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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,063

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Students & seniors
Across
1
"___ of Mount Vernon" : SAGE
5
Glee club section : ALTOS
10
Swerve, as a ship : YAW
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War god : ARES
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Freedom, in Africa : UHURU
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Elusive, in a way : EELY
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Headcheese : MEAT
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G.W.'s in-laws : DANDRIDGES
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Where everything comes up roses : PARADISE
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Range in northeastern France : VOSGES
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Toodle-oo : TATA
23
Part of TV : TELE
24
Underdogs' victories : UPSETS
27
Tory of '76 : LOYALIST
31
Show frugality : REUSE
32
De Soto or Hudson : AUTO
33
Clog or pump : SHOE
34
Suffix for President : IAL
35
Liberators : SAVIORS
38
Neighbor of Miss. : ALA
39
Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
41
State where G.W. assumed command : MASS
42
Eton boy's mother : MATER
44
Hit song of 1954 : HEYTHERE
46
Moist : WATERY
47
Uncommon : RARE
48
Freshet : RILL
49
Hebrew song : ELIELI
52
"I cannot ___" : TELLALIE
56
G.W.'s birthplace, in Va. : POPESCREEK
58
___ precedent : SETA
59
Final notice : OBIT
60
Demean : ABASE
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Revolutionary statesman : OTIS
62
Kennedy is one: Abbr. : SEN
63
City northwest of Arles : NIMES
64
He wrote "Citizen Tom Paine" : FAST
Down
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Mush : SAMP
2
Sector : AREA
3
Cogwheel : GEAR
4
Mount Vernon and Monticello : ESTATES
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Record verifications : AUDITS
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Whence the Dalai Lama fled : LHASA
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"Yankee Doodle," for one : TUNE
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Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
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Early role of G.W. : SURVEYOR
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Peteman : YEGG
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On the sheltered side : ALEE
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"Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
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Lincolns' late kin : EDSELS
18
City in Kansas : IOLA
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1732, 1799, etc. : DATES
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Young animals : TOTOS
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Bathsheba's mate : URIAH
25
He painted G.W. : PEALE
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Besmirch : SULLY
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Actress Rainer : LUISE
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"___ war": F.D.R. : IHATE
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Shoe repairman : SOLER
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Pathetic : TEARY
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Molière's "L'___" : AVARE
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"___ Fabius" : AMERICAN
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Teeny or weeny : SMALL
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No. 1 Cherry ___, where G.W. lived in N.Y.C. : STREET
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"___ America" : ATLASOF
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"Jolly Trio" painter : HALS
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Politician imprisoned for criticism of George III : WILKES
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Della from Detroit : REESE
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Poetry of a people : EPOS
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Ear part : LOBE
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City in China : IPIN
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Redskins or Bullets : TEAM
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"___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
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"___ well . . . " (G.W.'s last words) : ITIS
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Orient : EAST
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Baseball stat : RBI

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

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