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New York Times, Monday, May 11, 1981

Author: Maloney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,507
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1. Explosive device : BOMB
5. Central; pivotal : POLAR
10. Brother of Faisal : SAUD
14. Item sometimes containing cottonseed oil : OLEO
15. Water conduit : FLUME
16. Raw-silk color : ECRU
17. Brown a roast : SEAR
18. Greeks' modern name for Greece : ELLAS
19. Jenny wren's home : NEST
20. July 4, e.g. : NATIONALHOLIDAY
23. Mother Seton was one : NUN
24. Zodiacal sign : LEO
25. Style of shoe : WINGTIP
29. Median's kin : AVERAGE
33. Rival of Apollo for Marpessa's love : IDAS
34. Feed on herbage : GRAZE
36. Slovenly person : SLOB
37. Cover : LID
38. "Spring ahead" time in N.Y.C. : EDT
39. Lure for Spanish explorers : ORO
40. Choice meat cut : LOIN
42. Something of value : ASSET
44. Horse of a certain color : ROAN
45. Trails of light : STREAMS
47. In the main : CHIEFLY
49. Golfer Jane Blalock is one : PRO
50. Decorative vase : URN
51. The Cougars from Pullman : WASHINGTONSTATE
60. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
61. Item in adenology : GLAND
62. Lamb's pen name : ELIA
63. C.P. or Phoebe : SNOW
64. Set of furniture : SUITE
65. Frees from : RIDS
66. Drags : TOWS
67. Jon Vickers is one : TENOR
68. Let it stand : STET
1. Petty officer, for short : BOSN
2. Genus of olives : OLEA
3. Good source of protein : MEAT
4. Chips created by carpenters : BORINGS
5. Money in Mainz : PFENNIG
6. Spanish dish of meat and vegetables : OLLA
7. Soothe : LULL
8. Maidservant, Oriental style : AMAH
9. Determination : RESOLVE
10. Those about to graduate : SENIORS
11. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
12. Dipper's milieu, for short : URSA
13. Chore : DUTY
21. Not at home : OUT
22. Grant or Radziwill : LEE
25. Legal documents : WILLS
26. Simpleton : IDIOT
27. Opposite of zenith : NADIR
28. Exert force : PRESS
29. Early inhabitant of Mexico City : AZTEC
30. Distant; reserved : ALOOF
31. Goat antelope : GORAL
32. Lustrous black : EBONY
35. Sales pitches : ADS
41. Sibling's sons : NEPHEWS
42. In the midst of : AMONGST
43. Celestial clapper : THUNDER
44. Tenants : RENTERS
46. Nickname for Onassis : ARI
48. D.C. destination of some income : IRS
51. "Go ___, young man" : WEST
52. Italian river : ARNO
53. Traffic sign : SLOW
54. Scrapbook accessory : GLUE
55. Tinfoil on the back of a mirror : TAIN
56. Preposition : ONTO
57. Came to rest : ALIT
58. Sometime follower of spring : TIDE
59. One of Kipling's "twain" : EAST

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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