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New York Times, Tuesday, March 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,871

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Students & seniors
Across
1
___ the morning : TOPOF
6
Trade : SWAP
10
Type of coal : SOFT
14
Kind of acid : AMINO
15
Gully : WADI
16
Canadian Indian : CREE
17
Picnic treat : WATERMELON
19
Pro ___ : RATA
20
___ artium : ARS
21
Rumor : TALK
22
Humperdinck girl : GRETEL
24
Spin a floating log : BIRL
25
Gushed : SPEWED
26
Port near Naples : AMALFI
29
Light-colored : BLOND
30
Tooth problem : DECAY
31
They keep falling on heads : RAINDROPS
35
Guinness : ALEC
36
Human ___ : BEING
37
Oil country : IRAN
38
W. W. II general : MARKCLARK
40
Egg-shaped : OVATE
41
Express sorrow : MOURN
42
Euclid or Madison : AVENUE
43
Tooth décor for the young : BRACES
45
___ Rabbit : BRER
46
Add, as syrup : POURON
47
Black: Fr. : NOIR
48
Former columnist : FPA
51
Large lump : HUNK
52
Kissing : OSCULATION
55
Lily : ALOE
56
Connery : SEAN
57
Covered the floor : TILED
58
Camp item : TENT
59
Organism : ECAD
60
Hostile one : ENEMY
Down
1
New Zealand tree : TAWA
2
Bradley : OMAR
3
Grain exchanges : PITS
4
___-horse town : ONE
5
Strengthen : FORTIFY
6
Puff up : SWELL
7
___ the plank : WALK
8
Bustle : ADO
9
Indoor game : PINGPONG
10
Drink or tool : SCREWDRIVER
11
Make a speech : ORATE
12
Celebrated : FETED
13
Greenish blue : TEAL
18
Husband in Lyon : MARI
23
Tear : REND
24
Concomitant of scarcity : BLACKMARKET
25
Move furtively : SLINK
26
Bede : ADAM
27
Indian festival : MELA
28
Maple genus : ACER
29
Child, in Glasgow : BAIRN
31
Brings up : REARS
32
Algerian port : ORAN
33
Maori weapon : PATU
34
Snick-or-___ : SNEE
36
Prude : BLUENOSE
39
Broadway name : COCO
40
Failed as a dieter : OVERATE
42
Seed covering : ARIL
43
Casino game : BOULE
44
Keep going : RUNON
45
"I'm Alabamy ___" : BOUND
46
Type that's easily set : PHAT
47
College sports org. : NCAA
48
Single or double : FILE
49
"Trees," for one : POEM
50
Griffith : ANDY
53
Time div. : SEC
54
Type of can : TIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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