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New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 1978

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,483

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Cap worn with a kilt : TAM
4. Pillar serving as a monument : STELA
9. Tourist's necessity : MAP
12. Mr. Guthrie : ARLO
13. Former N.C. Senator : ERVIN
14. Somewhat salty inland sea : ARAL
16. Obsolescent farm personnel : DAIRYMAIDS
18. Dover fish : SOLE
19. Type of tape : VIDEO
20. Wares: Abbr. : MDSE
21. This seeks an ans. : QUES
22. Alfonso's queen : ENA
23. Hardy cabbage : KALE
25. Yanks out of the sack : ROUSTS
27. Bobbing bird of balladry : REDROBIN
29. Look after : SEETO
30. Joshua, for one : TREE
31. Toronto's prov. : ONT
32. "Come into the ___, Maud" : GARDEN
33. Fatigue : TIRE
35. Antitoxins : SERA
36. Donkey tempter : CARROT
39. A.B.A. member : ATT
40. Spinner in a studio : DISC
44. Where Bernhardt brightened the stage: 1867 : ODEON
45. Poetic line : TRIMETER
47. Craggy; austere : RUGGED
49. Monkey or tree : TITI
50. Suffix for Annam : ESE
51. Cattle-breeding people near Lake Albert : ALUR
52. Author Bagnold : ENID
54. Direction from Granada to Madrid : NORTE
56. Two followers of tra : LALA
57. What E.R.P. provided : FOREIGNAID
59. Boer town : STAD
60. Upright : ONEND
61. Austria's first chartered city: 1212 : ENNS
62. Rather than : ERE
63. Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
64. ___ glance (quickly) : ATA
Down
1. Racing-stable man : TRAINER
2. Part of a surveying instrument : ALIDADE
3. Additional : MORE
4. Religious inst. : SEM
5. British streetcar : TRAMLINE
6. Obvious : EVIDENT
7. Covers : LIDS
8. Goose genus : ANSER
9. Where Romeo met Juliet : MASQUERADE
10. Excited : AROUSED
11. Artist's adjunct : PALETTE
12. Refer : ADVERT
15. Textbook segment : LESSON
17. Lennon's wife : YOKO
24. Cancel a launching : ABORT
26. Glacial ridges : OSAR
28. Moving backward : RETROGRADE
32. Jokester's post-gag query : GETIT
34. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
35. Loud : STRIDENT
36. Builders of atolls : CORALS
37. Flatter excessively : ADULATE
38. Military career man : REGULAR
39. Decks out : ATTIRES
41. Repetitive : ITERANT
42. Lyrical form : SESTINA
43. Beliefs : CREEDS
46. Vase or dynasty : MING
48. Remove condensed moisture : DEFOG
53. "And then there were ___" : NONE
55. Draft status : ONEA
58. Fish or suffix : IDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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