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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Thursday, July 3, 1980

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,195
Across
1. Verdi heroine : AIDA
5. Ski resort : ASPEN
10. Partridge's tree : PEAR
14. Brumal blanket : SNOW
15. Diamond : STONE
16. Describing Ben Jonson : RARE
17. German opera : HANSELUNDGRETEL
20. Tolkien creation : ENT
21. Blocks of stamps : PANES
22. Lamb product : ESSAY
23. Fledgling's delight : NESTING
25. Jeanne d'Arc: Abbr. : STE
26. Division of "Billy Budd" : ACT
27. "The tumult and the ___ dies": Kipling : SHOUTING
32. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
35. Shallot's cousin : ONION
36. Prefix with classic : NEO
37. Italian opera : MADAMABUTTERFLY
41. Latin paradigm : AMO
42. They're rolling in petrol : ARABS
43. Alley Oop's bride : OOLA
44. Models : PARAGONS
46. Mus. piece : CTO
48. Autographed: Abbr. : SGD
49. Some are fireless : COOKERS
53. Tajo and Vinco : BASSI
56. Thermoplastic : SARAN
58. Black Hawk was one : SAC
59. French opera : ROMEOETJULIETTE
62. Related : AKIN
63. Dashing fellow : BLADE
64. Observed : SEEN
65. Catcher's gear : MITT
66. Chinese rebel of 1900 : BOXER
67. U.S. satellite : ESSA
Down
1. Pale : ASHEN
2. Silly : INANE
3. Dos and ___ : DONTS
4. Cries of disgust : AWS
5. Obliquely : ASLANT
6. Gypped : STUNG
7. Cornmeal cake : PONE
8. Goals : ENDS
9. Kind of vote: Abbr. : NEG
10. ___ board, for theatrical lighting : PRESET
11. Road sign : EATS
12. Space : AREA
13. Depend : RELY
18. Southey's "The Curse of Kehama" : EPIC
19. Adjust piano keys : RETUNE
24. Bye-bye : TATA
25. Chimney sweep's concern : SOOT
27. Gives the cold shoulder to : SNUBS
28. What "Otello" and "Peter Grimes" immediately became : HITS
29. Data, for short : INFO
30. Dickens character : NELL
31. Spanish painter : GOYA
32. "Journey over all the universe in ___": Cervantes : AMAP
33. Priest at Lhasa : LAMA
34. Scent : ODOR
35. Scottish resort : OBAN
38. ___ Musicale Fiorentino : MAGGIO
39. " . . . rule them with ___ of iron": Rev. 2:27 : AROD
40. Fischer's castle : ROOK
45. Agree : ASSENT
46. Ship carrying a fuel : COALER
47. Singer Tennille : TONI
49. Unfinished : CRUDE
50. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
51. Evaluates : RATES
52. Part of "La Bohème" : SCENA
53. Author Stoker : BRAM
54. Golfer Isao : AOKI
55. Struck, old style : SMIT
56. Historic Norman town : STLO
57. A Greek hero in the "Iliad" : AJAX
60. Dwindle : EBB
61. Compass pt. : ESE

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

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