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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1980

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,260
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1. The Cosmos' game : SOCCER
7. Hampshire's quarters : STY
10. Tourist center on the Jumna : AGRA
14. Channel swimmer Gertrude: 1926 : EDERLE
15. Sundial letters : III
16. Land bordering the Persian Gulf : IRAN
17. Sit down with an old favorite book : REREAD
18. Strength of a certain current : AMPERAGE
20. He kayoed "Two-Ton Tony": 1939 : BROWNBOMBER
22. Deviation : YAW
23. Acolyte or credenza : SERVER
24. Morning hrs. : AMS
26. O'Hara's Joey : PAL
29. Back comb : TEASE
30. Litigious one : SUER
32. Singer from Boston : AMES
34. Adam's ___ (water) : ALE
35. Cynosures at cotillions : BELLES
37. Like some glasses : RIMLESS
39. Heavy overcoats : ULSTERS
40. Consecrate : ANOINT
41. Zoo inhabitant : GNU
42. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
43. United : ONED
44. Fills to repletion : SATES
46. What "she didn't say" : YES
47. ___-Magnon : CRO
48. Leontyne and Vincent : PRICES
50. Implement for a quadrireme : OAR
52. Adjective for the bald eagle : WHITEHEADED
57. Forte of the Vienna Riding School : DRESSAGE
59. Ask : INVITE
60. Discoverer of the Cape of Good Hope : DIAS
61. M. Anderson's lofty place : TOR
62. Irish goblins : POOKAS
63. "The ___ to you!" : SAME
64. Relatives of aves. : STS
65. Certain clouds : STRATI
1. Gavrilo Princip, e.g. : SERB
2. River with a fragrant sound : ODER
3. Game fish : CERO
4. Homophone for cruise : CREWS
5. Kite : ELANET
6. Robin, for one : REDBREAST
7. Twins or cats : SIAMESE
8. Tone color : TIMBRE
9. Kennel sound : YIPE
10. Bruit : AIR
11. Poem probably written at Stoke Poges churchyard : GRAYSELEGY
12. Music adapted by the Beatles : RAGA
13. Afresh : ANEW
19. Cleans the slate : ERASES
21. Many tubs and palettes : OVALS
25. Prefix with millionaire : MULTI
26. Coin of Yugoslavia : PARA
27. ___ acids : AMINO
28. Kind of sherbet : LEMONCREAM
31. Cattail of India : REREE
33. Less open : SLIER
35. Valuable assets : BLUECHIPS
36. Speedy crossers of the Atlantic : SSTS
38. Provides a dotation : ENDOWS
39. Set free : UNTIE
41. Fasteners for stockings : GARTERS
44. Tap : SPIGOT
45. "Eyes have they, but they ___": Psalm 115 : SEENOT
49. Relish : SAVOR
50. Concern of Jimmy the Greek : ODDS
51. Song for Domingo : ARIA
53. Bowlers : HATS
54. Wild mango : DIKA
55. Ohio or Utah, to René : ETAT
56. Ricky Ricardo on TV : DESI
58. Dir. of San Diego from Reno : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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