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New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 1983

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,286

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Kind of theater : AMPHI
6
Group of eight : OCTAD
11
Long-tailed ape : KRA
14
Joint of lamb : BARON
15
George Meredith heroine : RHODA
16
Hide ___ hair : NOR
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Tizzies : SNITS
18
John Philip Sousa : MARCHKING
20
Genetic component, for short : DNA
21
Snare : GIN
22
Line, in Lyon : LIGNE
23
Midlothian monikers : MACS
24
Prohibit legally : ESTOP
27
What some dieters want to be : THIN
28
100 square meters : ARE
29
Storehouse : ARSENAL
31
Asian holiday : TET
32
Florentine painter-sculptor : GIOTTO
34
El ___ (Sp: "The Gilded Man") : DORADO
36
Leading : INFRONT
38
Almond-flavored liqueur : RATAFIA
41
Shackle : PINION
43
She sang "Ode to Billy Joe" : GENTRY
44
___ masqué : BAL
46
Largest of the penguins : EMPEROR
48
Bladed tool : HOE
49
"Yes, ___": S. Davis Jr. book : ICAN
51
Ottoman Empire founder : OSMAN
52
Layers : HENS
53
"Funny Girl" composer : STYNE
55
U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
56
Suffix with dull : ARD
57
Good ___ (Elizabeth I) : QUEENBESS
60
Peacockish : PROUD
62
Former Cairo initials : UAR
63
"Flying Down ___" : TORIO
64
"Every man may be ___": Chesterfield : ARAKE
65
Urban RR's : ELS
66
Burst of activity : SPASM
67
"Red ___," comic strip : RYDER
Down
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Certain degrees : ABS
2
Variety of orange : MANDARIN
3
Edwin Booth : PRINCEOFPLAYERS
4
___ a pistol : HOTAS
5
Electees : INS
6
Hit ___ (at random) : ORMISS
7
Recited monotonously : CHANTED
8
Rocky peak : TOR
9
Mil. aide : ADC
10
Arlene or Roald : DAHL
11
Traveling salesman : KNIGHTOFTHEROAD
12
Presidential nickname : RONNIE
13
Silvery : ARGENT
19
Do-it-yourself item : KIT
21
Apache chief : GERONIMO
23
Trio from Matthew : MAGI
25
___ about : ONOR
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Ideals : PARAGONS
29
Redress : ATONE
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By and by : LATER
33
Prefix with cycle : TRI
35
Rather or Aykroyd : DAN
37
A-one : TOPS
39
Wellington : IRONDUKE
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Some votes : AYES
42
Just punishment : NEMESIS
44
Thick, creamy soup : BISQUE
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True : ACTUAL
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Poet John Crowe ___ : RANSOM
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Norfolk-to-Newark dir. : NNE
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Pillage : HARRY
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Tolkien creatures : ENTS
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Sock : BOP
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Greek or Roman : ERA
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What concerns Watson : PAR
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German article : DER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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