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New York Times, Thursday, November 13, 1980

Author:
Arnold Moss
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,328

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Across
1
Not closed : AJAR
5
Stun : AMAZE
10
N.T. book : MATT
14
" . . . ___ labour's bath": Shak. : SORE
15
Surrealist oils : DALIS
16
State : AVER
17
Glided on ice : SLID
18
Praying figure : ORANT
19
"___ Like It Hot" : SOME
20
Long-lasting associations at Le Havre? : OLDFRENCHSHIPS
23
Years and years and years : EONS
24
Hospital group : AIDES
25
Rule : SWAY
27
County in W Ireland : CLARE
30
Dyne or erg : UNIT
31
Framework of reference : SCHEMA
33
Czech play : RUR
36
Do or die in Helsinki? : FIGHTTOAFINNISH
39
Goddess of plenty : OPS
40
Form of limestone : OOLITE
41
Shot and shell : AMMO
42
Script direction : ENTER
43
Bric-a-___ : BRAC
44
Town in S Indiana : PAOLI
47
TV's Jack : PAAR
49
Etonian's wear in Bangkok? : OLDSCHOOLTHAIS
55
"___, Pagliaccio" : RIDI
56
Cooper Mohican : UNCAS
57
Stumble : TRIP
59
___ jerk : KNEE
60
Dept. headed by Muskie : STATE
61
Arena at Atlanta : OMNI
62
Followers of saw and law : YERS
63
Between Daniel and Joel : HOSEA
64
Dernier cri : RAGE
Down
1
Sancho Panza's Dapple : ASS
2
Largest island in the Sulu Archipelago : JOLO
3
Seed covering : ARIL
4
Poe's "The Masque of the ___" : REDDEATH
5
Embellish : ADORN
6
___-tail (cirrus cloud) : MARES
7
Actor Arkin : ALAN
8
Its atomic weight is 65.37 : ZINC
9
Native of Tallinn : ESTH
10
No. 5 iron : MASHIE
11
Shun : AVOID
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Home of the Sun Devils : TEMPE
13
What Belinda loses in a Pope poem : TRESS
21
Vaudevillian Eddie : FOY
22
Plastic wrapping : SARAN
25
Use shears : SNIP
26
Perukes : WIGS
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Professorship : CHAIR
28
One of Larry Holmes's weapons : LEFT
29
Girlfriend, in Quebec : AMIE
30
Outer-space vehicle? : UFO
31
Nickname of a former Yankee pitcher : STOT
32
Porter who put on airs : COLE
33
Heroine of "Green Mansions" : RIMA
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Mil. branch : USMC
35
After pi : RHO
37
Application for the hair : TONIC
38
Important role in "Our Town" : NARRATOR
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Venner and Dinsmore : ELSIES
43
Scrooge word : BAH
44
Cartoon character : PORKY
45
MacMahon or Bernstein : ALINE
46
More eccentric : ODDER
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Kind of glass : PLATE
48
Confused : ATSEA
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"___, little baby . . . " : HUSH
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Not taken in by : ONTO
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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"La Douce" : IRMA
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Squeal; rat : SING
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Easy thing, proverbially : PIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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