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New York Times, Wednesday, October 29, 1980

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,313
Across Down
1. Morse or zip : CODE
5. Obligations : DEBTS
10. Presently : ANON
14. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
15. As thin as ___ : ARAIL
16. Tiny opening : PORE
17. Roster : LIST
18. Please, in Bonn : BITTE
19. "The ___ and Future King": White : ONCE
20. Clear : LUCID
22. "Cunning hunter" in Genesis : ESAU
23. A great deal : SCAD
24. Fable's end : MORAL
26. Altogether : INTOTO
28. Mode's companion : MEDIAN
30. Positions of control : HELMS
32. Wane : EBB
34. Neglects : OMITS
36. Compensate : REPAY
38. Picasso's "Blue ___" : ROOM
40. Different : OTHER
42. Several : SOME
43. Word with stamp or record : ALBUM
45. Stroke on a letter : SERIF
47. Gel : SET
48. Garb in Balanchine productions : TUTUS
50. Scene of wild confusion : BEDLAM
52. Bind, in surgery : LIGATE
54. Like many a pitcher : EARED
56. Ancient Semitic fertility god : BAAL
58. Guy's sidekick : DOLL
60. I.Q. test originator : BINET
62. Cultural org. : ANTA
63. Deduce : INFER
65. The sun, e.g. : STAR
66. Let it stand : STET
67. Twilled fabric : SERGE
68. Late European leader : TITO
69. Secrete : HIDE
70. Assignation : TRYST
71. Very pale : ASHY
1. Organizational unit : CELL
2. Suffix for audit or script : ORIUM
3. Confused : DISCOMBOBULATED
4. Total : ENTIRE
5. Small amount : DAB
6. Extinct Indian group : ERIE
7. What kooks have : BATSINTHEBELFRY
8. Giant : TITAN
9. Nero or Ellery : SLEUTH
10. Gethsemane group : APOSTLES
11. Not of sound mind : NONCOMPOSMENTIS
12. Whale in a 1977 film : ORCA
13. Want : NEED
21. Slotted groove : DADO
25. Big car, familiarly : LIMO
27. Poetic contraction : OER
29. Small islands : AITS
31. Identical : SAME
32. Age : ERA
33. Nut's companion : BOLT
35. Very dry : SERE
37. Still : YET
39. Grangerize (a book) : MUTILATE
41. Tease : RIDE
44. Shaver's vessel : MUG
46. Potbelly's problem : FLAB
49. To smite is his delight : SADIST
51. Bristlelike structure : ARISTA
53. Photography worker : TONER
55. ___ and taxes : DEATH
56. Southampton shindig : BASH
57. Prefix for toxin : ANTI
59. Diamond of the 20's : LEGS
61. Where Paris placed Helen : TROY
64. Macerate : RET

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

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