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New York Times, Monday, September 1, 1980

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,255
Across
1
Field contest : MEET
5
Jeb Stuart's forte : RAIDS
10
Séance sounds : RAPS
14
Standing ___ : ARMY
15
Upshot : ISSUE
16
Pour out : EMIT
17
Modest poker hand : PAIROFTENS
19
Factual stuff : DATA
20
Baby carriage : STROLLER
21
Square-dance caller's command : SASHAY
23
Berlin article : DER
24
Kind of roof or floor : TILE
25
Congressional pause : RECESS
29
Not quite a full house : TWOPAIRS
33
Reveler's cry : EVOE
34
After-12 period : TEENS
35
Balance-sheet word : NET
36
Phone man : BELL
37
Eats in style : DINES
38
Area east of the Urals : ASIA
39
Tony's one : UNO
40
Loved to excess : DOTED
41
River in Bolivia : BENI
42
This loses to a flush : STRAIGHT
44
Fixer on the roof : SLATER
46
Violent fury : RAGE
47
Wed. predecessor : TUE
48
Kind of ax or ship : BATTLE
51
Pleases : DELIGHTS
56
His, in Haiti : ALUI
57
Top hand : ROYALFLUSH
59
___ d'oeuvre : HORS
60
Eliminate : ERASE
61
"Merry" in a game name : ALAI
62
One of Omar's creations : TENT
63
Full, as a freighter : LADEN
64
Disney's "That ___ Cat" : DARN
Down
1
Cartographer's forte : MAPS
2
He was, to Horace : ERAT
3
Yemeni bigwig : EMIR
4
Learner : TYRO
5
Mausers : RIFLES
6
Late bloomer : ASTER
7
Elbe tributary : ISER
8
What some creditors do : DUN
9
U.S. composer associated with Copland : SESSIONS
10
Body called Sinus Arabicus by the Romans : REDSEA
11
Oriental nanny : AMAH
12
Cordage fiber : PITA
13
Delay : STAY
18
Early car man : OLDS
22
Where to see chalets : ALPS
24
Soft wool fabric : TWEED
25
Picture puzzle : REBUS
26
Happening : EVENT
27
Make vivid : COLOR
28
Conger : EEL
29
Theologian's principle : TENET
30
Magazine enclosure : INSET
31
Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
32
One step of a series : STAIR
34
Levy : TITHE
37
Comic verse : DOGGEREL
38
Arab garment : ABA
40
Make a call : DIAL
43
Homer or Marin : ARTIST
44
Glum : SULLEN
45
Son of Eric the Red : LEIF
47
What ecdysiasts do : TEASE
48
Money in Bangkok : BAHT
49
Barbados ___, ornamental plant : ALOE
50
Kind of table or pike : TURN
51
Pair : DYAD
52
Showy flower, for short : GLAD
53
Island dance : HULA
54
Absolute ruler : TSAR
55
It's often barked in the dark : SHIN
58
Old English coin : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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