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New York Times, Thursday, November 16, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,600

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Sugar maple's yield : SAP
4
Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
9
Interdicts : BANS
13
Neglect : OMIT
15
Verdun fighter : POILU
16
Civil disorder : RIOT
17
Clockmaker-novelist : SETHTHOMASHARDY
20
Unproductive : STERILE
21
Robert Devereux : ESSEX
22
Fishing gear : RODS
23
Cunning : ARCH
25
Future officers : CADETS
28
Urge on : ABET
29
Pronoun : SHE
32
Hodgepodge : OLIO
33
The Finnish language : SUOMI
34
Fire an employee : CAN
35
Comedian-monarch : ALANKINGRICHARD
39
Rock pinnacle : TOR
40
Northern native : ALEUT
41
Familiar with : ONTO
42
Shoat's abode : STY
43
Harbor fixture : PIER
44
Common alloy : PEWTER
46
Ship's boom : SPAR
47
Ordered : BADE
48
Uncertain : ATSEA
51
Place for one old cat : SANDLOT
54
Actress-Pilgrim : JILLSTJOHNALDEN
58
Energy source : ATOM
59
Strange : EERIE
60
Place : SITE
61
Church court : ROTA
62
Rose oil : ATTAR
63
Dee's predecessor : CEE
Down
1
Sea signal : SOS
2
Iowa college town : AMES
3
Tony Dorsett's alma mater : PITT
4
Orchard pests : APHIDS
5
"Ship of ___" : FOOLS
6
Kind of capsule : TIME
7
High note : ELA
8
Muscovite: Abbr. : RUS
9
Impetuous or impudent : BRASH
10
Affections : AIRS
11
Knob on a tree trunk : NODE
12
One of five rivers bordering Hades : STYX
14
Immediately afterwards : THEREON
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Student's pony : TROT
19
Intensely agitated : HECTIC
23
End prematurely : ABORT
24
Sequential notes : REMI
25
Redingotes : COATS
26
Assign : ALLOT
27
Frank account : DIARY
28
Foretell from omens : AUGUR
29
Meager : SCANT
30
Creator of Roaring Camp : HARTE
31
Witch of ___ : ENDOR
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Show scorn : SNEER
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Letters from Greece : KAPPAS
37
Hipbones : ILIA
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Silas Lapham's creator : HOWELLS
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Gold seeker who sounds critical : PANNER
45
Norse work : EDDA
46
Scene of a Freedom March : SELMA
47
Brazilian coastal state : BAHIA
48
Not in harmony : AJAR
49
Tenor Schipa : TITO
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Cotterway : SLOT
51
Do a p.o. job : SORT
52
Of a literary form : ODIC
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Top of an abbé : TETE
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Kind of party : TEA
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Kennedy arrival : JET
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Born : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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