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New York Times, Wednesday, August 22, 1984

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { C F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,706

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Brewers’ needs : HOPS
5
Like some college buildings : IVIED
10
Snow remover : PLOW
14
To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
15
Wife of Elimelech : NAOMI
16
“Oh, ___ cook . . . ” : IAMA
17
Emu’s cousin : RHEA
18
Time for “Mood Indigo”? : BLUEMONDAY
20
Kind of market : SELLERS
22
Buglers, in the morning : WAKERS
23
Parts of yrs. : HRS
24
Lecher’s look : LEER
26
N.Z. is one : ISL
27
Rod used by a Torah reader : YAD
28
Overcomes orally : OUTTALKS
33
Lease anew : RELET
36
Invites : ASKS
37
Food regimen : DIET
38
Banish : EXILE
39
Apoidea member : BEE
40
Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
41
Medicine container : VIAL
42
Seas, in Sedan : MERS
43
Special field of interest : REALM
44
Pine cone : STROBILE
46
___-aller (last resort) : PIS
47
Mich. neighbor : WIS
48
Dismal, in Scotland : DREE
50
“You ___ My Sunshine” : ARE
53
Martens : SABLES
56
Morally bound : OBLIGED
58
Gardener’s handy helper? : GREENTHUMB
61
Cause of ruin : BANE
62
Scandinavian assembly : TING
63
Picture holder : EASEL
64
Actor Dixon : IVAN
65
Back talk : SASS
66
Lunar stage : PHASE
67
Hideaways : DENS
Down
1
Astringent : HARSH
2
Colette’s “The ___ One” : OTHER
3
Undresses, informally : PEELS
4
Railroad-car closure : SEAL
5
Not acquired : INBRED
6
“La ___ des Toréadors” : VALSE
7
Gambler’s mark : IOU
8
Scottish uncle : EME
9
Nincompoops : DIMWITS
10
Drinks for blushing brides? : PINKLADIES
11
Dip : LADE
12
Persian poet : OMAR
13
What Mrs. Browning counted : WAYS
19
Kiln : OAST
21
Cheer : ELATE
25
Kin of cherry wine : ROSERED
27
Shore bird with jaundiced limbs? : YELLOWLEGS
29
Haw. instruments : UKES
30
Ohio city : LIMA
31
___ over (faint) : KEEL
32
Dam up : STEM
33
Part of r.p.m. : REVS
34
Sign in a theater : EXIT
35
Tale twister : LIAR
36
Third man : ABEL
40
Sprite or gazelle : ARIEL
42
Slip : MISSTEP
45
___-aimé (beloved) : BIEN
46
Rounded little stone : PEBBLE
49
Certain apples : ROMES
50
Century plant : AGAVE
51
French historian: 1823–92 : RENAN
52
Paradisical regions : EDENS
53
Bosses of cpls. : SGTS
54
Price forte : ARIA
55
Franklin and Gazzara : BENS
57
Footnote abbr. : IBID
59
Triumphant cry : HAH
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N.A. land : USA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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