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New York Times, Wednesday, March 18, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 53, Avg Word Len: 4.41, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,522

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Students & seniors
Across
1. With 4 Across, White House event : EGG
4. See 1 Across : ROLL
8. Calloway : CAB
11. Condescend : STOOP
13. Vicinity : AREA
14. Nonflying birds : EMUS
16. Day of observance : GOODFRIDAY
18. Unaspirated, in phonetics : LENE
19. Weights: Abbr. : TNS
20. Margot or Judith : DAME
21. Girl's name : ELENA
22. Old status of Alaska : TERRITORY
25. Pacific island group : SOLOMON
30. With 47 Across, start of a time : ASH
31. Yttrium, for one : ELEMENT
32. Greek letter : PHI
33. Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
36. Antler branches : TINES
37. Social position : CASTE
39. "There'll be a ___ time . . . " : HOT
40. Ben : HUR
43. Of the outer regions : SPATIAL
45. Famous nickname : IKE
46. Faculties : TALENTS
47. See 30 Across : WEDNESDAY
51. Biblical nation : MAGOG
52. Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
54. Antiquity, in poetry : ELD
57. Hair style : AFRO
58. Christian observance : PALMSUNDAY
61. Believe : DEEM
62. Form of confetti : RICE
63. Garner's middle name : NANCE
64. Financial term: Abbr. : RTS
65. River of Europe : ODER
66. Beast of burden : YAK
Down
1. Collar : ETON
2. Sticky substances : GOOS
3. Zeus or Thor : GOD
4. Attire : RAIMENT
5. Court admonition : ORDER
6. Yarn measure : LEA
7. Song : LAY
8. Musical instrument : CELLO
9. Moslem ruler : AMEER
10. Seasonal animal : BUNNY
11. Army noncom: Abbr. : SGT
12. Kind of stock: Abbr. : PFD
15. Geographical area : SEA
17. Boca ___ : RATON
21. Moral : ETHICAL
23. Beat the ___ : RAP
24. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
25. First name in clockdom : SETH
26. Medley : OLIO
27. Religious season : LENT
28. Cockney's residence : OME
29. Engaging : MESHING
33. E ___ Easter : ASIN
34. Suffix for gyro or photo : STAT
35. Fish : EELS
38. Didn't diet : ATE
41. Island instrument : UKE
42. Home: Abbr. : RES
43. Stumble, in a way : STAMMER
44. ___ you go : PAYAS
47. Disk : WAFER
48. White-plumed one : EGRET
49. Earmarks for failure : DOOMS
50. "La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
51. Kind of hatter : MAD
53. Hebrew letter : NUN
54. Ferber or Millay : EDNA
55. Opposite of have : LACK
56. Beauty-parlor job : DYE
58. Palmer, for one : PRO
59. Helping hand : AID
60. Certain vote : NAY

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

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