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New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 1980

Author: Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Maurice J. Teitelbaum has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,089
Across Down
1. What millions need : JOBS
5. City on the Tevere : ROMA
9. Amorphous mass : BLOB
13. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
14. King of TV : ALAN
15. Compact contents : ROUGE
16. Aurora borealis : STREAMERS
18. Script direction : ENTER
19. Transportation for Hepburn : THEAFRICANQUEEN
21. Commune northeast of Paris : LAON
22. Full of: Suffix : OUS
23. Turkey dinner item : YAM
26. Aves. : RDS
27. Prefix for angle and color : TRI
28. Government agcy. : FHA
31. Team from New Haven : ELIS
33. Torn's partner : TATTERED
35. Vehicle for Leigh : GONEWITHTHEWIND
39. Euclid's forte : GEOMETRY
40. Sicilian menace : ETNA
41. Concorde : SST
42. Little girl's nickname : SIS
43. Fall behind : LAG
46. Hatchetlike tool : ZAX
47. From ___ Z (complete) : ATO
48. Stewing pot : OLLA
50. British knight : LAURENCEOLIVIER
58. "___ Sanctum," radio program : INNER
59. Profession concerned with refraction : OPTOMETRY
60. Asian vehicle : SEDAN
61. Borscht ingredient : BEET
62. California rockfish : RENA
63. Pairs : TWOS
64. Towel inscription : HERS
65. Colleagues of Mr. Ness : TMEN
1. Witty remark : JEST
2. Correct: Comb. form : ORTH
3. In one's birthday suit : BARE
4. Have taking ways : STEAL
5. Small-arms cleaner : RAMROD
6. Liquid parts of fats : OLEINS
7. Playwright Connelly : MARC
8. Anatomical loop : ANSA
9. ___ marchers of the 30's : BONUS
10. Stringed instrument : LUTE
11. Molding : OGEE
12. European capital : BERN
15. Compensate : REQUITE
17. Distant : AFAR
20. Bridge position : NORTH
23. Safecrackers : YEGGS
24. Medicinal plants : ALOES
25. Nobelist in Medicine: 1934 : MINOT
27. Make lace : TAT
28. Conductor Reiner : FRITZ
29. Would-be redhead's purchase : HENNA
30. Large antelope : ADDAX
32. Religious acad. : SEM
33. "___ will be done" : THY
34. Ram's mate : EWE
36. Egg dish : WESTERN
37. Suffix with part : ITION
38. Corp. officials : TRS
43. Postriot criminal : LOOTER
44. Assigns : ALLOTS
45. Brief look : GLIM
47. Geographers' concerns : AREAS
49. Prevent : AVERT
50. Shopping aid : LIST
51. Fresh : ANEW
52. Reverse : UNDO
53. Formerly Queenstown : COBH
54. Tapered sword : EPEE
55. Brief news piece : ITEM
56. Sea eagle : ERNE
57. Tatum O'Neal's dad : RYAN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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