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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 1978

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,640

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Pokes : JABS
5
Hannibal's family name : BARCA
10
Daniels of old films : BEBE
14
"There ought to be ___" : ALAW
15
Voodoo : OBEAH
16
As ___, letter sign-off : EVER
17
Proas : MALAYOUTRIGGERS
20
Eating area : DINETTE
21
Sudden thrust : LUNGE
22
Speaker's place : DAIS
23
Dolt or thug : GOON
25
Victoria's realm : EMPIRE
28
Large cut : SLAB
29
Shoshonean : UTE
32
Pope in A.D. 903 : LEOV
33
Barton or Bow : CLARA
34
Educators' org. : NEA
35
Ais : THREETOEDSLOTHS
39
Mel of baseball : OTT
40
Medical photos : XRAYS
41
Cong or Nam predecessor : VIET
42
Nose: Comb. form : NAS
43
Prepare a salad : TOSS
44
White poplars : ABELES
46
Salamander : NEWT
47
Munich's river : ISAR
48
Wagnerian role : WOTAN
51
TV cut-ins : INSERTS
54
Addas : EGYPTIANLIZARDS
58
French breadwinner : PERE
59
Prepares potatoes : RICES
60
Rend : TEAR
61
Links items : TEES
62
Cremona artisan : AMATI
63
Arctic people: Abbr. : ESKS
Down
1
Tie-up : JAM
2
"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
3
Indonesian isle : BALI
4
Graceful plunge : SWANDIVE
5
Layette item : BOOTIE
6
Touches : ABUTS
7
Plexus : RETE
8
Packard, e.g. : CAR
9
Yellowfin tuna : AHI
10
Started : BEGUN
11
Tied : EVEN
12
"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
13
Gaelic anagram for seer : ERSE
18
New or leap : YEAR
19
Worldwide : GLOBAL
23
Garden blooms, for short : GLADS
24
Sculls : OARS
25
Singer John of Middlesex : ELTON
26
Conductor Zubin : MEHTA
27
Cruise stops : PORTS
28
Weavers' reeds : SLEYS
29
To the time when : UNTIL
30
Giggle : TEHEE
31
Bridge positions : EASTS
33
Kind of line : COAST
36
Compass : EXTENT
37
Believe, old style : TROW
38
Think too highly of : OVERRATE
44
Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
45
Folk singer Joan : BAEZ
46
Scruffs : NAPES
47
Ria : INLET
48
Displayed sorrow : WEPT
49
Molding : OGEE
50
British spare : TYRE
51
Ancient Peruvian : INCA
52
___ bien : TRES
53
Neb. neighbor : SDAK
55
Levin or Gershwin : IRA
56
Between ready and fire : AIM
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Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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