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New York Times, Monday, November 22, 1976

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,963

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Liability : DEBT
5. Spanish coins : DUROS
10. Short golf shot : CHIP
14. Pura or vitae : AQUA
15. Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
16. Mother of Apollo : LETO
17. Valueless : NULL
18. Child's noisemaker : BULLROARER
20. Poet killed in W.W. I : KILMER
22. Cozy sofa : LOVESEAT
23. Goddesses of myth : FURIAE
25. "___ your turn" : ITS
26. Tiny insects : MIDGES
27. Distilling vessel: Var. : ALAMBIC
31. Traipse : GAD
32. Filet ___ : OFSOLE
34. French river : AUDE
35. Bit of gossip : ONDIT
37. Jujube tree : ELB
38. Fiord : INLET
39. Units of loudness : BELS
40. Summer or club : INDIAN
42. New Guinea port : LAE
43. Repeating : ITERANT
45. Barrel and vital : ORGANS
47. Ovid's "___ Amatoria" : ARS
48. Put in a crate : ENCASE
49. Pretentious : AFFECTED
53. Waste receptacle : ASHCAN
56. Obstinate : BULLHEADED
58. Neighbor of Kan. : OKLA
59. Culture tissue : BREI
60. Parenthetical comment : ASIDE
61. Biblical ox : REEM
62. Too bad! : ALAS
63. Exploits : DEEDS
64. On ___ (tense) : EDGE
Down
1. Humid : DANK
2. Prefix for poise or nox : EQUI
3. Violin's big brother : BULLFIDDLE
4. Body of Jewish law : TALMUD
5. Interrogate, as an astronaut : DEBRIEF
6. Eskimo knife : ULU
7. Moon valley : RILLE
8. European capital : OSLO
9. Obsequious : SERVILE
10. Upper-___ (junior or senior) : CLASSMAN
11. Roll-call answer : HERE
12. Willow : ITEA
13. Dessert wine : PORT
19. Where Hercules died : OETA
21. Rye fungus : ERGOT
24. Concur : ASSENT
26. Degas contemporary : MANET
27. "Perfidious ___" : ALBION
28. In need of an outsized collar : BULLNECKED
29. Inventors' fortes : IDEAS
30. Whale : CETE
31. Asian desert : GOBI
33. Bailey or fogy : OLD
36. Mideast people : ISRAELIS
38. Tropical plants : INGAS
40. Word of preference : INSTEAD
41. Shopping centers : ARCADES
44. Roguish : ARCH
46. Beached : ASHORE
48. Very good character : EDDIE
49. Mr. Eban : ABBA
50. Wrap around : FURL
51. ___ in one's ear : FLEA
52. Palliate : EASE
54. Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
55. Roster entry : NAME
57. TV actor Byrnes : EDD

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

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