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New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1981

Author: Margetts
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 6, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,494
Across Down
1. Antony and Connelly : MARCS
6. Los Angeles eleven : RAMS
10. Thrust : STAB
14. W.W. II beach : OMAHA
15. Netherlands town : EDAM
16. Total reached by a surveyor : AREA
17. Where Gov. Atiyeh works : SALEM
18. Overenthusiastic : GAGA
19. Fashion creator : DIOR
20. Work by 45 Down : THEFOURMILLION
23. 100 square meters : ARE
24. Word with Palmas or Vegas : LAS
25. Work by 45 Down, with "The" : COPANDTHEANTHEM
34. Cheers in Toledo : OLES
35. Rootless aquatic plant : ALGA
36. A goal for NOW : ERA
37. Anatomical network : RETE
38. Early TV comedian : BERLE
40. Type of house, on campus : FRAT
41. LX divided by XX : III
42. Wild plum : SLOE
43. Billy or Pete : ROSE
44. Work by 45 Down, with "The" : OCTOPUSMAROONED
49. Pronoun : HER
50. One of 320 in a mile : ROD
51. Work by 45 Down : THETRIMMEDLAMP
59. Gab : CHIN
60. Object of worship : IDOL
61. Ancient region of Asia Minor : IONIA
62. Singer Vikki : CARR
63. Hawaiian goose : NENE
64. Taunts : TWITS
65. "The Voice of the ___," by 45 Down : CITY
66. Butt or butter : GOAT
67. Gossipy woman : YENTA
1. Greatest number of : MOST
2. Nanking nursemaid : AMAH
3. Abnormal breathing sound : RALE
4. Kitchen general : CHEF
5. Pago Pago person : SAMOAN
6. First filly to win the Kentucky Derby : REGRET
7. First gardener : ADAM
8. "The Gift of the ___," by 45 Down : MAGI
9. Wild celery : SMALLAGE
10. Follower of a well-known marquis : SADIST
11. King Cole's fiddlers : TRIO
12. Ages and ages : AEON
13. Sand or chocolate follower : BAR
21. Indian bean : URD
22. Actress Turner : LANA
25. Burlesque queen : CORIO
26. Obtained from oil : OLEIC
27. Kind of jury : PETIT
28. Suffix denoting an enzyme : ASE
29. Place for a sheik's wives : HAREM
30. Building extension : ELL
31. Stork's relative : HERON
32. Clean the slate : ERASE
33. Beat at chess : MATED
38. Smearing : BLURRING
39. Goddess of the dawn : EOS
40. To's companion : FRO
42. Small barracuda : SPET
45. William S. Porter : OHENRY
46. Biceps band : ARMLET
47. Brooklyn Dodgers' Preacher : ROE
48. Peculiar thing : ODDITY
51. Native of Bangkok : THAI
52. Trumpeter Al : HIRT
53. Prefix for logical or motor : IDEO
54. Actress Maris : MONA
55. Actor Edmund : LOWE
56. Have ___ with (enjoy influence) : ANIN
57. Padded glove : MITT
58. "Qué ___?" ("What's the matter?"): Sp. : PASA
59. Org. under F.D.R. : CCC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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