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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1980

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,291
Across Down
1. Footwear inside a boot : PAC
4. Agra attire : SARIS
9. Bridge thrill : SLAM
13. O.T. book : AMOS
15. Isolated : ALONE
16. Dixie food item : PONE
17. Western tourist magnet : CARLSBADCAVERNS
20. Broadway tourist magnets : THEATERS
21. Mighty mountains of S.A. : ANDES
22. Standard : NORM
23. Welshman, for one : CELT
25. Motoring thrills : VISTAS
28. "Physician, ___ thyself" : HEAL
29. Strike out : FAN
32. Hollywood director of silents : INCE
33. Therefore : HENCE
34. Flowering plant : RUE
35. Western scenic gem : GARDENOFTHEGODS
39. Go ___ spree : ONA
40. Classifies : SORTS
41. Discharge : EMIT
42. Twilled fabric : REP
43. Chichi : TONY
44. Louvre display : MONETS
46. Dissolute man : RAKE
47. Be sulky : POUT
48. Interweave : PLAIT
51. Most impudent : SAUCIEST
55. Scenic Western peaks : LASSENANDSHASTA
58. Yearn : ACHE
59. Worship : ADORE
60. Do carpentry work : NAIL
61. High schooler : TEEN
62. Leafy shelter : BOWER
63. Tell's canton : URI
1. Covenant : PACT
2. Nanking nurse : AMAH
3. Scrap left at Eden : CORE
4. Weapons for Custer and Reno : SABERS
5. Cry wolf : ALARM
6. Linear units : RODS
7. Business abbr. : INC
8. Vast amount : SEA
9. Exhausted : SPENT
10. "___ Jim," Conrad novel : LORD
11. English queen : ANNE
12. Military meal : MESS
14. Like biased reports : SLANTED
18. Greek portico : STOA
19. Pre-Crosby crooner : VALLEE
23. Lucre for Junior, once : CENTS
24. Apiece : EACH
25. Sine qua non for an athlete : VIGOR
26. Empty : INANE
27. Fracas : SCRAP
28. Describing guards and tackles : HEFTY
29. Wharton hero : FROME
30. C.P.A.'s project : AUDIT
31. What blue jays often invade : NESTS
33. Met star : HORNE
36. Possessions : ESTATE
37. Hidden spot : NOOK
38. "To the Fringed ___": Bryant : GENTIAN
44. Cat, owl or skunk : MOUSER
45. Anguished cry : OUCH
46. Gone toward the firmament : RISEN
47. "Sky pilot" : PADRE
48. Municipal map : PLAT
49. Thrash : LACE
50. Tennis great : ASHE
51. Buffalo's brumal bane : SNOW
52. One of Rebekah's boys : ESAU
53. Be active : STIR
54. Anklebones : TALI
56. Collar : NAB
57. Excitement : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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