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New York Times, Wednesday, October 22, 1980

Author: Richard N. Platt, Jr.
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,306
Across Down
1. Rotating machine parts : CAMS
5. Physician's org. : AMA
8. Prefix for body or tank : ANTI
12. African lilies : ALOES
14. Male swan : COB
15. Makes tracks : FLEES
16. Green item : BERET
17. Highest mountain in Crete : IDA
18. False ___ : ALARM
19. Ike and Monty : COMRADESINARMS
22. Maglie or Mineo : SAL
23. Siberian river : LENA
24. Fool : ASS
27. Gruntling : PIG
29. Ready for the pitch : ATBAT
33. Boundary : METE
35. Perfume bottle : VIAL
38. Type of Greek architecture : IONIC
40. Bonnie and Clyde : PARTNERSINCRIME
43. Office worker, for short : STENO
44. Van Gogh's brother : THEO
45. Surrounded by : AMID
46. Footwear for W. C. Fields : SPATS
48. Dallas univ. : SMU
50. U. S. humorist: 1866–1944 : ADE
51. Pupil's neighbor : IRIS
54. Unit of energy : ERG
56. Tom and Huck : BOONCOMPANIONS
63. Pool owner's bane : ALGAE
64. Issue weapons : ARM
65. Zodiac sign : ARIES
67. Brown seaweeds : KELPS
68. Actress Zetterling : MAI
69. "___, Dolly!" : HELLO
70. Employs : USES
71. Prefix meaning "along with" : SYN
72. Gwyn or Quickly : NELL
1. Calloway : CAB
2. Waugh or Guinness : ALEC
3. Subject of Katz's "Days of Wrath" : MORO
4. Appears : SEEMS
5. Kind of test : ACID
6. Cover girl : MODEL
7. Lower in esteem : ABASE
8. ___ breve, in music : ALLA
9. Approach : NEAR
10. Two years in the House : TERM
11. Distinctive doctrines : ISMS
13. Kind of hanger : STRAP
15. Enthusiast : FANATIC
20. Brisk : ALIVE
21. Wycherley's "Love ___ Wood" : INA
24. Elec. measurements : AMPS
25. What parties vie for : SEATS
26. ___ throat : STREP
28. Encircled : GIRT
30. Dry, cold wind : BORA
31. Inner self : ANIMA
32. Mousy : TIMID
34. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
36. Hardwood : ASH
37. Epitaph verb : LIES
39. Grant : CEDE
41. Bulletin-board items : NOTICES
42. Name, to Cicero : NOMEN
47. Sign outside a hit : SRO
49. Heep : URIAH
52. Moslem rulers : IMAMS
53. "Let us ___," firemen's slogan : SPRAY
55. Bridge expert : GOREN
56. U.S.S.R. oil city : BAKU
57. Corrida cries : OLES
58. Amorous glance : OGLE
59. Fabric surfaces : NAPS
60. Refugee from Uganda : AMIN
61. Blue or White : NILE
62. This may be hard or soft : SELL
66. One hundred centavos, in Peru : SOL

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