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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1980

Author: Civen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Civen has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,320
Across Down
1. Gray quadruped in a song : MARE
5. Art cult : DADA
9. Having a deep color : DARK
13. Jot : ATOM
14. On the horizon : AFAR
15. Nettle : PIQUE
16. Supervises : CHAPERONS
18. Diver's gear : SCUBA
19. Drenches the lawn : HOSES
20. Descendant of 17 Down : EDOMITE
22. Lost sheep : ESTRAY
24. Tip : END
25. Possible outcome of a brown study : IDEA
28. European blackbird : OUSEL
30. Hues : SHOUTS
32. "Omnia vincit ___" : AMOR
35. Maumee's outlet : ERIE
37. Middle-ear bone : INCUS
38. Alphabetic trio : NOP
39. Did some currying : GROOMED
41. White ___ and tails : TIE
42. Aquarium fish : GUPPY
44. Fragment : SNIP
45. One on a D.A.'s staff : ASST
46. Green : UNRIPE
48. Flash : GLINT
50. British carbine : STEN
51. Hemingway's "In ___ Time" : OUR
53. Squash bug : COREID
57. He gets pelf from pelts : SKINNER
60. Language that's often colorful : LINGO
61. Blues, e.g. : MUSIC
63. Oriental cafes : TEAHOUSES
65. Compensate : ATONE
66. Data : INFO
67. Violin attachment : MUTE
68. "Wozzeck" composer : BERG
69. Utah Beach craft : LSTS
70. Bodies often bearing names of colors : SEAS
1. Papier-___ : MACHE
2. Porthos's pal : ATHOS
3. Friars Club activity : ROAST
4. Yellow ___, Huang Ti : EMPEROR
5. ___ es Salaam : DAR
6. "___ to the public weal": Shak. : AFOE
7. Some salad ingredients : DANDELIONGREENS
8. Awful result of a burning desire : ARSON
9. Choice of words : DICTION
10. Conduits : AQUEDUCTS
11. Apply polish : RUB
12. Large green parrot : KEA
15. Greek letter : PSI
17. Jacob's twin : ESAU
21. A.M.A. members : MDS
23. French-Belgian river : YSER
26. Cases for small articles : ETUIS
27. Color sense, to a decorator : ASSET
29. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
31. Masked : HID
32. Cattle breed : ANGUS
33. ___ Olive, city in Ill. : MOUNT
34. White Russian, to Lenin : OPPRESSOR
36. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
39. Con man : GYP
40. "Odyssey," for one : EPIC
43. Sewing term : PINKING
45. Halls or entrance courts : ATRIUMS
47. Geological time division : EON
49. ___ contendere : NOLO
52. "Wait ___ Dark," B'way play : UNTIL
54. Follow : ENSUE
55. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
56. Portions of potions : DOSES
58. Surface for the St. Louis Blues : ICE
59. Float : RAFT
61. Character in Drayton's "Nymphidia" : MAB
62. Preyer on a Pueblo : UTE
64. People of NE India : HOS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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