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New York Times, Thursday, February 14, 1980

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,055
Across Down
1. Painter of "Young Married Couple" : HALS
5. Presidential pooch : FALA
9. ___ of bliss : STATE
14. Oriental nurse : AMAH
15. U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
16. "Early ___ . . . " : TOBED
17. Soaring honeymooners? : LOVEBIRDS
19. Chou ___ : ENLAI
20. " . . . love Mary, the Rose of ___" : TRALEE
21. Stern, to a matelot : DERRIERE
23. Two make a "Jackson" : TENS
25. Signaled, in a way : RANG
26. British swain's delight? : ABIRDINTHEHAND
32. Blackthorn : SLOE
33. Site of W.W. II air battle : LAE
34. Fine line : STRIA
35. Gift for a 10th wedding anniversary : TIN
36. Acrobat : GYMNAST
39. Four-star off. : GEN
40. Cross as ___ : ABEAR
42. Short verbal admonition : TUT
43. Fabled friar : TUCK
44. Eve, to Alfie? : BIRDOFPARADISE
48. Outer brain cover : DURA
49. Sen. Cranston of Calif. : ALAN
50. Dear and deer, e.g. : HOMONYMS
54. Composes a billet-doux : WRITES
58. Revise : AMEND
59. They don't build love nests : PARAKEETS
61. French income : RENTE
62. Word with lasting or loving : EVER
63. Pigeonhole : SLOT
64. Village southeast of Nazareth : ENDOR
65. Coffee break : REST
66. Gets sun-bronzed : TANS
1. Sentry's first command : HALT
2. Cupid : AMOR
3. "___, Come Back to Me" (Etna's song?) : LAVA
4. A.K.C. member : SHELTIE
5. Warm : FRIENDLY
6. "Love in Bloom" is one : AIR
7. Alan or Cheryl : LADD
8. Say : ASSERT
9. Most forbidding : STERNEST
10. "___ We Love," 1941 song : TONIGHT
11. Ready, willing and ___ : ABLE
12. Hurry or scurry : TEAR
13. Widow of Ernie K. : EDIE
18. Bock or root : BEER
22. Olé, in Omaha : RAH
24. Where a teacher charmed a king : SIAM
26. Excuse : ALIBI
27. Faux pas : BONER
28. African cattle disease : NENTA
29. Hundred-eyed giant : ARGUS
30. Nephew's sib : NIECE
31. Humid : DANK
32. Use a dirk : STAB
36. Batter's infield bouncer : GROUNDER
37. Nimbus : AURA
38. Robust : STALWART
41. Append : ADDONTO
43. Least large : TINIEST
45. Small ___ (children) : FRY
46. Coddle : PAMPER
47. "Dancing in the ___" : DARK
50. Hound's quarry : HARE
51. Augury : OMEN
52. Heal : MEND
53. Except : SAVE
55. Tissue layer : TELA
56. English public school : ETON
57. Fast fliers : SSTS
60. Followers of dos : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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