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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1980

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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. 11,197
Across
1. Calling : CAREER
7. Muddle : CHAOS
12. In danger of : OPENTO
13. U.S. college member : ELECTOR
15. Incessantly, in a way : MONTHINMONTHOUT
18. Renaissance family : ESTE
19. Saturn's wife : OPS
20. ___ limit (draws the line) : SETSA
21. Dep. : STA
22. Circular : FLIER
24. Prescribed custom : RITE
25. Miller's "___ My Sons" : ALL
26. Western ranges : SIERRAS
28. Architectural wing : ELL
29. Legal precedent procedure : TESTCASE
31. Headgear for Anglican bishops : MITRES
33. Rainbow forms : ARCS
34. Dumas ___: 1802–70 : PERE
35. Share the lead : COSTAR
38. Unsupported : BASELESS
42. Rudiments : ABC
43. ___ out (failed) : PETERED
45. N.L. player : MET
46. Absolute : REAL
48. Marsh birds : SORAS
49. Cote cry : BAA
50. Historic village near Verdun : ORNES
52. T-man or G-man : FED
53. Butter portions : PATS
54. Incessantly, in a way : MONTHAFTERMONTH
58. Gives the lie to : NEGATES
59. Sound of little bells : TINKLE
60. Motherless calf : DOGIE
61. Argued with impudence : SASSED
Down
1. Assaults : COMESAT
2. Peter or James : APOSTLE
3. Certain ad offerings : RENTALS
4. Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
5. Biblical verb ending : ETH
6. Monarch, in Marseille : ROI
7. More compact : CLOSER
8. Female lobster : HEN
9. N.T. book : ACTS
10. Word with wise : OTHER
11. More fuliginous : SOOTIER
13. Conqueror's goal : EMPIRE
14. Steal the steer : RUSTLE
16. Exactly as stated : NOLESS
17. Asian units of weight : TAELS
22. Hackney coaches : FIACRES
23. Kingly name in Egypt : RAMESES
26. ___ iron : SCRAP
27. Engendered : SIRED
30. Use a hand shuttle : TAT
32. Arab word for hill : TEL
34. Victory celebration : PARADE
35. Pool ploy : CAROM
36. Titania's spouse : OBERON
37. Analyzed poetry : SCANNED
38. Left Bank headwear : BERETS
39. Builds levees : EMBANKS
40. Puget Sound seaport : SEATTLE
41. Kept in a cache : STASHED
44. Chewy confection : TOFFEE
47. Released : LETGO
51. Tobacco variety : SHAG
53. Lily of operatic fame : PONS
55. Panay group : ATI
56. Grid linemen : RTS
57. Farrow : MIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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