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New York Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1980

Author: Hassinger
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,082
Across Down
1. Nightingale's symbol : LAMP
5. Dog or mess : CHOW
9. Sheik, for one : ARAB
13. Addict : USER
14. Indian nobleman : RANA
15. Mascagni product : OPERA
16. Notary : SCRIVENER
18. Law of a church : CANON
19. Ochlophobist's dread : THEMADDINGCROWD
21. Ballerina's knee bend : PLIE
22. Islet : AIT
23. Ham's click : DIT
26. Airline abbr. : ETD
27. High place : ALP
28. God, in Genova : DIO
31. One of a well-known quintet : ERIE
33. Cleansing : ABLUTION
35. Why scholars need more dollars : COLLEGETUITIONS
39. Counteractive agent : ANTIDOTE
40. ___-dieu, kneeling bench : PRIE
41. Ghent stream : LYS
42. Actress Scala : GIA
43. Scout or reporter : CUB
46. Made a lap : SAT
47. Place for flour : BIN
48. Wallet fillers : ONES
50. Campaign topic : RISINGINFLATION
58. "___ My Souvenirs" : AMONG
59. Library department : REFERENCE
60. Book of the Bible : KINGS
61. Oscar winner, 1958 : IVES
62. Berliners' exclamations : ACHS
63. St. Paul's dean : INGE
64. Gets the point : SEES
65. Kind of head : MAST
1. Concupiscence : LUST
2. Author of "Moses" : ASCH
3. Pure and simple : MERE
4. Dress up fussily : PRIMP
5. ___ card : CREDIT
6. Follower of single or open : HANDED
7. "The ___ Love" : ONEI
8. Alert : WARN
9. Separate : APART
10. Vegas competitor : RENO
11. Lined up : AROW
12. Kind of stand or leader : BAND
15. Back of the head : OCCIPUT
17. ___ of tears : VALE
20. Caesar's foes : GALLI
23. Transfer picture : DECAL
24. Literary device : IRONY
25. Canopies : TILTS
27. ___-Bakr, Mohammed's father-in-law : ABU
28. Certain dress designs : DIORS
29. City in Michigan : IONIA
30. Assault : ONSET
32. Ransom ___ Olds : ELI
33. Lunched : ATE
34. Perquisite : TIP
36. Borders : EDGINGS
37. Auction word : GOING
38. Seventh Greek letter : ETA
43. Contents of a biggin : COFFEE
44. Except : UNLESS
45. Kodiak, e.g. : BEAR
47. Carousal : BINGE
49. Feature of a sauna : STEAM
50. Turkish liqueur : RAKI
51. "___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
52. Carol : SONG
53. Rainbow : IRIS
54. Granular snow : NEVE
55. Peruvian : INCA
56. Baron in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
57. Residence robbed by a squirrel : NEST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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