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New York Times, Thursday, December 2, 1976

Author:
Paul R. Barnes
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Paul R. Barnes has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,973

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Students & seniors
Across
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Sunken fence : HAHA
5
King Cole's fiddlers : TRIO
9
Travel endorsements : VISAS
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Moslem priest : IMAM
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Litter also-ran : RUNT
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Bandman Shaw : ARTIE
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Baltic gulf : RIGA
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Barber's ___ : ITCH
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"Remember the ___!" : MAINE
20
Of a vinegar acid : ACETIC
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Longfellow's wreck : HESPERUS
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"Cheesebox on a raft" : MONITOR
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Fish eggs : ROE
27
Whistling swan : OLOR
29
Certain steamers : TRAMPS
34
Pilgrims' transport : MAYFLOWER
39
Ermine : STOAT
40
City on the Oka : OREL
41
Viol's ancestor : REBEC
43
Sidney Franklin's foe : TORO
44
Coquetted : OGLED
46
Famed Atlantic victim : LUSITANIA
48
Metal cement : SOLDER
50
Goalie's effort : SAVE
51
Lobster-eater's wear : BIB
53
It was thought unsinkable : TITANIC
58
The South's ironclad : MERRIMAC
63
Musically smooth : LEGATO
64
Sea marauder : UBOAT
65
Prefix for copter or port : HELI
67
Tied : EVEN
68
Poet's treasure : TROVE
69
Amazon cetacean : INIA
70
___ but not gaudy : NEAT
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Carried : TOTED
72
Solar disc : ATEN
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African fox : ASSE
Down
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Grant's baptismal first name : HIRAM
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Friend, in Padua : AMICO
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Uta or Walter : HAGEN
4
Violinmaker : AMATI
5
French flag : TRICOLOR
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Wheel track : RUT
7
Small distance : INCH
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Else : OTHER
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Musical improvisers : VAMPERS
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Agitation : STIR
12
Japanese aborigine : AINU
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Perceives : SEES
21
Chemical suffix : ITOL
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Toper : SOT
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Spur wheel : ROWEL
28
Phrase in pictures : REBUS
30
"___ boy!" : ATTA
31
Hudson's Half ___ : MOON
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___-mutuel : PARI
33
Athenian porch : STOA
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Bossy's noises : MOOS
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Rebels' noise : YELL
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Ran away : FLED
38
Convened again : RESAT
42
Ex-soldier : CIVILIAN
45
Registered money due : DEBITED
47
Gallic head : TETE
49
Edge : RIM
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Capital of Salvador : BAHIA
54
Rocket stage : AGENA
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Church parts : NAVES
56
Flowering shrubs : ITEAS
57
Short narrative : CONTE
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Jeff's partner : MUTT
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Spanish river : EBRO
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Statesman Elihu : ROOT
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Storm : RAVE
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Dollar's hundredth : CENT
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Untruth : LIE

Answer summary: 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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