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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Saturday, March 7, 1987

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,633

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Unit of power : WATT
5
TV offerings : SOAPS
10
Printer's direction : STET
14
Enough, to FitzGerald : ENOW
15
Debate : ARGUE
16
___ Nostra : COSA
17
Biblical retribution : ATOOTHFORATOOTH
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Burrow : RATHOLE
21
Cabal member : PLOTTER
22
Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
23
Restraints : LEASHES
24
Breathe stertorously : SNORE
27
Kind of shrew : ERD
28
Tree farms : WOODLOTS
31
Legislative V.I.P. : WHIP
35
Fully accoutered : ARMEDTOTHETEETH
39
Germ : SEED
40
Behaved : DEMEANED
41
Greek letter : PSI
44
Boscs : PEARS
45
Transitory : PASSING
49
Round, flat bread : PITA
51
Analgesic compound : ASPIRIN
52
Most promptly : SOONEST
55
Narrowest of margins : SKINOFONESTEETH
57
Mal de ___ (headache) : TETE
58
Sautés : FRIES
59
Portico : STOA
60
Female ovines : EWES
61
Medicinal plant : SENNA
62
Indian title of respect : SHRI
Down
1
Deteriorate gradually : WEAR
2
Piers : ANTAS
3
Delectable : TOOTHSOME
4
Ambidextrous : TWOHANDED
5
Comedian Mort : SAHL
6
Colorful fish : ORFE
7
Past : AGO
8
Imperial power : PURPLE
9
Sizing substance : SEALER
10
The Bruce's men : SCOTS
11
Dentifrice, with 45 Down : TOOTH
12
A Lauder : ESTEE
13
Wild goats : TAHRS
18
Part of a Mary Johnston title : TOHOLD
19
Bufo, e.g. : TOAD
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Nonsense! : ROT
26
D.D.E.'s arena : ETO
28
Used to be : WAS
29
Crude metal : ORE
30
Norm: Abbr. : STD
31
Fatigue : WEARINESS
32
Symbols of scarcity : HENSTEETH
33
Resident of: Suffix : ITE
34
Academic deg. : PHD
36
Drill sergeant's word : HEP
37
Uncle, in Ayr : EME
38
Hot-drink dispenser : TEAPOT
41
N.M. Indian : PIRO
42
Evinces disdain : SNIFFS
43
Disregard : IGNORE
45
See 11 Down : PASTE
46
Out of kilter : ASKEW
47
Malice : SPITE
48
Math ratios : SINES
50
Mary or John J. : ASTOR
52
Observed : SEEN
53
Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
54
Cambodian's neighbor : THAI
56
Author Anaïs : NIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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