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New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1985

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,055

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Students & seniors
Across
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Chit-chats : GABS
5
Grinder : MOLAR
10
Egyptian cross : ANKH
14
Noose : LOOP
15
Friend of Pietro : AMICO
16
Bayes or Charles : NORA
17
Double preposition : INTO
18
Explosive liq. : NITRO
19
Cow-headed goddess : ISIS
20
Like a fuddy-duddy : BEHINDTHETIMES
23
Rental agreement : LEASE
24
Greek letter : ETA
25
Ruler or industrialist : KAISER
28
Babble : PRATTLE
32
___ Thong, Thailand province : ANG
33
He lied to Othello : IAGO
36
Director Mervyn : LEROY
37
Problem for fuddy-duddies : KEEPINGUPTODATE
41
Susan, of songdom : ANTON
42
African fox : ASSE
43
Mongrel : CUR
44
"Hart to Hart" actor : STANDER
46
This is way out : EGRESS
49
Clamor : DIN
50
Kind of path? : OSTEO
52
Like the avant-garde : AHEADOFTHEGAME
58
Coast Guardswoman : SPAR
59
Accustom : ENURE
60
Add and dele : EDIT
61
Soccer great : PELE
62
Responder to reveille : RISER
63
"Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
64
Fired : AXED
65
Fumes : STEWS
66
Printer's direction : STET
Down
1
Fast-talking : GLIB
2
Tip-top : AONE
3
One and the other : BOTH
4
Victor's prize : SPOILS
5
Kind of orange : MANDARIN
6
Neglects to include : OMITS
7
Like Mary Lou Retton : LITHE
8
Land measure : ACRE
9
Fan : ROOTER
10
Lifelike : ANIMATED
11
Durante trademark : NOSE
12
Actor-singer Kristofferson : KRIS
13
"Thursday's child ___ far to go" : HAS
21
Born : NEE
22
Writer Calvino : ITALO
25
N.Z. parrots : KAKAS
26
Concerning : ANENT
27
"___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
28
Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
29
Evidence : TRACE
30
Yoga position : LOTUS
31
Oglers : EYERS
34
Gelling agent : AGAR
35
Astronaut Grissom : GUS
38
Considered carefully : PONDERED
39
Hindu land : INDIA
40
Babies, at times : TEETHERS
45
Nobelist for Medicine: 1954 : ENDERS
47
Companion of haw : GEE
48
Kenny or Ginger : ROGERS
50
Functional : OFUSE
51
Toss about : STREW
52
Pinnacle : APEX
53
In good health : HALE
54
Step ___! : ONIT
55
Mine entry : ADIT
56
Pittance : MITE
57
State of France : ETAT
58
Hot Springs, e.g. : SPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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