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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
Across Down
1. "___ of Mount Vernon" : SAGE
5. Glee club section : ALTOS
10. Swerve, as a ship : YAW
13. War god : ARES
14. Freedom, in Africa : UHURU
15. Elusive, in a way : EELY
16. Headcheese : MEAT
17. G.W.'s in-laws : DANDRIDGES
19. Where everything comes up roses : PARADISE
21. Range in northeastern France : VOSGES
22. 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
61. Revolutionary statesman : OTIS
62. Kennedy is one: Abbr. : SEN
63. City northwest of Arles : NIMES
64. He wrote "Citizen Tom Paine" : FAST
1. Mush : SAMP
2. Sector : AREA
3. Cogwheel : GEAR
4. Mount Vernon and Monticello : ESTATES
5. Record verifications : AUDITS
6. Whence the Dalai Lama fled : LHASA
7. "Yankee Doodle," for one : TUNE
8. Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
9. Early role of G.W. : SURVEYOR
10. Peteman : YEGG
11. On the sheltered side : ALEE
12. "Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
15. Lincolns' late kin : EDSELS
18. City in Kansas : IOLA
20. 1732, 1799, etc. : DATES
23. Young animals : TOTOS
24. Bathsheba's mate : URIAH
25. He painted G.W. : PEALE
26. Besmirch : SULLY
27. Actress Rainer : LUISE
28. "___ war": F.D.R. : IHATE
29. Shoe repairman : SOLER
30. Pathetic : TEARY
32. Molière's "L'___" : AVARE
36. "___ Fabius" : AMERICAN
37. Teeny or weeny : SMALL
40. No. 1 Cherry ___, where G.W. lived in N.Y.C. : STREET
43. "___ America" : ATLASOF
45. "Jolly Trio" painter : HALS
46. Politician imprisoned for criticism of George III : WILKES
48. Della from Detroit : REESE
49. Poetry of a people : EPOS
50. Ear part : LOBE
51. City in China : IPIN
52. Redskins or Bullets : TEAM
53. "___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
54. "___ well . . . " (G.W.'s last words) : ITIS
55. Orient : EAST
57. Baseball stat : RBI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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