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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1992

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Norman S. Wizer has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,542

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Lock of hair : TRESS
6
Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
10
Jupiter : JOVE
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Surveillance : WATCH
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Bates or Hale : ALAN
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Summit : APEX
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Rectangular pillars : ANTAE
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Crosspiece : RUNG
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Character builder? : GENE
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Place for philatelists? : STAMPINGGROUNDS
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Dame Myra : HESS
24
A constellation : ARA
25
Gather together : MUSTER
29
Surplus : OVERAGE
33
___ den Linden : UNTER
34
Minty herb : SAGE
36
Div. of time : CEN
37
Wears orthopedic shoes? : STANDSCORRECTED
41
One, to Hans : EIN
42
Receipts : TAKE
43
End of a lariat : NOOSE
44
Pastry or pudding : DESSERT
47
Made night noises : SNORED
48
Mao ___-tung : TSE
49
London district : SOHO
51
Provides a king-size bunk? : GIVESAWIDEBERTH
59
Concept : IDEA
60
Wise men : MAGI
61
Gene Tierney role : LAURA
62
Heap : LOAD
63
Sea eagles : ERNS
64
Fragrant compound : ESTER
65
Triple Entente nation : ALLY
66
Musical sign : REST
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Contest prize : STAKE
Down
1
Start of a C. Moore poem : TWAS
2
Bombast : RANT
3
Kett of the comics : ETTA
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Con game : SCAM
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Flock guardian : SHEPHERD
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Merits : EARNS
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Garden pests : SLUGS
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Squealed : SANG
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Printmaker : ENGRAVER
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Large cat : JAGUAR
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Sign on a store door : OPEN
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Ply one's wares : VEND
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Former spouses : EXES
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Comparative suffix : IER
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Pay dirt : ORE
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Pondered : MUSED
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Let loose : UNTIE
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Laurel and Musial : STANS
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Take ___ (rest) : TEN
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Windigo : OGRE
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Thespian : ACTOR
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Silly people : GEESE
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Over : ENDED
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Ella's forte : SCAT
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Copacetic : AOK
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Banner : STREAMER
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Elevates : ENNOBLES
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Companion of bill : COO
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Beau : STEADY
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Tee preceder : ESS
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Haggard novel : SHE
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Omens : SIGNS
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Poet : ODIST
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Kind of monster : GILA
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Adored one : IDOL
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Calf : VEAL
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Hard or soft : WARE
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Sunrise spot : EAST
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___ Lee of "Funny Face" : RUTA
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Arduous journey : TREK
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Leveret, e.g. : HARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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