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New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 1980

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,215

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Across
1. "The die is ___!" : CAST
5. Pretense : SHAM
9. Figaro's land : SPAIN
14. Penny ___ : ANTE
15. Table d'___ : HOTE
16. Dress material : TULLE
17. Condemnation : DOOM
18. Arthurian lady : ENID
19. Papal scarf : ORALE
20. Neatly done : INAPPLEPIEORDER
23. Wriggling : EELY
24. Vulgarian : CAD
25. Lagomorphs : HARES
27. Awn : ARISTA
31. Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
32. Patterns used by sign painters : STENCILS
34. City on the Mediterranean : ORAN
35. Won at chess : MATED
37. Desire : URGE
38. William H. Seward's $7,200,000 recommendation: 1867 : PURCHASE
40. Farm sound : BLEAT
41. Daubs : SMEARS
42. Deceitful : FALSE
43. She, in Bremen : SIE
44. Cattle, to Cowper : KINE
45. Kind of complexion : PEACHESANDCREAM
53. Shaping machine : LATHE
54. Vehicle akin to a cutter : SLED
55. Classic villain : IAGO
56. Tanglefoot, e.g. : ASTER
57. Useful Lat. finale : ETAL
58. Namesakes ever since Eden : EVES
59. Lachrymose : TEARY
60. County in Florida : DADE
61. Withered : SERE
Down
1. Moslem magistrate : CADI
2. Later : ANON
3. Portico for Plato : STOA
4. Part of W.C.T.U. : TEMPERANCE
5. Con man's trio : SHELLS
6. Proverbial fly catcher : HONEY
7. Eagerly expecting : ATIP
8. Dose : MEDICATE
9. Substituted (for) : STOODIN
10. Sound of contentment : PURR
11. "When I was ___ . . . ": Gilbert : ALAD
12. That one, to Tacitus : ILLE
13. At no time, poetically : NEER
21. Equal : PEER
22. Kind of seal : EARED
25. Son of Osiris : HORUS
26. Frighten : ALARM
28. Rooms for cleaning pots and pans : SCULLERIES
29. Whitewalls or radials : TIRES
30. Kelp and Irish moss : ALGAE
31. Weakling : SOP
32. Between Sault and Marie : STE
33. Harden : SET
35. Girl in a Berlin song : MARIE
36. Imposed, as a fine : ASSESSED
39. Quick-lunch place : HASHERY
40. Judge's bench : BANC
42. Nero's instrument : FIDDLE
44. "I ___ You Now," masseur's song : KNEAD
45. Small piece of ground : PLAT
46. "Take thine ___ . . . ": Luke 12:19 : EASE
47. "___ boy!" : ATTA
48. Chastity's mother : CHER
49. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
50. Roof part : EAVE
51. Dyeing apparatus : AGER
52. Old man in a song : MOSE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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