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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1985

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,947

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Students & seniors
Across
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
5
Smashes ashes : HEWS
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Animal org. : SPCA
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Mink yield : PELT
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Hawk's haven : AERIE
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Afrikaans : TAAL
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S.R.O. find : SEAT
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Tuscan city : MASSA
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Invitation foursome : RSVP
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Awards-night words : ENVELOPEPLEASE
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"Tell it ___ in Gath" : NOT
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Comic-strip bark : ARF
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Awards-night words : ANDTHEWINNERIS
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What time does : FLIES
33
Exposes : BARES
34
Italian author Umberto : ECO
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Cry from the sea : LAND
36
Spanish navigator Juan Díaz de ___ : SOLIS
37
Spy, sometimes : TAIL
38
Latin trio introducer : AMO
39
Famed Greek physician : GALEN
40
Hi's kin : HELLO
41
Awards-night prizes : TONYOBIEGRAMMY
44
Apt anagram for yea : AYE
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Dadaist Hans : ARP
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Awards-night prizes : OSCARGENIEEMMY
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
55
Roman household gods : LARES
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Orgy lover : ROUE
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Bonkers : DAFT
58
Chew the scenery : EMOTE
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Lanchester from London : ELSA
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Enyo's companion : ARES
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Knightly exploit : GEST
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Santa transporter : DEER
Down
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Kind of ager : TEEN
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Czech, for one : SLAV
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Gave heed : ATTENDED
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Car that's gone too far : HEAP
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Anagram for seer : ERSE
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Strand; tendril : WISP
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Routes for the Rotterdam : SEALANES
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Rake with firepower : STRAFE
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Khyber is one : PASS
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Speleologist's milieu : CAVE
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Mont Blanc, e.g. : ALP
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" . . . to consume away like ___": Psalm 39:11 : AMOTH
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Parking places : LOTS
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Cottonwood : ALAMO
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Curtain fabric : NINON
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Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
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Arab provincial governor : WALEE
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Angering : IRING
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Kingdom : REALM
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Cold adverb : ICILY
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Go it alone : SOLO
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Soho digs : FLAT
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Incurved chair support : SABERLEG
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Like some steel : TEMPERED
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"May 3, 1808" painter : GOYA
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Swift animal : HARE
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Sights at Newport : YACHTS
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Poker "bump" : RAISE
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Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
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Pelf protector : SAFE
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Tag, e.g. : GAME
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Most beautiful Olympian god : EROS
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Profit on Fleet Street : NETT
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Undercover agent : MOLE
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Thalia, e.g. : MUSE
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Class-ring inscription : YEAR
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Nabokov novel : ADA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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