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New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1980

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,123
Across Down
1. Summon to court : CITE
5. Raise : BOOST
10. " . . . ___ of human kindness" : MILK
14. Harem chambers : ODAS
15. Rot-resistant wood : ALDER
16. Bryce Canyon locale : UTAH
17. Dwindle : MELT
18. Sierra ___ : LEONE
19. Detailed recital of events : SAGA
20. Single's bloom? : BACHELORSBUTTON
23. Freudian topic : EGO
24. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
25. Divided according to share : PRORATED
30. Madden : ENRAGE
34. Charioteer Ben : HUR
35. British steer : DEVON
37. Improvise : ADLIB
38. Conjunctions : ANDS
40. Begin again : RENEW
42. Pantomimist Jimmy ___: 1896–1960 : SAVO
43. Home of painter Duccio : SIENA
45. Slow one : SNAIL
47. "Of Mice and ___" : MEN
48. Dress : ENROBE
50. "Pilgrim's Progress" is one : ALLEGORY
52. "Bird thou never ___" : WERT
54. ___ es Salaam : DAR
55. Single's greenery? : MAIDENHAIRFERNS
63. Composer Novello : IVOR
64. Poet's Muse : ERATO
65. Phoenician deity : BAAL
66. Pro ___ publico : BONO
67. Lesions : SORES
68. Austen novel : EMMA
69. Exchange : SWAP
70. " . . . ___ well/It were done quickly": Macbeth : TWERE
71. Little sea pike : SPET
1. Word with honey or curry : COMB
2. Notion : IDEA
3. Soft mineral : TALC
4. Book of the Bible : ESTHER
5. Voter : BALLOTER
6. Spread : OLEO
7. Repute : ODOR
8. Follower of common or horse : SENSE
9. Shrill : TREBLE
10. Spicy seed plants : MUSTARDS
11. " . . . Lose ___ the Astor" : ITAT
12. Como or Garda : LAGO
13. Genghis or Aga : KHAN
21. Oath in Edwardian days : EGAD
22. Radius's partner : ULNA
25. Aspect : PHASE
26. Disagreement : RUNIN
27. Rank : ORDER
28. Prefeast hours : EVES
29. Singer Summer : DONNA
31. Place to be remembered : ALAMO
32. Donor : GIVER
33. Black : EBONY
36. Actress Patricia : NEAL
39. Spring bloom : SNOWDROP
41. MacDowell's "To a ___" : WILDROSE
44. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
46. Part of a tome : LEAF
49. Hemingway : ERNEST
51. Diving birds : GREBES
53. Cast : THROW
55. Game of marbles : MIBS
56. Own : AVOW
57. One of the Hebrides : IONA
58. Rhine tributary : AARE
59. Caesar's route : ITER
60. Incline : RAMP
61. Any famous person : NAME
62. Jalousie item : SLAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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