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New York Times, Friday, April 22, 1977

Author:
James & Phyllis Barrick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,114

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Space place : MARS
5. Cambrians : WELSH
10. "___ excuse is better than none" : ABAD
14. Greek music halls : ODEA
15. Wet : RAINY
16. Pigheaded one : MULE
17. Validated again : REAFFIRMED
19. Host at Valhalla : ODIN
20. State positively : ASSERT
21. Prohibit : BAR
22. Cul-de-___ : SAC
23. Reporter's report : STORY
24. Canadian territory : YUKON
26. Dance step : PAS
28. Oriental coin : SEN
29. Ethereal : AERY
30. Catkin : AMENT
32. Rawboned animal : SCRAG
34. Kind of daisy : SHASTA
35. Unlawful : UNDERTHECOUNTER
39. Delhi garments: Var. : SAREES
40. Spacious : ROOMY
41. Quarrier's quarry : STONE
42. Highlander : SCOT
43. Average : PAR
46. Sharp knock : RAP
47. Trodden ways : PATHS
49. Rich or Dunne : IRENE
51. Gratuity : TIP
53. Sheltered side : LEE
54. Type style : ITALIC
55. ___ Lisa : MONA
56. Magical passwords : OPENSESAME
58. Golf club : IRON
59. Kind of salts : EPSOM
60. Mild oath : EGAD
61. C.G.S. unit : DYNE
62. Does a farm job : SEEDS
63. Printing term : DELE
Down
1. Bog : MORASS
2. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
3. Mental power : REASON
4. Less perilous : SAFER
5. Legal order : WRIT
6. Shell shape : EAR
7. Camembert's cousin : LIMBURGERCHEESE
8. Furtive : SNEAKY
9. Water: Comb. form : HYDRO
10. O.T. book : AMOS
11. Capital on the Danube : BUDAPEST
12. Seaport in Spain : ALICANTE
13. Cub Scout unit : DEN
18. Fish banquet : FRY
24. Nope's opposite : YEAH
25. Early Hebrew prophet : NAHUM
27. Play the lead : STAR
29. Music, drama, etc. : ARTS
31. "___ are called . . . " : MANY
32. Witnessed : SEEN
33. Advance slowly : CREEP
34. Urban dirt : SOOT
35. Red letters : USSR
36. Relating to swimming : NATATORY
37. Arrive unexpectedly : DROPINON
38. Talks fondly : COOS
42. Vast Asian plain : STEPPE
43. Mammal's fur, wool or hair : PELAGE
44. D.V.M.'s patient : ANIMAL
45. Back off : RECEDE
48. Bitter drug : ALOES
49. Suffix with Jersey : ITE
50. Formed by engraving : RASED
52. Sheet of glass : PANE
54. Doctrines : ISMS
55. At the center : MID
57. Biblical land : NOD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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