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New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1993

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,816

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Hebdomad : WEEK
5
Performs wedelns : SKIS
9
Coe or Cram : MILER
14
___ breve : ALLA
15
Pres., to the military : CINC
16
Mites : ACARI
17
Kind of taffy : SALTWATER
19
Home of the Lorelei : RHINE
20
P.G.A. winner: 1962 : PLAYER
21
Of a heavenly belt : ZODIACAL
23
Withers away : DIES
25
Olive ___ (uniform material) : DRAB
26
Mrs. Cuomo and namesakes : MATILDAS
30
Counting-out numeros : UNODOS
34
Taken aback, in a way : AWED
35
Bridgetown native : BARBADIAN
37
Unit of acceleration : GAL
38
Kiss aloft? : AIRBUSS
40
From ___ Z : ATO
41
Uniondale skaters : ISLANDERS
43
Nonpareil : ONER
44
Pure : CHASTE
45
Striver : ASPIRANT
48
Where Anna tutored : SIAM
50
A Cassini : OLEG
51
Wrecked completely : TOTALLED
55
Emulates Cuomo : ORATES
59
Synagogue : SCHUL
60
Shipboard lookout perch : CROWSNEST
62
"I could ___ unfold . . . ": Shak. : ATALE
63
Malacca : CANE
64
Palm product : DATE
65
Talks wildly : RANTS
66
Ripened : AGED
67
Soprano Sumac and namesakes : YMAS
Down
1
Epithet for Pope : WASP
2
Middle East airline : ELAL
3
Scat expert : ELLA
4
Green grasshopper : KATYDID
5
Sacred anagram : SCARED
6
Caboodle's partner : KIT
7
Don Juan's mother : INEZ
8
Boston fish dish : SCROD
9
Guam, Saipan and others : MARIANAS
10
Crane of fiction : ICHABOD
11
Temporal : LAIC
12
Soprano Berger : ERNA
13
Browning's "Hervé ___" : RIEL
18
Because, in Bonn : WEIL
22
Defeats decisively : DRUBS
24
Buffalo skater : SABRE
26
Orlando N.B.A. team : MAGIC
27
Barely above water : AWASH
28
"I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
29
Native-born Israeli : SABRA
31
Actress Rigg : DIANA
32
Like a grain : OATEN
33
Nip, at the bar : SNORT
36
___-Japanese War: 1904-5 : RUSSO
38
Some are Lesser, some Greater : ANTILLES
39
Paragon : IDEAL
42
Have at : ASSAULT
43
Cotton fabric : ORGANDY
46
Tilled : PLOWED
47
Persons engaged in: Suffix : IERS
49
Hajj destination : MECCA
51
Ivan or Alexis : TSAR
52
Kind of chord or meter : OCTA
53
Holier-___-thou : THAN
54
Kind of race : DRAG
56
Span of oxen : TEAM
57
"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
58
Fr. holy women : STES
61
United : ONE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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