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New York Times, Monday, July 19, 1982

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,941

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Golf stroke : BAFF
5
Brazilian dance : SAMBA
10
Fly rapidly : FLIT
14
Winglike : ALAR
15
Dress carefully : PREEN
16
Facilitation : EASE
17
Doing nothing : IDLE
18
Steinbeck novel : EASTOFEDEN
20
Bread warmers : TOASTERS
22
Standish's rival : ALDEN
23
"Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
24
Small opening : PORE
26
Dull sound : THUMP
29
Married sleuths of fiction : THENORTHS
34
Abe's adjective : HONEST
36
"Chances ___," Mathis hit : ARE
37
Sorrow : WOE
38
Destruction : RUIN
39
Author Toffler : ALVIN
41
"___ le roi!" : VIVE
42
Time-zone abbr. : EST
43
Caviar : ROE
44
Salted a road : DEICED
46
Military school since 1802 : WESTPOINT
50
People of action : DOERS
51
Diner sign : EATS
52
Handy Latin abbr. : ETAL
54
Seaman's "Halt!" : AVAST
57
Like some cartoons : ANIMATED
61
Calhoun was one : SOUTHERNER
64
Lacerated : TORE
65
Ceramic square : TILE
66
Flat-topped hill : BUTTE
67
Thor's father : ODIN
68
Shebat follower : ADAR
69
Army biggies : BRASS
70
U.S. bombs : ROCS
Down
1
Sea worms at times : BAIT
2
Ray of the reels : ALDO
3
White House woofer : FALA
4
College rookies : FRESHMEN
5
Celerity : SPEED
6
Bible peak : ARARAT
7
Midshipman's meal : MESS
8
Pimlico transaction : BET
9
Up: Prefix : ANO
10
Antenna : FEELER
11
Angel, once : LADD
12
"Video" translation : ISEE
13
Neighbor of N.C. : TENN
19
Card game : FARO
21
"Lights out" signal : TAPS
24
Persian pixie : PERI
25
Standing : ONEND
26
Hurled : THREW
27
Wilson's adviser : HOUSE
28
Textbook parts : UNITS
30
Winter ___, Fla. : HAVEN
31
Doubly : TWICE
32
Circle above : HOVER
33
Agronomist's purchase : SEEDS
35
Gypsy's card : TAROT
40
Lane seen in a strip : LOIS
41
Criminal : VIOLATOR
45
Netherlands export : EDAM
47
Bed canopy : TESTER
48
Forest trail : PATH
49
Beliefs : TENETS
53
Akron-to-Detroit shipment : TIRES
54
Movie cutie: 1934–47 : ASTA
55
Null's partner : VOID
56
Great hall, in Hamburg : AULA
57
Goddess worshiped by Ramses II : ANTA
58
Fuss : TODO
59
Heiden or Hoffer : ERIC
60
Private rooms : DENS
62
Dwindle : EBB
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Capek classic : RUR

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

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