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New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,090
Across Down
1. R.P.I. room : LAB
4. Play or pass : ENACT
9. Pot money : ANTE
13. Fodder plant : TARE
14. Eastern peninsula : KOREA
15. Come down in buckets : POUR
16. Expression heard on March 20 : SPRINGHASSPRUNG
19. Friendly fellows from Fajardo : AMIGOS
20. Queues in the news in 1979 : GASLINES
21. Button on an alley : RESET
22. Relative of a hornpipe : REEL
23. Shipment from Ga. : TALC
27. Person at the bar : LAWYER
31. The British Government : WHITEHALL
36. Fulcrum on a dory : THOLE
37. Court a potential frat member : RUSH
38. Author Nin : ANAIS
40. Clinton's canal : ERIE
41. Tramontane : ALIEN
43. "Call to ___": A. E. Stevenson : GREATNESS
45. Adjudicate : PASSON
47. "___ star to steeer her by": Masefield : ANDA
48. Fall with a flat sound : PLAP
50. Tosca's tragic lover : MARIO
55. Affronted : OUTRAGED
59. Took a leap : SPRANG
60. Sporting dog : SPRINGERSPANIEL
62. Have ___ for (hold a grudge) : ITIN
63. City near Lisbon : EVORA
64. Dictator's phrase : INRE
65. Mendelssohn's "Spring ___" : SONG
66. Busman's destination : DEPOT
67. Erhard's therapy : EST
1. "___ in soft Lydian airs": Milton : LAPME
2. V-shaped roof gutter : ARRIS
3. Neutral color : BEIGE
4. Clues for cardiologists : EKGS
5. Ezra Pound book : NOH
6. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
7. Composer Franck : CESAR
8. Mortarboard attachment : TASSEL
9. "Men are ___ they woo": Shak. : APRILWHEN
10. Spring, sometimes : NOUN
11. "April Love" is one : TUNE
12. Units in the cgs system : ERGS
13. Weill's "The ___ Has His Photograph Taken" : TSAR
17. Night, in Napoli : NOTTE
18. Accordion item : PLEAT
24. "Eureka!" : AHA
25. Director Fritz : LANG
26. ___ Maass, nurse on a 13¢ stamp : CLARA
28. Ye olde days : YORE
29. Ivy League team : ELIS
30. Female sandpipers : REES
31. Stole : WRAP
32. Mimetic dance : HULA
33. Goddess wearing cow's horns : ISIS
34. "The year's at ___": Browning : THESPRING
35. Mortgage : LIEN
39. Elegiac : SAD
42. Jeanette or Lloyd : NOLAN
44. Cigar-making center in Fla. : TAMPA
46. Acted like Xanthippe : NAGGED
49. Irritate : PEEVE
51. Contemporary of Slammin' Sam : ARNIE
52. Aids for the darling buds : RAINS
53. Exanimate : INERT
54. Watch the girls go by : OGLE
55. Medical suffix : OSIS
56. Incumbent on : UPTO
57. One of triplets : TRIN
58. Minute part of 52 Down : DROP
59. Tiff : SPAT
61. Sign that makes angels glow : SRO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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