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New York Times, Monday, January 16, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Chihuahuas : DOGS
5. Ball : DANCE
10. Far from apple-cheeked : PALE
14. Heroic poem : EPIC
15. Violently : AMAIN
16. Kazan : ELIA
17. Hollywood name : LANA
18. John Drew's co-star: 1892–97 : MAUDEADAMS
20. Contemporary comedian : ALANKING
22. Harsh : RASPY
23. Speck : DOT
24. ___ hand (obsequious) : HATIN
27. Mystic art : CABALA
30. Rialto spot : THEATER
33. Neighbor of Silver Springs : OCALA
34. Textile workers : DYERS
35. Shape formed by migrating geese : VEE
37. Telescope part : LENS
38. Plotter exposed by Esther : HAMAN
39. Look after : TEND
40. Epoch : ERA
41. Dressed cress : SALAD
42. He wrote about Roaring Camp : HARTE
43. Talk foolishly : BLATHER
45. Author of "Bambi" : SALTEN
46. Physicist Bruno : ROSSI
47. Lad aided by Scrooge : TIM
48. Crazy as ___ : ALOON
51. One of Jolie's daughters : EVAGABOR
56. Ali or Namath, at times : MOVIEACTOR
59. ___ mater : DURA
60. Made a request : PLED
61. Soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
62. Singer Campbell : GLEN
63. Director Richter : HANS
64. "We twa hae run about the ___": Burns : BRAES
65. Actress Raines : ELLA
Down
1. Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
2. Ring setting : OPAL
3. Lollobrigida : GINA
4. "George White's ___" : SCANDALS
5. Actress Lili : DAMITA
6. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
7. Victor Herbert operetta : NAUGHTYMARIETTA
8. Legendary Spanish hero : CID
9. Compass point : ENE
10. Bookish bore : PEDANT
11. Woeful word : ALAS
12. Lacking energy : LIMP
13. "___ Rider" : EASY
19. Songs for the Met set : ARIAS
21. Tropical nut : KOLA
25. Get ___ (succeed) : AHEAD
26. Sea swallow : TERN
27. Composer Porter : COLE
28. Sharp : ACERB
29. Hackneyed : BANAL
31. Court celebrity : EVERT
32. Annuity, in Arles : RENTE
34. Carnegie and Evans : DALES
36. Barbara from Tucson : EDEN
38. Triumphant exclamations : HAHS
39. Norma or Constance of old films : TALMADGE
41. Ezra or Paula : STONE
42. White House aide in 1974 : HAIG
44. Calla lilies, e.g. : AROIDS
45. Gazes fixedly : STARES
48. On both sides: Prefix : AMPH
49. Montez or Albright : LOLA
50. Part of the range : OVEN
52. Ballot : VOTE
53. Papal document : BULL
54. Soviet city : OREL
55. "It ___ hundred years . . . ": Holmes : RANA
57. Priestly vestment : ALB
58. Heart : COR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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