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New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1980

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,312
Across Down
1. "___ Lisa," 1949 song : MONA
5. Summit : ACME
9. Darjeeling and oolong : TEAS
13. Coat part : LAPEL
14. Neat : TRIM
15. Roguish; sly : ARCH
16. Escargot : SNAIL
17. Architect Saarinen : EERO
18. "Rio ___," 1926 song : RITA
19. Goodbye song of 1918 : TILLWEMEETAGAIN
22. Telepathy, for short : ESP
23. Suffix with infant or percent : ILE
24. Goodbye song of 1922 : TOOTTOOTTOOTSIE
33. Facility : EASE
34. Wagnerian cycle : RING
35. Write a P.S. : ADD
36. Cookbook direction : STIR
37. Ballet exercises : PLIES
39. "It's a Sin to Tell ___," 1936 song : ALIE
40. Starting place, sometimes : TEE
41. Fiddler, e.g. : CRAB
42. Mighty mite : ATOM
43. Goodbye song from "Seven Hills of Rome" : ARRIVEDERCIROMA
48. Prefix with lead or read : MIS
49. Scull : OAR
50. Goodbye song of 1957 : JAMAICAFAREWELL
59. "He's ___ Picker," 1914 song : ARAG
60. Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
61. Japanese born and raised in U.S. : NISEI
62. Cumulus : PILE
63. Radial, for one : TIRE
64. Kind of G.I. tag, for short : IDENT
65. Diner sign : EATS
66. Walked heavily : TROD
67. Gael : CELT
1. "The ___ Love," 1924 song : MANI
2. Iridescent gem : OPAL
3. Armstrong or Simon : NEIL
4. Kin to "full of baloney" : ALLWET
5. Resume regular speed: Mus. dir. : ATEMPO
6. Montana Indian : CREE
7. Bog : MIRE
8. Jealousy and anger : EMOTIONS
9. Butt : TARGET
10. Assam silkworm : ERIA
11. Playbill heading : ACTI
12. Thai language : SHAN
13. W.W. II landing craft : LST
20. Prefix meaning inner : ESO
21. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
24. Integument of a seed : TESTA
25. Horse opera : OATER
26. Willow : OSIER
27. Three times, in prescriptions : TER
28. Five Nations group : TRIBE
29. Ascot : TIE
30. Meat-packing city in Uruguay : SALTO
31. Dialect : IDIOM
32. Swelling : EDEMA
37. Patriot who warned the minutemen at Concord : PRESCOTT
38. Stripling : LAD
39. Swiss river : AAR
41. A year in Trajan's reign : CVII
44. Mental pictures : IMAGES
45. Bellowed : ROARED
46. Gondola, e.g. : CAR
47. Conciliatory : IRENIC
50. Mock : JAPE
51. "The Bell Song" is one : ARIA
52. Brewer's purchase : MALT
53. Afghan bigwig : AMIR
54. Gambling game : FARO
55. Companion of high and handsome : WIDE
56. Dusseldorf donkey : ESEL
57. Period of 40 weekdays : LENT
58. Illuminated : LIT

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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