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New York Times, Monday, July 27, 1981

Author: Carol Dutting
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,584
Across Down
1. Arrangement : SETUP
6. Arose : STOOD
11. Ball of cotton : WAD
14. In agreement : ATONE
15. Lachrymose : TEARY
16. Consumed : ATE
17. Committee head, feminist style : CHAIRPERSON
19. Container : TIN
20. Kennedy transient : SST
21. Matthew, Mark, Luke or John : SAINT
22. White poplar : ABELE
24. Bereft : LORN
25. Stings : SMARTS
26. Cuspid : CANINE
29. Gun sound : REPORT
31. Uline in Washington, D.C., is one : ARENA
32. Theda : BARA
33. California wine valley : NAPA
36. Royal stables : MEWS
37. Stains : SOILS
38. Cry that is a far cry from "Vive!" : ABAS
39. Tense : PAST
40. Corn bread : PONE
41. Half of DIV : CCLII
42. Warrant officers : BOSUNS
44. Woody, Steve et al. : ALLENS
45. Drew forth : EDUCED
47. " . . . baked in ___" : APIE
48. Winter wear : PARKA
49. Salts or Downs : EPSOM
51. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
54. Golfing thrill : ACE
55. Room and meals : BEDANDBOARD
58. Humorous suffix with hot or got : CHA
59. Mom's Mom, for one : ENATE
60. They sometimes "meet to eat" at the club : ELITE
61. Greek letter : TAU
62. Fudd or Gantry : ELMER
63. Evans and Robertson : DALES
1. Micmacs' cousins : SACS
2. Ordinal suffixes : ETHS
3. Exactly : TOAT
4. Before lateral or sonant : UNI
5. ___ non grata : PERSONA
6. She wrote "Three Lives" : STEIN
7. Aquatic bird : TERN
8. Hops drier : OAST
9. Spanish gold : ORO
10. Extremely energetic one : DYNAMO
11. Well driller's concern : WATERTABLE
12. Not level : ATILT
13. British sand hills : DENES
18. Peel : PARE
23. "___ Bill the Sailor," 1931 song : BARNACLE
24. Ancient cannon-firing device : LINSTOCK
25. Bad Ems and Bad Gastein : SPAS
26. Amusingly pretentious : CAMP
27. Region : AREA
28. Agency distributing information : NEWSBUREAU
29. He played David Belasco in 1940 : RAINS
30. Gardner : ERLE
32. Blessing : BOON
34. ___ in the neck : PAIN
35. Sale sign : ASIS
37. Tater : SPUD
41. Scaled : CLIMBED
43. Navy engineer : SEABEE
44. . . . two peas in ___ : APOD
45. Solar year excess : EPACT
46. Russian villa : DACHA
47. Ed of TV : ASNER
49. Cheese town : EDAM
50. A certain crown : PATE
51. Go to sea : SAIL
52. Entertainer Johnson : ARTE
53. Keats's métier : ODES
56. Make bigger: Abbr. : ENL
57. Spanish wave : OLA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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