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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 1989

Author:
William Baxley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Y }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,500

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Arab garment : ABA
4
Middle European : SLAV
8
Tam-o'-shanters : CAPS
12
Celebration : GALA
14
Yugoslav coin : PARA
15
Neglects : OMITS
17
First name of a 1988 World Series hero : OREL
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Solar disk : ATEN
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New Delhi notable : RANEE
20
Babylonian king mentioned by Jeremiah : NEBUCHADREZZAR
23
Hoosier humorist : ADE
24
Distributed again : REDEALT
25
Novelist Jong et al. : ERICAS
28
Ear: Comb. form : AUR
29
Christmas song : CAROL
30
Against : ANTI
31
Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
35
French soldier-statesman: 1890-1970 : CHARLESDEGAULLE
38
Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
39
British gun : STEN
40
Napery : LINEN
41
Frat vets : SRS
42
Conduct : MANAGE
43
Famed advocate of Copernicanism : GALILEO
48
Danish country : AMT
49
Don Ameche's famous role : ALEXANDERGBELL
54
Done in : SLAIN
55
Author Wister : OWEN
56
Sheepskin book binding : ROAN
58
Devastation : HAVOC
59
King Cyaxeres was one : MEDE
60
A Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
61
Hawaiian goose : NENE
62
Whilom : ERST
63
Fasten by stitching : SEW
Down
1
Past : AGO
2
Rembrandt's "___ and Cottage" : BARN
3
Away from the wind : ALEE
4
Gaps : SPACES
5
Strip of wood : LATH
6
Kind of code : AREA
7
"I Remember Mama" playwright : VANDRUTEN
8
Prepared apples for baking : CORED
9
Bewilder : AMAZE
10
He starred in "South Pacific" : PINZA
11
Filch : STEAL
13
Game fish : ALBACORE
16
Great Spanish muralist : SERT
21
Secretary of the Interior: 1961-69 : UDALL
22
Replace a ship's sail lines : RERIG
25
Behold: Lat. : ECCE
26
Stadium cheers : RAHS
27
Kurdish is spoken here : IRAN
28
Locale of Aconcagua : ANDES
30
Home of the Houston Oilers : ASTRODOME
31
Big name in Spanish drama : QUINTERO
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Attachment to a ginglymus : ULNA
33
Russian ruler 879-912 : OLEG
34
Canadian Indian : DENE
36
Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
37
Meek as ___ : ALAMB
42
Lodestone : MAGNET
43
Long, deep cut : GASH
44
Historian Nevins : ALLAN
45
Depart : LEAVE
46
Thessalian king : IXION
47
Carter's first Director of the Budget : LANCE
50
Vase-shaped jug : EWER
51
Cincinnati athletes : REDS
52
Building sites : LOTS
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Past due : LATE
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Feminist gp. : NOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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