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New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 1984

Author:
Silverstein
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,663

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Talk sotto voce : WHISPER
8
Outdo : SURPASS
15
Kennedy tenant : AIRLINE
16
Delta–zeta connection : EPSILON
17
TV sleuth : REMINGTONSTEELE
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Burden : DRAG
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Indian title of respect : SRI
21
Relinquish : CEDE
22
Elect : OPT
25
Pianist-comic Victor : BORGE
28
Duct : VAS
31
Summer mo. : AUG
33
Capek opus : RUR
34
Winfield weapon : BAT
37
Alternate camera shot : INTERCUT
40
Cause of an act of God : NATURE
42
Former TV cops : STARSKYANDHUTCH
44
Switch or bolt : TOGGLE
45
Fairy who married a mortal : IOLANTHE
46
Even one : ANY
47
Goof : ERR
49
Jewel : GEM
50
Hurricane center : EYE
51
Actress Cicely : TYSON
53
FICA agency : SSA
55
Spanish demonstrative : ESTA
58
“___ the land of the free” : OER
60
Something fleeting : WAFT
64
Former TV superagent : THEMANFROMUNCLE
69
Small chambers : CAMERAE
70
Stricken : DELETED
71
More underhanded : SHADIER
72
Hits the books : STUDIES
Down
1
Political division : WARD
2
Holy: Comb. form : HIER
3
“Sweet” French girl : IRMA
4
Irish county or port : SLIGO
5
Target for Crenshaw : PIN
6
B.C.E., for example : ENG
7
Soaks flax : RETS
8
Graduation candidate : SENIOR
9
Highs : UPS
10
Q–U connection : RST
11
Fragment : PIECE
12
To shelter : ALEE
13
Auctioneer’s word : SOLD
14
Snicker follower : SNEE
18
Earth is one : ORB
23
Garnish : PARSLEY
24
Tires, with “out” : TUCKERS
26
Rungs : RUNDLES
27
Billy and Martha : GRAHAMS
28
Distant view : VISTA
29
Singer-actress Susan : ANTON
30
Theatrical : STAGY
32
A memorable Lombardo : GUY
34
Small mountain : BUTTE
35
Mehitabel’s crony : ARCHY
36
Titter : TEHEE
38
Dyne’s relative : ERG
39
Pacific porgy : TAI
41
Cask : TUN
43
Eggy drink : NOG
48
His slate is clean : ROOFER
51
Subdued : TAMED
52
Abner’s father : NER
54
Bearded : AWNED
55
Catchall abbrs. : ETCS
56
Former Iranian sovereign : SHAH
57
Melodic subject : TEMA
59
Carew and Laver : RODS
61
Play opening : ACTI
62
Escape : FLEE
63
Lewis and Williams : TEDS
65
Onassis nickname : ARI
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Scot’s disapproval : NAE
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Strawberry, for one : MET
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Eskimo woman’s knife : ULU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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