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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1980

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,178
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1. Barbecue item : SPIT
5. Israeli port : ELATH
10. Transactions : ACTA
14. S.A. capital : LIMA
15. Sarnoff's medium : RADIO
16. Crack : CHAP
17. Learning periods : APPRENTICESHIPS
20. ___ diem : PER
21. Japanese parliament : DIET
22. Shelter made of skins on poles : TEPEE
23. Textbook section : INDEX
25. Sins : ERRS
27. Darlings : HONEYS
29. Spread : OLEO
30. Current unit, for short : AMP
33. "___ boy!" : ATTA
34. Dressed : CLAD
35. "L'état c'est ___" : MOI
36. Camel : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
41. Word with pins or cents : TEN
42. Den : LAIR
43. Division word : INTO
44. Work unit : ERG
45. ___ fixe : IDEE
46. Beast of ___ : BURDEN
48. Priestley's "Johnson ___ Jordan" : OVER
49. Cave ___ (Roman warning) : CANEM
50. Clear up : SOLVE
53. Bridge position : EAST
54. Gabor or Saint : EVA
57. Pioneer family's conveyance : PRAIRIESCHOONER
61. Merit : EARN
62. Forgetfulness : LETHE
63. Start : STEM
64. Sommer : ELKE
65. Some modern Swiss art : KLEES
66. Spot : ESPY
1. Rebuff : SLAP
2. Plumber's installation : PIPE
3. Fixing indelibly, as on the memory : IMPRINTING
4. Sailor : TAR
5. Pyle and Kovacs : ERNIES
6. Kind of paint : LATEX
7. Mine entrance : ADIT
8. Twitching : TIC
9. Tool in a Markham poem : HOE
10. Yearns : ACHES
11. One of the Carters : CHIP
12. Record : TAPE
13. Building projection : APSE
18. Christian Science founder : EDDY
19. Walked triumphantly : STRODE
24. A tide : NEAP
25. French magazine : ELLE
26. Peruse : READ
27. Waste maker : HASTE
28. Additional : OTHER
29. Earthy pigment : OCHRE
30. Changes : AMENDMENTS
31. Malory's "___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
32. Climber's spike : PITON
37. Cromwell or Twist : OLIVER
38. Pale : FADE
39. Opera-house feature : TIER
40. Beget : SIRE
46. British parties : BASHES
47. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
48. Sheeplike : OVINE
49. Hide : CACHE
50. German count : SPEE
51. Kind of test : ORAL
52. Prank : LARK
53. Ferrara house : ESTE
55. Nickname for Barkley : VEEP
56. Host : ARMY
58. Kind : ILK
59. Moray or conger : EEL
60. Suffix meaning "full of" : OSE

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