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New York Times, Friday, October 30, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,748

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Phone : CALL
5. Anita and Barbara : SANTAS
11. Erode : EAT
14. Busy as ___ : ABEE
15. Waken : AROUSE
16. Asian deer : ROE
17. Dylan song : BLOWININTHEWIND
20. His: Fr. : SES
21. Ancient Asian : MEDE
22. Rub out : ERASE
23. Often-lent thing : EAR
24. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
25. Argot : SLANG
28. Spring riser : SAP
30. Sea birds : ERNS
34. Service charges : PORTERAGES
37. Kind of beer : ROOT
38. Space : AREA
39. Red-yellow color : ALOMA
40. Dame Rumor : FAMA
41. One opposed : ANTI
42. Chorine's benefactor : SUGARDADDY
44. Singer Howard : KEEL
45. Weight : TON
46. " . . . in someone ___ arms" : ELSES
47. Legal term : INRE
50. Chum : PAL
51. Light craft : CANOE
53. Burn : SEAR
55. Commercial degree : MBA
58. Gene Kelly Film : SINGININTHERAIN
61. Lodging place : INN
62. "It's all the ___ me" : SAMETO
63. Preposition : INTO
64. Cha : TEA
65. Escapes : ELUDES
66. Hammer part : PEEN
Down
1. Hacks : CABS
2. Skilled : ABLE
3. Certain people, zodiacally : LEOS
4. Ayres : LEW
5. More stable : SANER
6. Dry : ARID
7. "___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
8. Word of contempt : TUT
9. Remains : ASHES
10. Prognosticators : SEERS
11. Greek goddess : ERIS
12. Tops : AONE
13. Kennedy : TED
18. Reflection : IMAGE
19. Victoria or Yosemite : WATERFALL
23. Requiring : ENTAILING
24. Tarzan : APEMAN
25. Former Belgian Premier : SPAAK
26. Actor Greene : LORNE
27. Sharp ridge : ARETE
28. Honor : SALUTE
29. Name for a discothèque : AGOGO
31. Anchorage areas : ROADS
32. ___ guerre : NOMDE
33. Props : STAYS
35. Ethiopian title : RAS
36. Medit. island: Abbr. : SAR
43. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
48. Clamor : NOISE
49. Of the kidneys : RENAL
50. Hopi prayer sticks : PAHOS
51. Movies in Roma : CINE
52. Held : ANNA
53. Prune: Scot : SNED
54. Feminine suffix : ETTE
55. Thick hair : MANE
56. Mailman's hazard : BITE
57. In a while : ANON
58. Meet : SIT
59. Baking pit, in Hawaii : IMU
60. Irving character : RIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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