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New York Times, Tuesday, March 15, 1988

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,007

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Students & seniors
Across
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U.N.'s U ___ : THANT
6
Suffer : ACHE
10
Rumanian dance : HORA
14
Part of ancient Greece : IONIA
15
Foray : RAID
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Irving Berlin song: 1929 : PUTTINONTHERITZ
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Pragmatic ones : REALISTS
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River quay : LEVEE
22
Shoot out : SPEW
23
Saharan sights : CAMELS
24
Arose : GOTUP
28
Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
30
Shiraz native : IRANI
31
Skier's lift : TBAR
32
Hunter or Stanley : KIM
35
Cole Porter song: 1935 : BEGINTHEBEGUINE
39
Quintet in "La, La, Lucille" : ELS
40
N.F.L. employees : REFS
41
Imam's faith : ISLAM
42
Asparagus stalk : SPEAR
44
Compact : DENSE
45
Delights : ELATES
48
Teed off : IRED
51
The British call this asdic : SONAR
52
Most substantial : MEATIEST
56
Freed-Brown song: 1929 : SINGININTHERAIN
59
Pa. city : ERIE
60
Word with shoppe : OLDE
61
Beam : SMILE
62
Desideratum : NEED
63
Tweed was one : BOSS
64
Keep score : TALLY
Down
1
Waiter's expectation : TIP
2
Word with glass or hand : HOUR
3
Kick in, in poker : ANTE
4
Naldi of silents : NITA
5
Airplane's swift descent : TAILSPIN
6
Originated : AROSE
7
James-Swift song: 1929 : CANTWEBEFRIENDS
8
Most of Mercer's songs : HITS
9
Old English letter : EDH
10
Seraglios : HAREMS
11
Shade of green : OLIVE
12
Honey badger : RATEL
13
Woodworkers' tools : ADZES
18
Tuck's companion : NIP
19
Gusto : ELAN
23
Part of a parrot's beak : CERE
24
Scoff : GIBE
25
City on the Oka : OREL
26
Aglets : TAGS
27
Prefix with form or sex : UNI
29
Pecks at : DABS
31
"Take ___ Train" : THEA
32
Ceramist's need : KILN
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Actresses Claire and Balin : INAS
34
Same, in Somme : MEME
36
___ bien : TRES
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Most frivolous : GIDDIEST
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Take advantage of : USE
42
Produced for public viewing : STAGED
43
Lovely woman : PERI
45
City near Düsseldorf : ESSEN
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France's longest river : LOIRE
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Sharpshooter Oakley : ANNIE
49
Upbraids : RATES
50
Biblical verb ending : ETH
52
Venus de ___ : MILO
53
Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Lateen or mizzen : SAIL
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Money compartment : TILL
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Head: Slang : NOB
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French marshal under Napoleon : NEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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