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New York Times, Friday, March 21, 1980

Author: Vincent L. Osborne
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Vincent L. Osborne has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,091
Across Down
1. Derby courses : OVALS
6. Recipe word : ADD
9. Pentateuch : TORAH
14. Used a taper again : RELIT
15. Luau adornment : LEI
16. Portuguese city from Roman times : EVORA
17. Cynosures at some receptions : BRIDESANDGROOMS
20. Compass pt. : ESE
21. Do an antiquary's job : RESTORE
22. Krazy ___ : KAT
23. "I Could Have ___ . . . " : DANCED
25. Prefix with cede or date : ANTE
27. Precarious structure : HOUSEOFCARDS
33. Oratorio solo : ARIA
36. Snack bar order, for short : MALT
37. He wrote "The Hollow Men" : ELIOT
38. Sound of tapped crystal : TING
39. Treat maliciously : SPITE
41. Marquisette : LENO
42. Noted Franciscan philosopher : OCCAM
44. Anatomical passage : ITER
45. "Cómo ___?" : ESTA
46. Flirts : PHILANDERERS
49. ___ bargain : PLEA
50. Author of "One of Ours" : CATHER
54. White-spotted whale : SEI
56. Taps : SPIGOTS
60. Chemical suffix : ANE
61. Stadium offerings : SPECTATORSPORTS
64. Purport : TENOR
65. Word with war or far : CRY
66. First president of Germany : EBERT
67. Apply oneself : SETTO
68. Bewitch : HEX
69. Small change : DIMES
1. Spherical : ORBED
2. Follower of vice : VERSA
3. Mork, for one : ALIEN
4. Cookware item : LID
5. Descendant of an Edison invention : STEREO
6. Word of woe : ALAS
7. Car scar : DENT
8. Aeneas's queen of Carthage : DIDO
9. Playwright known for pure Latin : TERENCE
10. Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
11. Adélies' breeding grounds : ROOKERIES
12. "___ virumque . . . " : ARMA
13. Biblical verb : HAST
18. Stonecrops : SEDUMS
19. German count : GRAF
24. Painter of "I and the Village" : CHAGALL
26. Adjective for redwoods : TALLEST
28. Palatable : SAPID
29. Type of type : ELITE
30. Playful aquatic mammal : OTTER
31. Elvis's "___ Be Cruel" : DONT
32. Zeno's ___ Poikile : STOA
33. On : ATOP
34. "The man who dies ___ dies disgraced": Carnegie : RICH
35. Germinal : INCIPIENT
40. Raises : ERECTS
43. Fiedler, e.g. : MAESTRO
47. California wine valley : NAPA
48. Grated upon : RASPED
51. Odalisque's quarters : HAREM
52. ___ nous : ENTRE
53. Caesuras : RESTS
54. Visitors to J.F.K. : SSTS
55. Relative of a foil : EPEE
57. Be impatient : ITCH
58. Wedge of cloth : GORE
59. Gemsbok's cousin : ORYX
62. Four-poster's little brother : COT
63. Geisha's sash : OBI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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