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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

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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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