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New York Times, Tuesday, February 19, 1980

Author:
Pollard
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,060

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Rhyme scheme : ABAB
5
Most frequent, to a statistician : MODAL
10
Individuality : SELF
14
Lacquered metalware : TOLE
15
"___ at the office" : IGAVE
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Colorado resort : VAIL
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Kind of surgeon : ORAL
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Lamp spirit : GENIE
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Old Norse poetry collection : EDDA
20
Twain's fingerprint expert : PUDDNHEADWILSON
23
Islands in a stream : AITS
24
Mat. time : AFT
25
Not generous : SKIMPY
28
Race-track bet : PERFECTA
33
Bancroft and Jackson : ANNES
34
Fondant : CANDY
35
Pronoun : HER
36
An inch equals 1,000 of these : MILS
37
Golfer Julius : BOROS
38
Dollar, in Durango : DURO
39
Italian goose : OCA
40
Home-run king of 1961 : MARIS
41
High-altitude clouds : CIRRI
42
Frolics : SKYLARKS
44
Having paths, as a theater : AISLED
45
Sphere : ORB
46
Street waif : ARAB
47
Twain's frog's milieu : CALAVERASCOUNTY
55
"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
56
___ Doone : LORNA
57
Miss Ponselle : ROSA
58
Two-by-two man : NOAH
59
Disabled : LAMED
60
Headliner : STAR
61
"I Should ___," 1944 song : CARE
62
Springe : SNARE
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Merit : EARN
Down
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Over : ATOP
2
Brian ___, old Irish king : BORU
3
"When I was ___" : ALAD
4
Ugly women : BELDAMES
5
Powerful : MIGHTY
6
S-shaped curves : OGEES
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Actor Andrews : DANA
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Greedy : AVID
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Certain islands : LEEWARDS
10
Willowy : SVELTE
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St. Louis bridge : EADS
12
Island near Venice : LIDO
13
Custard dessert : FLAN
21
Small bites : NIPS
22
Problematical : IFFY
25
Greek island : SAMOS
26
New York ballplayer : KNICK
27
Dentist's specialty : INLAY
28
Juliet's betrothed : PARIS
29
Name meaning "man" : ENOS
30
Boor : CHURL
31
___ Haute : TERRE
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Taro, for one : AROID
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Topper that's a stopper : CORK
37
Weight lifter's gear : BARBELLS
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Expend : DISBURSE
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Mets' "Marvelous" one of yore : MARV
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Ta-ta, in Rome : CIAO
43
Abhor : LOATHE
44
Roofed lane : ARCADE
46
TV's Lou Grant : ASNER
47
One of Carter's jobs: Abbr. : CINC
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Buffalo's cousin : ANOA
49
Mendacious person : LIAR
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Horse color : ROAN
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"___ virumque cano" : ARMA
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___ bene : NOTA
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Despot : TSAR
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Tale : YARN

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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