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New York Times, Monday, May 8, 1989

Author:
Don Groat
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Don Groat has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,426

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Argo commander : JASON
6
Roughen : CHAP
10
Resound : PEAL
14
Kind of acid : AMINO
15
Flying prefix : AERO
16
Choir component : ALTO
17
"Stocking-Foot Orator" : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
20
Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
21
Remove an impression : ERASE
22
Punishments for illegal parking : FINES
24
Sneaky person : RAT
25
Blackthorn product : SLOE
26
Gaelic : ERSE
30
To be, to Cato : ESSE
34
Coal scuttle : HOD
35
Bristling : IRATE
36
"___ the Santa Fe Trail" : ALONG
37
"Where there's ___" : AWILLTHERESAWAY
40
Of the kidneys : RENAL
41
A k a : ALIAS
42
With it : HIP
43
First abode : EDEN
44
Tavern staple : BEER
45
Shaker filler : SALT
46
Engineer's compartment : CAB
49
Mandamus and habeas corpus : WRITS
51
Something to cast : SPELL
53
Hamburger garnish : ONION
55
Author of a best-selling reader : WILLIAMMCGUFFEY
60
___ cat (sandlot game) : ONEO
61
Chief Stoic : ZENO
62
Glove material : SUEDE
63
Not sloppy : NEAT
64
Sister of Ares : ERIS
65
Plumbing piece : ELBOW
Down
1
Maxilla : JAW
2
"What a good boy ___" : AMI
3
Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
4
Queued up : ONLINE
5
Babel problem : NOISE
6
Attended the party : CAME
7
Prefix with sphere : HEMI
8
Bowlike curve : ARC
9
Hearth tool : POKER
10
Prop for Groucho : PANATELA
11
Tubing joints : ELLS
12
Suits to ___ : ATEE
13
Myrna of films : LOY
18
Predicate : ASSERT
19
Nest egg for a senior cit. : IRA
22
Streamed forth : FLOWED
23
Antiseptic : IODINE
25
Lot unit : SHARE
27
She hid the spies at Jericho : RAHAB
28
Inscribed pillar : STELE
29
Spooky : EERIE
31
Who cares? : SOWHAT
32
Slowpokes : SNAILS
33
Site of the ten plagues : EGYPT
35
Not well : ILL
36
Silly person : ASS
38
Guinevere's lover : LANCELOT
39
Bug with pincers : EARWIG
45
Immoral : SINFUL
47
MacGraw of films : ALI
48
Burst of flame : BLAZE
50
Stir up : ROUSE
51
___ qua non : SINE
52
Kind of bargaining : PLEA
53
Atlanta arena : OMNI
54
Cpl. and sgt. : NCOS
55
Got the blue ribbon : WON
56
Mal de ___ : MER
57
Jan. follower : FEB
58
Nigerian native : EDO
59
Wood for bows : YEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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