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New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,544

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Isinglass : MICA
5. Depression-era camp : CCC
8. Box score : OOO
11. Cut short : ABORT
13. Laugh : HAHA
14. Underwear, for short : BVDS
15. Tidy : NEATASAPIN
17. Old English court : LEET
18. Thirty : XXX
19. Velez : LUPE
20. Italian poet : DANTE
21. Leak : SEEP
22. Believe, half-heartedly : GUESSSO
24. Circus feature : CLOWN
27. Part of a winter cap : EARLAP
29. Word man : ROGET
30. Lunch hour : NOON
31. Fog's relative : HAZE
35. St. Helena : ISLE
36. Approximately : CIRCA
37. Let out : EMIT
38. Shade of red : BEET
39. Wager : ANTE
40. Hawley tariff twin : SMOOT
41. Airport building : HANGAR
43. Coat with an alloy : TERNE
44. Feels compunction : REPENTS
47. 1970 : YEAR
49. Quiet : ALLAY
50. Sign on a galley : STET
51. Top bond rating : AAA
54. Former TV personality : PAAR
55. Prepares for action : SQUARESOFF
58. Put one's foot ___ : INIT
59. Sage : HERB
60. Actor Robert : DONAT
61. Long-distance phoning: Abbr. : DDD
62. Measures: Abbr. : YDS
63. Individual: Abbr. : PERS
Down
1. Feline : MANX
2. Wild goat : IBEX
3. Urge : COAX
4. Rembrandts : ART
5. Inverness : CAPE
6. Greek letter : CHI
7. Preserve : CAN
8. Heaters : OVENS
9. U.S. playwright : ODETS
10. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
12. Ability : TALENT
13. Youth assemblies : HAPPENINGS
14. Impious one : BLASPHEMER
16. Implore : SUE
20. Roman goddess : DEA
21. Honey : SWEETHEART
22. Household expense : GROCERYTAB
23. Arm bone : ULNA
24. Place for corn : CRIB
25. Mislay : LOSE
26. Eye : OGLE
28. Artery : AORTA
32. Cupid : AMOR
33. National park : ZION
34. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
36. Slant : CANT
40. Settled : STATED
42. There isn't ___ more : ANY
44. Fleet : RAPID
45. Antelope : ELAND
46. Cloth : PLAID
48. Poetic word : EER
50. Outer faces: Abbr. : SURS
51. First-rate : AONE
52. Distant : AFAR
53. Marquee abbreviation : AFTS
55. Diffident : SHY
56. Math letters : QED
57. Secondary reward : SOP

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

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