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New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1981

Author:
Dowdall
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Across
1. Make the copy right : EDIT
5. "What, fifty of my fellows at ___!": King Lear : ACLAP
10. Bid-closing word : SOLD
14. Daughter of Clytemnestra : LEDA
15. Do a seamstress's job : SHIRR
16. Freshwater mussel : UNIO
17. Bunyan's bog : SLOUGHOFDESPOND
20. "___ the Way," 1957 song : ALL
21. Debauchee : ROUE
22. Hi-fi relative : STEREO
23. Bern's river : AAR
24. Former TV host : PAAR
25. Dwarfish boy in Scott's "Kenilworth" : FLIBBERTIGIBBET
33. ___ Tages (one day): Ger. : EINES
34. Edmonton hockey player : OILER
35. Wonderment : AWE
36. Claudius, for one : DANE
37. Marcius Porcius and family : CATOS
38. A gun for Tommy Atkins : STEN
39. Balzac's "___ Fille d'Eve" : UNE
40. States of nonexistence : NADAS
41. Uses a parachute, with "out" : BAILS
42. Smollett hero : PEREGRINEPICKLE
45. Dundee turndowns : NAES
46. Atramentous fluid : INK
47. French port on Strait of Dover : CALAIS
50. Casey's spot, once : SHEA
52. Grappler's milieu : MAT
55. Legendary English outlaw : CLYMOFTHECLOUGH
58. Mackerel's relative : CERO
59. Fanon : ORALE
60. Words of ken : ISEE
61. Swerve : VEER
62. Thruway exits : RAMPS
63. County in Fla. : DADE
Down
1. Joy Adamson heroine : ELSA
2. Dingle : DELL
3. Valentino or Gable, once : IDOL
4. Kind of cross : TAU
5. Landward : ASHORE
6. ___ En-lai : CHOU
7. "That's ___," Sinatra hit : LIFE
8. Suffix with cow or drunk : ARD
9. Warns, as a clairvoyant : PRESAGES
10. Adjective in a rave : SUPERB
11. ___ about : ONOR
12. Masher's spiel : LINE
13. Bygone bird : DODO
18. Up for ___ : GRABS
19. Where to find a riser : STAIR
23. Busy as ___ : ABEE
24. Furry or hairy : PILOSE
25. Disgusted : FEDUP
26. Jungle climber : LIANE
27. Word with circle or tube : INNER
28. "The ___ smooth . . . ": Hesiod : ROADIS
29. Giant : TITAN
30. Dyeing process : BATIK
31. Tom ___, "Seven Year Itch" co-star : EWELL
32. Past or future, e.g. : TENSE
37. Likes or loves : CARESFOR
38. Mauldin's "Sad" one : SACK
40. Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
41. Twofold : BINAL
43. Charm : ENAMOR
44. Flinders : PIECES
47. Half of DCX : CCCV
48. Shipboard direction : ALEE
49. Erato's prop : LYRE
50. Hoax : SHAM
51. Hired hands : HELP
52. "The Forty Days of ___ Dagh": Werfel : MUSA
53. Like Enos : AGED
54. "How do I love ___ . . . " : THEE
56. Refrain syllable : TRA
57. Resembling: Suffix : OID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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