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New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1981

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,542
Across
1. Shaw's "The Young ___" : LIONS
6. Cluster, as of flowers : TUFT
10. Statistics : DATA
14. Fear of heights : ACROPHOBIA
16. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
17. Old Glory : REDWHITEANDBLUE
19. Word in a Shakespearean title : ADO
20. Turn inside out : EVERT
21. Elevate : RAISE
22. Angers : IRES
23. First-aid ___ : KIT
24. "___ Boy," Jolson hit : SONNY
27. Ludicrous distortion : TRAVESTY
32. Homeric work : EPIC
33. Mock : DERIDE
35. Mouths, to Caesar : ORA
36. Old Glory : THEAMERICANFLAG
39. Org. of scientists : AIC
40. ___ dictum : OBITER
41. Indy 500, for one : RACE
42. Dissertation : TREATISE
44. Word with way or sea : FARER
45. On the ___ (prompt) : DOT
46. Congers : EELS
48. John Jacob : ASTOR
51. Biblical mount : SINAI
53. "___ Sunday Afternoon" : ONA
56. Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
59. Scholar's burden : TOME
60. Stair railing : BALUSTRADE
61. Filled with respectful fear : AWED
62. Fencing gear : EPEE
63. Pasta companion : SALSA
Down
1. Zhivago girl : LARA
2. ___ tea : ICED
3. Church calendar : ORDO
4. "___ Is the Hour" : NOW
5. Starlike : SPHERY
6. Carry-alls, for short : TOTES
7. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
8. Decree : FIAT
9. Basker's objective, perhaps : TAN
10. Logomachize : DEBATE
11. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
12. Heraldic crosses : TAUS
13. Away from the wind : ALEE
15. Center of activity : HIVE
18. As pure as the ___ snow : DRIVEN
22. Quechuan : INCA
23. Former Hungarian prime minister : KADAR
24. Attack : SETAT
25. Rich biblical country : OPHIR
26. One's brother's daughter : NIECE
27. Hackneyed : TRITE
28. Prepare potatoes : RICE
29. One kind of energy : SOLAR
30. Vestige : TRACE
31. German sharpshooter : YAGER
33. Ledger entry : DEBIT
34. Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
37. Tours via the highways : MOTORS
38. Monks' titles : FRAS
43. Idolized : ADORED
44. Coquettes : FLIRTS
46. Result : ENSUE
47. Diner sign : EATS
48. Nora's pooch : ASTA
49. Store away : STOW
50. Subdue : TAME
51. Cinch : SNAP
52. Not in use : IDLE
53. Precious stone : OPAL
54. Sparks and Calmer : NEDS
55. On the main : ASEA
57. "Honest ___" : ABE
58. Gershwin or Levin : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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