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New York Times, Friday, May 26, 1978

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Live ___ (have a ball) : ITUP
5. Azalea's cousin : ERICA
10. Repartee : WIT
13. Loon's relative : GREBE
14. "Star Wars" figure : ROBOT
15. Exist : ARE
16. Everywhere : OMNIPRESENT
18. Enthusiast : FAN
19. Ghost in "Macbeth" : BANQUO
20. Parseghian : ARA
21. Tennis champion Lacoste : RENE
22. Downs' companion : UPS
23. Come into, as money : INHERIT
25. One-man performances : SOLI
28. Invents : CREATES
31. Oaf : LOUT
32. Suffix with slander and thunder : OUS
33. Friend of D'Artagnan : ATHOS
37. Higgledy-piggledy : ALLOVERTHEPLACE
41. Rate : VALUE
42. Poetic contraction : EER
43. Punta del ___ : ESTE
44. Swizzle stick : STIRRER
47. Spick's companion : SPAN
48. Storm that goes round and round : CYCLONE
51. Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
53. Suave and glib : OILY
54. Crow's next of kin : DAW
56. Pavarotti and Domingo : TENORS
60. "___ Clown," pop song : BEA
61. Itinerant : PERIPATETIC
63. Literary monogram : RLS
64. Dodger of the 40's : REESE
65. U.S. satellite : ISISI
66. Sales aids, for short : ADS
67. More bizarre : ODDER
68. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
Down
1. "La Douce" : IRMA
2. Vols' state : TENN
3. Adverbial relative of 16 Across : UBIQUITOUSLY
4. Enliven : PEPUP
5. " . . . ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
6. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
7. Modern Georgia : IBERIA
8. Harvard prexy: 1933–53 : CONANT
9. Holder of an L.L.B. : ATT
10. Cookie : WAFER
11. Native of Teheran : IRANI
12. Doctrine : TENET
13. Swabbie : GOB
17. Gangster's gat : ROSCOE
21. Perpetual-motion state : RESTLESSNESS
24. Great deal : HEAP
25. Tito, for one : SLAV
26. Girlfriend of Alley Oop : OOLA
27. Conversational gap : LULL
29. Capek play : RUR
30. Glyceride : ESTER
34. Door fastener : HASP
35. Eight: Comb. form : OCTA
36. Understood : SEEN
38. Kill a bill from the Hill : VETO
39. Half a bray : HEE
40. List of corrigenda : ERRATA
45. Positively : INDEED
46. Set up : REARED
48. Charmer's "stooge" : COBRA
49. Cede : YIELD
50. Elegance : CLASS
52. Bind anew : RETIE
55. Overworked suffix : WISE
57. A.F.B. on Cape Cod : OTIS
58. Shine's partner : RISE
59. Sch. subject : SCI
61. One in the big leagues : PRO
62. Prefix with chance or adventure : PER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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