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New York Times, Monday, January 28, 1985

Author:
Dale O. Burgener
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Dale O. Burgener has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,865

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Ancient Syria : ARAM
5
La ___, Milan opera : SCALA
10
Hyde or Central : PARK
14
Weighty work : TOME
15
Group of speakers : PANEL
16
Woodwind with nasal tones : OBOE
17
Had creditors : OWED
18
Relating to eight : OCTAL
19
Cinder : SLAG
20
Start of a line by Tennyson : MANISTHEHUNTER
23
Quote : CITE
24
Pop : DAD
25
Chant : INTONE
28
Lofty : ELEVATED
33
Portuguese saint : SAO
34
Kelly or Moore : GRACE
36
The clear sky : ETHER
37
Food fish : LING
39
More painful : SORER
41
Seine feeder : EURE
42
Calamities : EVILS
44
Some subs : NUKES
46
"Cara ___," 1954 song : MIA
47
Misleads : DECEIVES
49
Poked quickly : JABBED
51
"___ Maria" : AVE
52
Toothed item : COMB
53
End of 20 Across : WOMANISHISGAME
60
Cab : TAXI
61
Des Moines native : IOWAN
62
Utilizer : USER
63
Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
64
Aromatic plant : ANISE
65
Close : NEAR
66
"Let Freedom ___" : RING
67
Disabled : LAMED
68
___ souci : SANS
Down
1
Minute particle : ATOM
2
Up-front group of seats : ROWA
3
So be it : AMEN
4
Italian doctor : MEDICO
5
Shoplifters' nemeses : SPOTTERS
6
Hidden stores : CACHE
7
Pot builder : ANTE
8
Girl's name meaning "weary" : LEAH
9
Refer (to) indirectly : ALLUDE
10
Be subsequent to : POSTDATE
11
Qualified : ABLE
12
Leo's lament : ROAR
13
Ten-gallon cask : KEG
21
"Of Thee I ___" : SING
22
Hub of a wheel : NAVE
25
Surrounded by water : ISLED
26
Ingenuous : NAIVE
27
Gin and ___ : TONIC
28
Beiges : ECRUS
29
Onionlike herb : LEEK
30
Little Tom : THUMB
31
Spooky : EERIE
32
Fear greatly : DREAD
35
First-class : AONE
38
Coruscant : GLEAMING
40
Answered : REJOINED
43
Hindu god : SIVA
45
Certain U.S. weapons : SAMS
48
Pardonable : VENIAL
50
Rifles' kid brothers : BBGUNS
52
Thriller episode : CHASE
53
Gully, usually dry : WADI
54
Conestoga team : OXEN
55
New Rochelle college : IONA
56
Sink or ___ : SWIM
57
On the Coral : ASEA
58
Shabby : MEAN
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Makes mistakes : ERRS
60
Gob : TAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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