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New York Times, Tuesday, November 1, 1977

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,307

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Coarse file : RASP
5
Monastery head : ABBOT
10
"As thick as three in ___": Scott : ABED
14
Kepler was one: Abbr. : ASTR
15
Amusing Milton : BERLE
16
"___ Love," popular song : BEMY
17
Decalogue pronoun : THOU
18
Chopin specialty : ETUDE
19
Emerald Isle : ERIN
20
Hides : SECRETES
22
"Festina ___" (make haste slowly) : LENTE
23
Chocolate candy : KISS
24
Acrobatic feats : SPLITS
27
Flu symptoms : ACHES
29
Spirit : ELAN
30
Get "altarations" : WED
33
Lying face downward : PRONE
34
Dundee dance : FLING
35
Réunion, e.g. : ILE
36
Hide : PELT
37
Propounded : POSED
38
"___ boy!" : ATTA
39
Clobber : LAM
40
Critical comments : BARBS
41
Manila's island : LUZON
42
West German river : EMS
43
Slight lead : EDGE
44
Delightful spots : EDENS
45
Equivocate : WEASEL
47
Poker holding : PAIR
48
Coffer or locker : CHEST
50
Small fruit : GRAPELET
54
World Series champs: 1975, 1976 : REDS
55
He takes orders from 5 Across : PRIOR
57
Contemporary pact : NATO
58
Kind of code : AREA
59
Maltreat : ABUSE
60
Early English king : CNUT
61
Adjective for shad : BONY
62
Like some vault locks : TIMED
63
Entertainer Adams : EDIE
Down
1
"Peanuts" expletive : RATS
2
Court star : ASHE
3
Capital city : STOCKHOLMSWEDEN
4
Like X-rated films : PRURIENT
5
Encourages a crime : ABETS
6
___ noire (bugbear) : BETE
7
Capital city : BRUSSELSBELGIUM
8
Word with gold or rose : OLD
9
Nicklaus starts here : TEE
10
Red as ___ : ABEET
11
Capital city : BERNSWITZERLAND
12
Let forth : EMIT
13
Unit of force : DYNE
21
"___ Quam Videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
22
Marine fish : LING
25
Works busily : PLIES
26
"The Tender ___," Copland opera : LAND
27
Pearmain or pippin : APPLE
28
Best part : CREAM
31
Singer John : ELTON
32
___ list (honor roll) : DEANS
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Beat into shape : FORGE
37
School supplies : PADS
38
What every playwright needs : AUDIENCE
40
Habitual route : BEAT
41
Vault : LEAP
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Product of Bacon or Lamb : ESSAY
47
Reduced : PARED
48
Spider or fiddler : CRAB
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Relative of a grinder : HERO
51
Garden bloom : ROSE
52
Small case : ETUI
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Transport : TOTE
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Fido's reward : PAT
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Diamond abbr. : RBI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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