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New York Times, Wednesday, January 22, 1986

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,224

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Drudge : MOIL
5
Tell in a monotonous way : THRUM
10
Daft : ZANY
14
"Behold!" to Enrico : ECCO
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Della or Pee Wee : REESE
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Tom Courtenay vehicle : THEDRESSER
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Out of port : ASEA
20
Astrologer's concern : ZODIAC
21
Spruce : TRIG
23
Sept. follower : OCT
24
Juan's month : MES
26
Rank indications : STRIPES
28
Takes up, as a study : GOESINTO
33
What 34 Across is to Woody : SON
34
Folksinger Guthrie : ARLO
35
Chore : TASK
37
"Halt!" to a tar : AVAST
41
Book "menu" : TABLEOFCONTENTS
44
N.Y. city : OLEAN
45
Gambling game : FARO
46
Footprint : STEP
47
Young fox : CUB
49
Drum sounds : RATATATS
51
Of a judge's chamber : CAMERAL
55
Arrest : NAB
56
Cytoplasm pt. : RNA
57
Buffalo's county : ERIE
59
Sexton : BEADLE
64
Lab heater : ETNA
66
Confederates : BEDFELLOWS
68
Irish assembly : DAIL
69
Incite : EGGON
70
Berserk : AMOK
71
Norwegian king : OLAF
72
Farm-machinery name : DEERE
73
Reporter's concern : NEWS
Down
1
City on the Moselle : METZ
2
___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
3
Like some tea : ICED
4
Scene of an Austrian defeat: 1796 : LODI
5
Giotto's period : TRECENTO
6
Men and boys : HES
7
Nap : REST
8
Consumers : USERS
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Earns : MERITS
10
Indian-corn product : ZEA
11
One of the Hartford Wits : ALSOP
12
Elizabeth II to Edward VIII : NIECE
13
An Irish Literary Theatre founder : YEATS
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Branches : RAMI
22
Trifling sum : GROAT
25
Crosier : STAFF
27
Clothe : INVEST
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___ del Sol, 1982 Derby winner : GATO
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Kind of test : ORAL
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Dresden's river : ELBE
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Comfort : SOLACE
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Hollywood award : OSCAR
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Moslem book : KORAN
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Theater gp. : ANTA
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Printer's term : STET
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Cookbook abbrs. : TSPS
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Habituate : ENURE
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Take particular notice : NOTABENE
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Stinging : BARBED
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First victim : ABEL
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Confession of faith : CREDO
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Conductor Dorati : ANTAL
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Craze : MANIA
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Belgian city : LIEGE
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Hem : EDGE
60
Arkin or Alda : ALAN
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St. Peter's feature : DOME
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Ukrainian city, to Poles : LWOW
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Pt. Barrow natives : ESKS
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Landon : ALF
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Pro : FOR

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

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