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New York Times, Monday, October 8, 1984

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Runs away : SCATS
6
Pianist Templeton : ALEC
10
Primates : APES
14
Free, in France : LIBRE
15
Platter : DISH
16
Capital of Switzerland : BERN
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Another time : AGAIN
18
High: Prefix : ALTI
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Tune for Turandot : ARIA
20
Proscriptions : TABOOS
22
Water sport : YACHTING
24
A fixed point in time : ERA
25
Puerto ___ : RICO
27
Dashes : HIES
28
Petroleum derivative : PARAFFIN
30
Hackney : CAB
33
Life story, for short : BIO
35
East, in España : ESTE
36
Vacuum tube : DIODE
38
Spring-flowering woodland herb : JACKINTHEPULPIT
41
Linger at the mirror : PREEN
42
Start of Stilwell Road in India : LEDO
43
Permit : LET
44
Not sweet, as wine : SEC
45
Thwarts : PREVENTS
48
Casanova, for one : ROUE
50
Too cute : ARCH
51
Blvds. : STS
54
Spooky : SPECTRAL
57
Amorous : EROTIC
59
Use a calorifier : HEAT
60
Actress Raines : ELLA
62
Soprano Lucine : AMARA
63
"Woe ___!" : ISME
64
Birds, to zoologists : AVES
65
More resentful : SORER
66
Job : POST
67
"The Forty ___ of Musa Dagh" : DAYS
68
Carrousel figure : HORSE
Down
1
Party lineup : SLATE
2
Cheroot : CIGAR
3
Addis ___ : ABABA
4
Peter, Paul and Mary : TRIO
5
Lady of Cádiz : SENORA
6
Nabokov title : ADA
7
Herb having bell-shaped white flowers : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
8
C'___-dire : ESTA
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Elegant : CHICHI
10
Let up : ABATE
11
Viewer on the Nautilus : PERISCOPE
12
St. Patrick's isle : ERIN
13
Obstacle : SNAG
21
Lorelei : SIREN
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Sudra, e.g. : HINDU
26
Chess piece : CASTLE
28
Jab : POKE
29
Tributary : FEEDER
31
Passage for a miner : ADIT
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Wager : BET
33
Empty : BARE
34
Certain frozen foods : ICECREAMS
37
Misfortunes : ILLS
38
Marryin' types : JPS
39
Computer's need : INPUT
40
___ de León : PONCE
46
Go over a page again : REREAD
47
Whale : THRASH
49
Ennead minus one : OCTET
51
Former Packer hero : STARR
52
These might need air : TIRES
53
Frighten : SCARE
54
Lollipop, e.g. : SHIP
55
A coin in Colombia : PESO
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Edison's middle name : ALVA
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Melville book : OMOO
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Addlepate : ASS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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