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New York Times, Thursday, March 24, 1988

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,016

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Vulgarian : BOOR
5
Footless : APODAL
11
Krazy ___ : KAT
14
Melancholy : BLUE
15
Mohammed's daughter : FATIMA
16
Uris hero : ARI
17
Porter on space travel : LETSFLYAWAY
19
Command to Fido : BEG
20
Mucilaginous : GOOEY
21
"Anthem" author : RAND
22
Only's partner : ONE
23
Ga. neighbor : FLA
24
Porter on sauerbraten : WUNDERBAR
26
Intimate group : COTERIE
29
Rational : SANE
30
G.I. address : APO
31
An Adams : EDIE
33
___ effort : EFOR
37
Emulate Dorcas : SEW
38
"Too ___": Porter on Sumatra : DARNHOT
42
Lilly of pharmaceuticals : ELI
43
Held or Christie : ANNA
45
Dumbbell : DODO
46
Modernist : NEO
47
Maxims : SAWS
51
Tenting appurtenance : CAMPCOT
53
Porter on penthouse elevators : RIDINHIGH
57
Modern art : ARE
58
Transgress : ERR
59
Mother of the Titans : GAEA
60
Cachet : STAMP
62
Cote sound : BAA
63
Porter on Detroit or Decatur : ITSDELOVELY
66
Kin of et al. : ETC
67
"___ million years!" : NOTINA
68
Designer of note : DIOR
69
Herbert Hoover was one : LEO
70
Chaplet : ANADEM
71
Carpenter and soldier : ANTS
Down
1
87 qts. of cranberries : BBL
2
Designer Cassini : OLEG
3
"Get ___": Porter on bail-jumping : OUTOFTOWN
4
Do some cobbling : RESOLE
5
" . . . man is not ___": Pope : AFLY
6
Kind of window : PAY
7
N Japanese city : OTARU
8
Indian bigwigs : DIWANS
9
Actress Blake : AMANDA
10
One of Rockne's Four Horsemen : LAYDEN
11
Cookout favorite : KABOB
12
McNichols, e.g. : ARENA
13
Clemson footballer : TIGER
18
Dangerous : FEARED
24
Fishgarth : WEIR
25
Dakota Indian : REE
26
Roberto's residence : CASA
27
Floyd won it in '86 : OPEN
28
Sweet one of song : IDA
32
Objective : END
34
"Don't ___": Porter on claustrophobia : FENCEMEIN
35
Grocery item : OLEO
36
Watts event: 1965 : RIOT
39
German cheer : HOCH
40
Harem room : ODA
41
Love apple : TOMATO
44
Thus: Sp. : ASI
48
Throat ailment : ANGINA
49
"___ earth?" (incredulity phrase) : WHATON
50
Nap : SIESTA
52
U.S.S.R. newspaper : PRAVDA
53
Insurgent : REBEL
54
Steamed : IRATE
55
Sky Dragon : DRACO
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Cod or haddock : GADID
60
Contract feat : SLAM
61
Gunpowder was one : PLOT
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Methyl ending : ENE
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Many wks. and mos. : YRS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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