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New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 1981

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,433
Across Down
1. Completed a sky dive : ALIT
5. One kind of note : MASH
9. Show approval : CLAP
13. "One man's ___ is another man's Persian" : MEDE
14. Like sports crowds : AROAR
16. Split-lipped leporid : HARE
17. Start of a quotation by Anon. : ADOCTORWHOLACKS
20. Anderson or Carter in 1980 : ALSORAN
21. Least perilous : SAFEST
22. Lloyd's top ratings : AIS
23. George Eliot hero : BEDE
24. Abbie's pal, in comics : SLATS
27. Ordains, records or humiliates : SETSDOWN
31. Do to do : SCALE
32. Exit hastily : SCAT
33. Call of the riled : BOO
34. Middle of the quotation : PATIENCEMAYSOON
38. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
39. Time out of mind : EONS
40. Noted conductor from Genoa : EREDE
41. Center of attraction : CYNOSURE
44. What hoarders do : AMASS
45. Drug given to race horses, for short : BUTE
46. Mellow : AGE
47. Irish province : ULSTER
50. Late arrival at an S.R.O. show : STANDEE
54. End of the quotation : BEOUTOFPATIENTS
57. A grandson of Eve : ENOS
58. "Greasy" ___, Hall of Fame coach : NEALE
59. Bionomics: Abbr. : ECOL
60. Regulate : RATE
61. "___ Tu," 1932 song : ERES
62. Gainsay : DENY
1. Org. for the subject of this puzzle : AMA
2. One of Hera's rivals : LEDA
3. Graven image : IDOL
4. Shamuses : TECS
5. North Island group : MAORIS
6. "Flight to ___," book by Saint-Exupéry : ARRAS
7. Planted : SOWN
8. Cry of delight : HAH
9. Irritated : CHAFED
10. Colberteen, e.g. : LACE
11. Havens : ARKS
12. Aphid, for one : PEST
15. ___ stone of archeological lore : ROSETTA
18. Precisely : TOATEE
19. Sprouts : LADS
23. Signals guiding pilots : BEAMS
24. Adjective for a fee-faw-fum : SCARY
25. Kind of quarter : LATIN
26. Actress MacGraw : ALI
27. Film sequence : SCENE
28. Contrabassoons, e.g. : OBOES
29. Frost's "Stopping by ___ . . . " : WOODS
30. This is worse than a bad excuse : NONE
31. Wall St. term for a risk : SPEC
32. What a musical-comedy star must know : SCORE
35. Atomic particle : NEUTRON
36. Native of Sana : YEMENI
37. Mrs., in Mexico : SRA
42. Dull; dense : OBTUSE
43. Fat from sheep or cattle : SUET
44. Some immies : AGATES
46. "It is ___ told by an idiot . . . ": Macbeth : ATALE
47. Beyond, in Berlin : UBER
48. Chanteuse Horne : LENA
49. Lampblack : SOOT
50. Gaff : SPAR
51. Exploit : DEED
52. Suffix with confer : ENCE
53. School allied with King's College : ETON
55. Lawyer's retainer : FEE
56. Actor Stallone's nickname : SLY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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