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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1980

Author: Marie West
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,122
Across Down
1. Zuider Zee barrier : DIKE
5. Hackneyed : BANAL
10. Vend : SELL
14. The same: Lat. : IDEM
15. Abscond : ELOPE
16. Say grace : PRAY
17. Dried up : SERE
18. Bard's output : RIMES
19. Indonesian staple : RICE
20. Advice from T.R. : CARRYABIGSTICK
23. Arrived : GOTIN
24. Millennium upon millennium : EON
25. Slope backward : RECEDE
28. Add commentaries : ANNOTATE
33. Ooze out slowly : EXUDE
34. Skedaddle : FLEE
35. Head the cast : STAR
36. Townsman : CIT
37. T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE
39. Nabokov novel : ADA
41. W.W. II agency : OPA
42. Actor Guinness : ALEC
44. Grate : RASP
46. Northers : GALES
48. Conclude a speech : PERORATE
50. Young salmon : GRILSE
51. Pile : NAP
52. Moslem prince : AMEER
54. Advice from T.R. : HITTHELINEHARD
60. Hammett heroine : NORA
61. Teheran citizen : IRANI
62. Hautboy : OBOE
63. Grand : EPIC
64. Flowering ornamental plant : CANNA
65. Spare : LEAN
66. Trial run : TEST
67. Toledo product : STEEL
68. Whirlpool : EDDY
1. Platter : DISC
2. Concept : IDEA
3. Jean or Walter : KERR
4. Became visible : EMERGED
5. Upbraid : BERATE
6. Well-known Ike : ALIBI
7. Titular : NOMINAL
8. Take down ___ (deflate) : APEG
9. Decreased : LESSENED
10. Dashes : SPRINTS
11. Author Knight : ERIC
12. Deficiency : LACK
13. Caustic : LYE
21. Swiss warble : YODEL
22. Excessively : TOO
25. Summary : RECAP
26. Banish : EXILE
27. More attractive : CUTER
29. A tide : NEAP
30. Bikini, for one : ATOLL
31. Cassette items : TAPES
32. Expunge : ERASE
34. Daring deed : FEAT
38. Architect's art : GRAPHICS
40. Concur : AGREE
43. Kind of lens : CONTACT
45. Ocean route : SEALANE
47. Vent : AIRHOLE
49. Informer : RAT
50. Amiable : GENIAL
53. Love, to Heine : MINNE
54. Diamond name : HOPE
55. Blue flag : IRIS
56. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
57. Not up : ABED
58. Kind of block or house : ROAD
59. Impugn : DENY
60. Seine : NET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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