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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1980

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Charles Engler has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,248
Across
1. ___ on the line : CASH
5. Sm. change : CTS
8. Deep in tone : BASS
12. Hep : ONTO
13. Tract : AREA
14. Right-angled to the keel : ABEAM
16. Catskills art colony : WOODSTOCK
18. Musical speeds : TEMPI
19. Saratoga circuit : LAP
20. Anti-Saloon League goal : PROHIBITION
22. "Double Indemnity" author : CAIN
23. Genus Equus member : ASS
24. Earhart : AMELIA
27. Woodland ruminant : HART
29. Cusk's cousin : COD
32. Smoking room : DIVAN
33. Infamous booze boss in the 20's : ALCAPONE
35. Arabian gulf : ADEN
36. Black ___ (paddy wagon) : MARIA
38. What British bulldozers do : RASE
39. Violent aftermath of 20 Across : GANGWARS
41. No-no for a "darling daughter" : WATER
42. Superlative suffix : EST
43. Emulate Dürer : ETCH
44. Small and trim : PETITE
45. Coddle : PET
46. Mold-ripened cheese : BRIE
47. Roaring Twenties rendezvous : SPEAKEASIES
52. Kind of dance : TAP
55. Moon valley : RILLE
56. Rests briefly : TAKESFIVE
58. Barkley : ALBEN
59. ___ faustum (a lucky sign) : OMEN
60. Corner for fervent worshipers : AMEN
61. Hog product : LARD
62. Letter apps. : PPS
63. Nidus : NEST
Down
1. Chimney covering : COWL
2. Celebes ox : ANOA
3. Street sign : STOP
4. Coal scuttle : HOD
5. Imitate Russ Columbo : CROON
6. Carnegie or Georgia : TECH
7. Bushy-tailed monkey : SAKI
8. His nemesis was Castro : BATISTA
9. Incites : ABETS
10. Prefix with desert or darkness : SEMI
11. Toadfish : SAPO
13. Roman halls : ATRIA
15. Andy Gump's wife : MIN
17. Part of Iberia : SPAIN
21. Small Spanish gunboat : BARCA
22. Trolley sound : CLANG
24. Maxim : ADAGE
25. Very wealthy man : MIDAS
26. Super Bowl, e.g. : EVENT
27. Jarring : HARSH
28. Shiites' saint : ALI
29. Raccoon's relative : COATI
30. Assault : ONSET
31. Farm-machine pioneer : DEERE
34. Blather : PRATE
36. Smelting mixture : MATTE
37. Azimuth : ARC
40. What Milland lost in a 1945 movie : WEEKEND
41. Ehrich ___ (Houdini) : WEISS
44. Primp : PREEN
45. Less ruddy : PALER
46. Pedals : BIKES
47. Mrs., in Mérida : SRA
48. Term for a Nolan Ryan fastball : PILL
49. Exile isle : ELBA
50. At the crest : ATOP
51. Coarse hominy : SAMP
52. Einstein's fourth dimension : TIME
53. Salutations : AVES
54. Confined : PENT
57. Whiff at the plate : FAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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