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New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1985

Author:
Mary C. Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Mary Cee Whitten has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,006

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Astringent : ALUM
5
Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
10
Oolong and hyson : TEAS
14
Motion picture : CINE
15
Bea Arthur's TV series : MAUDE
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Atlanta arena : OMNI
17
Joan Rivers creation : HEIDIABROMOWITZ
20
Understanding between nations : ENTENTE
21
Sea cow : MANATEE
22
Gentlemen : SIRS
24
Neither's partner : NOR
25
A New Zealander : MAORI
29
Perceive : SEE
31
Plumbing problem : DRIP
35
Declare sans proof : ALLEGE
37
Colorless : DRAB
40
Latin mouths : ORA
41
Jackie Gleason creation : JOETHEBARTENDER
44
Stop ___ dime : ONA
45
Jogger's gait : TROT
46
Stritch or May : ELAINE
47
Lease : RENT
49
Jewel or muffin : GEM
51
Secret : INNER
52
"___ Pinafore" : HMS
55
Mild expletive : DARN
57
Wall and Broad : STREETS
61
Most morose : SADDEST
66
Edgar Bergen creation : CHARLIEMCCARTHY
68
Yen : URGE
69
Con man : CROOK
70
Before long : ANON
71
Membership charges : DUES
72
Odist of note : KEATS
73
Stare in amazement : GAPE
Down
1
Yearn : ACHE
2
Legal claim : LIEN
3
Military group : UNIT
4
Ancient Persian's neighbor : MEDE
5
Violinmaker : AMATI
6
Cavalry swords : SABERS
7
"Ben ___" : HUR
8
Ancient land : EDOM
9
Supply with a new crew : REMAN
10
In the direction of : TOWARD
11
Give off : EMIT
12
Feed the kitty : ANTE
13
Dimension : SIZE
18
Self-awareness : INSIGHT
19
Yoko Lennon, née ___ : ONO
23
Quieted medically : SEDATED
25
Hoople or Barbara : MAJOR
26
By oneself : ALONE
27
St. Bonaventure's neighbor : OLEAN
28
Soak flax : RET
30
Goof : ERR
32
"The Thinker" maker : RODIN
33
Castle famed for dancing : IRENE
34
Kitchen knife : PARER
36
Poet's always : EER
38
Consumed : ATE
39
"Johnny ___," 1948 film : BELINDA
42
Marsh : BOG
43
Actress Fabray, to friends : NAN
48
"___ No Business . . . " : THERES
50
Army mule, e.g. : MASCOT
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Ferrer or Brooks : MEL
54
Lacrosse item : STICK
56
Rows in a garment factory : RACKS
57
Glide : SCUD
58
By way of, for short : THRU
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Storm : RAGE
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Withered : SERE
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Tow : DRAG
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Lab burner : ETNA
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Store : SHOP
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River in England : TYNE
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Bird of yore : MOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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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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