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New York Times, Monday, May 31, 1976

Author:
Jay Spry
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Nutmeg byproduct : MACE
5. Receive as one's due : REAP
9. Enthralled : RAPT
13. Privy to : INON
14. Sailors' saint : ELMO
15. Fields's vaudeville partner : WEBER
16. Ignoramus : DOLT
17. Gigolo's kisses, in a way : LIPSERVICE
19. Blue dye : INDIGO
21. Withered : SERE
22. Squeeze out : EKE
23. Indication : TRACE
25. Word with pan or rag : DISH
27. Pool necessity : CUEBALL
29. Firm : STABLE
33. Timetable abbr. : ARR
34. Pens : STIES
36. Direct : STEER
37. Gate receipts : TAKE
39. Lab heaters : ETNAS
41. Draped garment : SARI
42. Hot places : OVENS
44. Plain and deckle : EDGES
46. Seafood delicacy : ROE
47. Mexican cactus : PEYOTE
49. Seek : SOLICIT
51. Identical : SAME
53. Evil one : SATAN
54. Pronoun : SHE
57. ___ green : NILE
59. Homily : SERMON
62. Skyjackings, literally : HIGHCRIMES
65. Terza ___ : RIMA
66. Came up : AROSE
67. "What ___ tell you?" : DIDI
68. ___ much as : INAS
69. Direction : WEST
70. Otherwise : ELSE
71. Ferber : EDNA
Down
1. Skirt length : MIDI
2. Presently : ANON
3. Post-Thanksgiving fare : COLDTURKEY
4. Whole : ENTIRE
5. Move to another town : RELOCATE
6. Wallach : ELI
7. Elec. units : AMPS
8. Sat : POSED
9. Gun an engine : REV
10. Rose's friend : ABIE
11. Casual kiss : PECK
12. Linden or ash : TREE
15. Extracts by force : WRESTS
18. Goddess of discord : ERIS
20. Prates : GABS
24. Superior group : ELITE
26. Chapeaux : HATS
27. Hunger for : CRAVE
28. Imparts : LENDS
30. Think of Smokey : BEARINMIND
31. Old World dormouse : LEROT
32. Lake : ERIE
33. Slept like ___ : ATOP
35. Feather palms : SAGOS
38. Slugger Slaughter : ENOS
40. Haile ___ : SELASSIE
43. Attitude : STANCE
45. Location : SITE
48. Arab nobleman : EMIR
50. Dreiser's Sister : CARRIE
52. Strike out : ELIDE
54. Part of G.B.S. : SHAW
55. Engage : HIRE
56. Alter and super : EGOS
58. Jannings or Ludwig : EMIL
60. Arabian gulf : OMAN
61. Space agency : NASA
63. Presidential monogram : HST
64. Mss. reviewers : EDS

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