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New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 1980

Author: Rae
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,134
Across Down
1. Inquires : ASKS
5. Spring time in Spain : ABRIL
10. Plant disease : SMUT
14. Stylish : CHIC
15. German statesman slain in 1919 : HAASE
16. Game originated in Persia : POLO
17. Hawaiian hand-waver : HULADANCER
19. Balanced : EVEN
20. Shoulder wrap : STOLE
21. Cutting tool : DIE
22. Ryan's girl in "Love Story" : ALI
23. Item waved by a fan dancer : PLUME
25. Rose and Seeger : PETES
27. Ethiopian prince : RAS
30. Faced with a predicament : INASPOT
32. Sine ___ non : QUA
34. Eden's man : ADAM
36. They waved from outer space : ASTRONAUTS
38. Seek funds : SOLICIT
40. Hand-waving Frenchman : ORATEUR
41. Spanish handshaking official : PRESIDENTE
43. Nothing but : MERE
44. Affirmative : YES
45. Most weird : EERIEST
47. Composer Rorem : NED
48. Be freehanded : SPEND
50. Autumn blossom : ASTER
52. U.N. labor unit : ILO
53. An N.C.O. : SGT
54. Like Eric the Red : NORSE
58. Tail-wagger on film : ASTA
60. Braking devices on railroads : TRAINSTOPS
62. Faith order : SECT
63. Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
64. Arabian gulf : OMAN
65. Tennis-elbow symptom : ACHE
66. Orange or Indian : OSAGE
67. Like a nonesuch : RARE
1. Exclamations in Berlin : ACHS
2. Close : SHUT
3. Kind of gram or meter : KILO
4. Sell tickets illegally : SCALP
5. Villain's cry : AHA
6. Parade or concert hand-waver : BANDMASTER
7. Most spicy : RACIEST
8. Seer's phrase : ISEE
9. Celtic Neptune : LER
10. Type of wheat : SPELT
11. Hollywood hand-waver : MOVIEQUEEN
12. Rubber tree : ULE
13. Heavy weight : TON
18. Where to buy pastrami : DELI
22. Vulcan's home : AETNA
24. On one's own : UNAIDED
25. Having the least : POOREST
26. Medical stitching : SUTURE
27. Grating : RASPY
28. Worships : ADORES
29. A hand-waving come-on : SALESPITCH
31. Demonstrators' activity : PROTESTING
33. ___ as a beet : ASRED
35. Prefix with handle : MIS
37. Upper air: Abbr. : ATM
39. Mire, in Mexico : CIENO
42. Place for some hand-holders : NIAGARA
46. Honor cards : TENS
49. Make joyful : ELATE
51. Helicopter part : ROTOR
53. Abbrs. outside some dramatizations : SROS
55. Eternal City, to Italians : ROMA
56. Room or gaff : SPAR
57. Medieval drudge : ESNE
58. As mad ___ wet hen : ASA
59. Big Board's Big Brother: Abbr. : SEC
60. However, for short : THO
61. Designating a maiden name : NEE

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

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