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New York Times, Friday, July 18, 1980

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,210
Across Down
1. Ballyhoo : PROPAGANDA
11. Oscar Wilde subject : GAOL
15. "And sold my ___ for a Song": FitzGerald : REPUTATION
16. Menlo Park name : ALVA
17. In time : EVENTUALLY
18. Made to pay through the nose : BLED
19. Sword's surpasser : PEN
20. Medieval helmet : ARMET
21. Hellhound : FIEND
22. Miss Kirk : LISA
23. Employed Ma Bell's princess : RANG
24. Rabbit fur : LAPIN
27. O.T. book : NAHUM
30. Warp yarn : ABB
33. Takes life easy : IDLES
34. Creator of "The African Queen" : FORESTER
36. Commercial center of Southern Yemen : ADEN
37. Start of a cheer : HIP
38. 100 centesimi : LIRA
39. Colleague of Wallace and Safer : REASONER
42. Stockholders' get-togethers : POOLS
43. Group in h.s. : SRS
44. Dermal orifices : PORES
46. Author Turnbull : AGNES
47. Stupefied, in a way : AWED
49. Jungfrau's locale : ALPS
51. Kind of button : PANIC
53. City on the Hong : HANOI
55. Snaffle : BIT
58. Scraps for a snarleyyow : ORTS
59. Instructional method for the young : MONTESSORI
61. Where Hyde presided: 1938–45 : EIRE
62. ___ fortitude : INTESTINAL
63. Giant star of yore : MAYS
64. Evaluation : ASSESSMENT
1. ___ school : PREP
2. Dream, in Dijon : REVE
3. Unabashed : OPEN
4. Paronomasia : PUN
5. Gains through effort : ATTAINS
6. Asian bovines : GAURS
7. Cossack chief : ATAMAN
8. Khartoum's river : NILE
9. Simple Simon, e.g. : DOLT
10. Word with where or way : ANY
11. French actor Jean : GABIN
12. Testimony that is contestable : ALLEGATION
13. Pizzeria proprietor's need : OVEN
14. Actress Cheryl : LADD
21. A place in the sun : FAME
22. Legal rights : LIENS
23. Capek opus : RUR
24. They need good memories : LIARS
25. Snake that sounds augmentative : ADDER
26. Witticism or banter : PLEASANTRY
28. Full of zeal : AFIRE
29. School dance : HOP
31. Milton from N.Y.C. : BERLE
32. Kind of ring or band : BRASS
35. Plods along : SLOGS
37. " . . . love but only ___!": Byron : HER
40. Acronym in the news : OPEC
41. Greeting gesture : NOD
42. Supporters of Mary Queen of Scots, to their foes : PAPISTS
45. River, dam or reservoir in S.C. : SANTEE
48. ___ up (familiarizes) : WISES
50. Wind-borne loam deposit : LOESS
51. Tone ___ : POEM
52. Marilyn Horne offering : ARIA
53. Academic achievements: Abbr. : HONS
54. Formicary occupants : ANTS
55. Radius, for one : BONE
56. Locale of the Zagros Mountains : IRAN
57. Knightly sport : TILT
59. "Angela ___," 1928 song : MIA
60. Alastair ___, British actor : SIM

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

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