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New York Times, Thursday, April 27, 1978

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,484

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Israeli news maker : BEGIN
6. Electric measure : OHM
9. Newcastle's nonrequirement : COALS
14. Hammed it up : OVERACTED
16. Llama's habitat : ANDES
17. Misses, in Madrid : SENORITAS
18. Egyptian news maker : SADAT
19. Having a scalloped edge : CRENATED
20. Shipment from Tampa : CIGARS
21. Three: Prefix : TRI
22. Antique auto : ERSKINE
24. Scored with one stroke : ACED
26. Recommended : ENDORSED
30. Part of a petunia : PETAL
32. " . . . ___ of sympathy with other men": Emerson : ATIE
33. Boise's county : ADA
34. Sang a vibrato : TRILLED
36. Like some bulbs : FROSTED
39. In the past : AGO
40. Like Goya's "Maja" : NUDE
42. Cubic meter : STERE
43. In all truth : HONESTLY
46. Device used in winding yarn : REEL
47. Retinue : CORTEGE
49. Guido's highest note : ELA
51. Pulitzer Prize winner: 1923 : MILLAY
54. Deed considered in the Nuremberg trials : WARCRIME
57. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
58. Threshing machine : SEPARATOR
59. Wartime riveter : ROSIE
60. Large group of pop music customers : TEENAGERS
61. Wooden wisecracker : SNERD
62. What a QB hopes to gain : YDS
63. Attack from all sides : BESET
Down
1. Pear or its tree : BOSC
2. Turn inside out : EVERT
3. Kind of gap : GENERATION
4. Sarcastic : IRONICAL
5. Honshu city : NARA
6. Mink's cousin : OTTER
7. Oldtime radio adjunct : HEADSET
8. G.P. and surg. : MDS
9. Summerhouse : CASINO
10. Catapult or ass : ONAGER
11. Egyptian skink : ADDA
12. King or poet : LEAR
13. Controversial planes : SSTS
15. Mentioned for bravery : CITED
20. Orchard product : CIDER
23. Cutler's commodity : KNIFE
25. Building addition : ELL
27. Moons : SATELLITES
28. Largest dam in Germany : EDER
29. Miami's county : DADE
30. Memphis god : PTAH
31. Hence : ERGO
32. Fully developed : ADULT
35. Vestibule, e.g. : ENTRY
37. Carbohydrate: Suffix : OSE
38. Immigrant's way to get there : STEERAGE
41. Woodwaxen : DYEWEED
44. Cream puff's cousin : ECLAIR
45. Took off like a jet : SOARED
46. Showed an old film : RERAN
48. Yawns : GAPES
50. " . . . to form ___ perfect Union" : AMORE
51. Sci-fi site : MARS
52. Hep : INON
53. ___-majesté : LESE
55. Kind of grass or apple : CRAB
56. Formerly, old style : ERST
58. Swine's confines : STY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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