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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1980

Author:
Benson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,161

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Haunches : HIPS
5. Wylie's "Mr. ___ and Mr. Hazard" : HODGE
10. Book of poems by John Ciardi : ASIF
14. Kind of sign or watch : STOP
15. Gold : AURUM
16. Jabbar's alma mater : UCLA
17. Psychic affinity : TELE
18. Coronet : TIARA
19. Actor Morris : GREG
20. Nobelist for Peace: 1950 : RALPHJBUNCHE
23. Singer Cantrell : LAMA
24. Fast-food worker : SALTER
26. Actor Cesar : ROMERO
29. Native of Florence : TUSCAN
31. Moslem princes : AMIRS
32. Confused combat : MELEE
35. Hurry : HIE
36. British letters : ZEDS
37. Chair name : EAMES
38. Luna governs it : TIDE
39. Adjective for Eubie Blake : OLD
40. Pig's prominence : SNOUT
41. Sharpened : HONED
42. Prepare to fire again : RELOAD
44. " . . . lean and ___ look" : HUNGRY
45. Red Brigades forte : TERROR
47. Hosp. tests : EEGS
48. Donald McHenry's predecessor : ANDREWJYOUNG
52. Latvian seaport : RIGA
54. Spirited mount : STEED
55. Coin of Iran : RIAL
57. Aid's partner : ABET
58. Jong of "Fear of Flying" : ERICA
59. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
60. Sit for James Van DerZee : POSE
61. Off one's rocker : DOTTY
62. Profound : DEEP
Down
1. D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST
2. Roman road : ITER
3. Actress Negri : POLA
4. Participants in a bee : SPELLERS
5. "Hell ___ fury . . . " : HATHMO
6. ___ board : OUIJA
7. Colorless : DRAB
8. Teachers in Calcutta : GURUS
9. Issues (from) : EMANATES
10. Zeros : AUGHTS
11. Noise from boobooks : SCREECHING
12. Ending with tact and erect : ILE
13. Make tired by hard work : FAG
21. Golf scores : PARS
22. Holmes's need : CLUE
25. Raymond Chester is one : RAIDER
26. Grooming need : RAZOR
27. Brunch item : OMELET
28. When the Black Knight rode : MIDDLEAGES
30. Indigent : NEEDY
32. "Red Book" author : MAO
33. Australian bird : EMU
34. "___ my people go" : LET
37. Sanctioned : ENDORSED
38. Used 26 Down on the head : TONSURED
40. Red quartz : SARD
41. "Les Misérables" : HUGO
43. Highly decorated : ORNATE
44. Prime : HEYDAY
46. Kind of rocket : RETRO
47. Throw out : EJECT
49. Wide, in Weimar : WEIT
50. African river : NILE
51. Strong wind : GALE
52. Séance sound : RAP
53. Nigerian people : IBO
56. One complete circuit : LAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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