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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
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Sunken fence : HAHA
5. King Cole's fiddlers : TRIO
9. Travel endorsements : VISAS
14. Moslem priest : IMAM
15. Litter also-ran : RUNT
16. Bandman Shaw : ARTIE
17. Baltic gulf : RIGA
18. Barber's ___ : ITCH
19. "Remember the ___!" : MAINE
20. Of a vinegar acid : ACETIC
22. Longfellow's wreck : HESPERUS
24. "Cheesebox on a raft" : MONITOR
26. 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
71. Carried : TOTED
72. Solar disc : ATEN
73. African fox : ASSE
Down
1. Grant's baptismal first name : HIRAM
2. Friend, in Padua : AMICO
3. Uta or Walter : HAGEN
4. Violinmaker : AMATI
5. French flag : TRICOLOR
6. Wheel track : RUT
7. Small distance : INCH
8. Else : OTHER
9. Musical improvisers : VAMPERS
10. Dies ___ : IRAE
11. Agitation : STIR
12. Japanese aborigine : AINU
13. Perceives : SEES
21. Chemical suffix : ITOL
23. Toper : SOT
25. Spur wheel : ROWEL
28. Phrase in pictures : REBUS
30. "___ boy!" : ATTA
31. Hudson's Half ___ : MOON
32. ___-mutuel : PARI
33. Athenian porch : STOA
34. Bossy's noises : MOOS
35. Jason's ship : ARGO
36. Rebels' noise : YELL
37. Ran away : FLED
38. Convened again : RESAT
42. Ex-soldier : CIVILIAN
45. Registered money due : DEBITED
47. Gallic head : TETE
49. Edge : RIM
52. Capital of Salvador : BAHIA
54. Rocket stage : AGENA
55. Church parts : NAVES
56. Flowering shrubs : ITEAS
57. Short narrative : CONTE
58. Jeff's partner : MUTT
59. Spanish river : EBRO
60. Statesman Elihu : ROOT
61. Storm : RAVE
62. Dollar's hundredth : CENT
66. Untruth : LIE

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