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New York Times, Thursday, March 23, 1978

Author:
Ruth Lake Tepper
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Ruth Lake Tepper has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,449

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Students & seniors
Across
1. "Give ___ horse he can ride" : AMANA
6. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
10. Women's ___ : LIB
13. Singer Frankie : AVALON
14. Othello's villainous ensign : IAGO
15. Call ___ day : ITA
16. Swift's land of 60-foot giants : BROBDINGNAG
18. Research room, for short : LAB
19. Ireland : EIRE
20. At first : INITIALLY
22. "It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
23. Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
24. Twice XXVI : LII
25. Pile on an ed.'s desk : MSS
26. Bouillon : BROTH
27. Bath and Baden-Baden : SPAS
29. Fit for ducks : RAINY
30. Parade oneself boldly : FLAUNT
32. Conductors' gear : BATONS
35. Church-lesson reader : LECTOR
36. Pitch or putt : STROKE
37. Nursery clock-climber : MOUSE
39. Turkish imperial standard : ALEM
40. Domesticates : TAMES
41. Hundredweight: Abbr. : CWT
44. Drivers' org. : AAA
45. Sign of the zodiac : ARIES
46. Revolve with a humming sound : WHIR
47. Inauguration Day activity : INSTATING
49. Hearty's partner : HALE
50. Actor Erwin : STU
51. He wrote "Jude the Obscure" : THOMASHARDY
54. Word with power or pocket : AIR
55. "If I ___ Girl Like You," 1925 song : HADA
56. Door adjuncts : HINGES
57. Monogram of "The Waste Land" poet : TSE
58. British gun : STEN
59. Garment worker : EDGER
Down
1. Spring months, in Paris : AVRILS
2. New Zealand natives : MAORIS
3. "Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
4. Land of ___ (sleep) : NOD
5. Black cuckoo : ANI
6. Stateliness : DIGNITY
7. Popular pastry : DANISH
8. Marble : AGATE
9. Hindu ascetic : YOGI
10. Swift's land of six-inch people : LILLIPUT
11. Romano, for one : ITALIANO
12. "And down will come ___ . . . " : BABY
13. At right angles to a ship's keel : ABEAM
17. Curtain fabric : NINON
21. ___-Lorraine : ALSACE
23. Crop up : ARISE
26. Kind of holiday : BANK
28. Cello or viol: Abbr. : STR
29. Van Gogh's "___ Arles" : ROOMAT
30. Chimney channels : FLUES
31. Slighter : LESS
32. Boys' org. : BSA
33. Legendary sunken island : ATLANTIS
34. "___ Island" : TREASURE
37. Pal or top aide, in jive : MAINMAN
38. Partner of alpha : OMEGA
40. Vacuum tube : TRIODE
41. Accusation : CHARGE
42. Founder of Grover's Corners : WILDER
43. Canasta cards : TREYS
45. "A man's a man for ___": Burns : ATHAT
46. Resounding blow : WHANG
47. "Every woman ___ heart a rake": Pope : ISAT
48. Disbelievers in God: Abbr. : ATHS
52. Pronoun for a ship : SHE
53. Kept secret : HID

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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