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New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1981

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,490
Across Down
1. Independently : APART
6. Grueling Oct. event in N.Y.C. : RACE
10. Phloem : BAST
14. Man's slipper : ROMEO
15. Overleap : OMIT
16. Mother of Iynx : ECHO
17. True : ALIGN
18. Part of the Big Apple : MANHATTAN
20. Garden in N.Y.C. : MADISONSQ
22. Riverside, e.g. : DRIVE
23. Muffles : MUTES
24. Will Rogers was one : SOONER
25. Miss in a harbor : LIBERTY
28. Carried away : RAPT
29. Expiates : ATONES
30. Parade ground in N.Y.C. : FIFTHAVE
34. Ferrer or Allen : MEL
35. Ariosti's "Amor ___ Nemici" : TRA
36. Be couchant : LIE
37. Longest street in the world : BROADWAY
41. Lane of fame in N.Y.C. : MAIDEN
44. Urban polluter : SOOT
45. Lithe and slender : WILLOWY
46. Prometheus at Rockefeller Center : STATUE
49. A Beatle : RINGO
50. Pulsate : THROB
51. "They Didn't ___," old song : BELIEVEME
55. Went in again : REENTERED
57. Duke of Cornwall's wife : REGAN
58. "Judith" composer : ARNE
59. Part of St. Patrick's : NAVE
60. Adjective for argon : INERT
61. Ammo for some shooters : PEAS
62. Tom the tailor of Coventry : EYER
63. Mitchell or Lew : AYRES
1. Ancient Syria : ARAM
2. Contemporary of Theda : POLA
3. During : AMID
4. Scarsdale export : REGIMEN
5. Clipping of a sort : TONSURE
6. Presidential hopeful in 1968 : ROMNEY
7. "Paris is well worth ___": Henri IV : AMASS
8. French quintet : CINQ
9. Numerical suffix : ETH
10. Promise in marriage : BETROTH
11. "___ the living Present!": Longfellow : ACTIN
12. Figaro's specialty : SHAVE
13. Employee in a paint plant : TONER
19. Espouse : ADOPT
21. Mel and Ed of baseball : OTTS
24. Hans M. Mark's D.C. post: 1979 : SAF
25. Writer Mary Ann : LAMB
26. Place for a chariot : ITER
27. Knife or punch : BOLO
28. Inlet : RIA
30. Fingerlings : FRY
31. Actor Ray : ALDO
32. Trade Center attraction : VIEW
33. Word in a counting game : EENY
35. Use a shuttle : TAT
38. "Within ___ throw . . . ": Cervantes : ASTONES
39. Uncertainty : DOUBT
40. Misery : WOE
41. Skirt length : MINI
42. Loser to U.S. in 1815 : ALGERIA
43. Big Apple slogan : ILOVENY
45. He wrote "The Merchant of Yonkers" : WILDER
46. Subway standee's stabilizer : STRAP
47. Voila! : THERE
48. See 20 Across : ARENA
49. Pass rope through a hole : REEVE
51. Creator of the first animated cartoon : BRAY
52. Bavarian river : EGER
53. Genuine Risk's future status : MARE
54. Tolkien's tree shepherds : ENTS
56. Dir. from Pittsburgh to N.Y.C. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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