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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: 4.97, 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 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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