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New York Times, Friday, August 29, 1980

Author:
Albert E. Lytle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,252

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Deliver : BRING
6
"___ Préludes": Liszt : LES
9
Part of a fraternity name : TAU
12
Harshness : RIGOR
13
Outbreaks that spread like wildfire : EPIDEMICS
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Berlin's "All ___" : ALONE
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Agents : MIDDLEMEN
18
Large subfamily of Indo-European languages : GERMANIC
20
Up to now : YET
21
Everlasting, to poets of the past : ETERNE
23
Small groups : CELLS
27
Its bite causes nagana : TSETSE
30
Handle meanly : ILLTREAT
32
Early South American : INCA
33
Element for a solution : CLUE
34
Harper Valley group : PTA
35
In a tug of war : PULLING
39
Furnaceman at Pittsburgh : SMELTER
41
Watson's org. : PGA
42
___ to ruin : ROAD
44
Jacob van ___, noted Flemish painter : OOST
45
Qualified : ELIGIBLE
47
Counts every penny : STINTS
49
Neophytes : TYROS
50
This has a lot of scents : SACHET
52
Tea, in Tours : THE
54
Wildly excited : FRENETIC
58
European body of water : BALTICSEA
62
" . . . may his ___ increase!": Hunt : TRIBE
63
Policeman's activity, at times : ACCOSTING
64
Hair-raising : EERIE
65
Legal eagle: Abbr. : ATT
66
Deck cleaner : MOP
67
Kind of parade : DRESS
Down
1
Pat oneself on the back : BRAG
2
Get one's dander up : RILE
3
Dmitri's compatriot : IGOR
4
Element like oxygen or carbon : NONMETAL
5
Superstars : GREATS
6
Topper : LID
7
Whirling wind : EDDY
8
Chosen one : SELECTEE
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The youngest Cratchit : TIM
10
Team's best pitcher : ACE
11
Service br. : USN
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Bedouin chief : EMIR
14
Alfresco repast : PICNIC
15
What an urban maid may watch : METER
19
Initially dubbed : NEE
22
Structural additions : ELLS
24
Mollusk, coin or elementary particle : LEPTON
25
Gossip's interest : LATEST
26
Fits' partner : STARTS
27
Scarf : TIPPET
28
How bugs rest in rugs : SNUGLY
29
Temptation for a dieter : ECLAIR
31
Abner's radio chum : LUM
36
"Erin go bragh" is one : IRISHISM
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___ Hill, San Francisco : NOB
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Service sta. total : GALS
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Wastrel of a sort : LOITERER
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Daze with noise : DEAFEN
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Reached : GOTTO
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"___ walks in beauty . . . ": Byron : SHE
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Camped out : TENTED
51
Rough rock : CRAG
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Fail to be indefatigable : TIRE
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Relative of a spoonbill : IBIS
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These go after bees : CEES
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"Whiffenpoof Song" finale : BAA
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Personate : ACT
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Utah Beach craft : LCT
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Take a little drink : SIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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