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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
Benson has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,161
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
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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
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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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