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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1987

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,821

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Respond to stimuli : REACT
6
Record : TAPE
10
Anglo-Saxon bard : SCOP
14
Glacial deposit : ESKAR
15
High point : APEX
16
Melted volcanic rock : LAVA
17
Santa ___, Calif. : ANITA
18
Feline weather person? : FORECATER
20
Political felines? : DEMOCATS
22
Experts : MAVENS
23
Network staple : NEWS
24
Eliot's "cruellest month" : APRIL
25
Discriminate : SECERN
28
Despotic felines? : AUTOCATS
31
Thwart : CROSS
32
Vt. Revolutionary soldier : ALLEN
33
Banking acronym : IRA
34
Weapon for a poilu : ARME
35
Stair part : TREAD
36
Indigo plant : ANIL
37
Gypsy : ROM
38
Catafalques : BIERS
39
Used up : SPENT
40
Wealthy feline? : PLUTOCAT
42
Thickets : COPSES
43
Cuts : NICKS
44
Comedienne from Jamestown, N.Y. : BALL
45
Tap : SPIGOT
47
Begging feline? : MENDICAT
51
Scientific feline? : TECHNOCAT
53
French school : ECOLE
54
Eram, eras, ___ : ERAT
55
Parish priest : CURE
56
Textile fiber : RAMIE
57
Seeds : PITS
58
Capsize, with "over" : KEEL
59
Greek porticoes : STOAS
Down
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Interpret : READ
2
Serf of yore : ESNE
3
Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
4
Chinese feline? : CATONESE
5
Investigative procedures : TRACERS
6
Ohio political family : TAFTS
7
Mil. addresses : APOS
8
According to : PER
9
Freed from duty : EXEMPTED
10
Bulgarian, e.g. : SLAVIC
11
Feline castle mistresses? : CATELAINES
12
Kiln : OVEN
13
Golf scores : PARS
19
Star of "Gigi" : CARON
21
Beard of grain : AWN
24
Assembly halls : AULAS
25
Steep slope : SCARP
26
Flynn of films : ERROL
27
Feline informant? : COMMUNICAT
28
Warn : ALERT
29
Threefold : TRINE
30
Seasons : SALTS
32
Zones : AREAS
35
Horological repetition : TICKTOCK
36
Feline job-seeker? : APPLICAT
38
Caribbean anchovy : BOCON
39
Fusible metal alloys : SOLDERS
41
Body suit : TIGHTS
42
Preserve : CAN
44
Asian palm or nut : BETEL
45
Stage : STEP
46
Persian elf : PERI
47
Female equine : MARE
48
Lake or singer : COMO
49
President of Albania : ALIA
50
Golfing areas : TEES
52
Hint : CUE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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