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John M. Samson
John M. Samson

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New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1980

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
John M. Samson has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,338
Across Down
1. Sins : ERRS
5. What jabberers do : PRATE
10. Pod : GAM
13. Mix : MINGLE
19. Debauchee : ROUE
20. Irritated : RILED
21. Instead of: Abbr. : ILO
22. Reveres : ADORES
23. Musical starring Billy Graham? : AINTMISBEHAVIN
26. Abhor : DETEST
27. Big books : TOMES
28. Libel : DEFAME
30. Container : CASE
31. Crazy ___ : ASALOON
34. Movie starring Tatum O'Neal? : RYANSDAUGHTER
37. Diversions : GAMES
38. Star at a French film festival? : CAAN
39. Belgian resort town : SPA
40. Entity : ENS
41. Movie starring a Venus? : AFAREWELLTOARMS
47. Kind of office : BOX
49. Minerva's mind : MENS
50. Zola : EMILE
51. Defeated Spassky : MATED
53. Church part : APSE
56. Sound from Sandy : ARF
57. Affected : CAMPY
58. Musical starring Ann Sothern? : DAMNYANKEES
60. Rossini works : OPERAS
62. Mex. misses : SRTAS
63. Fire god : VULCAN
64. Hourly : HORAL
66. Item for transplanting : SHOOT
67. Davis or Midler : BETTE
68. Divine revelation : ORACLE
70. Kind of photo : STILL
71. Cantaloupe's cousin : PAPAYA
74. Movie starring Wilt Chamberlain? : WALKINGTALL
76. Prides of lions : MANES
77. Chinese pagoda : TAA
80. She, in Savoie : ELLE
81. Cape Cod resort : TRURO
82. Seed coating : TESTA
83. Hair treatment : TINT
84. B'way sign : SRO
86. Film starring Dinah Shore? : ONTHEWATERFRONT
89. New Guinea port : LAE
91. Excavators' org. : UMW
93. Bank (on) : RELY
94. First prime minister of the U.S.S.R. : LENIN
95. Play starring Margaret Mead? : ATASTEOFHONEY
100. Favorable factors : PLUSSES
102. "___ darn shame!" : ITSA
103. Needlefish : SNOOKS
104. Swoon : FAINT
105. Electron tubes : DIODES
107. Movie starring Evel Knievel? : WHATPRICEGLORY
113. Flowery : ORNATE
114. Actress from Montana : LOY
115. Joshua's friend : CALEB
116. Lamb : ELIA
117. Settled down : NESTED
118. Obj. of protest : SSS
119. Yonder : THERE
120. Baseball part : SEAM
1. Stage in history : ERA
2. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
3. Retreat : RUN
4. Roanoke Island group : SETTLERS
5. In the first place : PRIMO
6. Gone skyward : RISEN
7. Reverends' robes : ALBS
8. Palmer's peg : TEE
9. O. E. letter : EDH
10. Fixed : GIVEN
11. Arabic A's : ALIFS
12. Zoospore : MONAD
13. Fictitious : MADEUP
14. Orfe : IDE
15. Indent : NOTCH
16. Movie starring Bob Hope? : GREATEXPECTATIONS
17. Belittle : LESSEN
18. Glycerides : ESTERS
24. Bull ___ : MOOSE
25. Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
29. Star who draws a crowd? : MASSEY
31. Small lizard : AGAMA
32. Less dangerous "60 Minutes" star? : SAFER
33. Vehicle starring Zsa Zsa Gabor? : AMANFORALLSEASONS
34. Assemble : RALLY
35. Eucalyptus : YATE
36. Chatter : GAB
38. Curtails : CLIPS
42. Withstand : WEAR
43. Soprano Eames : EMMA
44. TNT explosive : AMATOL
45. ___ Gan, city in Israel : RAMAT
46. High spots: Abbr. : MTNS
48. Famed sharpshooter : OAKLEY
52. Org. for certain ex-G.I.'s : DAV
54. Capital : SEAT
55. Serf : ESNE
57. Certain strings : CELLI
58. Waggish : DROLL
59. Sudanese tribe : NUBAS
61. An N.F.L. player : PACKER
62. Battle site: 1862 : SHILOH
64. Elias or Sir William : HOWE
65. Spoken : ORAL
66. Square one : START
69. Tolkien creature : ENT
70. Flabbergast : STUN
71. Pallid : PASTY
72. Stake : ANTE
73. Anjou or Tyson : PEAR
75. Gain in one's affection : GROWON
76. Farinaceous : MEALY
78. Play starring 48 Down? : ANNIE
79. Mil. commands : ATTNS
82. Shrill note : TWEE
83. Bridge supports : TRESTLES
85. Ump's call : OUT
87. Max ___, German painter : ERNST
88. Hurled : FLUNG
89. What Macduff did : LAIDON
90. Array : ATTIRE
92. Disarranged : MESSED
96. He wrote "In Search of Identity" : SADAT
97. Gallinaceans : FOWLS
98. Santa's sunny sounds : HOHOS
99. Gives the nod to : OKAYS
100. Standardbred : PACER
101. Love, to Luther : LIEBE
104. Quannet, e.g. : FILE
106. Après printemps : ETE
108. %: Abbr. : PCT
109. Booster's call : RAH
110. Kin of 109 Down : OLE
111. Creek : RIA
112. Camote : YAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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