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New York Times, Thursday, June 19, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,181
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1. Octopodan octet : ARMS
5. Herculean accomplishment : FEAT
9. Flame seeker : MOTH
13. Beep's cousin : TOOT
14. Give to each : ALLOT
16. Product of cerebration : IDEA
17. Bobby Vinton hit : BLUEONBLUE
19. Maxi's antithesis : MINI
20. Worrying : AFRET
21. People engaged in a row : OARS
22. Stander-outer : ONER
23. Court garb : TENNISWHITES
26. Beard's org. : BSA
27. Prize for Jones in 1779 : SERAPIS
31. Bonkers : LOCO
34. Nervous Nellie's laugh : TITTER
37. Worker on a hill : ANT
38. As lean as ___ : ARAKE
40. ___ generis (unique) : SUI
41. "God shall ___ thee": Acts 23:3 : SMITE
43. Part of "T.G.I.F." : ITS
44. A.E.F. excavation : TRENCH
47. De ___ (superfluous): Fr. : TROP
48. Cigar with square ends : CHEROOT
50. Coat for a Berber : ABA
52. In secret or in private : UNDERTHEROSE
58. Angler's hook or spear : GAFF
61. Sock follower in B'way ads : EROO
62. X follower in B'way ads : RATED
63. "King ___," Elgar cantata : OLAF
64. In putting position : ONTHEGREEN
66. "Double, double ___ and trouble" : TOIL
67. Squelched : SATON
68. "Un bel di" is one : ARIA
69. "Our Love Is ___ to Stay" : HERE
70. Song, to Schubert : LIED
71. Small fry : TOTS
1. Facing Seaver, e.g. : ATBAT
2. Husband of Pocahontas : ROLFE
3. Keen, in Killarney : MOURN
4. African antelope : STEENBOK
5. Geisha's cooler : FAN
6. Kind of bending in bars : ELBOW
7. Imam's deity : ALLAH
8. Typical of sightseers : TOURISTIC
9. Member of the legume family : MIMOSA
10. Host at Valhalla : ODIN
11. Shoe size : TENE
12. Pelage : HAIR
15. Ph.D. applicant, e.g. : TESTEE
18. Skinner of stage fame : OTIS
24. Held a séance : SAT
25. Miscues : ERRS
28. Two who woo : PAIR
29. O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey ___ Night" : INTO
30. Process unit : STEP
31. Not of the cloister : LAIC
32. Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
33. "Trent's Last ___": Bentley : CASE
35. "Love ___": Stone : ISETERNAL
36. Cask : TUN
39. School Eden attended : ETON
42. Highest spot in Turkey : MTARARAT
45. Attractions in the West : RODEOS
46. Cry of surprise : HAH
49. Disturb : RUFFLE
51. "Wozzeck" composer : BERG
53. Island SW of Timor : ROTTI
54. Hard row ___ : TOHOE
55. Alamogordo's county : OTERO
56. Murrow's memorable "___ Now" : SEEIT
57. Ferber and Millay : EDNAS
58. Barbarian : GOTH
59. Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
60. What the brave deserve : FAIR
65. Where this word belongs : END

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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