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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q W }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, 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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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,138
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1. Fad : CRAZE
6. Part of a baseball : SEAM
10. Melville captain : AHAB
14. With ___ hand (obeisant) : HATIN
15. Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
16. Item sent to a deejay : DEMO
17. Catkin or moron : AMENT
18. Throve : PROSPERED
20. Golfer's comment after whiffing several times : TOUGHCOURSE
22. Hole-in-___ : ONE
23. Having less avoirdupois : SPARER
24. "When I was ___ . . . ": W. S. Gilbert : ALAD
26. Charles of music : RAY
27. Slow, easy gaits : DOGTROTS
31. Praise highly : EXTOL
34. Jupiter : JOVE
35. Where Zeno taught : STOA
36. Altar on high : ARA
37. Venezuelan plainsman : LLANERO
40. Samovar : URN
41. F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
43. Middle East land : OMAN
44. Outlook : VISTA
46. Constantly given the same kind of role : TYPECAST
48. Moor or marsh : FEN
49. As quick as ___ : ACAT
50. Bit : MORSEL
53. Down Under bird : EMU
55. Scene of the comment at 20 Across : THEFIRSTTEE
59. Triangular : DELTOIDAL
61. Shabby, to a Londoner : TATTY
62. Sistrunk of the N.F.L. : OTIS
63. "Our ___," Gershwin musical : NELL
64. Floor or story, in Lyon : ETAGE
65. Simba's pride : MANE
66. Mardi ___ : GRAS
67. Pieces of eight : PESOS
1. Powwow : CHAT
2. ___ fizz, gin drink : RAMOS
3. Devoured eagerly : ATEUP
4. Genovese gypsy : ZINGARO
5. Captivate : ENTHRALL
6. Toothsome quality : SAPOR
7. Grayish yellow : ECRU
8. Agent: Suffix : ATOR
9. Physiotherapist : MASSAGER
10. Fruit punch : ADE
11. Great Greek historian : HERODOTUS
12. ___ corner : AMEN
13. Portend : BODE
19. Throw stones at : PELT
21. Ron of the Dodgers : CEY
25. Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
27. He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
28. Ceramist's requisite : OVEN
29. Civil-suit basis : TORT
30. "Mens ___ . . . " : SANA
31. N.Y.C. river : EAST
32. Diagnostician's aid : XRAY
33. Waterproof material : TARPAULIN
34. Rush-hour problems : JAMS
38. Abhorrence : LOATHING
39. Transgress : OVERSTEP
42. Former nuclear energy org. : AEC
45. Put on the throne, e.g. : INSTATE
47. Roman censor : CATO
48. Pro : FOR
50. Certain plants : MILLS
51. Singer James et al. : ETTAS
52. Released : LETGO
53. Land of Herod Agrippa II : EDOM
54. "I ___ man with . . . " : META
56. River entering the Fulda : EDER
57. Former White House denizen : FALA
58. "Windows of the soul" : EYES
60. Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE

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

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