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New York Times, Monday, September 10, 1984

Author:
Elaine George
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Elaine George has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,725

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Students & seniors
Across
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Stars, in the Kansas motto : ASTRA
6
One on the move : GOER
10
Image on radar : BLIP
14
Do the driving : STEER
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43,560 square feet : ACRE
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Verdi heroine : AIDA
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House of Lords and Commons : PARLIAMENT
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Find a buyer : SELL
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Shade giver : ELM
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Capital of Peru : LIMA
22
Campaign topics : ISSUES
24
Armstrong of NASA : NEIL
26
Shackle or handcuff : MANACLE
28
A monster's home : NESS
30
Conception of thoughts : IDEATION
34
Father of Jacob : ISAAC
36
Bouquet : SCENT
37
Wildebeest : GNU
38
To promise in marriage : BETROTH
40
Brought into harmony : ATTUNED
42
Exist : ARE
43
Maggie ___ (Martha Raye) : OREED
45
Gnawed away : EROSE
46
American warbler : REDSTART
48
Sixth Jewish month : ADAR
49
Most anxious : TENSEST
51
Arrests : NABS
54
"The Valachi ___" : PAPERS
57
What an elbow needs : ROOM
59
Modernist : NEO
60
Once more : ANEW
61
Massive : MONUMENTAL
64
___ trap, used in a shooting sport : SKEE
65
Foe of Iraq : IRAN
66
Spanish diacritical mark : TILDE
67
Orange-red stone : SARD
68
"I ___ you so!" : TOLD
69
Bottomless pit : ABYSS
Down
1
Fluttering : ASPEN
2
Like leftover beer : STALE
3
Completed : TERMINATED
4
Electrical unit : REL
5
Seed covering : ARIL
6
Third Greek letter : GAMMA
7
Living in the open sea : OCEANIC
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White-tailed eagle : ERN
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Taciturn : RETICENT
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Long-eared dog : BASSET
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Stead : LIEU
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Unemployed : IDLE
13
Chums : PALS
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Objectives : AIMS
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Like Venetian blinds : SLATTED
25
Norman of TV : LEAR
27
Flog ___ horse : ADEAD
29
Child's riding toy : SCOOTER
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In an unlearned way : IGNORANTLY
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Wallet "Washingtons" : ONES
33
Unclothed : NUDE
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Type of building beam : IBAR
35
Dried up : SERE
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Tigers, to Hindus and Persians : SHERS
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Send along : TRANSMIT
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Monitor lizard : URAN
44
Everlasting : ETERNAL
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___ prunes : STEWED
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Part of a molecule : ATOM
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Reliable : SOUND
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Wampum : BEADS
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They precede heels : SOLES
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Forward or lateral follower : PASS
55
Composer-singer Paul : ANKA
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Squint, for example : PEER
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"I ___ man with . . . " : META
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Gold, in León : ORO
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Beak or point : NIB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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