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New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 1983

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,208

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Sunken fence : HAHA
5
Amongst : AMID
9
Sharp blow : SLAP
13
At the apex : ATOP
14
Eat sumptuously : DINE
15
Citrus fruits : LIMES
17
Frolic : ROMP
18
Seed cover : ARIL
19
Exalt : ELATE
20
Right : PREROGATIVE
23
Choice marble : TAW
24
Single : ONE
25
Serves the purpose : AVAILS
27
Proficient : ADEPT
30
Became void : LAPSED
33
Loud noise : ROAR
34
Abatements : REMISSIONS
38
Seed sacs : ASCI
39
Scent : AROMA
40
His Rose was Irish : ABIE
41
Type of psychology : BEHAVIORAL
43
Corn cake : PONE
44
Samples : TASTES
45
In the lead : AHEAD
46
Mythical woodland deities : SILENI
49
Gold, in Granada : ORO
50
Hematite, e.g. : ORE
51
Neutral : INDIFFERENT
58
N.J. hockey player : DEVIL
60
News item, for short : OBIT
61
Reputation : ODOR
62
Part of a fishline : SNELL
63
Met basso : DENE
64
Annul : UNDO
65
Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
66
Yaks and zebus : OXEN
67
Uttered : SAID
Down
1
A symbol of Ireland : HARP
2
Suffix with origin : ATOR
3
One of the bases : HOME
4
Right : APPROPRIATE
5
Saw : ADAGE
6
Star in Cetus : MIRA
7
Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
8
Specialized food shop : DELI
9
Green articles in a song : SLEEVES
10
Like Abner : LIL
11
Teacher of Stradivari : AMATI
12
Flower part : PETAL
16
Stitches : SEWS
21
Canadian prov. : ONT
22
Serf : VASSAL
26
Morally neutral : ADIAPHOROUS
27
Bedouin : ARAB
28
Pharmaceutical amount : DOSE
29
Every : EACH
30
Dormouse : LEROT
31
Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
32
Arizona Indians : PIMAS
34
Byproduct of a vineyard : RAISIN
35
Woodwind : OBOE
36
Jazz singer Simone : NINA
37
Source : SEED
42
Flavoring from orchids : VANILLA
45
Part of "to be" : ARE
46
Puts down turf : SODS
47
Goddess of peace : IRENE
48
Even : LEVEL
49
Frequently : OFTEN
52
Exemplar of extinction : DODO
53
Mountain goat : IBEX
54
Superior in quality : FINE
55
Millay : EDNA
56
Intricate or difficult plots : NODI
57
Trampled : TROD
59
"___ Be Seeing You" : ILL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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