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New York Times, Monday, November 30, 1981

Author:
Emory H. Cain
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,710

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Across
1
Bulk : HEFT
5
Song like "Home, Sweet Home" : OLDIE
10
Entangle : MAT
13
Estate part : ACRE
14
Lariat : RIATA
15
Tape sent to a D.J. : DEMO
16
"___ with You," Duke-Gershwin hit: 1936 : ICANTGETSTARTED
19
Place for a puttee : LEG
20
Rational : SANE
21
Smut, for short : PORNO
22
Airs : MIENS
24
Tax : ASSESS
25
Outlets : VENTS
26
Choreographer de Mille : AGNES
28
Constituents in various alloys : ZINCS
29
"___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
30
Kind of jacket : PEA
33
In a position where a decision must be made : ATTHECROSSROADS
37
Dance step : PAS
38
Instrument for a bard : HARP
39
Ford of songdom : ERNIE
40
Wood for a clarinet : EBONY
42
Star's representative : AGENT
43
Eases : LETSUP
46
Fish : ANGLE
47
Smoothes : EVENS
48
Broadway acronym : ANTA
49
"Steely ___," rock group : DAN
52
Waller classic : HONEYSUCKLEROSE
56
N.Z. trees : AKES
57
Stone slab : STELE
58
Citole : LUTE
59
Soak, in a way : RET
60
Jewish feast : SEDER
61
Recipe direction : STIR
Down
1
"___ to the Chief" : HAIL
2
___ homo : ECCE
3
Incomplete parts : FRAGMENTS
4
Derek film : TEN
5
Instruments for Ethel Smith : ORGANS
6
Claims : LIENS
7
Band's one-night stand, e.g. : DATE
8
"___ a long way . . . " : ITS
9
Word with crow or humble pie : EAT
10
Rhythmic structure for Shelley : METRE
11
Last words at church : AMENS
12
Commotions : TODOS
15
Refuse : DROSS
17
Nagana carrier : TSETSE
18
Church area : APSE
23
Kind of worm : INCH
24
Miller and Sheridan : ANNS
25
What a Ph.D. candidate submits : VITA
26
The Bay State's Cleveland : AMORY
27
Reaction at a horror movie : GASP
28
Destroy Darth Vader : ZAP
29
Land Pahlevi left : IRAN
30
Resulted : PANNEDOUT
31
Emend : EDIT
32
Gyat's mother : ASE
34
Tennis stroke : CHOP
35
Modern jazz form : REGGAE
36
Russian city on the Oka : OREL
40
Slaves of yore : ESNES
41
In use : BUSY
42
Horn of a ruminant : ANTLER
43
Composer of "Clo-Clo" : LEHAR
44
Summon forth : EVOKE
45
Doctrine : TENET
46
Tarsus : ANKLE
48
Got a hole-in-one : ACED
50
Wine center in Italy : ASTI
51
At no time, poetically : NEER
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Draft org. : SSS
54
Shoshonean : UTE
55
Literary monogram : RLS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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