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New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1982

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,818

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Students & seniors
Across
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Service org. : AAF
4
Indian corn : MAIZE
9
Some of this is punk : ROCK
13
Neutral color : ECRU
14
Flâneur : IDLER
15
Second Israeli ambassador to U.S. : EBAN
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Lyricist Asaf's advice in a 1915 song : SMILESMILESMILE
19
Mayhew's "It's a Sin to ___": 1936 : TELLALIE
20
Duke, for one : TITLE
21
Harte : BRET
22
Trading center : MART
24
A Ford who was born a King : GERALD
27
Hari : MATA
28
Rudiments : ABC
31
Fish sauce : ALEC
32
Carved shoe : SABOT
33
"Bei ___ Bist Du Schön" : MIR
34
Please with savory cuisine : TICKLETHEPALATE
38
John McGraw's "boy" : OTT
39
"Let's Make ___" (TV show) : ADEAL
40
Thousand Islands, e.g. : AITS
41
Model T contemporary : REO
42
Lode or mood : VEIN
43
Beribboned hat : BONNET
45
West of Wis. : MINN
46
"The ___ shall scorn pedantic laws": Scott : BARD
47
City known for its tapestries : ARRAS
50
Spar nearest the bow : FOREMAST
54
Lewis-Young advice in a 1928 song : LAUGHCLOWNLAUGH
57
Taxman's claim : LIEN
58
Nest found on a crag : AERIE
59
Anatomical network : RETE
60
Alan or Robert : ALDA
61
Stir : POKEY
62
Former Estonian coins: Abbr. : KRS
Down
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Zenith : ACME
2
Seed cover : ARIL
3
Army's Doc Blanchard was one : FULLBACK
4
Deceived : MISLED
5
Own up : ADMIT
6
Nastase of tennis : ILIE
7
Oriental cymbal : ZEL
8
Homophone for heir : ERE
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Send, as money : REMIT
10
Item in a daily : OBIT
11
Phone : CALL
12
Joint : KNEE
13
Sum, es, ___ : EST
17
Campbell or Sande : EARL
18
Layers : STRATA
22
Normand of early films : MABEL
23
At the summit : ATOP
24
Jacksonville's Bowl : GATOR
25
Type size : ELITE
26
Opposed to verso : RECTO
27
Noted U.S. naval historian : MAHAN
28
With strength : AMAIN
29
"Yes, please" in Bonn : BITTE
30
Cockscomb : CREST
32
Seidel's relative : STEIN
35
Extravagant : LAVISH
36
London hero : EDEN
37
Kind of decision : LANDMARK
43
Google of old comics : BARNEY
44
City on the Oka : OREL
45
Carta : MAGNA
46
He fell at the Alamo : BOWIE
47
Nazimova : ALLA
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" . . . I'll ___ and brawl": Petruchio : RAIL
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Felt remorse : RUED
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Spot encountered on a road : FORK
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Mischa or Leopold : AUER
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Ranks above cpl. : SGTS
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A brew in Calais : THE
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Surpass : CAP
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August 1 baby, e.g. : LEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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