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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1981

Author: Timothy Hoy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Timothy Hoy has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,623
Across Down
1. "A door is not a door when it's ___" : AJAR
5. Pamphleteer of '76 : OTIS
9. Alaskan cape : NOME
13. Accustom : INURE
14. Goad : URGE
15. Dies ___ : IRAE
16. Pavlovian response : SALIVATION
18. Umpire's decision : CALL
19. Witch bird : ANI
20. She wrote "The Ponder Heart" : EUDORAWELTY
22. ___-surface missile : AIRTO
24. Lizzie's antecedent : TIN
25. Core: Comb. form : NUCLEO
27. Elsa of literature : LIONESS
31. Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
32. Buffalo hockey pro : SABRE
33. City in Paraguay : ITA
35. Rue de la ___ : PAIX
36. Location of 35 Across : PARIS
37. Pollution problem : SMOG
38. C.I.O.'s partner : AFL
39. Restricted, as a neighborhood : ZONED
40. One of Ma Bell's brood : PHONE
41. Looks up to : ADMIRES
43. Spanish laborers : PEONES
44. Toronto's prov. : ONT
45. Emulate Cicero : ORATE
46. He wrote "The Wapshot Chronicle" : JOHNCHEEVER
51. Dan Beard's org. : BSA
54. By any chance : EVER
55. Solemn sagacity : OWLISHNESS
57. Dasheen : TARO
58. Containing much air, as fuel : LEAN
59. Ghana's capital : ACCRA
60. Type of gin : SLOE
61. Lough ___, Ireland : ERNE
62. Chinese answer to skillets : WOKS
1. Giant panda in Moscow's zoo : ANAN
2. Famed cordon bleu : JULIACHILD
3. Late Gk. shipping magnate : ARI
4. Idolizes : REVERES
5. Beat : OUTDO
6. Ramsey Lewis ___ : TRIO
7. Plane designer Sikorsky : IGOR
8. Eagleton and two Byrds : SENATORS
9. Christian creed : NICENE
10. ___ Roberts U., Tulsa : ORAL
11. Type of vinegar : MALT
12. Hard to hold : EELY
13. "Man ___ prisoner": Plato : ISA
17. De Soto or Hudson : AUTO
21. Le Montrachet, e.g. : WINE
23. Holly : ILEX
25. Glove leather : NAPA
26. Colo. Springs campus : USAFA
27. Tutelary gods : LARES
28. Ditto: Abbr. : IBID
29. Colleague of 2 Down : SIMONEBECK
30. Pelt, in a way : STONE
32. Of sound mind : SANE
34. Jaques' septet : AGES
36. Ship's window : PORTHOLE
37. Bar measurement : SHOT
39. Alloy ingredient : ZINC
40. Southern shrub : PEARHAW
42. Madison's successor : MONROE
43. Chief exec. : PRES
45. Sheeplike : OVINE
46. Kennedy comers and goers : JETS
47. Diamond category : OVAL
48. Paragon : HERO
49. Pitcher : EWER
50. Dash : ELAN
52. Russia and Latvia are two: Abbr. : SSRS
53. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
56. Sgt., for one : NCO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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