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New York Times, Friday, April 9, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,909

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Alms box : ARCA
5. Familiar palindrome : MADAM
10. Fiddler : CRAB
14. Stringed instrument : VIOL
15. Fragrance : AROMA
16. System of exercises : YOGA
17. Corrupt : EVIL
18. Painter famed for pastels : DEGAS
19. Friars, for one : CLUB
20. Home of the anoa : CELEBES
22. "Prometheus Unbound" author : SHELLEY
24. Guildhall sight : GOG
25. Wheys : SERA
26. Jan. 1 mecca : ROSEBOWL
31. Artful Dickens character : DODGER
35. Mulberry : AAL
36. Stains : SOILS
38. Suiting : SERGE
39. Disease: Suffix : ITIS
41. Ibsen output : DRAMA
43. Marsh bird : SORA
44. African waterbuck : LECHE
46. Sends forth : EMITS
48. Finished, in verse : OER
49. Nothing to ___ at : SNEEZE
51. Range of Africa : ATLASMTS
53. Kind of door : TRAP
55. Metric measure : ARE
56. Art form : COLLAGE
59. Smothered laugh : SNICKER
63. Cruising : ASEA
64. Moroccan port : RABAT
66. Edible root : TARO
67. Marshall ___ : PLAN
68. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
69. Stew : OLIO
70. Water lily's milieu : POND
71. Oozes : SEEPS
72. Feature of N.E. Australia : REEF
Down
1. With: Fr. : AVEC
2. Split : RIVE
3. Twist : COIL
4. Maintain : ALLEGE
5. Succeeded : MADEGOOD
6. Greek god : ARES
7. Follow closely : DOG
8. Pile up : AMASS
9. Certain potatoes : MASHED
10. Aegean islands : CYCLADES
11. Parker House, for one : ROLL
12. Sassafras tree : AGUE
13. Coddle : BABY
21. Curtsies : BOBS
23. Cupid : EROS
26. Stock-list group : RAILS
27. Made of a grain : OATEN
28. Cut : SLICE
29. Telegram : WIRE
30. S.A. ruminant : LLAMA
32. Curry : GROOM
33. Plume : EGRET
34. Rises up : REARS
37. Enamored, old style : SMIT
40. Pony or wool : SHETLAND
42. Mythical island : ATLANTIS
45. Pound : EZRA
47. Hindu garment : SARI
50. Tidal floods : EAGRES
52. Military area : SECTOR
54. Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
56. Famed cartoonist : CAPP
57. Northern capital : OSLO
58. Tilt : LEAN
59. Porridge : SAMP
60. Cabbage : KALE
61. Canal : ERIE
62. Kind of garden : ROOF
65. Drone : BEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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