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New York Times, Monday, March 2, 1992

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,455

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Quahog : CLAM
5
Piccadilly Circus figure : EROS
9
Widely known : FAMED
14
Wash : LAVE
15
Fast period : LENT
16
Narrow ridge : ARETE
17
Always : EVER
18
Staff of authority : MACE
19
Tropical plant : CANNA
20
Red River city : FARGO
22
Eternal : PERPETUAL
24
Salamander : EFT
26
Monogram pt. : INIT
27
I love, to Cato : AMO
30
Intend : MEAN
32
Roofing material : THATCH
37
Mexican capes : MANTILLAS
40
University in Atlanta : EMORY
41
Garret : ATTIC
42
In the manner of : ALA
43
Capital of ancient Ethiopia : MEROE
44
Roman matron's garb : STOLE
45
Osmosis, e.g. : DIFFUSION
47
Of a biological partition : SEPTAL
49
Charges : FEES
50
Actress Claire : INA
51
Shade of green : NILE
53
Peruke : WIG
55
Notable ones : STANDOUTS
60
Host : CROWD
64
___ scarum : HARUM
65
Ceremony : RITE
67
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
68
Give off : EXUDE
69
___ corner : AMEN
70
Vienna, to its citizens : WIEN
71
Threshold : LIMEN
72
Evergreens : YEWS
73
Eye part : LENS
Down
1
Pitch indicator : CLEF
2
Product of 12 Down : LAVA
3
State confidently : AVER
4
Combine : MERGE
5
Yale campus tree : ELM
6
Harvest : REAP
7
Kaufman-Hart play: 1930 : ONCEINALIFETIME
8
Violinist Isaac : STERN
9
Berlin-Hart play co-directed by Kaufman : FACETHEMUSIC
10
Smell ___ : ARAT
11
Waiter's offering : MENU
12
Sicilian sizzler : ETNA
13
Distribute : DEAL
21
Steinbeck play worked on by Kaufman : OFMICEANDMEN
23
Orchestra site : PIT
25
___ Aviv : TEL
27
Gather : AMASS
28
Dull : MATTE
29
Successful : ONTOP
31
"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
33
Iowa college town : AMES
34
Shinto gateway : TORII
35
Emulate Bing : CROON
36
African carnivore : HYENA
38
Lean : TILT
39
Secure : SAFE
46
Not many : FEW
48
Service gp. : LIO
52
Va.'s ___ Caverns : LURAY
54
Dog's warning : GROWL
55
Artist-author Silverstein : SHEL
56
Cab : TAXI
57
Jack-in-the-pulpit, for one : ARUM
58
Bare : NUDE
59
Mulligan, e.g. : STEW
61
Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
62
Singing bird : WREN
63
Cupid and McGrew : DANS
66
U.S.N.A. grad. : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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