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New York Times, Friday, March 28, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,098

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Across
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She wrote "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" : KERR
5
Cardiologist's aid : EKG
8
El Goléa is one : OASIS
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Ollie's partner : STAN
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Season : INURE
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Become wearisome : PALL
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Duchesse for whom a pendant was named : LAVALLIERE
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Drug : OPIATE
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At the summit : ATOP
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Beret's cousin : TAM
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Falcon : KESTREL
25
Hector's home : TROY
27
Nobelist Urey's discovery : HEAVYHYDROGEN
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Falstaffian : FAT
34
Name meaning "black" : NERO
35
Montemezzi's "L'Amore dei ___" : TRERE
36
Skulks : LURKS
38
Make a typo : ERR
40
Send payment : REMIT
41
Thin as ___ : ARAIL
42
Ruined city in western Iran : SUSA
44
Electees : INS
45
Heeds : PAYSATTENTION
49
Suffix with gang or mob : STER
50
Kin of panjandrums : SATRAPS
53
Fam. member : BRO
56
Yellow water flag : IRIS
58
Compound used in making dyes : ISATIN
59
Otology instrument : AUDIOMETER
62
Singer Turner : TINA
63
Pantaloonery expert : CLOWN
64
" ... even good old Homer ___" : NODS
65
As ___ (letter sign-off) : EVER
66
Edible submarines : HEROS
67
Lugubrious : SAD
68
Inanimate secretary : DESK
Down
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Java cotton : KAPOK
2
Warehouse or march : ETAPE
3
Smorgasbord vessel : RELISHTRAY
4
Spin a yarn : RELATE
5
Letter from Greece : ETA
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Strong Australian drink : KAVA
7
Infested with punkies : GNATTY
8
Forte of Charles Willson Peale : OILPORTRAITS
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Witch bird : ANI
10
Fat from sheep or cattle : SUET
11
Diva Petina : IRRA
12
Appear : SEEM
14
Raglan, e.g. : SLEEVE
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Conrad's "___ Jim" : LORD
20
Certain ponies : TRANSLATIONS
24
Legendary invention of Hermes : LYRE
26
Times past : YORE
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Preakness contestant : HORSE
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The "tt" in "letter," e.g. : GEMINATIVE
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Mavourneen's home : ERIN
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N.B.A. team : NETS
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Hullabaloo : FLAP
33
Nimbus or ambiance : AURA
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Popular rock group : KISS
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Scoreboard slot : RUNS
43
These make flights : STAIRS
46
___ insurance : TERM
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Coin for Caesar : TRIENS
48
Waxed grandiloquent : ORATED
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Sources of turpentine : PINES
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London's "The Cruise of the ___" : SNARK
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"Illusions" author: 1977 : BACH
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Draw lines : RULE
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Red jasmine emanation : ODOR
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Porch in Athens : STOA
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___ Jima : IWO
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Relative of a Ph.D. : EDD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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