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New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1980

Author:
Ann Jenkins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,158

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Across
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Conniving group : CABAL
6
Holbrook and Linden : HALS
10
Space org. : NASA
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Aloe : AGAVE
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Exude : EMIT
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Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
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Kind of theater : LEGITIMATE
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Attractive, as a kitten : CUTE
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Feeds on with gusto : FEASTS
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Where piping was a potent pesticide : HAMELIN
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" . . . owed by so many ___ few" : TOSO
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Aromatic : REDOLENT
25
Alcoholic brew : ALE
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Lion's sign : LEO
29
Actor Brynner : YUL
30
Coin in Callao : SOL
31
Snake : ADDER
33
Reef : LEDGE
37
Patrolled a beat : POLICED
39
Getting up : ARISING
41
Sapped of strength : SPENT
42
Foreigner : ALIEN
44
Middle-age problem : SAG
45
Suit : FIT
47
"___ Alone" : ALL
48
Snoop : PRY
49
Emulated Stentor : BELLOWED
53
Image of a deity : IDOL
56
Eminent lady of Aquitaine : ELEANOR
57
Clergyman : CURATE
60
Get one's ___ (rile) : GOAT
61
Basic facts : BRASSTACKS
64
Part of a church : APSE
65
"I" in Greek : IOTA
66
Singer Laine et al. : CLEOS
67
Necessity : NEED
68
Trick or lure : TRAP
69
Historic German duchy : HESSE
Down
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Callow bovine : CALF
2
Pulitzer Prize–winning author: 1958 : AGEE
3
Bauble : BAGATELLE
4
Dispatch boat : AVISO
5
Latvians : LETTS
6
Hesitate in speaking : HEM
7
Physicians' org. : AMA
8
Limber : LITHE
9
Stable : STEADY
10
Enclosed shelters on airplanes : NACELLES
11
As ___ (generally) : ARULE
12
Material for many a bride : SATIN
13
Ten-percenter : AGENT
18
Flagstad role : ISOLDE
22
___ Rouge (Red Mill) : MOULIN
24
Caviar : ROE
25
Egyptian cobras : ASPS
26
Picot feature : LOOP
28
Early Norse saga : EDDA
31
Part of A.D.A. : ACTION
32
Marsh bird : RAIL
34
Drives from one's homeland : DISPLACES
35
What snarleyyows do : GNAR
36
Adjective for a Western : EGGY
38
Like oratory that is not economical : INFLATED
40
Objects from the past : RELICS
43
Terhune canine : LAD
46
Tawdry; cheap : TWOBIT
49
Brought a meeting to order : BEGAN
50
Escape à la Juliet : ELOPE
51
Legal document : LEASE
52
Bull : ERROR
54
Delft's citizens : DUTCH
55
Roman pontiff's covering : ORALE
58
Part of Ali's record : TKOS
59
Palindromic Latin infinitive : ESSE
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___ glance : ATA
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Stupid person : SAP

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

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