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New York Times, Monday, May 3, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,933

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Salad : SLAW
5. Take the sun : BASK
9. Chicken, for one : BIPED
14. "Zhivago" girl : LARA
15. ___ the minute : UPTO
16. Chou ___ : ENLAI
17. Revolutionary figure : OTIS
18. Get a result : REAP
19. Then: Fr. : ALORS
20. Elba to St. Helena : THEHUNDREDDAYS
23. Moon goddess : SELENE
24. Oast : KILN
25. Date in the Forum : IDES
28. More embarrassed : REDDER
32. Prefix in chemistry : AMIDO
36. "___, you're dead!" : BANG
38. Location : SITE
39. Crapshooter's cry : SEVENCOMEELEVEN
42. Stravinsky : IGOR
43. ___ about : ONOR
44. Lariat : LASSO
45. Size AAAA : NARROW
47. Pop : SODA
49. Feminine suffixes : INES
51. At a bargain, maybe : ONSALE
56. Sensation : NINEDAYSWONDER
60. Part of Africa : CONGO
61. Last of the banquet : NUTS
62. Author Paton : ALAN
63. Party food : FONDU
64. Kind of blue : TRUE
65. Talks : RAPS
66. Proboscis : SNOOT
67. Pitches in : AIDS
68. Itemize : LIST
Down
1. One-armed bandits : SLOTS
2. Turner : LATHE
3. Tricksy spirit : ARIEL
4. " . . . a merry old soul ___" : WASHE
5. Got mad : BURNED
6. Did the same : APED
7. Be the best : STAR
8. Red cent : KOPEK
9. Ceremonial macebearer : BEADLE
10. Caspian, for example : INLANDSEA
11. Maneuver : PLOY
12. Front-page boxes : EARS
13. Prefix for play or band : DIS
21. Part of U.S.S.R. : UNION
22. Requiem : DIRGE
26. Black : EBON
27. Greek island : SAMOS
29. Military units: Abbr. : DIVS
30. Seasons on the Seine : ETES
31. City for 1 Down : RENO
32. It's ___ to tell a lie : ASIN
33. Prefix with phone and cycle : MEGA
34. Novello : IVOR
35. Kinghtly courage : DERRINGDO
37. Mr. Wolfe : NERO
40. Overawed : COWED
41. Grassy plain : LLANO
46. Baseball situation : ONEOUT
48. Hunts water : DOWSES
50. ___ Fe : SANTA
52. Tangle : SNARL
53. New Senator : ADLAI
54. "My heart ___ up . . . " : LEAPS
55. Director Lubitsch : ERNST
56. Between A.M. and P.M. : NOON
57. ___ hurry : INNO
58. Russian spaceman : YURI
59. Bosom bauble : STUD
60. DiMaggio and Mantle: Abbr. : CFS

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

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