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New York Times, Friday, February 1, 1980

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,042
Across
1. Chicken ___ king : ALA
4. Become dry : SEAR
8. Japan's greatest port : OSAKA
13. Calculate astrologically : CAST
15. Word with love or blue : TRUE
16. Salts : CURES
17. One of Pres. Carter's sisters : RUTH
18. Word with room or chamber : ANTE
19. Ant : EMMET
20. Flagrant : EGREGIOUS
22. Relating to starch : AMYLO
23. Prenuptials event : SHOWER
24. Intervening, in law : MESNE
26. "Ghosts" playwright : IBSEN
28. Republic since 1948 : ISRAEL
32. Goddess of the hunt : DIANA
35. Selvage of cloth : LIST
37. Projection at the east end of a church : APSE
38. Aide for a D.A. : ASST
39. Sec. of State : VANCE
40. Hawaiian goose : NENE
41. A muffler of sorts : MUTE
42. ___ time (pronto) : INNO
43. Krait, e.g. : ADDER
44. Scant : SPARSE
46. Vessels for pouring : EWERS
48. Kind of vote : STRAW
50. Taxco treat : TAMALE
54. Having a dull surface : MATTE
57. Shade trees : SYCAMORES
59. Aromatic emanations : AURAE
60. Emulsifier : SOAP
61. Furrow, as brows : KNIT
62. Hold up the game : STALL
63. A Gardner : ERLE
64. Border : EDGE
65. Safari headgear : TOPEE
66. Aspen gear : SKIS
67. Poe's "___ Bells" : THE
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1. Lots of land : ACRES
2. Cachinnate : LAUGH
3. Kind of dome or turf : ASTRO
4. Series of steps : STAIRS
5. Conductor Rapee : ERNO
6. Vernon Duke song : AUTUMNINNEWYORK
7. Teammate of Campanella : REESE
8. Indian and Arctic : OCEANS
9. Tennessee Williams drama : SUMMERANDSMOKE
10. Part of G.A.R. : ARMY
11. Howard from Ill. : KEEL
12. Anent : ASTO
14. Play set in Sicilia and Bohemia : THEWINTERSTALE
21. River in western Africa : GEBA
25. Locus : SITE
27. Joie de vivre : ELAN
29. Mimicked : APED
30. Feudal underdog : ESNE
31. Lascivious look : LEER
32. Blocks : DAMS
33. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
34. Fox terrier of films : ASTA
36. Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
39. Four, in Frankfurt : VIER
43. Ancient Syria : ARAM
45. Historian Henry ___ Commager : STEELE
47. Storehouses : ETAPES
49. Perverse fools : ASSES
51. "Nola" composer : ARNDT
52. She played Scarlett : LEIGH
53. A first name in cosmetics : ESTEE
54. Gin pole : MAST
55. Packard or Stutz : AUTO
56. Golf hazard : TRAP
58. City in Colombia : CALI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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