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New York Times, Saturday, June 11, 1977

Author:
Hallie & Gerald Parsons
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,164

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Et ___ : CETERA
7. How this word goes : ACROSS
13. Ludicrous : COMICAL
14. Records kept by Evelyn and Frank : DIARIES
16. Fawn upon : ADULATE
17. In ___ (basically) : ESSENCE
18. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
19. Gape : DEHISCE
21. "Bear" in C.B. lingo : COP
22. Military sch. : ACAD
24. Aware of : ONTO
25. Dwelling in a Valentino film : TENT
26. Mineral: Comb. form : LITE
27. Ruminate : MUSE
28. Avant-___ : GARDE
29. Smoothest : SLEEKEST
31. Most wan : PALEST
32. War-plane maneuver : POWERDIVE
34. Trees used in making cabinets : ALDERS
37. With importunacy : URGENTLY
41. Della from Detroit : REESE
42. One-spots : ACES
43. The Fates, e.g. : TRIO
44. Milk: Comb. form : LACT
45. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
46. Emulate Hancock : SIGN
47. Suffix with favor or labor : ITE
48. Red Cross supply : PLASMAS
51. Rotten : BAD
52. Brighter : SHINIER
54. Declaim : ELOCUTE
56. Wake-up time for many : SEVENAM
57. He has tales : RELATER
58. V-shaped fieldworks : REDANS
59. Oozed : SEEPED
Down
1. Will supplement : CODICIL
2. Strive to equal : EMULATE
3. Sesame : TIL
4. Organism modified by environment : ECAD
5. Be in good standing : RATE
6. Pub : ALEHOUSE
7. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
8. Fish or "Kid" : CISCO
9. Scratch out : RASE
10. Galena, for one : ORE
11. Heartfelt : SINCERE
12. Endorses : SECONDS
13. Late Spanish cellist : CASALS
15. Rhyme royal : SEPTET
20. Teaches : INSTRUCTS
23. Most profound : DEEPEST
25. Certain gifts : TALENTS
27. Gulls : MEWS
28. Showed resiliency : GAVE
30. Persephone : KORE
31. Greedy ones : PIGS
33. Builders of castles in the air : DREAMERS
34. Actor who played Disraeli : ARLISS
35. Fourth-anniversary gift : LEATHER
36. Mislead : DECEIVE
38. Kind of tax : TRIBUTE
39. Tied, in surgery : LIGATED
40. Over there : YONDER
42. Causes fear : ALARMS
45. " . . . Cassius has ___ and hungry look" : ALEAN
48. Mexican fruit or drink : PINA
49. Opposite of aweather : ALEE
50. Dover ___ (fish dish) : SOLE
53. Someone to raise besides Cain : NED
55. Small explosive device : CAP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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