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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.
Carol Dutting has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,199

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Across
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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
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"Ici on ___ . . . " : PARLE
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Musial and Laurel : STANS
58
Mother of Romulus and Remus : ILIA
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Gardner : ERLE
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Coward : NOEL
61
A few or more : SOME
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Finials : EPIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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