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New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1991

Author:
Calista Luminati
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Calista Luminati has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,152

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Students & seniors
Across
1
V.I.P. : BIGWIG
7
Tots : ADDS
11
Met in committee : SAT
14
Corrigenda : ERRATA
15
Bandbox : NEAT
16
Siècle : ERA
17
More pernicious : EVILER
18
Worship : VENERATE
20
Drives in forcibly : DINTS
21
Early minstrel-show song : JIMCROW
22
"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
23
Throb : PULSE
24
Negri rival : BARA
27
Ugly, terrifying woman : GORGON
29
___ the ocean (kind of poker) : SPITIN
31
Italian sauce : PESTO
33
Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
34
St. Paul's planner : CHRISTOPHERWREN
39
Yorkshire city : LEEDS
40
Shinto shrine gateway : TORII
41
"Three ___," 1986 film : AMIGOS
43
Place in the wrong place : MISLAY
46
Long : PINE
47
Corroded : EATEN
50
Where to see a heddle : LOOM
52
First Chief Justice : JOHNJAY
54
Monody : DIRGE
55
More mod : TRENDIER
57
Foramen; anatomical passage : MEATUS
58
"Airways ___": Dos Passos : INC
59
Netherlands town : OLST
60
Peruvian Indian : AYMARA
61
Calif. winter time : PST
62
Group of badgers : CETE
63
All one's resources : ASSETS
Down
1
Cheap cigarette, in India : BEEDI
2
Essayist Washington : IRVING
3
Yankee, below the border : GRINGO
4
A star in "The Miniver Story" : WALTERPIDGEON
5
Residents: Suffix : ITES
6
Needlefish : GAR
7
Percussion instrument : ANVIL
8
Musicologist Taylor : DEEMS
9
Costner's "___ With Wolves" : DANCES
10
Ident. on silver : STER
11
Sight in a salt marsh : SEAWATER
12
"'Tis all thou ___ . . . ": Pope : ART
13
___ Han (Korea) : TAE
19
"Dead Poets Society" star : ROBINWILLIAMS
21
Cabal : JUNTO
23
Spile : POST
25
Jack Frost's handiwork : RIME
26
"___, good nurse!": Juliet : ANON
28
Painter's paste : GESSO
30
Plaster of ___ : PARIS
32
Elect : OPT
34
Indicate approval : CLAP
35
Internal-combustion engine, for short : HEMI
36
Give another shot : REINJECT
37
Cozy : HOMEY
38
Hibernia : ERIN
42
Dotard : SENILE
44
Blood lines of a sort : AORTAE
45
Cultured product : YOGURT
48
"Life is ___ . . . ": J. Gay : AJEST
49
French pie : TARTE
51
Sights near Santa Fe : MESAS
53
Legis. bill : HDOC
54
Former Algerian rulers : DEYS
55
O'Neill from Mass. : TIP
56
Hosp. group : RNS
57
Lamb's mewl : MAA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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