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New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 1981

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,645
Across
1. Victor at Yorktown : GEORGE
7. D-day leader : DWIGHT
13. "The Rail Splitter" : ABRAHAM
15. "Fourteen Points" man : WOODROW
16. Advance : PROMOTE
17. Sign used during road construction : ONELANE
18. Hairy legumes : SOYAS
19. "___ Rosenkavalier," Strauss opera : DER
21. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
22. Locks : TRESSES
26. Harry : HST
27. Consider : DEEM
31. Early Hebrew ascetics : ESSENES
33. Professional code : ETHICS
35. Baja California port : ENSENADA
39. Composer of "The Mountain Sylph" : BARNETT
41. Signoret and de Beauvoir : SIMONES
42. Trust buster : THEODORE
44. Jimmy's predecessor : GERALD
45. Rutgers's river : RARITAN
47. Star in Pegasus : ENIF
48. Exclamations : HAS
51. Fight off : REPULSE
53. Early exile : ADAM
55. Saudi "gold" : OIL
56. Authors Philip and Lillian : ROTHS
61. Made a new recording : RETAPED
64. Ethiopian province : ERITREA
66. Hiram's follower : ULYSSES
67. "Old Rough-and-Ready" : ZACHARY
68. Successor to "Old Hickory" : MARTIN
69. "Sage of Monticello" : THOMAS
Down
1. Lacunas : GAPS
2. Spanish river : EBRO
3. "___ Plata," Montana motto : OROY
4. Hero in Sanskrit literature : RAMA
5. Word game : GHOST
6. Take tiffin in Trowbridge : EAT
7. "___ Giovanni" : DON
8. Misery : WOE
9. Unemployed : IDLE
10. Lecturer's aid : GRAPH
11. Tools for enlarging holes : HONES
12. Aviary sound : TWEET
14. King Cyaxares's people : MEDES
15. Deteriorates : WORSENS
20. Start of a Tarheel's motto : ESSE
23. Bring back : RESTORE
24. Flags : ENSIGNS
25. "If my friends could ___ now" : SEEME
27. Obligation : DEBT
28. Outpost in Greenland : ETAH
29. Honor, in Hamburg : EHRE
30. Underage one : MINOR
32. Sleeper's serenade : SNORE
34. ___ Rapids, Iowa : CEDAR
36. Confrere of Nehemiah : ANAN
37. This may be kosher : DELI
38. Start of the middle row of letters on a typewriter : ASDF
40. Camera supports : TRIPODS
43. Decorative case : ETUI
46. "Go!" to Gaston : ALLEZ
48. "David ___," Westcott novel : HARUM
49. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
50. Type of butterfly : SATYR
52. Author Remarque : ERICH
54. Rigging support : MAST
57. Roman emperor : OTHO
58. British trolley : TRAM
59. First Lady of Olympus : HERA
60. Simon ___ : SAYS
62. Greek letter : PSI
63. Suffix for an inferior fabric : EEN
65. Stoolie : RAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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