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New York Times, Saturday, October 15, 1983

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K M X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,394

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Ogled : EYED
5
Asseverate : AVER
9
Calculator key : PLUS
13
Dover delicacy : SOLE
14
Nothing, in Nicaragua : NADA
15
Taro : TANIA
17
Monocles with handles : QUIZZINGGLASSES
20
Sesame is one : OILSEED
21
Kinski role : TESS
22
Future queen : DIANA
25
Henry Morgan was one : PIRATE
27
Comedian Johnson : ARTE
28
Some visitors to Kennedy : SSTS
32
Tra followers : LALA
33
Face a hurler : BAT
34
Gave notice : APPRISED
36
Golden-wedding occasion : QUINQUAGENARY
40
Most rueful : SORRIEST
41
Take tiffin : EAT
43
Abderite : FOOL
45
Prospective grads : SNRS
46
Regarding : INRE
47
Arose, as tears : WELLED
49
See 46 Across : ANENT
50
Length times width, often : AREA
51
Managed an eleven : COACHED
56
Torquemada was one : GRANDINQUISITOR
61
Bout : SETTO
62
Off-ramp maneuver : TURN
63
Rice cake : CALA
64
Final, e.g. : TEST
65
Cockle : OAST
66
Arboret : TREE
Down
1
U.K. gentry : ESQ
2
Homophone for ewe : YOU
3
High, to a Hebrew : ELI
4
Remove building regulations : DEZONE
5
Fabaceous shrub : ANIL
6
Capacious four-wheelers : VANS
7
Brink : EDGE
8
Act like Hotspur : RAGE
9
School org. : PTA
10
Fellini film: 1954 : LASTRADA
11
Open an envelope : UNSEAL
12
Postprandial repose : SIESTA
16
African fox : ASSE
18
Guglielmo's aunt : ZIA
19
Rank of Windermere or Chatterley: Abbr. : LDP
22
Use a powder puff : DAB
23
Middle East land : IRAQ
24
Aleutian site : ATTU
26
"___ him to a lady" (nursery-rhyme line) : ILENT
28
Letters from Rome : SPQR
29
Fillips : SPURS
30
Jog, spar, etc. : TRAIN
31
___ de Brabant, medieval philosopher : SIGER
34
Lizard : ANOLE
35
Mtg. : SESS
37
Detached spores : ISOLANTS
38
Clair or Dubos : RENE
39
Tall tale : YARN
42
Asian holiday : TET
43
Polecat : FERRET
44
___ of quinine : OLEATE
46
File charges : INDICT
47
Glib wits : WAGS
48
Seventh-century starter : DCI
49
Runner-up to D.D.E. : AES
52
In the know : ONTO
53
Pastel shade : AQUA
54
Villains : CURS
55
Clue : HINT
57
Comma's kin : DOT
58
Do roadwork : TAR
59
Bull-ring cry : OLE
60
Sally Field role : RAE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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