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New York Times, Tuesday, February 17, 1981

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K P Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,424
Across Down
1. Prefix with god or john : DEMI
5. New Delhi nobles : RANAS
10. Sometime forerunner to riches : RAGS
14. Oil-rich sultanate : OMAN
15. Flooded : AWASH
16. Smell ___ (suspect) : ARAT
17. Essence : GIST
18. O'Neill's "___ Millions" : MARCO
19. "Lover, Come Back ___," 1928 song : TOME
20. Radio program of the 30's : THEMARCHOFTIME
23. Get under one's skin : RILE
24. Character once in 3 Down : RADAR
25. Cat variety : MANX
27. It flows in a Burns poem : AFTON
30. Ali ___ : BABA
31. O.T. man rebuked by an ass : BALAAM
33. Farrow : MIA
36. Radio program of the 40's : BULLDOGDRUMMOND
39. French business abbr. : CIE
40. Concurs : AGREES
41. What Antony sought to borrow : EARS
42. Scopes trial prosecutor : BRYAN
43. One of six anagrams for east : SATE
44. "Barnaby Jones" hero : EBSEN
47. Actor in "Brian's Song" : CAAN
49. Radio program of the 30's : JOHNSOTHERWIFE
55. Discord goddess : ERIS
56. Churchill's "___ England Slept" : WHILE
57. Shade of green : NILE
59. "___ nome," Verdi aria : CARO
60. One-time lady : EADIE
61. Remnant of the Cheshire Cat : GRIN
62. Not now : THEN
63. Super-bargain : STEAL
64. Kind of pearl or bed : SEED
1. Kuvasz, e.g. : DOG
2. Send out : EMIT
3. Alda's program : MASH
4. Kind of revenue : INTERNAL
5. Pertaining to a branch : RAMAL
6. Sentient : AWARE
7. Undercover cop : NARC
8. Author of "A Passage in the Night" : ASCH
9. Chick chaser : SHOO
10. Wickerwork material : RATTAN
11. Skunk cabbage : AROID
12. Microgram : GAMMA
13. Bovine : STEER
21. Tom of the early westerns : MIX
22. Psychoanalyst-author Erich : FROMM
25. Where Lahaina is : MAUI
26. Competent : ABLE
27. "Speak for yourself" man : ALDEN
28. Cab's tab : FARE
29. Greek letters : TAUS
30. U.K. communications group : BBC
31. Hobgoblin : BOGY
32. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
33. Ditch at a ducal domicile : MOAT
34. Concerning : INRE
35. TV commercials : ADS
37. Mends socks : DARNS
38. Definitions : MEANINGS
42. "Soap" spinoff : BENSON
43. Sometime musical instrument : SAW
44. Expel : EJECT
45. Idaho senator from 1907 to 1940 : BORAH
46. Actress Talia : SHIRE
47. Rosalind's companion : CELIA
48. Whirling : AREEL
50. Is in debt : OWES
51. First or third "T" in "TW3" : THAT
52. "O tiger's heart wrapp'd in a woman's ___!": Shak. : HIDE
53. Bounce : FIRE
54. Author Wiesel : ELIE
58. "Howards ___," Forster novel : END

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

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