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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1988

Author:
James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J V W Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
James E. Hinish, Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,269

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Kingdom : REALM
6
Tragic monarch : LEAR
10
Short swim : DIP
13
Cold meat-juice jelly : ASPIC
14
Actress Raines : ELLA
15
"Ain't She Sweet?" composer : AGER
17
Author chained to ape : STEPHENKINGKONG
20
Endora's spell : HEX
21
Gormandizes : EATS
22
Keyboard combinations : CHORDS
23
Hosp. group : RNS
24
Easily composed, in typesetting : PHAT
25
Mystery writer wedded to royalty : ELLERYQUEENANNE
33
Prepared : READY
34
Extreme : ULTRA
35
U.S.A., Gallic style : EUA
36
Author Ehrenburg : ILYA
37
Cruise-ship companies : LINES
38
Bar bills : TABS
39
Fr. company : CIE
40
Turkestani Moslem : SALAR
41
Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
42
Broadway producer linked to Falstaff's friend : HAROLDPRINCEHAL
45
Ottoman governors of yore : BEYS
46
King topper : ACE
47
Tristan's love : ISOLDE
50
Cherbourg cherub : ANGE
52
Presidential nickname : ABE
55
Tobacco heiress linked to Dodger immortal : DORISDUKESNIDER
58
Sleep like ___ : ALOG
59
Arab potentate : EMIR
60
Former rulers : TSARS
61
Watch : EYE
62
Verne's skipper : NEMO
63
"Gypsy" composer : STYNE
Down
1
Mapcap : RASH
2
Alberto Azzo II, e.g. : ESTE
3
Culmination : APEX
4
Back talk : LIP
5
Fort in Baltimore's harbor : MCHENRY
6
Fast time : LENT
7
Wapitis : ELKS
8
Caliph or pugilist : ALI
9
Cattlemen : RANCHERS
10
___ Territory: 1861-89 : DAKOTA
11
Operatic prince : IGOR
12
Hang fire : PEND
16
Some coll. linemen : RGS
18
Captain of comics : EASY
19
Land once headed by Nkrumah : GHANA
23
Hester Prynne's stigma : REDA
24
"The Great" czar : PETERI
25
Composer-conductor Korngold : ERICH
26
George Sand heroine : LELIA
27
Hen : LAYER
28
Dickensian dwarf and wife : QUILPS
29
Of a forearm bone : ULNAR
30
Below, to Byron : NEATH
31
Knitted scarf : NUBIA
32
Item for Inness : EASEL
37
Earl of Avon's wife : LADYEDEN
38
Kingwood, e.g. : TREE
40
Luges : SLEDS
41
Certain stresses : ACCENTS
43
Noblesse ___ : OBLIGE
44
Henpecks : NAGS
47
G. & S. princess : IDA
48
Flatfish : SOLE
49
"___ Plata" (Mont.'s motto) : OROY
50
Tamiroff of films : AKIM
51
Fiddling emperor : NERO
52
"An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
53
A European capital : BERN
54
Highlands dialect : ERSE
56
Japanese apricot : UME
57
Royal finish : IST

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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