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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
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,255
Across Down
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
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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