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New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 1980

Author: Robert
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,097
Across Down
1. Seven ___ : SEAS
5. Trojan War king : PRIAM
10. Aleutian island : ATTU
14. Diplomat's forte : TACT
15. Theater passage : AISLE
16. Units of conductance : MHOS
17. Repeat : ECHO
18. Fast craft : SPEEDBOATS
20. Aquarius : THEWATERCARRIER
22. Wine: Comb. form : ENO
23. Nonclerical : LAY
24. Disney dwarf : DOC
27. Fido's warning : GRR
29. Spanish hero, El ___ : CID
30. Feature of baize : NAP
33. Wash or wear away : ERODE
35. Expression of grief : ALAS
37. Stupid one : DODO
38. The irrecoverable past : WATEROVERTHEDAM
41. Suffix with mignon : ETTE
42. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
43. Lexicographer's interest : USAGE
44. Anagram for aye : YEA
45. Word with cow or bull : PEN
46. End of the 19th century : MCM
48. ___ Cayes, city in Haiti : LES
49. This could be mortal : SIN
50. Definitely all right : AOK
52. Brando Oscar-winner: 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
61. Certain warning sounds : FIRESIRENS
62. Source of gelose : AGAR
63. Kind of market : FLEA
64. Donna Summer's forte : DISCO
65. Forearm bone : ULNA
66. Clairvoyant : SEER
67. Devoured : EATEN
68. Harnessed draft animals : TEAM
1. Printer's "Let it stand" : STET
2. Apiece : EACH
3. Head or heart follower : ACHE
4. She wrote "Dred" : STOWE
5. Leader of a flock : PASTOR
6. Fully grown : RIPE
7. Czech river, to a German : ISER
8. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
9. Award recipient : MEDALIST
10. Cleveland from Mass. : AMORY
11. Southeast Asian : THAI
12. Carry by hand : TOTE
13. Gymnast Korbut's homeland : USSR
19. Thin nail : BRAD
21. "Brief madness," to Petrarch : ANGER
24. U.S. admiral: 1837–1917 : DEWEY
25. Declaim : ORATE
26. Terra ___ : COTTA
28. Poe's one-word bird : RAVEN
29. Billiard ploy : CAROM
30. Knotty : NODAL
31. Saying : ADAGE
32. Fleshy fruits : POMES
34. Fourth-rate grade : DEE
36. Part of a trek : LEG
37. Ecole ___ Beaux Arts : DES
39. Command from a D.D.S. : OPENWIDE
40. "And the busy ___ men": Milton : HUMOF
45. Flans : PIES
47. He plays Floyd R. Turbo : CARSON
49. Use clippers : SHEAR
51. Dresden dish : KRAUT
52. Ons' opposites : OFFS
53. Where a queen was barged : NILE
54. Horseradish of E. Indies : TREE
55. Operatic tune : ARIA
56. Litmus paper's use : TEST
57. Suffix for correspond : ENCE
58. Glance amorously : OGLE
59. Nursemaid : NANA
60. British vehicle : TRAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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