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New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1982

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,796

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Actor Sharif : OMAR
5
Caesar, e.g. : SALAD
10
Preacher's sign-off : AMEN
14
Yield : CEDE
15
Something to recite : PIECE
16
Banker's advice : SAVE
17
With 52 Across, epitaph for a smart aleck : HEASKEDWHATSNEW
20
Took a leisurely walk : STROLLED
21
Most exsuccous : DRIEST
22
Electrical units : RELS
23
Greek letters : CHIS
24
"The ___ a bucket of ashes": Sandburg : PASTIS
27
Rialto places : THEATERS
31
Peregrine : ALIEN
32
The staff of life : BREAD
33
Fabulous bird : ROC
34
Feral : WILD
35
Like many a tasty cake : MOIST
36
Hindu music : RAGA
37
Mount ___, Australia : EBA
38
Attachments on snells : HOOKS
39
He put his wife in a shell : PETER
40
Scatter : DISPERSE
42
Toothsome : SAVORY
43
Future M.D.'s course : ANAT
44
Noxious weed : TARE
45
Part of the Bahamas : BIMINI
48
Ruthian clouts : HOMERUNS
52
See 17 Across : INANANTIQUESHOP
54
"Let George ___!" : DOIT
55
Provide : ENDUE
56
Famed patentee's middle name : ALVA
57
These may be loose or tight : ENDS
58
Shipment from Bethlehem : STEEL
59
Incline : LEAN
Down
1
Memorable newspaper publisher : OCHS
2
An assembling of huntsmen : MEET
3
Purim month : ADAR
4
Had recourse (to) : RESORTED
5
Relieves : SPELLS
6
White House group : AIDES
7
Lascivious : LEWD
8
"Alas!" in Austria : ACH
9
Tie : DEADHEAT
10
Basketball statistic : ASSIST
11
This appears on a horse's neck : MANE
12
"___ Diary": Twain : EVES
13
Triton : NEWT
18
U.S. designer : KLEIN
19
Musical chord : TRIAD
23
In which a queen is most powerful : CHESS
24
Handled roughly : PAWED
25
Point in a defendant's favor : ALIBI
26
Lapham or Marner : SILAS
27
Three-wheeled vehicle : TRIKE
28
Sappho's inspirer : ERATO
29
Jolly name : ROGER
30
Like a fee-faw-fum : SCARY
32
Give a leg up : BOOST
35
Glacial deposits : MORAINES
36
Setback : REVERSAL
38
Beautician's purchase : HENNA
39
Porter's "You Don't Know ___" : PAREE
41
Body-shop supply : PAINTS
42
Anointer of Saul and David : SAMUEL
44
Woman's small, round hat : TOQUE
45
___ one's time : BIDE
46
Privy to : INON
47
Marian of Sherwood Forest : MAID
48
Stash away : HIDE
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Top A.L. pitcher in 1926 : UHLE
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PBS program : NOVA
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Nine inches : SPAN
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Powerful explosive : TNT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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