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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,556

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Moon horn : CUSP
5. Cancel : DELE
9. Native of northern India : BHAR
13. Sponsorship : EGIS
14. Son of Zebulun : ELON
15. Lake Geneva's other name : LEMAN
17. Limbs : ARMS
18. Moon science : SELENOLOGY
20. Taste : SIP
21. Hindu god : SIVA
22. Medical : IATRIC
23. Sky phenomenon : ECLIPSE
25. Entr'___ : ACTE
26. Common Latin verb : ERAT
27. One kind of committee : STEERING
31. Wand : BATON
33. Disburse : SPEND
34. ___ pros. : NOL
35. Greek contest : AGON
36. German poet : HEINE
37. Israeli port : ACRE
38. Hebrew letter : NUN
39. Animal skins : FELLS
40. Lena : HORNE
41. Of bodily motions : GESTICAL
43. Amerce : FINE
44. Merkel and others : UNAS
45. Satinpod : HONESTY
48. Alpine house : CHALET
51. British title: Abbr. : BART
52. Shako : CAP
53. Mock moon : PARASELENE
55. Milldam : WEIR
56. Certain writers: Abbr. : ANONS
57. Impertinence : SASS
58. Heavenly being, in France : ANGE
59. Bird sound : TWEE
60. Mild expletive : DRAT
61. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
Down
1. Discontinue : CEASE
2. European language : UGRIC
3. Saps : SIMPLETONS
4. Letter addenda : PSS
5. Stop : DESIST
6. French scholar : ELEVE
7. "Damn Yankees" girl : LOLA
8. Nautical reading : ENE
9. Distended : BLOATED
10. Partner of skelter : HELTER
11. Cupid : AMOR
12. Indian cereal grass : RAGI
16. Fun City initials : NYC
19. Christian creed : NICENE
21. Nine inches : SPAN
24. Mangle : IRON
25. Solar god and others : ATENS
27. Mishandle, as beans : SPILL
28. Waxing : INCRESCENT
29. Teutonic goddess : NORN
30. Singing group : GLEE
31. Hair fringe : BANG
32. Malaria : AGUE
33. Rices of Burma : SELAS
36. Moon goddess : HECATE
37. Top-drawer : AONE
39. Bridge play : FINESSE
40. Slight amount : HINT
42. Southern university : TULANE
43. Woodland : FOREST
45. Medieval guild : HANSA
46. Siberian forest region : TAIGA
47. W.W. I battle site : YPRES
48. Auditor: Abbr. : CPA
49. Ghost, in dialect : HANT
50. "Pretty maids all in ___" : AROW
51. Brown or black : BEAR
54. Controversial drug : LSD
55. Common verb : WAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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