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New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1987

Author:
R. S. Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
R. S. Jones has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,839

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Game fish : BASS
5
Abate : LETUP
10
Purviance of old films : EDNA
14
Spanish pot : OLLA
15
Maine campus site : ORONO
16
Emulate Nevele Pride : TROT
17
This "runs deep" : STILLWATER
19
Dixieland jazzman Al : HIRT
20
Himalayan people : NEPALESE
21
Magician of early radio : CHANDU
23
Roanoke Island's Virginia : DARE
24
Corporate motto : THINK
25
Chemistry Nobelist: 1922 : ASTON
28
Stadium sound : RAH
30
More recent : NEWER
33
The Swamp Fox : MARION
35
Like some sheep : LOST
37
___ atque vale! : AVE
38
Scott Hamilton feat : AXEL
39
Donizetti specialty : OPERA
41
School gps. : PTAS
42
Animal: Comb. form : ZOA
43
___ patriae : AMOR
44
Star requisite : TALENT
46
Over : ENDED
48
Old English letter : ETH
50
Concise : TERSE
51
Carpus : WRIST
53
Cinders of old comics : ELLA
55
Lacedaemon : SPARTA
57
Stevenson's island : TREASURE
61
Kappa preceder : IOTA
62
Petrel's cousin : SHEARWATER
64
Secluded valley : GLEN
65
Greeting to Dolly : HELLO
66
Hentoff and Holman : NATS
67
Pack of camels : HERD
68
What Eadie was : ALADY
69
Quaker word : THEE
Down
1
Petty officer : BOSN
2
Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
3
Error : SLIP
4
Dressing ingredient : SALADOIL
5
Pullman berth : LOWER
6
Crossword puzzler's need : ERASER
7
Bag type : TOTE
8
"___ Saison en Enfer": Rimbaud : UNE
9
Veranda : PORCH
10
Fuel gas : ETHANE
11
"Abraham Lincoln" playwright: 1918 : DRINKWATER
12
Lille's department : NORD
13
Aleutian island : ATTU
18
Plain, in Spain : LLANO
22
Clue : HINT
24
Aesir defender : THOR
25
Astonish : AMAZE
26
Harold II, e.g. : SAXON
27
Keep afloat via leg action : TREADWATER
29
On the qui vive : ALERT
31
Linda or Maurice : EVANS
32
Remainder, in Rennes : RESTE
34
___ de guerre : NOM
36
Made a lap : SAT
40
Southey was one : POET
41
Enjoyable : PLEASANT
43
Stulm : ADIT
45
Attorney-___ : ATLAW
47
Commission : ERRAND
49
Forerunner : HERALD
52
Dostoyevsky girl : SASHA
54
Memorable director Mervyn : LEROY
55
Wind sound : SIGH
56
Position on a race track : POLE
57
Honduran seaport : TELA
58
Beehive State : UTAH
59
Neural network : RETE
60
Gaelic : ERSE
63
Niflheim ruler : HEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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