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New York Times, Wednesday, October 4, 1989

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,575

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Elec. unit : AMP
4
Spines : BACKS
9
Insect phase : IMAGO
14
Zodiacal sign : LEO
15
Me. town : ORONO
16
U.S.-Can. defensive air command : NORAD
17
Periodical item : MAGAZINEARTICLE
20
Acronym for an aircraft : STOL
21
Solid: Comb. form : STEREO
22
Men and boys : HES
23
Bakery employees : ICERS
25
U.S. econ. figure : GNP
27
Viper : ASP
30
Black cuckoo : ANI
31
Visionary : DREAMER
35
Part of L.C.D. : LEAST
37
"Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
39
Split : RIVE
40
Newspaper bigwig : EDITORIALWRITER
43
Clair or Descartes : RENE
44
Innkeeper : HOST
45
"Ad ___ per aspera" (Kan. motto) : ASTRA
46
"Don't ___ me" (1775 U.S. flag statement) : TREADON
48
Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
50
With: Prefix : SYN
51
Slander : MUD
52
Drink greedily : SWILL
54
Nabokov heroine : ADA
57
"___ peace" : RESTIN
59
Muscat is its capital : OMAN
63
Book source : PUBLISHINGHOUSE
66
Conceal, as goods, in law : ELOIN
67
Author Horatio : ALGER
68
Letter after pi : RHO
69
Hurled : SLUNG
70
Frankfurt's state : HESSE
71
Understanding : KEN
Down
1
Donation to the poor : ALMS
2
Gist : MEAT
3
Kelly's possum : POGO
4
Dickens's pen name : BOZ
5
Originated : ARISEN
6
Remorse : CONTRITION
7
Joints injured by Namath : KNEES
8
Emulate a hawk : SOAR
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Chant : INTONE
10
"L'état c'est ___" : MOI
11
Remarque's "___ of Triumph" : ARCH
12
Strong wind : GALE
13
Shelley products : ODES
18
Ring name : ALI
19
Sprouted again : REGREW
24
Inspector Clouseau's servant : CATO
26
Kidnapper of Helen : PARIS
27
Warn : ALERT
28
Passover feast : SEDER
29
"Common Sense" author : PAINE
31
Certain jet structures : DELTAWINGS
32
Catchers' needs : MITTS
33
Companion of each : EVERY
34
Showed a program again : RERAN
36
What inspired Watt : STEAM
38
Possesses : HAS
41
Scholarship given to Sen. Bradley : RHODES
42
Mud hen, e.g. : RAIL
47
In the course of : DURING
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Burns slightly : SINGES
52
Rural fence : STILE
53
Old card game : LOO
54
Gibbons : APES
55
Sluggish : DULL
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Former ruler of Iran : SHAH
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Gloom : MURK
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Arthur of the courts : ASHE
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Kind of light : NEON
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Author Yutang : LIN
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE

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

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