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New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 1981

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { W X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,411
Across Down
1. Sound's companion : SAFE
5. Sonny in "The Godfather" : CAAN
9. Walking, on the Champs Elysées : APIED
14. First victim : ABEL
15. Co-ed inst. overlooking the Hudson : USMA
16. Kiev tender : RUBLE
17. Numismatist, e.g. : COLLECTOR
19. "___ wise father . . . : Shak. : ITISA
20. Flower-of-an-hour : BLACKEYEDSUSAN
22. Crag : TOR
23. Dem.'s opposite : REP
24. "___ Flanders": Defoe : MOLL
28. Dancer Sono : OSATO
31. Actor Erwin : STU
34. Shun : AVOID
36. They hear the call of the mall : SHOPPERS
39. Love-in-a-mist : JACKINTHEPULPIT
42. Colette opus, with "The" : OTHERONE
43. Frontiersman celebrated in Byron's "Don Juan" : BOONE
44. In medias ___ : RES
45. Indian princes : RANAS
48. ___ in the wool : DYED
49. Milne hero : PIM
51. Half of MIV : DII
53. Wild carrot : QUEENANNESLACE
61. Dishearten : UNMAN
62. Fabergé creation : EASTEREGG
64. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
65. Musician's accessory : MUTE
66. Yemeni, e.g. : ARAB
67. Gussets : GORES
68. Hebrew seven-week period : OMER
69. "Twilight of the ___" : GODS
1. Fox's cousin : SAC
2. Nodding : ABOB
3. Lay low : FELL
4. Fitzgerald : ELLA
5. Crackbrained : CUCKOO
6. Daisies' kin : ASTERS
7. Chinese port : AMOY
8. River in Colombia : NARE
9. "___, ye prisoners . . . ": Pottier : ARISE
10. Preserved : PUTUP
11. Heron's kin : IBIS
12. Maxwell or Schiaparelli : ELSA
13. Jonathan Swift, e.g. : DEAN
18. Outside: Comb. form : ECT
21. Flag : DROOP
24. "___ Barbara" : MAJOR
25. Like Humpty Dumpty : OVATE
26. Ness and Lomond : LOCHS
27. Cotton to : LIKE
29. Cinereous : ASHEN
30. Beverage in Beauvais : THE
31. ___ Rebellion in India: 1857–58 : SEPOY
32. Threefold : TRINE
33. Cómo está ___? : USTED
35. SW or ENE : DIR
37. Tavern in Leeds : PUB
38. Trudge : PLOD
40. Bellini opus : NORMA
41. Explosive initials : TNA
46. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
47. Lee, to Jackie : SISTER
49. Painter in Washington's army : PEALE
50. Hammond ___, writer of suspense tales : INNES
52. O'Neill play : ILE
53. Morass : QUAG
54. Golden-rule word : UNTO
55. "Cielo ___," Ponchielli aria : EMAR
56. Verne captain : NEMO
57. Sculptor Gabo : NAUM
58. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
59. Mackerel's relative : CERO
60. Old oath : EGAD
63. Literary monogram (see 24 Down) : GBS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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