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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1980

Author:
Carlyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,173

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Presque ___, city in Maine : ISLE
5
Wild sheep of India : URIAL
10
Depression agcy. : WPA
13
Speakers' platform : DAIS
14
Income, in Paris : RENTE
15
Cool one's heels : WAIT
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Famed theatrical duo : LUNTANDFONTANNE
19
One of the Plinys : ELDER
20
Drillers and fillers : DENTISTS
21
Suffix with an ordinal number : ETH
23
Third ___ : REICH
24
Milwaukee product : ALE
27
Dawn goddess : EOS
29
Describing a Venetian blind : SLATTED
33
Sine qua ___ : NON
34
Famed miler : RYUN
36
Top A.L. pitcher: 1926 : UHLE
37
Famed movie duo : TRACYANDHEPBURN
42
Creep : INCH
43
Word with dough or grapes : SOUR
44
Prefix with deed or lead : MIS
45
Connected series of related things : CATENAE
49
Opposite of post : PRE
50
"Ulalume" poet : POE
51
Eves' opposites : MORNS
53
U.S.S.R. silk city : OSH
55
Checked a horse : REINEDIN
58
" . . . ___ passion to tatters" : TEARA
62
Famed fictional duo : WATSONANDHOLMES
64
Pay up : ANTE
65
Swamp growths : ALGAE
66
___ jab : LEFT
67
Actor Erwin, to friends : STU
68
Quench : SLAKE
69
Two prepositions in one : ONTO
Down
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Recumbent : IDLE
2
Biblical king : SAUL
3
Singer Jenny : LIND
4
One of the Lauders : ESTEE
5
Ossuary : URN
6
Comedian Foxx : REDD
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Conclude or construe : INFER
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Expiates : ATONES
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Soup ingredient : LENTIL
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Indigence : WANT
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Items at Doral : PINS
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Broke bread : ATE
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Laundry adjunct : WASHTUB
17
Blood channel : ARTERY
18
Children's game in Honduras : TICA
22
Georgetown U. athlete : HOYA
24
Huxley's "___ Hay" : ANTIC
25
Miss Doone : LORNA
26
Play : ENACT
28
What Romeo compared Juliet to : SUN
30
Thrash : THUMP
31
Town in southern Calif. : ELRIO
32
Obtuse : DENSE
35
Endings with 22, 32, etc. : NDS
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Shift : CHEMISE
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"___ on Pop": Dr. Seuss : HOP
40
Large kangaroo : EURO
41
Immediately : PRESTO
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Mommy's admonition : NONO
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Areas of action : ARENAS
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Ultimate goal : ENDALL
52
"___ song of sixpence . . . " : SINGA
54
Italian's "pronto" on the phone : HELLO
55
Rage verbally : RANT
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Ides of March words : ETTU
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Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
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Church corner : AMEN
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Appropriate rhyme for cleft : REFT
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Concerning : ASTO
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What, in Weimar : WAS
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Half a bray : HEE

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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