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New York Times, Friday, July 4, 1980

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,196
Across
1. Shoemaker's tool : AWL
4. Health resort : SPA
7. Brace : PROP
11. Small spring : SEEP
13. Verve : ELAN
14. Strident noise : BLARE
15. Yard, e.g. : SPAR
16. Idle : VAIN
17. Opposite of dine out : EATIN
18. With 47 Across, challenge to George III : THEDECLARATION
21. Freshens, with "up" : PERKS
22. Caesar's defender : ANTONY
23. Bargains : DEALS
25. Sum, ___, fui . . . : ESSE
26. With 37 Across, the date of the challenge : JULYFOURTH
29. Squeal : RAT
32. Jefferson or Paine : DEIST
33. Prescribe : SET
34. Small opening : STOMA
36. Union in D.C. : STA
37. See 26 Across : SEVENTYSIX
39. Pelage : HAIR
41. Word with dog or lop : EARED
42. Scholar : SAVANT
45. Mary-in-mourning sculpture : PIETA
47. See 18 Across : OFINDEPENDENCE
51. Electron tube : DIODE
52. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
53. Drift of events : TIDE
55. Where Van Gogh painted a bridge : ARLES
56. Lucid : SANE
57. Paella : STEW
58. Pinniped : SEAL
59. Stout : ALE
60. Direction from Lódz to Warsaw : ENE
Down
1. Hinny's relative : ASS
2. " . . . the phoebes ___": Frost : WEPT
3. Daughter of Laban : LEAH
4. Lax : SLACK
5. Pipkins' cousins : PAILS
6. Donizetti's "___ Bolena" : ANNA
7. Missouri River tributary : PLATTE
8. Proportion : RATIO
9. Mark Twain's brother : ORION
10. Word with wise or ante : PENNY
12. Advances money for : PREPAYS
13. "Be it ___ humble . . . " : EVERSO
14. Calabar and urd : BEANS
19. An earthenware : DELFT
20. Reckless : RASH
23. Siegmund-Sieglinde number : DUET
24. Lamb : ELIA
25. Suffix for kitchen : ETTE
26. Young criminals, in police parlance : JDS
27. Inventor's eventual target : USER
28. Race the engine : REV
29. Floribunda : ROSE
30. Mixed with : AMID
31. Stamp ___ : TAX
34. Aver : STATE
35. British officials, to the colonists : TYRANTS
37. Position of a monument : SITE
38. Bodkin : NEEDLE
39. "Water Music" composer : HANDEL
40. Site of Aconcagua : ANDES
42. Club and cherry : SODAS
43. Like Chicago in 1871 : AFIRE
44. Shakespearean heroine : VIOLA
45. Treadle : PEDAL
46. Hole-___ : INONE
48. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
49. Make reference to : CITE
50. London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
54. Lamb's mother : EWE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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