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Charles J. Matonti
Charles J. Matonti

New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 1980

Author:
Charles J. Matonti
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Charles J. Matonti has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,067
Across
1
Vital juice : SAP
4
___ rule : ASA
7
Not new : USED
11
Kind : GENRE
13
Bill of fare : MENU
15
Evergreen : PINE
16
U.S. namesake of town saved by 63 Across : NEWORLEANS
18
Word with mobile or man : SNOW
19
Application or custom : PRAXIS
20
Parade music : MARCHES
22
Hindu title : SRI
23
Japanese food fish : TAI
25
Ad ___ committee : HOC
26
___ Ford Range, Antarctica : EDSEL
28
Ripe : MATURE
31
Altar slab : MENSA
34
Moon crater : GEBER
36
Reel's partner : ROD
37
Japanese statesman : ITO
38
Where, to Caesar : UBI
40
Building extension : ELL
41
Mother of Cain : EVE
42
Hit show sign : SRO
43
Fusilli or lasagne : PASTA
45
Ruhr city : ESSEN
47
Fractions : TENTHS
49
Obliterate : ERASE
51
Numerical prefix : TRI
52
Former campus org. : SDS
53
Auditor, for short : CPA
56
Serkin or Watts : PIANIST
59
Inscribed pillars : STELES
62
Prayerful song : HYMN
63
French saint : JEANNEDARC
65
One of the Waughs : ALEC
66
"Kiss Me, ___" : KATE
67
Dungaree material : DENIM
68
___-majesté : LESE
69
Young sheep : TEG
70
Actress Sandra : DEE
Down
1
Prophets : SEERS
2
Sadat : ANWAR
3
Stand-ins : PROXIES
4
Soul, in Sedan : AME
5
Nautical measure : SEAMILE
6
Karenina or Christie : ANNA
7
Result : UPSHOT
8
Easy jobs : SINECURES
9
A son of Seth : ENOS
10
Morning moisture : DEW
11
Country's total annual output: Abbr. : GNP
12
Silkworm : ERI
14
Kin of R.O.T.C. : USR
17
W.W. II craft : LSTS
21
___ VII of France : CHARLES
24
Protection : AEGIS
27
Princely French name: 1349–1830 : DAUPHIN
28
Brooks or Allen : MEL
29
Wander : ROVE
30
Garden spot : EDEN
31
Vapor : MIST
32
To be, in Brest : ETRE
33
Periods when many go to lunch : NOONTIMES
35
Whiskers or founder of B.S.A. : BEARD
39
___-relief : BAS
44
Having a will : TESTATE
46
Left a federation : SECEDED
48
Daze; stupor : TRANCE
50
Org. : ASSN
54
DC-10, for one : PLANE
55
Nest for a kite : AERIE
56
Journalist Ernie : PYLE
57
Alphabetic trio : IJK
58
Chair : SEAT
60
Jimmy's rival : TED
61
Postgrad degree : SCM
62
Holbrook : HAL
64
Opposite of pos. : NEG

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

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