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New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 1982

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,928

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Lab vial : AMPULE
7
Stems : ARRESTS
14
Lengthy downpour : SOAKER
15
Old term for a pirate : SEATHIEF
17
One on the square : STRAIGHTSHOOTER
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Gumshoes : TECS
20
Vein's glory : ORE
21
Butterfingers' exclamation : OOPS
22
John Wayne's last film : THESHOOTIST
27
Author Bellow : SAUL
28
Planes : SMOOTHS
32
___ rule (normally) : ASA
35
Dandelion or cat's-ear : WEED
37
More than one : PLURAL
38
Murrow's "See ___" : ITNOW
40
One of the Carolines : YAP
42
"___ far, far better thing . . . " : ITISA
43
Norway spruce : REDFIR
45
"Gil ___" : BLAS
47
Lacking : SHY
48
More rapid : SWIFTER
50
Dog star : ASTA
52
Perform a navigator's function : SHOOTTHESUN
56
SST word : MACH
59
Use a shuttle : TAT
60
Film fragment : CLIP
62
Has a bull session : SHOOTSTHEBREEZE
67
This devil loves to revel : CAROUSER
68
Hood on a Londoner's car : BONNET
69
Pounds : BATTERS
70
___ de cachet : LETTRE
Down
1
ADC : ASST
2
Polyphonic composition : MOTET
3
Torrefy : PARCH
4
Fiats : UKASES
5
Oahu garland : LEI
6
Unit of work : ERG
7
Don Sutton is one : ASTRO
8
Adjusts for D.S.T. : RESETS
9
Collegian's "Bravo!" : RAH
10
Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
11
Showdown in the Old West : SHOOTOUT
12
Opera director Capobianco : TITO
13
Exude : SEEP
16
Revs. : FRS
18
Festive Irish party : HOOLEY
23
"I ___ open eyes . . . ": Hodgson : SAWWITH
24
"River of Perfumes" in Vietnam : HUE
25
Bottle occupant in a Stevenson tale : IMP
26
Minor ballet dancer : SOLISTE
29
Speaker of the A.L. : TRIS
30
Diner specialty : HASH
31
Do in : SLAY
32
Haughtiness : AIRS
33
Predicament : STEW
34
"The King ___" : ANDI
36
Small portion : DAB
39
Twig : OFFSHOOT
41
Nebraska stream : PLATTE
44
Early Olds transport : REO
46
Leftover of a sort : ASH
49
Cad : ROTTER
51
"The ___ of Man": Bronowski : ASCENT
53
Himalayan wild goats : TAHRS
54
Abounding in: Suffix : ULENT
55
Author of "My Life in Court" : NIZER
56
M.I.T. bestowal : MSC
57
Jezebel's spouse : AHAB
58
Cain temptress : CORA
61
Fountain or Rose : PETE
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Royal Egyptian nickname : TUT
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Memphis-to-Mobile dir. : SSE
65
About 87 qts. of cranberries : BBL
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Hind : ROE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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