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New York Times, Wednesday, December 17, 1980

Author:
Timothy Hoy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,362

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Master, in Madras : SAHIB
6. Mars' Greek counterpart : ARES
10. Draught : SWIG
14. With 46 Across, Woody Allen's favorite actress : DIANE
15. Hen house : COOP
16. Facility : EASE
17. Narrow openings : SLITS
18. Allen film : MANHATTAN
20. Allen film : SLEEPER
22. Comes in : ENTERS
23. Map abbrs. : RTES
24. Official in a monastery : PRIOR
25. Bigot : RACIST
28. West and Murray : MAES
29. Hagiology names: Abbr. : STS
32. Ape orally : ECHO
33. Thin : SPARSE
35. Cambodian leader Pol ___ : POT
36. Incision mark : SCAR
37. Consumed : ATE
38. First rate : AONE
39. Numerical prefix : TRI
40. Fall bloomers : ASTERS
43. Kindness, to Kathe : GUTE
44. Word with Juan or Jacinto : SAN
45. Woody's clarinet is one : REED
46. See 14 Across : KEATON
48. Entryways : GATES
50. Java almond : PILI
51. "Grin and ___" : BEARIT
53. Allen film : BANANAS
56. Allen film : ANNIEHALL
58. Wight and Man : ISLES
60. Cynologist's specialty : DOGS
61. Actress Adams : EDIE
62. Province of E South Africa : NATAL
63. Being : ESSE
64. Undermines : SAPS
65. Atlanta university : EMORY
Down
1. Student org. of the 60's : SDS
2. Feels under the weather : AILS
3. Greet : HAIL
4. Its plural is an Allen film : INTERIOR
5. Assails : BESETS
6. High points : ACMES
7. Communication from a lion : ROAR
8. Geologic time period : EON
9. Music of the ___ : SPHERES
10. Sharp argument : SETTO
11. Gargoyle : WATERSPOUT
12. Danube tributary : ISAR
13. Any tribe or clan : GENS
19. Licorice-flavored seed plant : ANISE
21. Caresses : PETS
24. One of the kitchen police : PARER
25. Relaxes : RESTS
26. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
27. Railroad crews doing extra duty : CHAINGANGS
28. Paired : MATED
30. Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
31. Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
34. Spreads : PATES
38. Allen's "Play It ___" : AGAINSAM
40. Ade book : ARTIE
41. Boils : SEETHES
42. Pelt : SKIN
47. Comedienne May : ELAINE
49. Get up : ARISE
50. Limits : PALES
51. Commanded : BADE
52. Son of Seth : ENOS
53. Radar image : BLIP
54. Type of saxophone : ALTO
55. Char : SEAR
57. Nabokov work : ADA
59. Stallone's nickname : SLY

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

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