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New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 1977

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,080

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Chastises : SPANKS
7
What Hamlet called for : TABLES
13
Flower : ANEMONE
14
Preconceives : IDEATES
16
Title one rank above knight : BARONET
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Earthly : MUNDANE
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Goddess of harvests : OPS
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Fit for human consumption : EATABLE
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Staff : MAN
22
Well versed in : UPON
24
Social event : DEBUT
25
Spanish whistle : PITO
26
Mortise's partner : TENON
28
Soft cattlehide leather : ELK
29
Blood ___ : DONOR
30
Badger's cousin : RATEL
32
King's words in a musical : ETCETERA
34
Terrible Russian : IVAN
36
Eurasian range : URAL
37
Signs of spring : CROCUSES
41
Avoid by stratagem : ELUDE
44
"___ mud in your eye!" : HERES
45
Vestment : ALB
47
___ facias (legal writ) : SCIRE
49
Kin of Ph.D.'s : EDDS
50
Night lights : STARS
52
___ Sea, Arctic Ocean arm : KARA
53
Keats product : ODE
54
Solidify : CONGEAL
56
Bell and Kettle : MAS
57
Cotton cloth : PERCALE
59
Large snail : ABALONE
61
Praises : SALUTES
62
Extra helping : SECONDS
63
Hosiery : NYLONS
64
Stair parts : TREADS
Down
1
Red fish : SNAPPER
2
___ non grata : PERSONA
3
I love: Lat. : AMO
4
Zero : NONE
5
Work dough : KNEAD
6
Long seat : SETTEE
7
Any faraway place : TIMBUKTU
8
Mature : ADULT
9
Nota ___ : BENE
10
Stripling : LAD
11
Open-mesh fabric : ETAMINE
12
Capitol fellow : SENATOR
13
Approximately : ABOUT
15
Spanish spouse : SENORA
20
Competent : ABLE
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Announcements : NOTICES
25
Kind of supper : POTLUCK
27
Birthmark : NEVUS
29
Apportions : DEALS
31
___ Vegas : LAS
33
Flesh: Comb. form : CRE
35
Spick-and-span state : NEATNESS
37
Pyramid builder : CHEOPS
38
Hewlett Johnson's epithet : REDDEAN
39
Hospital worker : ORDERLY
40
Lava : SLAG
42
Joe Morgan's milieu : DIAMOND
43
Income source for Junior : ERRANDS
46
Turkey portion : BREAST
48
Alleviates : EASES
50
Razor clam : SOLEN
51
Fencing sword : SABER
54
Roman statesman : CATO
55
Chantilly : LACE
58
___-de-sac : CUL
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Mauna ___ : LOA

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