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New York Times, Saturday, April 12, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,113
Across Down
1. Bivouac : CAMP
5. Hackney : NAG
8. Pony : TROT
12. Medicinal lily : ALOE
13. Certain squabs : SOFAS
15. Hick : RUBE
16. La. Purchase acres : TERR
17. " . . . man is a mere insect, ___": F. P. Church : ANANT
18. Presently : ANON
19. Assumes : TAKESFORGRANTED
22. Transients from Canada : GEESE
23. Hinny's relative : ASS
24. J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
26. "Fragile: Handle ___" : WITHCARE
31. Duchesse, e.g. : SATIN
32. Lima is its capital : PERU
33. Macedonian and Mohammedan : ERAS
34. Cause light to pass through : TRANSILLUMINATE
37. Chief resource in scholardom : LORE
38. Palm fibers : TALS
39. More fantastic : ODDER
40. Suburb of Scranton : OLYPHANT
42. Kind of beer or miss : NEAR
43. Legal principle : IUS
44. "___ the stilly night . . . ": T. Moore : OFTIN
47. Harlequin, Pantaloon et al. : STOCKCHARACTERS
54. Pay close attention : HARK
55. Enveloping glows : AURAS
56. "Un bel di" is one : ARIA
57. Cacholong : OPAL
58. Writer William Gilmore ___: 1806–70 : SIMMS
59. Actress Virna : LISI
60. Strike out : DELE
61. Suffix with Bengal or Tyrol : ESE
62. Kind of oyster or pearl : SEED
1. Famed suffragette : CATT
2. Temple of Athena ___, at Tegea : ALEA
3. Mindy's TV friend : MORK
4. Smollett hero : PEREGRINEPICKLE
5. Words bleeped by TV censors : NONOS
6. Vehicle for Gary Cooper: 1932 : AFAREWELLTOARMS
7. Toughs having a turf : GANG
8. Abstract doctrines : TRANSCENDENTALS
9. Peewee : RUNT
10. ___ d'amore : OBOE
11. Conduce : TEND
13. Diamond decision : SAFE
14. Layer : STRATUM
20. Johns, in Ireland : SEANS
21. Volcanic debris : ASH
24. Burnett or Channing : CAROL
25. Eared seal : OTARY
27. Beggar in the "Odyssey" : IRUS
28. Plowed land : ARADA
29. Assessor : RATER
30. Danish weights : ESER
31. Battle site: 1944 : STLO
32. Marshall ___ : PLAN
35. Lake, county and state park in Minn. : ITASCAS
36. Column style : IONIC
41. Philippine guerrilla in W.W. II : HUK
45. Kegler's "inning" : FRAME
46. U.S.S.R. press agency : TASS
47. Booted : SHOD
48. Cassette : TAPE
49. Opposite of written : ORAL
50. Creator of Mamie Stover : HUIE
51. Part of HOMES : ERIE
52. Piece of high ground : RISE
53. Reputed to be : SAID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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