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New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 1986

Author:
Edward Bobb
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Edward Bobb has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,430

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Dross : SCUM
5
Sound : VALID
10
School of whales : GAM
13
Contralto in "Eugene Onegin" : OLGA
14
Achilles, to Hector : ENEMY
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Sound's companion : SAFE
16
Cato's "I am unwilling" : NOLO
17
Levels : STEPS
18
Phone or physics preceder : AERO
19
Full of vigor : SPIRITED
21
Candle material : TALLOW
23
Lulu Bett's sister : INA
24
Wrap : STOLE
26
Aglet : TAG
29
Dr. of Laws : LLD
31
Narcotic : OPIATE
34
Endure : ABIDE
36
Needle case : ETUI
38
Long pass : BOMB
40
Sounds : PUGETANDPAMLICO
43
Energy source : ATOM
44
Alpine wind : BISE
45
Conger catcher : EELER
46
Sound : STABLE
48
Triple this for an Italian wine : EST
50
Tasman or Andaman : SEA
51
Fosters : REARS
53
Diamond stat. : ERA
55
Swinger in the 40's : HEPCAT
58
Reprove : ADMONISH
63
Indian nurse : AYAH
64
Town on Long Island : ISLIP
66
City in Nev. : ELKO
67
Sound : HALE
68
Abalone shell : ORMER
69
Cognate : AKIN
70
Suffix for enzymes : ASE
71
Sound : NOISE
72
Hindu queen : RANI
Down
1
Miller's "All My ___" : SONS
2
Hoof sound : CLOP
3
Jamaican citrus fruit : UGLI
4
New Zealand native : MAORI
5
Chaste : VESTAL
6
Pony up : ANTE
7
Yorkshire city : LEEDS
8
Tiny terror : IMP
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Utopia's antithesis : DYSTOPIA
10
Man of Man : GAEL
11
Crewcut's antithesis : AFRO
12
Sound from a Siamese : MEOW
15
Ready for marketing : SALEABLE
20
Sound : INLET
22
Fath ___, former Shah of Persia : ALI
25
Kind of periwig : TOUPEE
26
Polynesian cloth : TAPA
27
Is contiguous : ABUTS
28
Type of sleeve : GIGOT
30
Unit of fineness for nylon yarn : DENIER
32
Web : TOILS
33
Jessel role : EMCEE
35
Maneuver : DEMARCHE
37
N.F.L. six-pointers : TDS
39
Australian aborigines' rite : BORA
41
Surgical removal : ABLATION
42
Milan's subway : METRO
47
Lady Peel, to her intimates : BEA
49
Throughout, to Mehta : SEMPRE
52
Spicy game-bird dish : SALMI
54
Poetically close : ANEAR
55
Wall set in a ditch : HAHA
56
Nestling : EYAS
57
Picket : PALE
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Beckett's "Malone ___" : DIES
60
Actress Chase : ILKA
61
Hide : SKIN
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Daughter of Hagar the Horrible : HONI
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Full-house sign : SRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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