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New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 1980

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,321
Across Down
1. Concrete strip : SLAB
5. River in SE Wales : EBBW
9. Cheerless : DRAB
13. Isak Dinesen product : TALE
14. One-third of a 1970 film title : TORA
15. Actress Adorée : RENEE
17. Shaft : AXLE
18. Hellman's "The Children's ___" : HOUR
19. Best and Ferber : EDNAS
20. Member of the N.F.L. : REDSKINS
22. Agree to : ASSENT
23. Pitcher's stat : ERA
24. Place for certain cold storage : ICEHOUSE
26. Hankerings : YENS
28. Passageways for shoppers : ARCADES
32. Gave out sparingly : DOLED
34. Proper, to Pierre : VRAI
35. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
36. Dean Martin hit, "That's ___!" : AMORE
37. Force; power : VIS
38. Bendix role : RILEY
40. X : TEN
41. 500 sheets of newsprint : REAM
43. County or river in Ala. : COOSA
44. Betrothed : ENGAGED
46. Speak indistinctly : SLUR
47. Sled dog : MALEMUTE
50. Wartime agcy. : OPA
53. Puts off : DEFERS
56. Held back, as stocks : UNISSUED
58. Praise highly : EXALT
59. Release, as a mechanism : TRIP
60. Spumante source : ASTI
61. Dressler or Wilson : MARIE
62. Do work for Lloyd's of London : RATE
63. This may weigh over 500 lbs. : CLAM
64. Like Joe Greene : MEAN
65. Malt beverages : ALES
66. Former Giant, ___ Rote : KYLE
1. Ogle : STARE
2. Less strict : LAXER
3. Morning, noon and night : ALLDAYLONG
4. Drones : BEES
5. Group of moral principles : ETHICS
6. Daniel or Richard : BOONE
7. Brief encounter : BRUSH
8. ___ of 1812 : WAR
9. Parts of opera houses : DRESSCIRCLES
10. Sinus Arabicus : REDSEA
11. "___ of the Thousand Days" : ANNE
12. Noggin : BEAN
16. Erhard's group : EST
21. Where the Montessori method is often tried : KINDERGARTEN
22. Distinctive quality : AURA
25. Crew on the Charles : OARS
27. Suffix with cannon and musket : EER
29. In a lugubrious way : DOLOROUSLY
30. Dec. 24, Dec. 31, etc. : EVES
31. Oriental legume : SOYA
32. Topic in a dorm : DATE
33. Gregory Peck movie, with "The" : OMEN
34. Companion of vigor : VIM
37. ___ mecum (guidebook) : VADE
39. Debt acknowledgment : IOU
42. Snakelike fish : EELS
45. Becky Sharp's friend : AMELIA
46. Eyestalk : STIPES
48. Work by Orozco : MURAL
49. Fuse : UNITE
51. Part of some dogwoods : PETAL
52. Stop on ___ : ADIME
53. E.M.K. is one : DEM
54. Prof's concoction : EXAM
55. Token at times : FARE
57. Fire : SACK
59. La's companion : TRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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