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New York Times, Saturday, December 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,784

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Students & seniors
Across
1
River of the Great Falls : POTOMAC
8
Of a part of the mouth : PALATAL
15
Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
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Condensed account : EPITOME
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Scene of first W. W. II Rhine crossing : REMAGEN
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Canary island : LAPALMA
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Bugle call : TAPS
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False gods : BAALS
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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Native of: Suffix : OTE
24
Finishing material : VARNISH
26
Zoo denizen: Abbr. : ANL
27
Noted physicist : FERMI
29
Relatives of aves. : STS
30
Laurel's Hardy : OLLIE
32
Actor Davis : OSSIE
34
Is in store : AWAITS
35
Star-of-Bethlehem flowers : CHINCHERINCHEES
39
Musical compositions : RONDOS
40
___ the other : ONEOR
41
Spanish elevens : ONCES
42
Site: Abbr. : LOC
43
Clergymen: Abbr. : MSGRS
47
Sun god : SOL
48
Member of a Biblical group : EDOMITE
51
Of age: Abbr. : AET
52
Indian titles : SRIS
54
"___ song at twilight" : JUSTA
55
Love: Sp. : AMAR
56
Wool grease : LANOLIN
58
Place in a song : IPANEMA
60
In the near future : ERELONG
61
Invalidated : NEGATED
62
Oppression : TYRANNY
63
People seeking the light switch : GROPERS
Down
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On the ___ (in behalf) : PARTOF
2
Certain ester : OLEATE
3
Meddle, with "with" : TAMPER
4
Nigerian leaders : OBAS
5
Periodical, for short : MAG
6
Shapeless thing : AMEBA
7
Area of Brooklyn : CANARSIE
8
Skin: Lat. : PELLIS
9
Make ___ at : APASS
10
Sass : LIP
11
P. I. natives : ATAS
12
Fibbed : TOLDALIE
13
Mennonite : AMMANITE
14
Watertight : LEAKLESS
21
Waiting places : ANTEROOMS
24
Type of rayon : VISCOSE
25
Querying words : HOWCOME
28
Tout le ___ : MONDE
31
Comedian Bert and family : LAHRS
33
Wall St. items: Abbr. : SHS
34
Scottish one : ANE
35
Small heraldic shape : CROSSLET
36
Commencement degree : HONORARY
37
One who leans over : INCLINER
38
Fomenting : INCITING
42
Like an easy chair : LOUNGY
44
Mature germ cell : GAMETE
45
Pipe smoker's device : REAMER
46
Violins : STRADS
49
Aladdin's servant: Var. : DJINN
50
Lamp-lighter : TAPER
53
East Indian shrub : SOLA
55
Take ___ : ANAP
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Chaney : LON
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In the past : AGO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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