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New York Times, Monday, May 29, 1978

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 30-Down should have "points," not "point"; left as in original.

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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,516

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Horn is one : CAPE
5. Tarzan's companions : APES
9. He and she : THEY
13. Norwegian sovereign : OLAV
14. Homophone for sight : SITE
15. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
16. "Desire" in a drama : STREETCAR
18. Miscue : ERROR
19. With 35 Across, 16th-century proverb : MARRYINHASTEAND
21. Half: Prefix : SEMI
22. Spread newly mown hay : TED
23. New Deal agcy. : CCC
26. Nov. follower : DEC
27. Golf goal : PAR
28. Padded canvas for wrestlers : MAT
31. Persia now : IRAN
33. Measuring tools : CALIPERS
35. See 19 Across : REPENTATLEISURE
39. Designs for frescoes : CARTOONS
40. Bane of Bolsheviks : TSAR
41. Friend, in Quebec : AMI
42. Pig pad : STY
43. One of the Rover Boys : SAM
46. Suffix akin to "ites" : ESE
47. "For shame!" : FIE
48. Over, in Berlin : UBER
50. Reflection after 19 Across : HASTEMAKESWASTE
58. Hurdles for would-be Ed.D.'s : ORALS
59. Moonlighters' jobs : SIDELINES
60. Ornamental tag : AGLET
61. Paradise : EDEN
62. Lively song : LILT
63. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
64. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
65. Battle scene: 1944 : STLO
Down
1. Universe: Comb. form : COSM
2. Rival of Aspen : ALTA
3. Young salmon : PARR
4. Tinker's target : EVERS
5. "___ Goes By," 1931 song : ASTIME
6. Bonanza for ants : PICNIC
7. Peary's winter base : ETAH
8. Test-tube substances : SERA
9. All tuckered out : TIRED
10. Spouse of Zeus : HERA
11. Collar or jacket : ETON
12. Sort of court : YARD
15. Yugoslav king: 1934–45 : PETERII
17. Word with cross or wall : EYED
20. Old and dry : STALE
23. About, in a history book : CIRCA
24. Type of cheese : CREAM
25. Isle of song : CAPRI
27. Pardner : PAL
28. Verdun's river : MEUSE
29. Tapestry : ARRAS
30. Hebrew vowel point : TSERE
32. Court divider : NET
33. Small coins: Abbr. : CTS
34. Sibilant signal : PST
36. Most snoopy : NOSIEST
37. Type of pole : TOTEM
38. "___ fool can make a rule": Thoreau : ANY
43. Leathers for sports coats : SUEDES
44. Part of AWOL : ABSENT
45. Cry weakly : MEWL
47. City at one end of the G.W. Bridge : FTLEE
49. Wall Street category : RAILS
50. Gray with age : HOAR
51. Jason's ship : ARGO
52. U.S.-U.S.S.R. talks : SALT
53. Under sail : ASEA
54. Teases : KIDS
55. Tizzy : SNIT
56. Archer William : TELL
57. This, in Barcelona : ESTO

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

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