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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1990

Author:
Betty Hinman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Betty Hinman has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,862

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Misplaced : LOST
5
Little bits : DABS
9
Icon : IMAGE
14
Painter nicknamed "The Cornish Wonder" : OPIE
15
Director Kazan : ELIA
16
Rich man : NABOB
17
Start of a quip : MATRIMONY
19
Trap : SNARE
20
Radcliffers of yesteryear : ALUMNAE
21
Phantom : SPECTER
23
What a ques. seeks : ANS
24
Alas, in Munich : ACH
25
Henry ___, Thackeray hero : ESMOND
29
Quip: Part II : CANTURNA
34
West German river : RHINE
35
Rooster on a spire : VANE
36
Norse goddess of healing : EIR
37
Quip: Part III : RAKE
38
Placards : SIGNS
39
Teen problem : ACNE
40
Horatian creation : ODE
41
Zeno's birthplace : ELEA
42
Quip: Part IV : INTOA
43
Spartan admiral : LYSANDER
46
Singer John and namesakes : ELTONS
47
Danish weight : VOG
48
Native of Panay : ATI
49
Hindus' Holy City, now called Varanasi : BENARES
53
Nap : SHUTEYE
58
In re : ANENT
59
End of the quip : LAWNMOWER
61
Shirley or Edwin : BOOTH
62
Jai ___ : ALAI
63
Become firm : JELL
64
Actress Francesca : ANNIS
65
Judge's bench : BANC
66
Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
Down
1
Glen Gray's Casa ___ orchestra : LOMA
2
Fiery gemstone : OPAL
3
In ___ (in place) : SITU
4
Tenure : TERM
5
Insist upon, as payment : DEMAND
6
Shade of green : ALOES
7
Hamper's cousin : BIN
8
Remarks : SAYS
9
Entomologist's interest : INSECT
10
Dr. Fu ___ : MANCHU
11
Blind as ___ : ABAT
12
Skirt feature : GORE
13
Legendary Irish king : EBER
18
Foolish : INANE
22
What glaziers take with their work : PANES
25
Flynn of flicks : ERROL
26
Umbrageous : SHADY
27
Hammer and Wallace : MIKES
28
Unit : ONE
29
Wilt the Stilt was one : CAGER
30
___ Eleanor Roosevelt : ANNA
31
Right-hand page : RECTO
32
Sheer fabric : NINON
33
Regions : AREAS
35
Despicable : VILE
38
Bulrush : SEDGE
39
Picnic pest : ANT
42
"Topless towers" kingdom : ILIUM
44
Lemmon film: 1972 : AVANTI
45
Radio's Pam and Jerry : NORTHS
46
Cultural : ETHNIC
48
Nile dam : ASWAN
49
Rum cake : BABA
50
Town NE of Cincinnati : ENON
51
Broadway light : NEON
52
A piece of the rock : SLAB
54
Japanese leader Hideki: 1885-1948 : TOJO
55
Pitcher : EWER
56
Shout : YELL
57
A first name in mystery : ERLE
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Pie ___ mode : ALA

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

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