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New York Times, Wednesday, December 17, 1980

Author:
Timothy Hoy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Timothy Hoy has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,362

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Master, in Madras : SAHIB
6
Mars' Greek counterpart : ARES
10
Draught : SWIG
14
With 46 Across, Woody Allen's favorite actress : DIANE
15
Hen house : COOP
16
Facility : EASE
17
Narrow openings : SLITS
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Allen film : MANHATTAN
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Allen film : SLEEPER
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Comes in : ENTERS
23
Map abbrs. : RTES
24
Official in a monastery : PRIOR
25
Bigot : RACIST
28
West and Murray : MAES
29
Hagiology names: Abbr. : STS
32
Ape orally : ECHO
33
Thin : SPARSE
35
Cambodian leader Pol ___ : POT
36
Incision mark : SCAR
37
Consumed : ATE
38
First rate : AONE
39
Numerical prefix : TRI
40
Fall bloomers : ASTERS
43
Kindness, to Kathe : GUTE
44
Word with Juan or Jacinto : SAN
45
Woody's clarinet is one : REED
46
See 14 Across : KEATON
48
Entryways : GATES
50
Java almond : PILI
51
"Grin and ___" : BEARIT
53
Allen film : BANANAS
56
Allen film : ANNIEHALL
58
Wight and Man : ISLES
60
Cynologist's specialty : DOGS
61
Actress Adams : EDIE
62
Province of E South Africa : NATAL
63
Being : ESSE
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Undermines : SAPS
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Atlanta university : EMORY
Down
1
Student org. of the 60's : SDS
2
Feels under the weather : AILS
3
Greet : HAIL
4
Its plural is an Allen film : INTERIOR
5
Assails : BESETS
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High points : ACMES
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Communication from a lion : ROAR
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Geologic time period : EON
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Music of the ___ : SPHERES
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Sharp argument : SETTO
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Gargoyle : WATERSPOUT
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Danube tributary : ISAR
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Any tribe or clan : GENS
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Licorice-flavored seed plant : ANISE
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Caresses : PETS
24
One of the kitchen police : PARER
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Relaxes : RESTS
26
Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Railroad crews doing extra duty : CHAINGANGS
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Paired : MATED
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Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
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Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
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Spreads : PATES
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Allen's "Play It ___" : AGAINSAM
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Ade book : ARTIE
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Boils : SEETHES
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Pelt : SKIN
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Comedienne May : ELAINE
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Get up : ARISE
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Limits : PALES
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Commanded : BADE
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Radar image : BLIP
54
Type of saxophone : ALTO
55
Char : SEAR
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Nabokov work : ADA
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Stallone's nickname : SLY

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

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