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New York Times, Thursday, July 17, 1980

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,209
Across
1. Aide to a prin. : ASST
5. Comic-strip character : POGO
9. Other than : ELSE
13. Heidi's friend : CLARA
15. Back up : ABET
16. Othello, e.g. : MOOR
17. Hummingbird variety : RUBYTHROAT
19. Rebound vocally : ECHO
20. Entry for an airline sched. : ETA
21. One who carries : TOTER
22. Certain witches and musketeers : TRIOS
23. Spanish painter : DALI
24. F.D.R.'s mater : SARA
26. Have a goal : ASPIRETO
30. Tray : SALVER
34. Scarlett's original love : TARA
35. Goddess of the chase : DIANA
37. Kansan who yielded to Reagan early in 1980 : DOLE
38. Wander : ROAM
39. Siouan Indian : OTO
40. " . . . to hastening ___ a prey": Goldsmith : ILLS
41. Ambler's "Journey ___ Fear" : INTO
42. In re : ANENT
44. Printer's direction : STET
45. Flattened with the head of a hammer : PEENED
47. Author of "I, the Jury" : SPILLANE
49. Wainscot : DADO
51. " . . . baked in ___" : APIE
52. Alcott's "___ Cousins" : EIGHT
55. Common winter complaint : VIRUS
57. U.S.S.R. river : KET
60. Field mouse : VOLE
61. Popular greenery from South Africa : JADEPLANTS
63. Flowering shrub : ITEA
64. Hun head : ATLI
65. Helen, in Napoli : ELENA
66. Illinois, "___ of Lincoln" : LAND
67. Fishing accessory : REEL
68. Tragic king : LEAR
Down
1. Brazilian state : ACRE
2. Slattern : SLUT
3. One of the Leewards : SABA
4. Examine judicially : TRY
5. Divider : PARTITION
6. "Ill wind that no one blows good" : OBOE
7. Cogwheels : GEARS
8. Coogan's Bluff hero : OTT
9. Erin : EMERALDISLE
10. Sites : LOCI
11. London district : SOHO
12. God of love : EROS
14. Essence : ATTAR
18. Perforated : HOLED
22. Song syllable : TRA
23. Oahu landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
25. Biblical king : ASA
26. Aweigh : ATRIP
27. River to the Rhone : SAONE
28. Babble : PRATE
29. Joyce Carol : OATES
31. Upper ___, African republic : VOLTA
32. Terry or Drew : ELLEN
33. Remainder, in Reims : RESTE
36. Peerless : NONPAREIL
42. Total : ADD
43. Type of table : TIPUP
46. Have a hero : EAT
48. Hose material : LISLE
50. Egg-shaped : OVATE
52. What the love of money begets : EVIL
53. Minute amount : IOTA
54. Certain plaid : GLEN
56. Recumbent : IDLE
57. Place for Jolson's Sonny Boy : KNEE
58. Sicilian menace : ETNA
59. Nicholas or Peter : TSAR
61. Shake up : JAR
62. Warren's "___ the King's Men" : ALL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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