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New York Times, Monday, December 22, 1980

Author: Jay Livingston
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jay Livingston has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. "___ Misbehavin'" (Waller, Brooks, Razaf) : AINT
5. Rich Little's forte : APING
10. Savoir-faire : TACT
14. Cicatrix : SCAR
15. City or county in Mich. : IONIA
16. ___ patriae : AMOR
17. Waller-Razaf hit: 1929 : HONEYSUCKLEROSE
20. Former Spanish queen : ENA
21. Arm bones : ULNAE
22. Hit, biblical style : SMITE
23. Coaster : SLED
24. Harper Valley group : PTA
25. Having a dull finish : MATTE
28. N.Y.C.'s is 212 : AREACODE
33. Narrow pass in the Southwest : ABRA
34. Dealt in secondhand goods : RESOLD
36. Joplin piece : RAG
37. Song popularized by Waller : YOURFEETSTOOBIG
40. Pindar specialty : ODE
41. Puzzle-column heading : ACROSS
42. Italian monetary unit : LIRA
43. Editor : REDACTOR
45. Nymph's pursuer : SATYR
46. Dolores del ___ : RIO
47. Rest period for Jets : HALF
49. Bulgaria's capital : SOFIA
52. "It takes a ___ livin' . . . ": Guest : HEAPO
54. Rip or jig follower : SAW
57. Song sung by Waller : TWOSLEEPYPEOPLE
60. Tale starter : ONCE
61. Angler's basket : CREEL
62. One kind of test : ACID
63. Sale sign : ASIS
64. Silly ones : GEESE
65. Waller : FATS
1. Court retiree : ASHE
2. Religious image : ICON
3. Zola heroine : NANA
4. Uno + due : TRE
5. Bridal path : AISLE
6. Poet born in Idaho : POUND
7. Old Andean : INCA
8. U.S. missile : NIKE
9. "My ___ Sal," 1905 song : GAL
10. Runway material : TARMAC
11. Mine, in Nîmes : AMOI
12. Price : COST
13. Tannenbaum, for one : TREE
18. Christmas : YULE
19. Chihuahua or Durango : ESTADO
23. Magi's guide : STAR
24. Furrier's purchase : PELTS
25. Koch or Byrne : MAYOR
26. Home : ABODE
27. Brought a wheel into balance : TRUED
28. John Jacob or Lady : ASTOR
29. Thurber's "The Years with ___" : ROSS
30. Planetary path : ORBIT
31. Kind of farm : DAIRY
32. Actress Samantha : EGGAR
34. Right-hand page : RECTO
35. Saarinen : EERO
38. Beauty treatment : FACIAL
39. Scandinavian name : OLAF
44. Goes up : ARISES
45. Blackthorn : SLOE
47. Grant's successor : HAYES
48. Tell's target : APPLE
49. Greek portico : STOA
50. Has : OWNS
51. Central points : FOCI
52. Present : HERE
53. Rapier's relative : EPEE
54. Humane gr. : SPCA
55. Landed : ALIT
56. Takes a wife : WEDS
58. Cardiologist's chart, for short : ECG
59. Simpleton : OAF

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