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New York Times, Friday, October 4, 1985

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,114

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Coptic church father : ABBA
5
Org. that nabbed Dillinger : FBI
8
One of Zeus's disguises : SWAN
12
Wind sound : MOAN
13
Radio's "___ Mrs. North" : MRAND
15
Sen. Metzenbaum's state : OHIO
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___ of Court : INNS
17
Ventrical artery : AORTA
18
Kind of farmer : DIRT
19
York of the A.E.F. : SGT
20
Pedagogy deg. : PDM
21
Mauve Decade, e.g. : ERA
23
Nautical chain : TYE
24
Colorful royal line : HOUSEOFORANGE
28
Lend an ear to "The Shadow" : TUNEIN
29
___-Coeur, Parisian basilica : SACRE
32
Estival's opposite : HIBERNAL
35
Crystalline medicine : ALOIN
36
Redolence : ODOR
37
Zodiacal leader : ARIES
40
Moldavian city : IASI
41
Former Italian president : LEONE
43
Covered with laurels : EXTOLLED
45
Wreck : TOTAL
46
"2001: ___ Odyssey" : ASPACE
47
Pedantic women : BLUESTOCKINGS
52
Loki's daughter : HEL
54
Wgts. : LBS
55
N.H. and N.M. : STS
56
Metric measure : ARE
57
Heraldic dog : ALAN
59
Broadway offering : REVUE
61
Always : EVER
62
Ginger root : RACE
63
Anagram for snore : ONERS
64
Forbidden, in Frankfurt : TABU
65
___ cap (mushroom) : INKY
66
Certain golf shot : TEE
67
Racing announcer McCarthy : CLEM
Down
1
Ammann's sect : AMISH
2
Large antelope : BONGO
3
Xhosa's linguistic family : BANTU
4
Ques. opposite : ANS
5
Rockwell's "Freedom ___" : FROMFEAR
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Snippet of music : BAR
7
Detain, an an alien : INTERN
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Gardener's purchase : SOD
9
Water power or electricity : WHITECOAL
10
Buoyant : AIRY
11
Bank offering : NOTE
13
Raphael's "Sistine ___" : MADONNA
14
Enzo ___, noted basso : DARA
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Antoine's dread : PEUR
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Astronomical handle : ANSA
25
Of the breastbone : STERNAL
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Most unctuous : OILIEST
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A last name in astronomy : GALILEI
30
Small hill : RISE
31
Phillips University site : ENID
32
Jack or Tim of films : HOLT
33
Concept: Comb. form : IDEO
34
Pump polisher : BOOTBLACK
38
Photographer's concern : EXPOSURE
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Biblical spices : STACTES
42
Month after Ab : ELUL
44
Tails for bulls and hills : OCKS
46
Sanction : ASSENT
48
Spain's longest river : EBRO
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Kind of engagement : NAVAL
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Diving bird : GREBE
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Red Cross item : SERUM
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Actor Rhodes : HARI
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Dash : ELAN
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Napoleon's "bravest of the brave" : NEY
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Garment cut : VEE
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Handy abbr. : ETC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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