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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 1980

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,199
Across
1. Aromas : ODORS
6. Lyrical poems : ODES
10. Resorts : SPAS
14. Nightclub offering : REVUE
15. Milne bear : POOH
16. Napoleon's "home away from home" : ELBA
17. Swift : FLEET
18. She had a friend at court : ANNA
19. Actor James from N.Y.C. : CAAN
20. Tops : FIRSTCLASS
22. River to the Seine : OISE
23. Lean to one side : LIST
24. Supply ship : TENDER
26. She had many red-letter days : HESTER
30. A Charlie Chan of old films : OLAND
32. Mormon state : UTAH
33. Game fish : CERO
35. Small African antelope : ORIBI
39. Like Merlin's achievements : MAGICAL
41. Interacts realistically : RELATES
43. Start of a prehistoric creature's name : PTERO
44. Hied : SPED
46. Kind of paper : TERM
47. Poetically grim : DREAR
49. Construction items : IBEAMS
51. Swabbed : MOPPED
54. Bone : Comb. form : OSTE
56. Spoken : ORAL
57. Intuition : SIXTHSENSE
63. Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
64. Kazan : ELIA
65. Scout unit : TROOP
66. Powder : TALC
67. Legal claim : LIEN
68. Oleoresin : ELEMI
69. Knife of yore : SNEE
70. Lip : SASS
71. Removes : DELES
Down
1. Composer Carl : ORFF
2. Food store, for short : DELI
3. Finished : OVER
4. Medicinal plants : RUES
5. Colonize : SETTLE
6. Gemstones : OPALS
7. Philanthropist : DONATOR
8. Countless years : EONS
9. ___ daisy : SHASTA
10. Not tops : SECONDRATE
11. Tartan : PLAID
12. Degrade : ABASE
13. More reasonable : SANER
21. About : CIRCA
25. Chemical compound : ENOL
26. Camel feature : HUMP
27. French state : ETAT
28. Wise one : SAGE
29. Show, at the track : THIRDPLACE
31. Body of knowledge : LORE
34. Maxwell or Schiaparelli : ELSA
36. Sweet spire : ITEA
37. Road shoulder : BERM
38. Beliefs : ISMS
40. Prepare an apple : CORE
42. Wharton or Evans : EDITH
45. Certain votes : PROXIES
48. Ford fiascoes : EDSELS
50. Defeated : BESTED
51. Protections for princely palaces : MOATS
52. Heart or lung : ORGAN
53. "Ici on ___ . . . " : PARLE
55. Musial and Laurel : STANS
58. Mother of Romulus and Remus : ILIA
59. Gardner : ERLE
60. Coward : NOEL
61. A few or more : SOME
62. Finials : EPIS

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