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New York Times, Wednesday, February 16, 1983

Author:
Karen Hodge
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Karen Young Bonin has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,153

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Org. Lincoln opposed : CSA
4
Austrian physicist : MACH
8
Lively dance : POLKA
13
Beast that killed Adonis : BOAR
14
Govt. regulatory agcy. : OSHA
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Perfect : IDEAL
16
Poilu's weapon : ARME
17
Auguste's Christmas : NOEL
18
Vigorous argument : SETTO
19
He wrote "A Boy's Will" : ROBERTFROST
22
Ending for critic : IZE
23
___ claim (establish mining rights) : STAKEA
24
A weasel : STOAT
26
Time ___ half : ANDA
29
"___ You in My Dreams" : ILLSEE
32
An "Ave!" for Julius from W.S. : HAILCAESAR
37
Sole : ONLY
38
Susann's "Once ___ Enough" : ISNOT
39
Fa follower : SOL
40
Game animal : MOOSE
41
Wagons-___ : LITS
42
Wouk opus, with "The" : WINDSOFWAR
44
Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
46
Certain Celt : GAEL
47
Expunge : ERASE
49
Educational aids : REALIA
54
___ favor (please, in Ponce) : POR
56
Jules Verne hero : PHILEASFOGG
59
The ___ Family Singers : TRAPP
61
Wolf down : GULP
62
Tessera's kin : TILE
63
Nimble : AGILE
64
Jumble : HASH
65
Son of Aphrodite : EROS
66
Clerical council : SYNOD
67
Calendar abbr. : TUES
68
Old car : REO
Down
1
Barbizon painter : COROT
2
Brazilian dance : SAMBA
3
Full of fumes : AREEK
4
Top QB: 1981–82 : MONTANA
5
Starting with : ASOF
6
Chastity's mother : CHER
7
Celestial headgear : HALOS
8
Luger : PISTOL
9
Keats offering : ODE
10
Words from a Styne-Cahn song : LETITSNOW
11
He wrote "Days of Wrath" : KATZ
12
Agave : ALOE
13
"Nor iron ___ a cage" : BARS
20
Respond : REACT
21
Brouhaha : STIR
25
Remote : ALOOF
27
Lucy's onetime co-star : DESI
28
For ___ (cheaply) : ASONG
30
Wagner heroine : ELSA
31
Witness : EYER
32
Scars on seeds : HILA
33
___ were : ASIT
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"Singin' ___" : INTHERAIN
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McGovern, in 1972 : LOSER
36
"M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
40
Spies despised by the good guys : MOLES
42
Perform ablutions : WASH
43
Angelic group : SERAPHS
45
Siestaed : NAPPED
48
Figure cut by Babilonia : EIGHT
50
Following : AFTER
51
Saint-Etienne's department : LOIRE
52
Eskimo lodging : IGLOO
53
Eon ingredients : AGES
54
School-community orgs. : PTAS
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Bacchanal : ORGY
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Occasion to cry "O, poi!" : LUAU
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Besides : ELSE
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Arafat's org. : PLO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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