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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1981

Author:
C. J. Angio
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,538

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Students & seniors
Across
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___ bleu (learned woman) : BAS
4
Where to get a gimlet : BAR
7
Kind of business : RISKY
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One of two on a schooner : MAST
13
Show senility : DOTE
14
Job for an emcee : INTRO
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B'way acronym : ANTA
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What fans do : ROOT
17
Father of Troilus : PRIAM
18
Patsy on a warship? : CARRIERPIGEON
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Dancer in "Peer Gynt" : ANITRA
22
Entered a dash : RAN
23
Blarney-stone kisser's gift : GAB
26
Nabob's bankroll : WAD
27
Small sayings that say much : ADAGES
30
Sculptor Pratt: 1867–1917 : BELA
31
Pitman specialist, for short : STENO
32
Juliet's betrothed : PARIS
33
Tailor's lobby? : VESTEDINTERESTS
38
Toward the caboose : AREAR
39
R.N., at times : EASER
40
Delta material : SILT
41
Like a martinet : STRICT
43
Group in a Barbara Eden TV program : PTA
46
Bancha is one : TEA
47
Coral of a lobster : ROE
48
Plunkett-to-Chester play : AERIAL
50
He never reigns but he pores? : STUDENTPRINCE
54
Type of reader : BASAL
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Fodder plant : TARE
57
"___ horse!" : GETA
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The chosen few : ELITE
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Relative of a foil : EPEE
60
O'Neill character : ORIN
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Opera prop : SPEAR
62
Entertainer Charles : RAY
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Huge legendary Arabian bird : ROC
Down
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Split ingredient : BANANA
2
Dramatic soprano Varnay : ASTRID
3
Follower of head or red : START
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He's no smash at a bash : BOOR
5
Where a spire sits : ATOP
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Advice to one who is superannuated : RETIRE
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Age, as cheese : RIPEN
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Purse for a geisha : INRO
9
Scorpions' weapons : STINGERS
10
Croo monkey : KRA
11
___ Kippur : YOM
12
Harsh-voiced parrot : MACAW
13
Inspiring awe : DREADED
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More incensed : IRATER
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What people in some pools save : GAS
24
Finished hang gliding : ALIT
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Striped swimmer : BASS
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Keelbill : ANI
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His goose is cooked : GONER
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Bugs ___, memorable columnist : BAER
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E.r.a., to Guidry : STAT
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Past; beyond: Prefix : PRETER
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Like the cosmos : VAST
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Extinct Indian group : ERIE
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Erstwhile Ethiopian emperor : SELASSIE
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___ chi, Oriental martial art : TAI
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Dragnet foiler : ESCAPEE
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Lawn lover's purchase : SOD
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Wobble : TEETER
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Mrs. Tanqueray's creator : PINERO
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Ploy : TACTIC
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" . . . ___ and hungry look" : ALEAN
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Straightedge : RULER
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Extreme hardship : RIGOR
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Toodle-oo : TATA
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Soft leather : NAPA
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Three-spot : TREY
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Egyptian god of pleasure : BES
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Eisenhut, e.g. : ALP

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

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