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New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 1979

Author:
Cornelia Warriner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. More recent : LATER
6. Resort : SPA
9. Lariat : RIATA
14. Divert : AMUSE
15. Stats re Louis, Ali et al. : KOS
16. Available : ONTAP
17. Trick + paths : CONTRAILS
19. Community standards : ETHOS
20. Inventor Whitney : ELI
21. Diamond call + court call : OUTLET
23. Being : ESSE
24. About + halloo : RECALL
26. Singer Kay : STARR
28. Honorary degree held by Betty Ford : LLD
29. Place to swim + place to dream : SEABED
33. Burns and Allen Ginsberg : POETS
36. Expert + sleuth + peak : PROTECTOR
39. Shield border : ORLE
40. Rent : LEASE
41. Bluefin : TUNA
42. Precipice + circles : SCARRINGS
44. Timid soul : SISSY
45. Pelt dresser : TANNER
46. Finnish novelist: 1861–1921 : AHO
47. Fibrous Philippine plant : ABACA
50. Demesne abodes : MANORS
54. Delay : WAIT
57. Mineo + a Kennedy : SALTED
59. Item tossed into a ring : HAT
60. On the move : ASTIR
62. Norm + heir + years : PARSONAGE
64. Sifter : SIEVE
65. Greek letter : ETA
66. Telegrapher or electrician : WIRER
67. Scraped : PARED
68. Radiation unit : REM
69. Part of a black suit : SPADE
Down
1. Employee in a football plant : LACER
2. Root used as soap in Mexico : AMOLE
3. Hauberk : TUNIC
4. Superlative ending : EST
5. Anent + drumbeats : REROLLS
6. Parody : SKIT
7. Election Day meccas : POLLS
8. While + coterie : ASSET
9. Fish eggs : ROE
10. Bury + deed : INTERACTION
11. Sportsmen: Abbr. : ATHS
12. Site of Kit Carson's house : TAOS
13. Choir loft : APSE
18. Old: Scot. : AULD
22. Savor : TASTE
25. Change + indigenous : ALTERNATIVE
27. Pawnee's cousin : REE
30. Heat units: Abbr. : BTUS
31. Ages upon ages : EONS
32. Delivery cart : DRAY
33. Mail : POST
34. Killer whale : ORCA
35. Zest : ELAN
36. Write : PEN
37. Cheap magazine : RAG
38. Strategic org. of W.W. II : OSS
40. Money in Ankara : LIRAS
43. Confederate : REB
44. Fish + howls : SHADOWS
46. Central Iowa city : AMES
48. Antic : CAPER
49. Winged : ALATE
51. Author of "The Lockwood Concern" : OHARA
52. Stormed : RAGED
53. Cubic meter : STERE
54. Vespiary denizen : WASP
55. Huge land area : ASIA
56. Roman way : ITER
58. Collier's vehicle : TRAM
61. Scarlet : RED
63. Pinch : NIP

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

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