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New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 1980

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,081
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1. ___ Bronson Alcott : AMOS
5. Kind of defense : ZONE
9. Elected : CHOSE
14. Peregrinate : ROVE
15. Arrived at an airport : ALIT
16. Jeweler's glass : LOUPE
17. Freshly : ANEW
18. Unemployed : IDLE
19. Prospero's prankster : ARIEL
20. Tale of Elsa and her pride : BORNFREE
22. "Our Gal" or Billy : SUNDAY
23. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
24. Expel, as an attorney : DISBAR
25. Faye or Marble : ALICE
29. Jury list : PANEL
30. Pedestal part : DADO
31. Enraged : IRATE
33. Jet : EBON
37. Asseverate : AVER
38. Extend a subscription : RENEW
39. Publius Ovidius ___ : NASO
40. Statistician's middle : MEAN
41. Arabian nobles : EMIRS
42. Egad's relative : DRAT
43. Refreshing; bracing : TONIC
45. Gridiron official, informally : ZEBRA
46. Venus is one : PLANET
48. Omega's English counterpart : ZEE
50. Expunges : ERASES
51. Razed : TORNDOWN
56. Museum trunks : TORSI
57. Press : IRON
58. Drug-yielding plant : ALOE
59. Conducted an interview : ASKED
60. Hoarfrost : RIME
61. Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
62. Pioneer in electricity : TESLA
63. What to do with a quoit : TOSS
64. Earl of Avon : EDEN
1. Basra native : ARAB
2. Prefix for tone or gram : MONO
3. Take ___ (assume control) : OVER
4. Basted : SEWN
5. Neighbor of Tanzania : ZAIRE
6. Less youthful : OLDER
7. Luxor's river : NILE
8. Summer in St.-Lô : ETE
9. Sentence segment : CLAUSE
10. Amphibole : HORNBLENDE
11. "A Dog of Flanders" author : OUIDA
12. Young blade : SPEAR
13. Slippery : EELY
21. Hannibal, to a Roman : FOE
22. Tendons : SINEWS
24. Librarian's device : DATER
25. Furniture style : ADAM
26. Bathe : LAVE
27. Impression : IDEA
28. Golden Bantam inflorescence : CORNTASSEL
29. Terror : PANIC
31. Pappas and Castle : IRENES
32. Dunning word : REMIT
34. Type of pigeon : BARB
35. Glacial ridges : OSAR
36. Part of N.B. : NOTA
44. Lake near Syracuse : ONEIDA
45. Buddhist sect : ZEN
46. Ordinary language : PROSE
47. Sprees : LARKS
48. Climbs noisily, as a plane : ZOOMS
49. Coastal fliers : ERNES
50. Coup d'___ : ETAT
51. Chamber-music piece : TRIO
52. Myra Hess, for one : DAME
53. Rank : OLID
54. Donned : WORE
55. Advertising light : NEON
57. N.Y.C. subway : IRT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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