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New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1988

Author:
Thomas Bohm
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Students & seniors
Across
1
Campus buildings : HALLS
6
___ Hari : MATA
10
Detect : SPOT
14
Oil: Comb. form : ELAEO
15
Presage : OMEN
16
Weighty book : TOME
17
Neighbor in "I Love Lucy" : ETHEL
18
Hindu woman's garment : SARI
19
Comedian King : ALAN
20
Sarcastic term for a household head : LORDOFTHEMANOR
23
Adriatic, e.g. : SEA
24
Pouch : SAC
25
Asner and Sullivan : EDS
28
Skin layer : DERMA
31
Run away to be married : ELOPE
36
Senator from Kan. : DOLE
38
"Norma ___" : RAE
39
Coral islands : ATOLLS
40
Impending evil or danger : SWORDOFDAMOCLES
43
Whole : ENTIRE
44
"The Greatest" : ALI
45
Crack in flesh : KIBE
46
Rabies : LYSSA
47
Luges : SLEDS
49
Twilight time, to Tennyson : EEN
50
Corpulent : FAT
52
"My Gal ___" : SAL
54
Visionary project : CASTLEINTHEAIR
62
Taxi rider : FARE
63
Domesticated : TAME
64
Chemical combining form : AMIDO
65
Ajar : OPEN
66
Cry of sorrow : ALAS
67
Acting parts : ROLES
68
Peruse : READ
69
Doctrines : ISMS
70
Vase handles : ANSAE
Down
1
End piece of a loaf : HEEL
2
Lowest female voice : ALTO
3
A memorable Bert : LAHR
4
City on the Aire : LEEDS
5
Performed alone : SOLOED
6
Part of M.V.P. : MOST
7
Baby's nurse, in China : AMAH
8
Singer Brewer : TERESA
9
Life; soul : ANIMA
10
Getz or Kenton : STAN
11
Kind of shirt : POLO
12
General Bradley : OMAR
13
Half a score : TEN
21
Denmark's ___ Islands : FAEROE
22
Vinegar: Comb. form : ACETO
25
Old car : EDSEL
26
Soft and fluffy : DOWNY
27
Narrow openings : SLOTS
29
U.K. airmen : RAF
30
Olympic award : MEDAL
32
Tuft of hair : LOCK
33
Kukla, Fran and ___ : OLLIE
34
U.S.N.A. newcomer : PLEBE
35
W. German city : ESSEN
37
Greek goddess of strife : ERIS
39
Surrounded by : AMIDST
41
Preliminary sketch : DRAFT
42
Cakes and ___ : ALE
47
Purloins : STEALS
48
African desert : SAHARA
51
Central Asian range : ALTAI
53
Citrus fruit : LEMON
54
Cloak : CAPE
55
Region : AREA
56
Transmit : SEND
57
Moslem priest : IMAM
58
"The Untouchables" man : NESS
59
Good for what ___ you : AILS
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Concept : IDEA
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Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
62
Pro : FOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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