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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,815

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Students & seniors
Across
1. TV comic Wilson : FLIP
5. Women's ___ : LIB
8. Chapter of Koran : SURA
12. Aspect : AURA
13. Crapshooter's gear : BONES
15. Son of Seth : ENOS
16. Certain timepiece : SPIROAGNEWWATCH
19. Having a will : TESTATE
20. Share : PARTAKE
21. Alibi man : IKE
22. Principles : TENETS
23. City on the Rhone : ARLES
26. Invitation : BID
27. Name in journalism : ALSOP
30. Pairs : DUOS
31. Victory : WIN
32. Stow in a ship's hold : STEEVE
33. Member of U.S.N. : ENS
34. Narcotic : HASHISH
36. Pasture : LEA
37. "A ___ grass is no less . . . " : LEAFOF
39. "Drink of Englishmen" : ALE
40. Current water pollutant: Abbr. : MERC
41. Like ___ : ASNOT
42. Consumed : ATE
43. Fullness : WIDTH
44. Minute amounts : GRAINS
46. Bristle : AWN
47. Apparent : SEEMING
49. Baseball pitches : SLIDERS
53. Rec room fixture : COLORTELEVISION
55. Feminine suffixes : INES
56. Ritual ceremony: Var. : ORGIA
57. Approximately : ORSO
58. Greek peak : OSSA
59. Main and others: Abbr. : STS
60. Hay and oats : FEED
Down
1. "Spartacus" author : FAST
2. Mexican Spitfire of films : LUPE
3. Flag : IRIS
4. Litigants : PARTIES
5. Partitioned-off area : LOGE
6. One of nine: Abbr. : INN
7. Honked : BEEPED
8. City on Puget Sound : SEATTLE
9. Like young corn : UNTASSELED
10. Name for Alcatraz : ROCK
11. Big man on the court : ASHE
13. Moderate : BATE
14. Dive or song : SWAN
17. Trees : OAKS
18. Flower arrangement : WREATH
22. Military headgear : TINHATS
23. Writer St. Johns : ADELA
24. Spells : RUNES
25. Sprawly city : LOSANGELES
26. Encore! : BIS
28. Manifest : OVERT
29. Clingstone, for one : PEACH
31. Member of U.S.A.F. : WAF
32. Compass reading : SSE
34. Some oratory : HOTAIR
35. French land area : ILE
38. West Pacific island : FORMOSA
40. " . . . wars begin in the ___ men" : MINDSOF
42. Infuriates : ANGERS
43. Event of the '40's : WWII
45. Division word : INTO
46. Edison's middle name : ALVA
47. Shadow: Prefix : SCIO
48. Periods of time : EONS
49. Spanish half dozen : SEIS
50. Cork's land : EIRE
51. ___ of Sharon : ROSE
52. Tidy, in Edinburgh : SNOD
54. Opposite of hvy. : LGT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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