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New York Times, Saturday, February 1, 1986

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,234

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Superficial : FACILE
7
"The Lord ___ for the strangers": Psalm 146 : CARETH
13
Spring : EMANATE
15
Conditionally released prisoner : PAROLEE
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Droopy : WILTING
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New Brunswick university : RUTGERS
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A descendant of Aaron : ELI
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Noisy demonstrations : CALLITHUMPS
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Some are Dems. : REPS
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Truthful : SINCERE
24
Pillbox, e.g. : HAT
26
Bavaria's locale: Abbr. : SGER
27
French co. : CIE
30
Cupidity : AVARICE
33
Expels an LL.B. : DISBARS
36
Separate : DETACH
37
Fanatic : ZEALOT
38
Frocks : DRESSES
40
Tooth tissue : DENTINE
41
Draft org. : SSS
42
Loire feeder : CHER
44
Society girl, for short : DEB
45
River near the Bosporus : SAKARYA
48
Dingy : DRAB
51
Radioactive element : CALIFORNIUM
55
"You ___ old, Father William . . . " : ARE
56
Inclined to love : AMATIVE
57
Jehovah, to some : CREATOR
59
Made certain repairs on a coat : RELINED
60
Far from flippant : EARNEST
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Boring speaker : DRONER
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Feels : SENSES
Down
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Not so many : FEWER
2
___ a minute : AMILE
3
Dominions of some Islamic leaders : CALIPHATES
4
Bank abbr. : INT
5
Secular : LAIC
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Lab burners : ETNAS
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Sear with a corrosive : CAUTERIZE
8
Joint: Comb. form : ARTHR
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Lone, savage elephant : ROGUE
10
Type of sch. : ELEM
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Dutch archeological site : TERP
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Spandau inmate : HESS
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Notre Dame, for one : EGLISE
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Set the cost : PRICED
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Highly volatile gas, for short : LNG
22
Group in the Central African Republic : SARAS
25
Spasms : TICS
27
Adjusts a measuring instrument : CALIBRATES
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Ferrous metal : IRON
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East, to Carlos : ESTE
30
Increases : ADDS
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___ libre : VERS
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Examine : CHECKOVER
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Ship : SEND
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Moderated : BATED
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Was eleemosynary : SHARED
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A refrigerant : DRYICE
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Kin of a bonebreaker : ERN
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Type of strike : SITIN
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"___ Romance," 1936 Fields-Kern song : AFINE
47
Airs : AURAS
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Originated : AROSE
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Parks and Wheeler : BERTS
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Wag : CARD
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U.S. citizen : AMER
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"Namouna" composer : LALO
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Only : MERE
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Dancer Reinking : ANN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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