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New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1991

Author:
Jean M. Hunt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jean M. Hunt has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,197

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Woman's closefitting hat : COIF
5
Improve : AMEND
10
Pen : STY
13
Caper : ANTIC
15
German engraver-painter : DURER
16
Author Levin : IRA
17
A grain ground into small pellets : PEARLBARLEY
19
Celtic sea god : LER
20
___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
21
Flourished : WAVED
23
Decorates : ADORNS
26
Domesticated : TAMED
27
Put on a happy face : SMILE
28
One in peak condition? : SCALER
30
October birthstone : OPAL
31
Bar or milking follower : STOOL
32
Concealed : HID
35
___ mater : ALMA
36
Breakwaters : PIERS
37
Antitoxins : SERA
38
Former car : REO
39
Fatigued : JADED
40
Warm up : HEAT
41
Vitamin-B complex member : NIACIN
43
___ Meir : GOLDA
44
Keats was one : ODIST
45
Indolent : OTIOSE
47
"I saw ___ a-sailing" : ASHIP
48
Sea or snake : CORAL
50
Rubber tree : ULE
51
Hibernia : EMERALDISLE
57
Caddy's contents : TEA
58
Fortification : REDAN
59
Heavens : SKIES
60
Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
61
Wading bird : STILT
62
Cupid : EROS
Down
1
Detonator : CAP
2
Single : ONE
3
Give ___ whirl (try) : ITA
4
Balsam, e.g. : FIR
5
Tarkington's "Alice ___" : ADAMS
6
Wall in, old style : MURE
7
___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
8
Society-page word : NEE
9
Mortarless construction : DRYWALL
10
Jay ___, Tonto portrayer : SILVERHEELS
11
Cornered : TREED
12
Court of a sort : YARD
14
Irish county : CLARE
18
Container for coal : BIN
22
Soul, in Sedan : AME
23
Capacious : AMPLE
24
Honolulu landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
25
Spicy stew : OLLA
26
N.M. resort : TAOS
27
Fly high : SOAR
28
Dutch genre painter : STEEN
29
Horsley's "Guns of Paradise" role : CORD
31
___ Ifni, Moroccan port : SIDI
33
Muslim decree : IRADE
34
Facts : DATA
36
Locarno ___: 1925 : PACT
37
"Go away!" : SHOO
39
Manhattan College team : JASPERS
42
IX minus VI : III
43
Embellishes : GILDS
44
Canadian physician-writer : OSLER
45
Praying figure : ORANT
46
Hindu cymbals : TAL
47
Hatchback, e.g. : AUTO
48
Ghana's monetary unit : CEDI
49
Type of test : ORAL
52
Encountered : MET
53
Presidential nickname : IKE
54
"To ___ With Love" : SIR
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A constellation : LEO
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Curve : ESS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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