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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1980

30-Across : Anathema to an ecologist

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,334
Across
1
Rozelle and Rose : PETES
6
Science subj. : BOT
9
Anarchist in the news: 1920-27 : SACCO
14
Slanted : ATILT
15
Before now : AGO
16
Zeena's husband in a Wharton novel : ETHAN
17
With 60 Across, nursery-rhyme question : WHOKILLED
19
Roasted beef-and-bread dish : DERMA
20
Covered with squamae : SCALED
21
Cuckoo : ANI
22
Australian native : ABO
25
Israeli parliament : KNESSET
27
Watering place : SPA
30
Anathema to an ecologist : DEFILER
32
Canopy over a bed : TESTER
34
Seine feeder : MARNE
35
Concerning : INRE
38
Unit of pressure : TORR
39
"Have ___ You Lately?" : ITOLD
40
Scotch negative : NAE
41
Thicket : COPSE
42
Peignoir : ROBE
43
"Three ___ full" : BAGS
44
Sounds from a red-coated visitor : HOHOS
45
Loos and Bryant : ANITAS
47
Poseidon's spear : TRIDENT
49
Author Deighton : LEN
50
Snake oil, e.g. : NOSTRUM
53
Headland : RAS
54
Presidential monogram : HST
56
Up and about : ARISEN
58
Ruin : SPOIL
60
See 17 Across : COCKROBIN
64
Sierra ___ : LEONE
65
Young fox : KIT
66
Kind of acid : AMINO
67
Phrase in a contract : ANDOR
68
Draft org. : SSS
69
Passover feast : SEDER
Down
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Maul : PAW
2
Ordinal suffix : ETH
3
Pedro's uncle : TIO
4
Moose's kin : ELKS
5
Demurred : STICKLED
6
"Swan Lake" troupe member : BALLERINA
7
Curved moldings : OGEES
8
Hollywood's Mike and Thelma : TODDS
9
Composed : SEDATE
10
Solar disk : ATEN
11
Robin of fact and fiction : CHRISTOPHER
12
River alongside King's College : CAM
13
Vanishing S.A. Indian : ONA
18
Singer Abbe : LANE
22
Colorful butterfly : ADMIRAL
23
Agree : BEATONE
24
"The Merry Adventures ___" : OFROBINHOOD
26
Riviera season : ETE
28
___ non grata : PERSONA
29
Stops : ARRESTS
31
Shoreline feature : INLET
33
Endured : STOOD
36
Torment with trivial tirades : NAG
37
Confines : RESTRICTS
41
Foolish fancies : CHIMERAS
43
Ozawa's gp. : BSO
46
Deer's weapon : ANTLER
48
Secretary between Herter and Rogers : RUSK
51
Loots : SACKS
52
Three, in Paris : TROIS
55
Of the Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
57
Alaskan cape : NOME
58
___ Marshall, U.S. historian : SLA
59
Victor Hugo's weapon : PEN
61
Bridge input : BID
62
Chemical suffix : INE
63
Conjunction : NOR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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