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New York Times, Monday, November 9, 1981

Author:
Fraas
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,689

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Naïve person : BABE
5
Guides : STEERS
11
Hodges of diamond fame : GIL
14
Cupid : AMOR
15
Office location since 1800 : WHITEHOUSE
17
He took office in 1825 : JOHNQUINCYADAMS
19
Word with brush or lift : AIR
20
Us, in Ulm : UNS
21
Nash creation : VERSE
22
Silence : GAG
23
Florida county : DADE
26
Consolation for Dick Weber : SPARE
29
Printer's mark : DELE
30
Graf ___ : SPEE
34
Like a stake : PALAR
35
Fencing piece : EPEE
36
Caps : TAMS
37
He took office in 1877 : RUTHERFORDHAYES
40
Voyaging : ASEA
41
Down ___ (New England) : EAST
42
Dancer Castle : IRENE
43
Type of insurance : TERM
44
Experts : ACES
45
Yorkshire city : LEEDS
46
G. W. was our first : PRES
47
___ Hickory (Andrew Jackson) : OLD
48
Horrendous : AWFUL
52
Business house in Brest: Abbr. : CIE
53
Damage : MAR
56
He took office in 1850 : MILLARDFILLMORE
61
Induct into office : INAUGURATE
62
Importune : URGE
63
Hallow follower : EEN
64
Toughened : ENURED
65
Blunder : GOOF
Down
1
___ California : BAJA
2
Mine, in Mayenne : AMOI
3
Nobelist in Physics: 1922 : BOHR
4
Sea bird : ERN
5
Shifted : SWUNG
6
"___ Is My Song," 1967 tune : THIS
7
One, in Innsbruck : EIN
8
Common abbr. : ETC
9
King, in Cádiz : REY
10
Pare : SHAVE
11
Forage plant : GUAR
12
Ideologies : ISMS
13
___-majesté : LESE
16
Lyric poem : ODE
18
Note seeking further investigation : QUAERE
22
Billy or Martha : GRAHAM
23
Testifies under oath : DEPOSES
24
Warns : ALERTS
25
Exploit : DEED
26
Small herring : SPRAT
27
Refresher of a sort : PAUSE
28
Modify : ALTER
29
Vandalize : DEFACE
30
Gazed : STARED
31
Person named on a check : PAYEE
32
Correct : EMEND
33
Double curves : ESSES
38
___ admiral : REAR
39
Early rabbi : HILLEL
46
Bathing beach : PLAGE
47
Lubricated : OILED
48
Frenchman's female friend : AMIE
49
Dark red : WINE
50
Pastry : FLAN
51
Eskimo knife : ULU
52
Refer to : CITE
53
Subject of Katz's "Days of Wrath" : MORO
54
Greeks' first ship, traditionally : ARGO
55
Marine hazard : REEF
57
Compete with Sebastian Coe : RUN
58
Actress Joanne : DRU
59
Distant : FAR
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What some hams do : MUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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