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New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1986

Author:
John Brobst
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,292

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Students & seniors
Across
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
5
Accompanying : WITH
9
Rum cake : BABA
13
"Comus" composer : ARNE
14
Plaintiff : USEE
15
Strips : PEELS
16
One-fifth of MDXXV : CCCV
17
Roll of names : ROTA
18
"___, c'est moi": Louis XIV : LETAT
19
Social event: Mar. 30, 1986 : THEEASTERPARADE
22
Memorable slugger : RUTH
23
Play around : TOY
24
Make seams and darts : SEW
25
"___ o' My Heart" : PEG
26
"___ Eden": Steinbeck : EASTOF
29
Vandalize : MAR
31
Unit of work : ERG
32
Fearful : AFRAID
36
This turns to thoughts of love in the spring : AYOUNGMANSFANCY
40
Type of computer : ANALOG
41
Cry of contempt : POH
42
Golf gadget : TEE
43
Forest product : TIMBER
45
Nautical dir. : SBE
47
Diner or sleeper : CAR
50
"My gal" of songdom : SAL
51
Nymph who pined away : ECHO
53
Hammerstein's spring harbinger : AROBINONTHEWING
59
French secondary school : LYCEE
60
Eye: Comb. form : OCUL
61
School or collar : ETON
62
Tier of a sort : LACER
63
Virgil's family name : MARO
64
An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
65
Shortly : ANON
66
Rational : SANE
67
Seattle ___ of racing fame : SLEW
Down
1
Agreement : PACT
2
London's Marble ___ : ARCH
3
Suffix with resist : ANCE
4
Famous springtime rider : REVERE
5
Sausage : WURST
6
Line on a weather map : ISOTHERM
7
Mal de ___ (headache) : TETE
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___ and flowers : HEARTS
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Lager : BEER
10
Philippine aborigines : AETAS
11
Dashing young man : BLADE
12
In ___ (agitated) : ASTEW
15
Hockey event in the spring : PLAYOFF
20
Sept. preceder : AUG
21
Dead Sea product : POTASH
25
Malay outrigger : PROA
27
Wide open, as a mouth : AGAPE
28
___ Diavolo : FRA
29
Bleating sound : MAA
30
Author Rand : AYN
31
Character in a Beatles song : EGGMAN
33
Poker stake : ANTE
34
"___ Palace": Ferber : ICE
35
Anil product : DYE
37
Finally: Abbr. : ULT
38
More clamorous : NOISIER
39
Marquand's "Point of ___" : NORETURN
44
Spring sights : BLOOMS
45
Ursula Andress film: 1964 : SHE
46
Arbors : BOWERS
47
Type of lily : CALLA
48
Indo-European : ARYAN
49
Italian saint : ROCCO
52
Daphnis' love : CHLOE
54
"I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
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Athletic org. : NCAA
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Type of print: Abbr. : ITAL
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City in Alaska : NOME
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Bite like a beaver : GNAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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