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New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 1987

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,582

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Piece of cake : SLICE
6
A symbol of Eire : HARP
10
Nashville university : FISK
14
Authorized : LEGAL
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Fainéant : IDLE
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Montemezzi's "L'___ dei Tre Re" : AMORE
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Pulitzer Prize dramatist: 1927 : PAULGREEN
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Boat basin : MARINA
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Emulated Rosalynn Sumners : SKATED
23
Famed Green Bay Packer : BARTSTARR
26
Cheers for the above : RAHS
29
Items of interest to realtors : LOTS
30
Jazz style : BEBOP
34
Rhea's cousin : EMU
35
Othello, for one : MOOR
36
Take off : LEAVE
37
Site of Pago Pago : SAMOA
39
London suburb : KEW
41
Sand ridge : ESKER
42
Hokkaido city : OTARU
43
Bound : TIED
45
Do wrong : ERR
46
Belgrade coin : DINAR
47
Rose Bowl champs: 1986 : UCLA
48
Highfalutin' : ARTY
49
Greenhorns : NEOPHYTES
52
City ENE of Nantes : ANGERS
54
Enfold : SWATHE
58
Site of Cape Farewell : GREENLAND
61
Flynn of filmdom : ERROL
62
Seaweed derivative : AGAR
63
Hodgepodge : OLIO
64
Athens attraction : RUINS
65
Colorful parrot : LORY
66
Sheet of stamps : PANE
67
Kipling's word for "a good cigar" : SMOKE
Down
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Coup in bridge : SLAM
2
Champagne Tony of golf : LEMA
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Borodin's prince : IGOR
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West Indian group : CARIBS
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Diva Obraztsova : ELENA
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Poe's "___ Frog" : HOP
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Candlenut : AMA
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Drives out : ROUSTS
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Strenuous dance : POLKA
10
Evergreens : FIRTREES
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Vehicle for Frome : SLED
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Range of knowledge : KEN
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Mixed up : GARBLED
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Stole : TOOK
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Indulge in pandiculation : STRETCH
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Do a lawn job : RESOD
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Violinmaker : AMATI
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"The ___ Comedy": Saroyan : HUMAN
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Napoleon creator : BAKER
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Public : OVERT
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He "opened" Japan: 1854 : PERRY
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Actress O'Hara : MAUREEN
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Type of greenhouse : ORANGERY
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Like a coyote : WILY
44
Chophouse sign : EATS
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N.J. college : UPSALA
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Flavoring agent from wild ginger : ASARUM
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Warship deck : ORLOP
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Urns : EWERS
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Former constellation : ARGO
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Contiguous : NEAR
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The Andrews Sisters, e.g. : TRIO
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Brant's sound : HONK
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In addition : ELSE
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Unit of acceleration : GAL
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"Winter of Artifice" author : NIN
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Bambi's dam : DOE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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