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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
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
16. 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
1. Recumbent : IDLE
2. Biblical king : SAUL
3. Singer Jenny : LIND
4. One of the Lauders : ESTEE
5. Ossuary : URN
6. Comedian Foxx : REDD
7. Conclude or construe : INFER
8. Expiates : ATONES
9. Soup ingredient : LENTIL
10. Indigence : WANT
11. Items at Doral : PINS
12. Broke bread : ATE
15. 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
38. Shift : CHEMISE
39. "___ on Pop": Dr. Seuss : HOP
40. Large kangaroo : EURO
41. Immediately : PRESTO
46. Mommy's admonition : NONO
47. Areas of action : ARENAS
48. Ultimate goal : ENDALL
52. "___ song of sixpence . . . " : SINGA
54. Italian's "pronto" on the phone : HELLO
55. Rage verbally : RANT
56. Ides of March words : ETTU
57. Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
59. Church corner : AMEN
60. Appropriate rhyme for cleft : REFT
61. Concerning : ASTO
62. What, in Weimar : WAS
63. 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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