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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,742

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pitcher part : SPOUT
6. Ad offering : SALE
10. Accessories : BAGS
14. Anathema : CURSE
15. Bible book: Abbr. : OBAD
16. Nimbus : AURA
17. Forest of "As You Like It" : ARDEN
18. Arena : RING
19. Believe, old style : TROW
20. Tear : REND
21. Blues composer : HANDY
22. Witty remarks : MOTS
23. High note : ELA
24. Rib : COSTA
25. Islands in North Atlantic : FAROE
26. King of Morven : FINGAL
28. Meditative : RUMINANT
30. Remove in a way : UNCASE
31. Continent : ASIA
32. Looked slyly : LEERED
33. Historical records : ANNALS
38. Yorkshire river : OUSE
41. Slag : SCORIA
42. Fairy-tale words : ONCEUPON
46. Average : MEDIAL
47. Ranges : ROAMS
48. Radium discoverer : CURIE
50. Supplement, with "out" : EKE
51. Join the poker game : ANTE
52. Type of Greek column : DORIC
53. U. S. Indians : OTOS
54. Neighbor of Ky. : TENN
55. Of the ear : OTIC
56. Assumed proposition : DATUM
57. Old expletive : EGAD
58. Sea eagle : ERNE
59. Scarlett : OHARA
60. Dunks : SOPS
61. Droops : SAGS
62. Lazy ___ : SUSAN
Down
1. Alarming, old style : SCAREFUL
2. Descendants through a single strain : PURELINE
3. Military weapons : ORDNANCE
4. Second-hand : USED
5. Decade : TEN
6. Marsh birds : SORAS
7. From within: Lat. : ABINTRA
8. Two-seated carriages : LANDAUS
9. Irritable : EDGY
10. Robin's friend : BATMAN
11. Dawn goddess : AURORA
12. F.D.R.'s prep school : GROTON
13. Notching instrument : SAWSET
21. Hibernated : HOLEDUP
24. Like cheese : CASEOUS
25. Betrothed : FIANCEE
27. Needlefish : GAR
29. Noxious : MIASMIC
34. React to a dull speech : NOD
35. Short songs : ARIETTAS
36. Old name for Parnassus : LIAKOURA
37. "Death of a ___" : SALESMAN
39. Island in Indian Ocean : SOCOTRA
40. Hardening : ENURING
42. Harangues : ORATES
43. Metaphysical word : NONEGO
44. Bit of shut-eye : CATNAP
45. Corrects : EMENDS
49. Prepares potatoes : RICES
52. Female animals : DOES
53. Hawaiian island : OAHU
56. Two in Spain : DOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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