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New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1984

Author:
Frances K. Schnitzer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Frances K. Schnitzer has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,599

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Students & seniors
Across
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" . . . ___ told by an idiot" : ATALE
6
Skin : PARE
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Divulge secrets : BLAB
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Palatable : SAPID
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Down with!: Fr. : ABAS
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Prefix with dynamics : AERO
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Substantiate : PROVE
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Type of Saint : LATTERDAY
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Notion, to Pierre : IDEE
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Covenant : PACT
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Small amounts : DRAMS
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Famous bonanza : COMSTOCKLODE
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Mah-jongg piece : TILE
27
Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
28
B'way hit sign : SRO
31
Matriculate : ENROLL
34
High-ranking officer : BRASSHAT
36
Secular : LAIC
37
A lettuce : COS
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Famed French actor : TATI
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Cowboy : BUCKAROO
42
Horatian creations : EPODES
44
Ingested : ATE
45
One of the Seven Dwarfs : DOC
46
___ the Red : ERIC
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___ barrel (the whole works) : LOCKSTOCKAND
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Trail of a wild animal : SPOOR
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Simians : APES
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___ of the Rat : YEAR
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Candidate proposer : NOMINATOR
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Exploiter : USER
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Diving bird : LOON
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Father of Hector : PRIAM
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Hereditary unit : GENE
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Tree trunk : BOLE
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___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
Down
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Gelatinous food mold : ASPIC
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Slow, in music : TARDO
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" . . . ___ lovely as a tree" : APOEM
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Farm animals : LIVESTOCK
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Netherlands commune : EDE
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Buckingham, e.g. : PALACE
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Taken ___ : ABACK
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Freight trains : RATTLERS
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Ballet handrail : BARRE
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"___ and the Swan" : LEDA
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Saroyan hero : ARAM
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Dandiprats : BOYS
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Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
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Kind of tax : POLL
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E. Indian herb : TIL
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Eggs, to Cicero : OVA
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Menhaden : SHAD
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Scold : RATE
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Elevator name : OTIS
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Exile island : ELBA
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Type of mile: Abbr. : NAUT
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Elmer or Grantland : RICE
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Hiss's cousin : BOO
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Place having many pens : STOCKYARD
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Crested parrot : COCKATOO
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Embellish : ADORN
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Fabulous bird : ROC
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Piccadilly Circus sight : EROS
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Flick : PIC
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Everlasting, to a poet : ETERNE
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France's longest river : LOIRE
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Bobbin : SPOOL
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Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Of birth : NATAL
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Shaw creation : DRAMA
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Cozy : SNUG
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Sit : POSE
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Presage : OMEN
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Vestment : ALB
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Audit man, for short : CPA

Answer summary: 2 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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