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New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1980

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Isinglass : MICA
5. Leeway : ROPE
9. Homophone for seams : SEEMS
14. West of Hollywood : ADAM
15. Imperfect goods: Abbr. : IRRS
16. Grant : ADMIT
17. Octopuses have many : TENTACLES
19. Zodiac sign: 9/23–10/22 : LIBRA
20. Lunch : EAT
21. He has a top job : ROOFER
23. He was, in old Rome : ERAT
24. Kind of secret : STATE
26. Biographer Edwards : ANNE
28. Needle: Comb. form : ACU
29. Initials of 1944 : ETO
30. Sacred sanctuary : TABERNACLE
33. City and college in Mich. : ALMAS
35. Planes, e.g. : TREES
36. Heavy, unmusical clang : TONK
37. Show disapproval : HOOT
39. Nomads' stops : OASES
42. As clear ___ : ASMUD
44. He reads the riot act : DUTCHUNCLE
48. Scale notes : RES
50. Sixty minutes in Milano : ORA
51. "And so live ___ . . . ": Keats : EVER
52. Runagates : HOBOS
54. Donizetti heroine : RITA
56. Melodic : ARIOSE
59. German interjection : ACH
60. Eye: Comb. form : OCULO
62. Heart chamber : VENTRICLE
64. Former stage star Lenore : ULRIC
65. Suffix with sermon : ETTE
66. Vehicle for Ethan Frome : SLED
67. ___ through (persevere) : SEEIT
68. This must go on : SHOW
69. Dame Myra : HESS
Down
1. Ducks and drakes : MATES
2. Fancy; conceive : IDEATE
3. Choral composition : CANTATA
4. Pt. or qt. : AMT
5. Puerto ___ : RICO
6. Plinth : ORLO
7. Like some houses, for short : PREFAB
8. Early cenobite : ESSENE
9. Maglie or Mineo : SAL
10. An Adams : EDIE
11. Warm welcome : EMBRACE
12. Something literally wonderful : MIRACLE
13. Formal garden features : STATUES
18. "Some ___ born great . . . ": Shak. : ARE
22. Brit. sea unit : RNR
25. Ancient Mexican : TOLTEC
27. Insect: Comb. form : ENTOM
30. Hosiery shade : TAN
31. Make inquiries : ASK
32. Maestro Toscanini : ARTURO
34. Dayan of Israel : MOSHE
37. Shakespearean prince : HAL
38. Suffix with malt : OSE
39. Fragrant : ODOROUS
40. Outer part of the ear : AURICLE
41. Basketball recruiter's consideration : STATURE
43. Overwhelming defeat : DEBACLE
45. Grape : UVA
46. Hysteria : NERVES
47. " . . . him that ___ in the wilderness": Isa. 40:3 : CRIETH
49. Column bases : SOCLES
52. Part of H.R.H. : HER
53. Bunkhouses : SHEDS
55. Others: Lat. : ALII
57. Not duped by : ONTO
58. Ragout or burgoo : STEW
61. One of 12: Abbr : OCT
63. Ending for fool : ISH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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