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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1980

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1. Mislaid : LOST
5. Bear Bryant's boys : BAMA
9. Adrien ___, beauty culturist : ARPEL
14. Where to see pagodas : ASIA
15. Buck heroine : OLAN
16. ___ la Paix : RUEDE
17. Greedy insect : CORMORANT
19. Exeunt ___ (script direction) : OMNES
20. Mammoth insect : ELEPHANT
21. Appearances : MIENS
22. Red-cased cheese : EDAM
23. Insect that will take it all back : RECANT
26. Emulate Wrong-Way Corrigan : AVIATE
29. Brother of Eris : ARES
32. Foofaraw : ADO
35. One of the Magi : GASPAR
36. Part of St. Peter's : NAVE
37. Stimulate : REFRESH
39. Drexel, to J. P. Morgan : PARTNER
41. ___ society : CAFE
42. Cylindrical : TERETE
44. Refrain syllable : TRA
45. Do some pruning : SNIP
46. Cleared a tape : ERASED
47. Shipment from Bordeaux : CLARET
49. Inside info : DOPE
53. "___ Jimmy Valentine" : ALIAS
55. Forbearing insect : TOLERANT
59. Dwellers south of Bombay : GOANS
60. Invigorating insects : ROBORANTS
61. Shoshonean : UINTA
62. Carol : NOEL
63. One-time Irish capital : TARA
64. Describing this puzzle : ANTSY
65. Author Seton : ANYA
66. Witness : EYER
Down
1. Cluny product : LACE
2. "___ mio" : OSOLE
3. Begat : SIRED
4. Cigar-making center in Fla. : TAMPA
5. Dry, cold wind : BORA
6. Actor Arkin : ALAN
7. Trespasser's bête noire : MANTRAP
8. Insect going after combat : ANT
9. Kitchen emanation : AROMA
10. Meditative insect : RUMINANT
11. Sharp, acute insect : PENETRANT
12. Genesis setting : EDEN
13. Not so much : LESS
18. Resistance of a conductor : OHMAGE
24. Storehouses or marches : ETAPES
25. Unctuous medication : CERATE
27. More enormous : VASTER
28. "Beauty still ___": Byron : ISHERE
30. Ad infinitum : EVER
31. Immunological items : SERA
32. Rainbows : ARCS
33. Dizzy or Daffy : DEAN
34. Insect in charge of a ceremony : OFFICIANT
38. Sows again, insect style : REPLANTS
40. More embarrassed : REDDER
43. Shoot from a root: Var. : RATTOON
48. Analyze ore : ASSAY
50. Declaim : ORATE
51. One of the Philippines : PANAY
52. ___ nous : ENTRE
53. Type of toad : AGUA
54. Cut of beef : LOIN
56. Do as told : OBEY
57. Entertainer Falana : LOLA
58. Despot : TSAR
60. Vital component of cells, for short : RNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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