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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1980

61-Across : Muscular weakness

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,115
Across
1
British servicewoman : WAAC
5
French clerical titles : ABBES
10
Entrance on the Mesabi Range : ADIT
14
Opposed : ANTI
15
Strikes : SLAPS
16
S.A. Indian : CARA
17
Angered the boss : GOTINTOHOTWATER
20
What some play by : EAR
21
Shackles : IRONS
22
Sir Anthony's family : EDENS
23
Eastern religion : ISLAM
25
Nasty and insinuating : SNIDE
26
Championship : TITLE
28
Cretan peak : MTIDA
30
Continent : ASIA
31
Ecru : BEIGE
32
Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
35
Vacillates : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
39
Japanese coin : SEN
40
Works of a Spanish Surrealist : MIROS
41
George Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
42
Church fundraiser : BINGO
43
Kin of fish hawks : ERNES
44
Refine ore : SMELT
46
Puzzle maker's favorite Muse : ERATO
48
Laminated rock : SHALE
49
Popular garden annual : ASTER
51
Mauna ___ : LOA
54
Up-to-date; fresh : HOTFROMTHEPRESS
57
Pitcher : EWER
58
Caesar or Waldorf : SALAD
59
Handle, to Hadrian : ANSA
60
Amos's friend : ANDY
61
Muscular weakness : ATONY
62
Getz or Kenton : STAN
Down
1
Carry on : WAGE
2
Celebes ox : ANOA
3
A wearing away : ATTRITION
4
Year in Trajan's reign : CII
5
"Ad ___ per Aspera": Kansas motto : ASTRA
6
Flourish : BLOOM
7
Herr's road : BAHN
8
Heroic poetry : EPOS
9
Fast plane : SST
10
National park in Maine : ACADIA
11
Passé : DATED
12
Goddess of peace : IRENE
13
Gobs : TARS
18
It flows from Lake Victoria : NILE
19
Proceeded : WENDED
24
Cabbage dish : SLAW
25
Indication : SIGN
26
Flaps : TABS
27
Wight or Man : ISLE
28
Bandwagon policy : METOO
29
Spanish aunts : TIAS
31
Tennis ace : BORG
32
Drowsy : SOMNOLENT
33
Ballet movement : PLIE
34
Fruit drinks : ADES
36
Cheshire cat, e.g. : SMILER
37
Clue : HINT
38
Tea ___ (dinner wagon) : CART
42
Bats' hangout : BELFRY
43
Famous marshal : EARP
44
Demonstrated : SHOWN
45
Wed : MATED
46
Allen of the Green Mountain Boys : ETHAN
47
Like the pipes of Pan : REEDY
48
Home of the Mets : SHEA
49
Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
50
W.W. II battle site : STLO
52
Greek peak : OSSA
53
Straight ___ arrow : ASAN
55
Big-game hunter Johnson : OSA
56
Ethiopian overlord : RAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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