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New York Times, Wednesday, June 24, 1981

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jones has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,551

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Across
1
Lone Ranger's prop : MASK
5
Diminish : PARE
9
Bernhardt : SARAH
14
First shepherd : ABEL
15
Gathering clouds, e.g. : OMEN
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Swiftly : APACE
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Division of mankind : RACE
18
Races the motor : REVS
19
He shows surprise : GAPER
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"The ___," painting by 66 Across : STREETSINGER
23
Haw's partner : HEE
24
Cruise port : NASSAU
25
Where the poetic harp hangs mute : TARA
29
Madras, e.g. : STATE
31
Gold medalist Heiden : ERIC
33
When to break a bad habit : NOW
34
Mar.'s follower : APR
35
Kinsman : RELATION
37
Pirate from Barbary : CORSAIR
41
Leaves high and dry : STRANDS
42
Mathematics and biology : SCIENCES
44
"The End Is ___ Yet" : NOT
45
Native: Suffix : OTE
46
Teacher's concoction : TEST
47
Hem in : BESET
49
Back talk : SASS
51
Jacket : REEFER
53
Monogram of Emerson or Ellison : RWE
55
Type of fiddler crab : MASTERTAILOR
58
Subject : TOPIC
61
Eden's ___ of life : TREE
62
Big burden for a bandsman : TUBA
63
Ekberg : ANITA
64
Loyal to "Bonnie Bruce" : LEAL
65
Cut and splice : EDIT
66
Impressionist Edouard : MANET
67
Makes a fluff : ERRS
68
"Take ___ your leader" : METO
Down
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U.S. artist Reginald: 1898–1954 : MARSH
2
Becomes lessened : ABATES
3
People in a cabinet : SECRETARIES
4
Bern-born painter: 1879–1940 : KLEE
5
Doors, to Diocletian : PORTAE
6
In ___ (tousled) : AMESS
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Redactor : REVISER
8
Craftily trips up : ENSNARES
9
What is salvia? : SAGE
10
Take ___ (disassemble) : APART
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Kind of session : RAP
12
Serve perfectly : ACE
13
Part of H.R.H., at times : HER
21
Freshman, for one : ENTRANT
22
Jury's concern : GUILT
26
Poem by Swinburne : ANINTERLUDE
27
Crucifix : ROOD
28
Wheat whiskers : AWNS
30
Area in St. Peter's : APSE
32
Heavyweight champ: 1933–34 : CARNERA
36
Tourist center in the Southwest : TAOS
37
Army V.I.P.'s : CSOS
38
Prefix for chord or meter : OCTA
39
Bakery employees : ICERS
40
Bed down in a new home : RESETTLE
43
Con man's accomplice : STEERER
47
Palms with orange fruits : BETELS
48
Cheap, in slanguage : TWOBIT
50
"God shall ___ thee": Acts 23:3 : SMITE
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Hawaiian chief justice: 1900 : FREAR
54
A sister of Thalia : ERATO
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Quick as ___ : ACAT
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Bit of information : ITEM
58
Flat cap : TAM
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"High ___ Windy Hill" : ONA
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Marker on the links : PIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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