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Eileen Lexau
Eileen Lexau

New York Times, Tuesday, March 26, 1991

Author:
Eileen Lexau
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eileen Lexau has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,113

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Indian tourist mecca : AGRA
5
Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
9
Tried for office : RAN
12
A custard dessert: Sp. : FLAN
13
Gambling-hall cry : BINGO
15
Dorothy Gale's dog : TOTO
16
Lowest level : ROCKBOTTOM
18
Grayish brown : ECRU
19
Tune : MELODY
20
Baking dish : RAMEKIN
22
Look at : EYE
23
Getting along : FARING
24
Sulkies : CARTS
27
Before: Prefix : PRE
28
Ground grain : MEAL
30
Disney's inventive mouse : AMOS
31
Pod inhabitant : PEA
32
Wheel man : FERRIS
34
Dry, as wine : SEC
35
Fatty : PINGUID
37
___ volente : DEO
38
Turkish capital : ANKARA
40
Suffix with social : IST
41
Prefix with cycle or ton : MEGA
42
Fla. county : DADE
43
O'Neill work : ILE
44
Goof : BONER
45
"___, Satan!" : BEGONE
47
A Mascagni opera, for short : CAV
48
Help for a troubled S.&L. : BAILOUT
50
Stipend : SALARY
53
Jamaican citrus fruit : UGLI
54
Stern; unyielding : ROCKRIBBED
57
Sort papers : FILE
58
Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
59
Floor covering, for short : LINO
60
Vaudevillian Eddie : FOY
61
Sicilian spouter : ETNA
62
Basic Latin verb : ESSE
Down
1
Eur. neighbor : AFR
2
Steal: Slang : GLOM
3
Ethnic group : RACE
4
Some socks : ANKLETS
5
Dwelling : ABODE
6
Eugene or Gary : CITY
7
Explosive : TNT
8
Greek marketplaces : AGORAE
9
Certain flowering layout : ROCKGARDEN
10
Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
11
Speech part : NOUN
14
Tentmaking poet : OMAR
15
Adolescent : TEENER
17
They will be themselves : BOYS
21
Acted without words : MIMED
23
Package stamp : FRAGILE
24
Señor's home : CASA
25
Improve : AMEND
26
Hybrid music : ROCKABILLY
27
Write : PEN
29
Loyal subject : LIEGE
31
Actress Zadora : PIA
32
Appropriate : FIT
33
Emulate a lark : SOAR
35
Response to "Grazie!" : PREGO
36
Exploit : USE
39
Type of penguin : ADELIE
41
Kind of church feast : MOVABLE
43
Chant : INTONE
44
South Pacific island : BALI
46
Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
47
Perlman role on "Cheers" : CARLA
48
Shine : BUFF
49
Premium on exchange : AGIO
50
Peel : SKIN
51
Batters' stats. : RBIS
52
Urges : YENS
55
Singer Stevens from London : CAT
56
Female deer : DOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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