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MIND YOUR P'S AND Q'S

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1980

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,268
Across Down
1. Mournful : SAD
4. Jai ___ : ALAI
8. Man of Manche : HOMME
13. Trevi tidbit : LIRA
17. Star in Pegasus : ENIF
19. Entomb : INURN
20. Epic translated by Pope : ILIAD
21. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
22. Dowitcher : QUAILSNIPE
24. Lampoon : PASQUINADE
26. Comes down, like Hillary : UNSCALES
27. Mercatorial device : MAP
29. Follows : SUCCEEDS
30. Foulard : TIE
31. Trees or monkeys : TITIS
33. Suffixes with Jersey and Wisconsin : ITES
34. Meas. of area : SQIN
36. Basketball teams : QUINTETS
39. Form of croquet : ROQUE
43. Perkin's purple : MAUVE
44. Writer Sinclair : UPTON
45. Mont Buet is one : ALP
47. Famous Spartans' coach : MUNN
48. Seaman's word : ALEE
49. Miasma : VAPOR
50. Long leg : STILT
52. Packy ___ (Bob Hope) : EAST
53. Hwy. : RTE
54. Movie shots : TAKES
55. Himalayan cedars : DEODARS
57. Weight in Calcutta : SER
58. Solaced : CONSOLED
60. Required beforehand : PREREQUISITE
62. Project; plan : SETUP
63. Hitler's father : ALOIS
64. Expend or exhaust : USEUP
65. Japanese varnish tree : LACQUERPLANT
68. Demolish : DESTRUCT
71. Emulate Lot's wife : ERR
72. Apportion : PRORATE
73. D.S.C. receiver : CITEE
74. Lingerie item : BRA
75. Furniture style : ADAM
77. Fuliginous : SOOTY
78. Mails a letter : POSTS
79. Sit down heavily : PLOP
80. Squash, e.g. : PEPO
81. Sum, esse, ___ . . . : FUI
82. Ethan of fiction : FROME
83. Actor in "Get Carter": 1971 : CAINE
84. Bergen puppet : SNERD
86. Where hounds go round and round : DOGRACES
88. Head of a tale : ONCE
89. Sounds in rounds : TRAS
92. Below, to Blake : NEATH
93. Under: Prefix : HYP
94. Having a wide range : FARGOING
98. Peak in Nepal : API
99. Most sentimental : SOUPIEST
104. Water-skier's next of kin : AQUAPLANER
106. Redoubles : QUADRUPLES
108. Buck's Wang ___ : LUNG
109. Use artgum : ERASE
110. Ruined : UNDID
111. Madame Bovary : EMMA
112. Cheat on a check : KITE
113. Wet : DEWED
114. First place : EDEN
115. Haggard's title : SIR
1. Logician's abbr. : SEQU
2. "Requiem for ___" : ANUN
3. "Buenos ___!" : DIAS
4. Author Tyler : ANNE
5. Firpo : LUIS
6. French Dadaist : ARP
7. Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 ___ : INEMINOR
8. Hobohemian's cousin : HIPPIE
9. Biographer Winslow : OLA
10. "Little ___ Marker" : MISS
11. Chilean evergreen shrub : MAQUI
12. Inference : EDUCT
13. Adjective for Gobel : LONESOME
14. Dies ___ : IRAE
15. Comedian Foxx : REDD
16. English country festivals : ALES
18. Imaginary : FICTIVE
19. Man, for one : ISLE
23. Label on a French garment : LAINE
25. Champagne bucket : ICER
28. Envelope abbr. : ATTN
31. Singers Schipa and Gobbi : TITOS
32. Parts of turbines : STATORS
34. City in Uruguay : SALTO
35. Myrtle used for timber : QUEENSCRAPE
36. Like some buildings in S.F. : QUAKEPROOF
37. Raised the bet : UPPED
38. Kind of rule : SLIDE
40. Like railroads, gas companies, etc. : QUASIPUBLIC
41. Loose, as a diamond : UNSET
42. ___ nous : ENTRE
43. Chagall : MARC
46. Small decorations on books : PLAQUETTES
49. British appraisers : VALUERS
50. Murrow's "___ Now" : SEEIT
51. Ties : TRUSSES
54. Add : TOTUP
55. Idler : DRONE
56. Seis plus uno : SIETE
59. Continuation of a bk. : SEQ
60. Tropical aquarium fish : PLATY
61. Châlons-___-Marne : SUR
63. State of having wings : ALATION
65. Bounds' partner : LEAPS
66. Locale for Rosalind : ARDEN
67. Tarquin the ___ : PROUD
68. Dime of 1792 : DISME
69. Beldam : CRONE
70. Sprinter's goal : TAPE
73. Kin of the belly dance : COOCH
76. Pledge : MORTGAGE
78. Postquarantine permission to use a port : PRATIQUE
79. Mouth organ : PANPIPE
82. Tighten, as drum cords : FRAP
83. S.A. rodent : COYPU
85. Tackle : DROP
87. Equipped : GEARED
90. Had the flu : AILED
91. Springe : SNARE
93. Famed painter of ranch hands : HURD
94. Columbo : FALK
95. Here, in Honduras : AQUI
96. Litter Lilliputian : RUNT
97. Emulate beavers : GNAW
99. Radio's "Vic and ___" : SADE
100. Host at Valhalla : ODIN
101. End of an O'Neill title : ELMS
102. Trucking rig : SEMI
103. Autocrat : TSAR
105. Compass dir. : ESE
107. "Hansel ___ Gretel" : UND

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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