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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1987

Author:
Dorothy Davis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,833

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Physicist Niels : BOHR
5
Filch : STEAL
10
Noah's eldest : SHEM
14
Plaintive woodwind : OBOE
15
Madrid museum : PRADO
16
Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
17
Ind. shoes : MOCS
18
Barrel organ : HURDYGURDY
20
Grape hyacinth : BLUEBELL
22
Water-carved gully : ARROYO
23
Welty product : STORY
24
Turn a pancake : FLIP
25
Draw breaker for a trophy : CUPTIE
27
Careless : SLIPSHOD
31
Coral island : ATOLL
32
Cheese or chard preceder : SWISS
33
Onassis nickname : ARI
34
Oriental staple : RICE
35
Map : CHART
36
___ cat (a ballgame) : ONEO
37
Chosen, in Caen : ELU
38
Distort : SLANT
39
Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
40
Composer Roger : SESSIONS
42
Dionysian deities : SATYRS
43
Landed : ALIT
44
Walk heavily : CLUMP
45
Incantations : SPELLS
48
Small seeded legumes : PEABEANS
51
Arrogant : HOITYTOITY
53
Wild ox : ANOA
54
First-rate : AONE
55
Fill with joy : ELATE
56
Storage compartments: Abbr. : LKRS
57
Brown songbird : WREN
58
Allude : REFER
59
Ago, in Ayr : SYNE
Down
1
Flop : BOMB
2
Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
3
Sleight of hand : HOCUSPOCUS
4
Colonize again : RESETTLE
5
Globe : SPHERE
6
Really : TRULY
7
Rank above viscount : EARL
8
Do sums : ADD
9
Tory of '76 : LOYALIST
10
Soupy sounds? : SLURPS
11
Leander's love : HERO
12
Vortex : EDDY
13
Clinic name of fame : MAYO
19
Handles : GRIPS
21
Seethe : BOIL
24
Coquette : FLIRT
25
Is solicitous : CARES
26
Useful : UTILE
27
Cygnets : SWANS
28
Trickery : HANKYPANKY
29
" . . . that charms ___ or sight": Coleridge : OREAR
30
Some Parisian robes : DIORS
32
Affected contraction : SHANT
35
Covered colonnaded passage : CLOISTER
36
Repasts for Dobbin? : OATMEALS
38
Inane : SILLY
39
Apply paint crudely : DAUB
41
Bambi's creator : SALTEN
42
David, to Goliath : SLAYER
44
This, to Simone : CETTE
45
"Candida" playwright : SHAW
46
Impoverished : POOR
47
"___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
48
Edith ___, memorable singer : PIAF
49
Norse goddess of fate : NORN
50
MS. enc. : SASE
52
Bravo's kin : OLE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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