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New York Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,521

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Tree : CEDAR
6. Wasted : LOST
10. Branch of the Rhine : WAAL
14. Nitrogen, in chemistry : AZOTE
15. Mies's profession: Abbr. : ARCH
16. Song : ARIA
17. Disturbances : RIOTS
18. Sailing vessels : SCHOONERS
20. Old song hit : SOMEOFTHESEDAYS
22. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
23. Only : MERE
24. Spar : MAST
27. Medical patient : CASE
30. Clears away : RIDS
34. Sash : OBI
35. Reserve supply : BANK
36. Anatomical sheaths : THECAE
38. Old song hit : THELADYISATRAMP
41. Old word for a Cenozoic period : EOGENE
42. Planet : MARS
43. Keep: Abbr. : RET
44. Not kosher, in Jewish law : TREF
45. Sacred Egyptian bull : APIS
46. City near Phoenix : MESA
47. Afrikaans : TAAL
50. Purpose : USE
52. Old song hit : MYWILDIRISHROSE
60. Otoliths : EARSTONES
61. Iron oxide : OCHER
62. Settled : ALIT
63. Get as a reward : REAP
64. Checks : REINS
65. Slangy word of disappointment : NUTS
66. Vortex : EDDY
67. Eat into : ERODE
Down
1. Autos : CARS
2. "South Pacific" singer : EZIO
3. Condemn : DOOM
4. Bear witness to : ATTEST
5. Secretary of the Army : RESOR
6. Endure : LAST
7. Music group: Abbr. : ORCH
8. Design : SCHEME
9. Pronoun : THOSE
10. Odysseus, for one : WANDERER
11. Scope : AREA
12. Visionary : AIRY
13. Girl : LASS
19. Poetic preposition : OER
21. Front : FACADE
24. Sacred song : MOTET
25. Regard with repugnance : ABHOR
26. Protracted period : SIEGE
28. "Read ___ good books lately?" : ANY
29. Spend sparingly : SKIMP
31. "You're the One ___ For" : ICARE
32. "South Pacific" song subject : DAMES
33. Dividing membranes : SEPTA
35. Prohibit : BAN
36. City in Turkey : TARSUS
37. Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
39. Some demonstrators : LEFTISTS
40. Capuchin monkey : SAI
45. Adjusted in a way : ALINED
46. Composer Johnny : MERCER
48. High-pitched : ALT
49. Look up to : ADORE
51. Popular songstress : SHORE
52. "___ to Me" : MEAN
53. River to Yellow Sea : YALU
54. Legal document : WRIT
55. Study : READ
56. TV program : ISPY
57. River of song : OHIO
58. Excite: Slang : SEND
59. Scottish : ERSE

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

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