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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 1977

Author:
Rickert
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,320

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Mil. wheeler-dealer : BTO
4. "Sore labour's ___" (Shakespearean sleep) : BATH
8. Cattleman's gear : PROD
12. Refuse material : SLAG
13. For this case only : ADHOC
15. No longer here : GONE
16. Went "lickety-split" : TORE
17. Sports palace : ARENA
18. Cain's victim : ABEL
19. Escapes imperceptibly : OOZES
21. Auguries : OMENS
23. Word with pick or pack : ICE
24. F.D.R. measure : WPA
25. Eye defect: Comb. form : OPIA
27. Official stamp : SIGNET
29. Diminutive suffix meaning "dear one" : EEN
30. Part of TNT : NITRO
32. Lying face down : PRONE
33. Visit unannounced : DROPIN
35. Pocket-sized violin : KIT
37. Triton : EFT
38. Ipso ___ : FACTO
40. Shoe ties : LACES
42. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
43. Theater sign : SRO
45. Froth : LATHER
48. Very pale : ASHEN
50. Frequently : OFTEN
52. Soprano Marton of the Met : EVA
53. Kind of salad : CAESAR
55. Gusto : ZEST
56. Capet was one : ROI
57. Novelist Levin : IRA
58. Nickel figure : BISON
60. Wails : YOWLS
62. Gull : DUPE
64. Reef material : CORAL
66. Secluded hollow : COVE
67. Holm oak : ILEX
68. Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
69. Halluces : TOES
70. ___ à dire (that is to say): Fr. : CEST
71. Memo : NOTE
72. Queer : ODD
Down
1. Announcer's flub : BLOOPER
2. Burroughs book: 1914 : TARZANOFTHEAPES
3. Curved molding : OGEE
4. Flock sound : BAA
5. Dexterous : ADROIT
6. With 44 Down, Z : THEMARK
7. Sharpen : HONE
8. Golf org. : PGA
9. Old English hero : ROBINOFSHERWOOD
10. Words on a copper : ONECENT
11. Cross out : DELETE
12. Tucked away : STOWED
14. Supermarket lineup : CANS
20. Type of boom : SONIC
22. Drink slowly : SIP
26. Pub orders : PINTS
28. "___ the unseen with a cheer!": Browning : GREET
31. Arab commodity : OIL
34. Head tops : PATES
36. Supplementary jury group : TALES
39. Loot for Cortés : ORO
41. Pauper Tom, in a Twain tale : CANTY
42. For the most part : ASARULE
44. See 6 Down : OFZORRO
46. Developed gradually : EVOLVED
47. Brings up : RAISES
48. Forming a sour compound : ACIDIC
49. Catch : NAB
51. Renter : TENANT
54. Like Croesus : RICH
59. At any time now : SOON
61. Tetra doubled : OCTO
63. Second phone: Abbr. : EXT
65. D.S. Freeman subject : LEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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