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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
Across
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Big blowout : GALA
5
Gourd, at times : LADLE
10
Javanese carriage : SADO
14
Pianist Templeton : ALEC
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Extrinsic : ALIEN
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Soviet-Manchurian river : AMUR
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Queen's attendants : LADIESINWAITING
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Dispirits : SADDENS
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Simpleton : NINNY
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Jade : TIRE
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Rhapsodize : RAVE
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Recurring celestial visitors : COMETS
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Underside of a plane : SOLE
29
Render imperfect : MAR
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Opposite of "Vive!" : ABAS
33
Con men's swindles : SCAMS
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Prior to, in poetry : ERE
35
Sovereign's guards : GENTLEMENATARMS
39
Suffix with journal : ESE
40
Shackles : IRONS
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___-free : SCOT
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Still : YET
43
Pungency : BITE
44
Lechers : SATYRS
46
Director Saks : GENE
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"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
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Unit of acceleration : GAL
2
Ach, in Akron : ALAS
3
Mother of Pollux : LEDA
4
Ultimate proof : ACIDTEST
5
Intense optical beams : LASERS
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Miss MacMahon : ALINE
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Rackets : DINS
8
Gen. Wallace : LEW
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Spanish queen : ENA
10
"Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
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"Arabian Nights" character : AMIN
12
Dwarf actor Michael ___ : DUNN
13
Bash Bacchus would enjoy : ORGY
18
Weed out or change words : EDIT
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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
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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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