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New York Times, Thursday, April 2, 1981

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,468
Across Down
1. Sligo and Brest: Abbr. : SPTS
5. Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
9. Fish or prefix : TETRA
14. Yesterday, in Roma : IERI
15. "Rubáiyát" rhyme for "thou" : ENOW
16. Old-hat TV offering : RERUN
17. Ornamental fastening : FROG
18. Tenor Kollo : RENE
19. Impala's cousin : ELAND
20. Triplets : TRINES
22. The Royals, e.g. : TEAM
24. He wrote "The Wall Street Gang" : NEY
25. Certain planes : SYCAMORETREES
28. Br. floor covering : LINO
29. Dartmouth locale : HANOVER
32. English landscapist: 1776–1837 : CONSTABLE
36. Gin : SNARE
37. Latin I verb : AMO
38. Juridic : LEGAL
40. Santa follower : ANA
41. Split : RIVED
44. Weeding hoe : STRADDLER
47. Amass : STOREUP
49. "Jolly ___," Hals painting : TRIO
50. Officials like Bowie Kuhn : COMMISSIONERS
55. Marmara is one : SEA
57. Links event : OPEN
58. Saracens' milieu : ARABIA
59. Live : EXIST
61. Let : RENT
63. Kind of call : TOLL
64. New Delhi notable : RANEE
65. Martha from Montana : RAYE
66. O'Neill's mother : ELLA
67. Revise, as a bill : AMEND
68. Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
69. "She should have ___ hereafter": Macbeth : DIED
1. Examines carefully : SIFTS
2. Antoinette of the Tony awards : PERRY
3. Of Priam's realm : TROIC
4. High-low ploys in bridge : SIGNALS
5. Item in an agony column : PERSONAL
6. Ferber's "___ Basket" : ONE
7. ___ Vecchio (Old Bridge) : PONTE
8. Victor Herbert operetta: 1913 : SWEETHEARTS
9. Part of D.T.'s : TREMENS
10. Snipefish : EEL
11. Pretoria is its capital : TRANSVAAL
12. Mystical mark : RUNE
13. Rooney of TV : ANDY
21. An anagram for time : EMIT
23. Bird or tree : ARA
26. He was called "The Incorruptible" : ROBESPIERRE
27. Many, many eras : EON
30. Frank ___ of boxing fame : ERNE
31. What some G.I.'s bring up : REAR
32. G.W. Bridge crossers : CARS
33. Fail to include : OMIT
34. Numbing agent : NOVOCAINE
35. Illuminant: Abbr. : LGT
39. Roped at a rodeo : LARIATED
42. Leandro's girl : ERO
43. Taken down a peg : DEMOTED
45. A memorable Christian : DIOR
46. Was eleemosynary : DONATED
48. Doug Harvey is one : UMP
51. Sly guy : SNEAK
52. Neighbor of Salerno : EBOLI
53. One of Luna's depressions : RILLE
54. Something to toss : SALAD
55. Anti-infection agents : SERA
56. Hurdle at C.C.N.Y. : EXAM
60. Cong. member : SEN
62. Humorist who wrote "Baled Hay" : NYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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