where Pericles presided : ATHENS
6. Change gears : SHIFT
7. Poi source : TARO
8. Unique person : ONER
9. Abrogates : RESCINDS
10. Prevailing trend : CLIMATE
11. Like some TV offerings : LIVE
12. Secondhand : USED
13. Child's play : EASY
21. Oberon : MERLE
22. Spanish gold : ORO
25. Far from frolicsome : STAID
26. Fall preceder : PRIDE
27. White-plumed duck : EIDER
28. Stranger : ALIEN
29. Catches 40 winks : NAPS
30. Nautical term : AVAST
31. Laconic : TERSE
32. Rye fungus : ERGOT
34. Muse of history : CLIO
38. Decisive fact or argument : CLINCHER
39. Verdugo : ELENA
42. Blitz : AIRRAID
45. Orbital points : APOGEES
47. Oneself: Fr. : SOI
48. Fine fiddles : STRADS
50. Up ___ (cornered) : ATREE
51. Open a bit : AJAR
52. African republic : MALI
53. Author Hunter : EVAN
54. Air: Comb. form : AERI
55. Ointment : NARD
56. Raines : ELLA
57. Name in fashion : DIOR
58. A.E.F. man : YANK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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