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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 1985

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,933

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Joshua's co-survivor : CALEB
6
He wrote "Pink Marsh" : ADE
9
Acapulco aunts : TIAS
13
Fatuous : INANE
14
"___ Me," 1964 song : DANG
16
Part of the forearm : ULNA
17
The city : CASABLANCA
19
C ___ Charlie : ASIN
20
Logger's implement : ADZ
21
Immeasurable periods : EONS
22
Guenon monkeys : MONAS
24
Crandall and Ennis of baseball : DELS
26
See 49 Down : GOESBY
28
Niihau neckwear : LEI
30
Subject on a slide : AMOEBA
32
Fruits of a rabbitwood : OILNUTS
34
The captain : RENAULT
37
Within: Comb. form : ENTO
38
Inspected for a heist : CASED
41
Comedienne Charlotte : RAE
42
Milieu for Jaques : ARDEN
43
Timetable abbrs. : EDTS
44
The competitor : FERRARI
46
Be appropriate : PERTAIN
48
Bovine hybrid : CATALO
52
Chicken ___ reine : ALA
53
The rogue : UGARTE
56
Enzyme endings : ASES
57
Word in the Kansas motto : ASTRA
59
Fonda role : EARP
61
File clerk's need : TAB
62
Actress Harrow : LISA
63
The expatriate : RICKBLAINE
66
Yemeni capital : ADEN
67
Old Danish coins : ORAE
68
Always: Ger. : IMMER
69
"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
70
Mo. immortalized by Jolson : APR
71
Weimar Republic's first president : EBERT
Down
1
Harvest fly : CICADA
2
Chaplet : ANADEM
3
The patriot : LASZLO
4
Queen of Alfonso XIII : ENA
5
Daniels of silents : BEBE
6
Hersey locale : ADANO
7
"___ Arabe," from "Casse-Noisette" : DANSE
8
Ref. book : ENC
9
Malay honorific : TUAN
10
The lady : ILSALUND
11
A liqueur : ANISETTE
12
___ Antonio : SAN
15
Steinitz or Danish : GAMBIT
18
Boston's airport : LOGAN
23
Olive ___, often seized by Bluto : OYL
25
Least saturated : SEREST
27
Shoe-factory employee : SOLER
29
"His Eye ___ the Sparrow" : ISON
31
Kind of fellow : BED
33
Marine snail : NERITA
35
The Omni, e.g. : ARENA
36
Defunct Mideast org. : UAR
38
Onion for Ovid : CEPA
39
Capital of South Australia : ADELAIDE
40
The major : STRASSER
42
Screw pine : ARA
44
Mozart hero : FIGARO
45
Sarcastic : ACERB
47
Gold: Abbr. : AUR
49
With 26 Across, the song : ASTIME
50
Not so blubbery : LEANER
51
A Sitwell : OSBERT
54
Précis : RECAP
55
He accepts a bet : TAKER
58
Zip : TANG
60
Knee-bend by McBride : PLIE
62
Chem. room : LAB
64
Gen. Eaker : IRA
65
Diplomatic V.I.P. : AMB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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