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New York Times, Thursday, October 30, 1980

Author: Benson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,314
Across Down
1. Cries of discovery : AHAS
5. "Tree ___ Window," Frost poem : ATMY
9. "___ Day's Night," Beatles film : AHARD
14. Soda jerk's creation : MALT
15. Kojak : THEO
16. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
17. Anent : ASTO
18. ___ bien : TRES
19. Pain: Comb form : ALGIA
20. She led over 300 slaves to freedom : HARRIETTUBMAN
23. Timid ones : MICE
24. End of a Hemingway title : RISES
25. Type of room, for short : REC
28. Of the stomach : GASTRIC
31. "___ to be born . . . " : ATIME
33. Greek letter : ETA
34. West Pt. : USMA
38. Journalist who integrated the U. of Ga.: 1961 : CHARLAYNEHUNTER
42. Cabell of baseball : ENOS
43. Caspian, e.g. : SEA
44. Not anybody : NOONE
45. Mail room worker : STAMPER
48. Political org. : ADA
49. Like a teetotaler : SOBER
52. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
54. Mary ___, famous educator: 1875–1955 : MCLEODBETHUNE
59. Indian symbol : TOTEM
60. Traditional kind of learning : ROTE
61. Not so much : LESS
63. Force a turnover at the Omni : STEAL
64. Winglike : ALAR
65. Glut : SATE
66. Niggling : PETTY
67. "The ___," Diana Ross hit : BOSS
68. School founded in 1440 : ETON
1. Group including G.P.'s : AMA
2. Potpourri : HASH
3. Canadian prov. : ALTA
4. Upheaval : STORM
5. Region the Athenians dominated : ATTICA
6. "___ Company," TV hit : THREES
7. Proper : MEET
8. Fielding (Hurry Up) ___, of football coaching fame : YOST
9. Type of numeral : ARABIC
10. Former C.I.A. head : HELMS
11. Plants containing chlorophyll : ALGAE
12. Kin of martingales : REINS
13. Venus, to Virgil : DEA
21. Star in Orion : RIGEL
22. Heep : URIAH
25. Feature of a field day : RACE
26. Cultural group: Comb. form : ETHN
27. Greeting for Gina : CIAO
29. Museum opening hour, commonly : TENAM
30. Hwy. : RTE
32. Robinson, e.g. : MRS
34. Número ___ : UNO
35. Promenade in 5 Down : STOA
36. Darn that sock : MEND
37. Kind of code : AREA
39. Houston player : ASTRO
40. "___, though I walk . . . " : YEA
41. Reagan's opponent in 1970 : UNRUH
45. Correct : SEEMLY
46. Popular subjects in Renaissance art : PIETAS
47. Organic compounds : ESTERS
49. Struck, à la David : SMOTE
50. Musical group : OCTET
51. Pasture sound : BLEAT
53. Beat : PULSE
55. Dull : DRAB
56. Machete : BOLO
57. Free from admixture : NEAT
58. Start of the Gem State's motto : ESTO
59. Recipe abbr. : TSP
62. Brooke of Mass. was one : SEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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