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New York Times, Friday, March 19, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,888

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Students & seniors
Across
1. ___ Volta : UPPER
6. Composition : OPUS
10. Worker : HAND
14. ___ better (outdo) : GOONE
15. Completed : DONE
16. Song : ARIA
17. Salvation Army item : HANDMEDOWN
19. ___-do-well : NEER
20. Purchase of 1853 : GADSDEN
21. Fresh-water fish : DACE
22. Doggie-bag contents : SCRAPS
25. Formulated : DEVISED
27. Prissy : PRIM
28. Road curve : ESS
31. Part of a movie dog's name : TIN
32. Track event : RACE
33. Settle : LOCATE
35. Caught ___-handed : RED
38. Dispatch boat : AVISO
40. Timetable abbr. : ARR
41. Jostle : SHOVE
43. Two handfuls : TEN
44. Young cods : SPRAGS
47. Europe's neighbor : ASIA
48. ___ loss : ATA
49. Manicure the lawn : MOW
50. Window part : SILL
51. Soft-colored sketches : PASTELS
55. Bear witness : ATTEST
57. Creep : INCH
58. Flippered sea creature : MANATEE
61. Ibsen heroine : NORA
62. Generous : OPENHANDED
66. Anthony ___ : EDEN
67. Duck! : FORE
68. French lifeline : SEINE
69. Legal document : DEED
70. Cleaving tool : FROW
71. Clean a blackboard : ERASE
Down
1. Word of disgust : UGH
2. Kentucky bluegrass : POA
3. "___ my word" : PON
4. Final stages in chess play : ENDGAMES
5. Update an atlas : REMAP
6. Probabilities : ODDS
7. Russian weight : POOD
8. Single : UNWED
9. Mack of the silents : SENNETT
10. Have a ___ (participate) : HANDIN
11. Fields of study : AREAS
12. Relative : NIECE
13. Challenged : DARED
18. Auto that was : EDSEL
22. Certain choosy eater : SPRAT
23. Have a yen for : CRAVE
24. Castor-oil plant poison : RICIN
26. Contends : VIES
29. Tower : SOAR
30. Rude word of dismissal : SCRAM
34. Constellation : ARGO
35. Miss O'Grady : ROSIE
36. Satan's specialties : EVILS
37. Delivered : DEALT
39. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
42. One in a hurry : HASTENER
45. Get rid of deviously : PALMOFF
46. Reaper's wake : SWATH
48. Ready to use : ATHAND
51. Languished : PINED
52. Electrode : ANODE
53. Rocky debris : SCREE
54. Taste quality : SAPOR
56. Back-comb hair : TEASE
59. Detective-fiction name : NERO
60. Freshly : ANEW
63. Circle's width: Abbr. : DIA
64. Letters : ENS
65. Metal loop : DEE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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