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New York Times, Wednesday, February 18, 1976

Author:
Evelyn B. Rosenthal
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Evelyn B. Rosenthal has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,685

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Merchant guild : HANSA
6
Semiprecious stone : OPAL
10
So-so poker holding : PAIR
14
Darling, in Ireland : AROON
15
Front: Prefix : FORE
16
Light color : ECRU
17
College officials : DEANS
18
Dart along : FLIT
19
Box-score entry, for short : STAT
20
He shouted "Sic semper tyrannis!" : JOHNWILKESBOOTH
23
Abominable Snowman : YETI
24
Weeks in a year, to Cicero : LII
25
Legal matter : RES
26
College degrees : BAS
29
Airfield area : RAMP
31
Compass reading : NNW
33
Proceedings : ACTA
35
Truth evader : LIAR
37
Honkers : GEESE
41
Her vicitm was in his bath : CHARLOTTECORDAY
44
Therefore : HENCE
45
After frosh : SOPH
46
Brink : EDGE
47
Pinafore, e.g. : HMS
49
Map location: Abbr. : NLAT
51
Toady's response : YES
52
Month: Abbr. : APR
55
Farrow : MIA
57
Nitric or boric : ACID
59
He was shot on live TV : LEEHARVEYOSWALD
65
___ down (modify) : TONE
66
Tenth: Prefix : DECI
67
Spanish title : SENOR
68
Insects : ANTS
69
In a while : ANON
70
Ne plus ___ : ULTRA
71
Bread and whisky : RYES
72
Pealed : RANG
73
T. S. or George : ELIOT
Down
1
Pilgrimage : HADJ
2
Of Mars: Prefix : AREO
3
Webster : NOAH
4
Jolson's boy : SONNY
5
Respond : ANSWER
6
Out of bounds : OFFLIMITS
7
Tyler's successor : POLK
8
"Tempest" character : ARIEL
9
Admits : LETSIN
10
Acapulco money : PESO
11
Barrymore, e.g. : ACTOR
12
Upset : IRATE
13
Babe and family : RUTHS
21
Balbo : ITALO
22
Game of chance : BINGO
26
Classic composer : BACH
27
Head or stomach woe : ACHE
28
Musial : STAN
30
Author Alan : PATON
32
As it ___ (so to speak) : WERE
34
Chief : ARCH
36
Running a tape again : REPLAYING
38
Singer Nelson : EDDY
39
Wise one : SAGE
40
Hooks' partners : EYES
42
Preliminary theorem : LEMMA
43
Gran ___, area of S. A. : CHACO
48
Indian military chief : SIRDAR
50
Carbon-copy paper : TISSUE
52
Church area : ALTAR
53
Showy flower : PEONY
54
French income : RENTE
56
Genus of oats : AVENA
58
Reside : DWELL
60
Nazi who flew to Scotland : HESS
61
College study: Abbr. : ECON
62
Con : ANTI
63
Monk parrot : LORO
64
Mild oath : DRAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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