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New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1987

Author:
J. Samuel Smart
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
J. Samuel Smart has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,782

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Transport : HAUL
5
Some musical compositions : DUETS
10
Neighbor of Pelion : OSSA
14
Actress Bancroft : ANNE
15
Disease of cereals : ERGOT
16
Expensive : DEAR
17
Australian bush song : WALTZINGMATILDA
20
Unmoving : STATIC
21
Liquid for pickles : BRINE
22
Common abbr. : ETC
23
Act : PERFORM
26
Numbers man: Abbr. : CPA
29
European deer : ROES
31
English cathedral town : ELY
32
Group of eight : OCTAD
34
Rope for Tarzan : LIANE
37
Father of Menelaus : ATREUS
38
Machine for making yarn : SPINNINGWHEEL
41
Relative of mimosa : ACACIA
42
Natasha Rostova's friend : SONYA
43
Proofreader's mark : CARET
44
Means of access : KEY
45
Does farm work : MOWS
49
Greek letter : ETA
50
Repeat : ITERATE
54
A feast ___ famine : ORA
55
Frighten : SCARE
57
Greeted : HAILED
59
Moslem ascetic : WHIRLINGDERVISH
63
Durant, e.g. : AUTO
64
Contention : CLAIM
65
Westernmost of the Aleutians : ATTU
66
Recondite : DEEP
67
Condor's home : EYRIE
68
Eliot of "The Untouchables" : NESS
Down
1
Mooring rope : HAWSER
2
Yellowish-red dye : ANATTO
3
Loosen, as boots : UNLACE
4
Native of Riga : LETT
5
Apply antifreeze : DEICE
6
Vase : URN
7
Leghorn's largess : EGG
8
Hoyden : TOMBOY
9
Belle or Bart : STARR
10
Aesir V.I.P. : ODIN
11
Person chosen : SELECTEE
12
Mournful : SAD
13
Southern constellation : ARA
18
Energy : ZIP
19
A grass grown for hay : TIMOTHY
24
Italian painter: 1575-1642 : RENI
25
Crewman of the Pequod : FLENSER
27
Vintner Masson : PAUL
28
Newspaper items, for short : ADS
30
Cut : SLICE
33
Elite : CREAM
35
First : INITIAL
36
Literary collection : ANA
37
Wheat beard : AWN
38
"Go away, grimalkin!" : SCAT
39
Hanger-on : PARASITE
40
"Maja" painter : GOYA
41
Expert : ACE
44
With intensity : KEENLY
46
Limestone formation : OOLITE
47
Wrenches : WRESTS
48
Hindu holy men : SADHUS
51
Instant : TRICE
52
Subject : THEME
53
Attention : EAR
56
Cut short : CROP
58
___ IV, first czar : IVAN
59
Ball of cotton : WAD
60
Vietnamese seaport : HUE
61
Needlefish : GAR
62
Twice CCLI : DII

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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