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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1980

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,083

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Across
1. Big blowout : GALA
5. Gourd, at times : LADLE
10. Javanese carriage : SADO
14. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
15. Extrinsic : ALIEN
16. Soviet-Manchurian river : AMUR
17. Queen's attendants : LADIESINWAITING
20. Dispirits : SADDENS
21. Simpleton : NINNY
22. Jade : TIRE
23. Rhapsodize : RAVE
25. Recurring celestial visitors : COMETS
28. Underside of a plane : SOLE
29. Render imperfect : MAR
32. Opposite of "Vive!" : ABAS
33. Con men's swindles : SCAMS
34. Prior to, in poetry : ERE
35. Sovereign's guards : GENTLEMENATARMS
39. Suffix with journal : ESE
40. Shackles : IRONS
41. ___-free : SCOT
42. Still : YET
43. Pungency : BITE
44. Lechers : SATYRS
46. Director Saks : GENE
47. "The world's ___ oyster": Shak. : MINE
48. Eight-line stanza : OCTAL
51. Italian seaport : SALERNO
54. Shill's patsies : BABESINTHEWOODS
58. Aloud : ORAL
59. Fast-baller Ryan : NOLAN
60. Prefix with European or Chinese : INDO
61. Teacup handles : EARS
62. Bell captain's call : FRONT
63. Arnaz : DESI
Down
1. Unit of acceleration : GAL
2. Ach, in Akron : ALAS
3. Mother of Pollux : LEDA
4. Ultimate proof : ACIDTEST
5. Intense optical beams : LASERS
6. Miss MacMahon : ALINE
7. Rackets : DINS
8. Gen. Wallace : LEW
9. Spanish queen : ENA
10. "Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
11. "Arabian Nights" character : AMIN
12. Dwarf actor Michael ___ : DUNN
13. Bash Bacchus would enjoy : ORGY
18. Weed out or change words : EDIT
19. Furnish with authority : INVEST
23. Morocco imitations : ROANS
24. Gluck or mater : ALMA
25. Artful : CAGEY
26. Endowed with embonpoint : OBESE
27. "Olympia" artist : MANET
28. Diorama, e.g. : SCENE
29. Compassion : MERCY
30. Mail : ARMOR
31. Breathers : RESTS
33. Hit : SMOTE
36. Defames : LIBELS
37. Hibernia : ERIN
38. Minor planet : ASTEROID
44. Unexpressed : SILENT
45. Freshly : ANEW
46. Scotch Highlanders : GAELS
47. Famed naval historian : MAHAN
48. English horn's first cousin : OBOE
49. "___ nome," Rigoletto aria : CARA
50. Construction beam : TBAR
51. French town on the Vire : STLO
52. Canonical hour : NONE
53. Equalizing allowance : ODDS
55. Rubinstein's "Melody ___" : INF
56. Negative conjunction : NOR
57. ___-disant : SOI

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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