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New York Times, Wednesday, May 19, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

Original 26-Down clue was "Hiding place" (probably because LIAR was confused with LAIR); replaced this clue with "Perjurer" (to go along with the LIAR entry).

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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,949

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Smart : STING
6
Except : SAVE
10
Certain mailing addresses : APOS
14
Strange : EERIE
15
Deuce's superior : TREY
16
Morose : GLUM
17
Adjust : ALIGN
18
Moderate : ALLEVIATE
20
Put aside again, as a bill : RESHELVED
22
Abridge : ELIDE
23
Trifle, in Paris : RIEN
24
Beliefs : CREDOS
25
Features of climbers' shoes : CLEATS
28
French volcanic hill : PUY
29
Corrupts : TAINTS
30
Like fine lace : DELICATE
35
Cremona family : AMATI
36
Tote-board word : WIN
37
Breakwaters : MOLES
38
Tore loose : UPROOTED
40
Place next to : APPOSE
41
S.F. hill : NOB
42
Cites : QUOTES
43
English poet of 1700's : SAVAGE
47
One bringing a case : SUER
48
Stadium : ARENA
49
South African issue : APARTHEID
54
Hare-and-hounds trail : TORNPAPER
56
Volcano : AETNA
57
Greek peak : OSSA
58
Shift : VEER
59
Fireworks ingredient : NITER
60
Indian tree : NEEM
61
Christian Science name : EDDY
62
Credit : TRUST
Down
1
Brown quickly : SEAR
2
Distant: Prefix : TELE
3
Rainbow : IRIS
4
"My end draws ___, 'tis time . . . " : NIGH
5
Abyss of a sort : GENERATIONGAP
6
Forestalls, with "off" : STAVES
7
Novelist Michael : ARLEN
8
African grassland : VELD
9
Private ___ : EYE
10
Dexterous : AGILE
11
Tartan : PLAID
12
Surpass : OUTDO
13
Pintail ducks : SMEES
19
Certain kind of person : VERYIMPORTANT
21
Wagons-___ : LITS
24
___-de-sac : CUL
25
Relative of corn : CAMP
26
Perjurer : LIAR
27
Within: Prefix : ENTO
28
Quill : PEN
29
Greek letter : TAU
30
Performed : DID
31
Egyptian : COPT
32
African plant : ALOE
33
Girl of fiction : TESS
34
Compass reading : ESE
36
Gossamer : WEB
39
Shoe part : TOE
40
Violinist : AUER
42
Prey : QUARRY
43
Squelched : SATON
44
"___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
45
Stanza : VERSE
46
Hué area : ANNAM
47
Accelerate : SPEED
49
Mirrored : APED
50
Golddigger's target : HEIR
51
"___, Brute" : ETTU
52
Suffixes meaning like : INES
53
Run swiftly : DART
55
Salutation : AVE

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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