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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1986

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,260

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Got up : AROSE
6
Stadium of note : SHEA
10
Wise ___ owl : ASAN
14
Schwarzenegger role : CONAN
15
Filler of a sort : SHIM
16
Ball-playing Berra : DALE
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H.S. students : TEENS
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Island in the news: 1979 : THREEMILE
20
Big-band singer Anita and family : ODAYS
22
Stored fodder : ENSILED
23
Akin on Dad's side : AGNATE
25
Parking areas : APRONS
26
Mlle. Valery : VIOLETTA
29
Props in a tragedy : BIERS
30
___ of Chancery : INNS
31
Ushers' milieus : AISLES
33
Thus, to Burns : SAE
34
Awash : SWAMPED
36
Coal unit : TON
39
Mountain climber : SCALER
40
Blather : RAVE
41
Normal position : SITUS
43
Anil mixer, sometimes : DYEMAKER
46
Injury addition : INSULT
47
Cesar of films : ROMERO
48
Soho swindler : NOBBLER
50
Rice dish : PILAF
51
Wall upright : TWOBYFOUR
53
"___ in my boots . . . ": Benét : IDIED
56
Tophet or Gehenna : HELL
57
___ no good : UPTO
58
" . . . Ruler of the Queen's ___!" : NAVEE
59
Singer Arnold : EDDY
60
Conduct : LEAD
61
Winter month in Madrid : ENERO
Down
1
Perform : ACT
2
Unknown Richard : ROE
3
Court defense : ONEONONE
4
Huaraches : SANDALS
5
Sword-shaped : ENSATE
6
Fast planes : SSTS
7
A loser to R.M.N. : HHH
8
Ireland, once : EIRE
9
Obedient : AMENABLE
10
Esteems : ADMIRES
11
Popeye, e.g. : SAILOR
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Gracie and Mel : ALLENS
13
Exigencies : NEEDS
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Spotted : ESPIED
21
Up to now : YET
23
Bird, to Cicero : AVIS
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Lollobrigida : GINA
27
Luzon volcano : TAAL
28
Aspired : AIMED
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Nimble : SPRY
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Sports announcer Vin : SCULLY
35
Improvident : WASTEFUL
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Rest : TAKEFIVE
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Anagram for rove : OVER
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He succeeded Claudius I : NERO
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Like some beards : STUBBLY
40
Islamic month : RAMADAN
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Deceived: Slang : SNOWED
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"Virtue ___ . . . ": Shak. : ISBOLD
44
"Cap'n ___" : ERI
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City near Rock Island : MOLINE
46
"Toys ___ Attic" : INTHE
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Lasso : ROPE
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Goad : PROD
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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Suffix with cannon : EER
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___ juvante : DEO

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

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