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New York Times, Wednesday, January 29, 1992

Author:
Betty Hinman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
Betty Hinman has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,422

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Students & seniors
Across
1
After-shave powder : TALC
5
Sp. Miss : SRTA
9
Tennis star Bjorn ___ : BORG
13
Type of exam : ORAL
14
Of ___ (ineffectual) : NOUSE
16
Jug : EWER
17
Eight, to Cato : OCTO
18
Capp's Li'l ___ : ABNER
19
Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
20
Hepburn-Bogart film: 1951 : THEAFRICANQUEEN
23
Oast : KILN
24
Capital of Tex. : AUSTIN
25
Stream or Cape Cod town : BOURNE
28
Rajah's lady : RANI
30
Crafty : SLY
31
Woody's boy : ARLO
32
Hanging : DRAPING
35
Detroit dud : LEMON
37
Ripen : AGE
38
Hepburn's co-star in 55 Across : TRACY
42
Golf tournament at Augusta : MASTERS
45
"Little Sir ___" : ECHO
46
Brit. honor : OBE
49
Garbed : CLAD
50
Roller on a typewriter : PLATEN
52
Ravel classic : BOLERO
54
Kind of pilot : TEST
55
Hepburn film: 1948 : STATEOFTHEUNION
61
"___, Brute" : ETTU
62
Snooped : PRIED
63
Ferber or Millay : EDNA
64
Winter transport : SLED
65
"Socrate" composer : SATIE
66
Actor Connery : SEAN
67
Dried out : SERE
68
Unit of pressure : TORR
69
"Mens ___ in corpore sano" : SANA
Down
1
Sound a horn : TOOT
2
Roguish : ARCH
3
Tardy : LATE
4
Place for outerwear : CLOAKROOM
5
Tangled : SNARLED
6
Spring herald : ROBIN
7
Durrell novel : TUNC
8
Sailing on the Red : ASEA
9
Suitors : BEAUS
10
Young hooters : OWLETS
11
Awakening, in Amiens : REVEIL
12
___ Smith (green apple) : GRANNY
15
Verdi opera : ERNANI
21
Fish's flipper : FIN
22
One of a famous five : QUINT
25
Palais social event : BAL
26
Mine find : ORE
27
Einstein's birthplace : ULM
28
Spread unchecked : RAGED
29
Mimic : APER
33
Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
34
Amplitude : GREATNESS
36
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
39
Play unit : ACT
40
Fidel pal : CHE
41
"Round ___ virgin . . . " : YON
43
Longboats : SLOOPS
44
He goes like 60 : SPEEDER
46
Preoccupy abnormally : OBSESS
47
John Barleycorn's vessel : BOTTLE
48
Day maker : ELATER
51
Inst. at Baton Rouge : LSU
53
Musical composition : ETUDE
54
Possessive pronoun : THEIR
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Group at 51 Down : FRAT
57
Ex-leader at Belgrade : TITO
58
Notion : IDEA
59
Second son of Judah : ONAN
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Zola protagonist : NANA

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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