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New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 1980

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { K W X Z }
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jones has 22 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,099
Across
1
Adjective for 1980 : LEAP
5
Gambling game : FARO
9
Contemptuous biblical exclamation : RACA
13
"The King ___" : ANDI
14
Up's companion : ABOUT
16
"___ se habla español" : AQUI
17
___ Schary : DORE
18
Come up to expectation : CUTTHEMUSTARD
20
Careless : SLAPDASH
22
Done over : REMADE
23
Mine find : LODE
24
Streeter's "___ Mable" : DERE
25
Predicament : SCRAPE
28
Naval officer's ornamentation : BRAIDING
32
Man in the van of a clan : THANE
33
Smetana's "The Bartered ___" : BRIDE
34
Famous Czech play : RUR
35
"___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
36
Vehicles in "M*A*S*H" : JEEPS
37
Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
38
Name of "Follies" fame : FLO
39
Czech statesman : BENES
40
Parsonage : MANSE
41
Identified in a lineup : FINGERED
43
Lean sideways : CAREEN
44
Sholem Asch's "___ River" : EAST
45
Billiard table rim : RAIL
46
Telephone part : CRADLE
49
Sign on a movie marquee : HELDOVER
53
Villainous act : DASTARDLYDEED
55
Theatrical award : TONY
56
Canal started in 1817 : ERIE
57
Signification : SENSE
58
Actress Louise : TINA
59
Actor Parker : FESS
60
Belgian river : YSER
61
Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
Down
1
Callow fellows : LADS
2
Chemical compound : ENOL
3
Seaport in southern Spain : ADRA
4
Rhubarb, country style : PIEPLANT
5
Front : FACADE
6
Maltreat : ABUSE
7
Hayward role in "I'll Cry Tomorrow" : ROTH
8
Word with go or grow : OUT
9
Drove into : RAMMED
10
Bluish-green : AQUA
11
Boiled or baked dessert : CUSTARD
12
One of 25 Down : AIDE
15
Duds : THREADS
19
Eldritch : EERIE
21
Advance info : DOPE
24
Insipid ones : DRIPS
25
Assisting group : STAFF
26
It sounds cold but it's hot : CHILI
27
Continued : RANON
28
Sheltie or Saluki : BREED
29
Actress Dunne : IRENE
30
Nightingale, e.g. : NURSE
31
Tributary to the Colorado : GREEN
33
Pulitzer Prize winner: 1944 : BENET
36
Shirts for Franco Harris : JERSEYS
37
Girl in a T. A. Daley poem : CARLOTTA
39
End-all's partner : BEALL
40
Annina, in "La Traviata" : MAID
42
Barbara Bel ___ : GEDDES
43
Sculptor featured at Kennedy Airport : CALDER
45
Singer Della : REESE
46
Alphabetical quartet : CDEF
47
Remarkably fine : RARE
48
"___ Born" : ASTARIS
49
Cock's coterie : HENS
50
Annual : VOID
51
Nine: Prefix : ENNE
52
Nolan of baseball : RYAN
54
Former Tunisian ruler : DEY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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