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New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 1978

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,531

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Students & seniors
Across
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Trudge : PLOD
5
Blanket : COVER
10
Coffee, in a beanery : JAVA
14
Villain of drama : IAGO
15
Japanese port : OTARU
16
Reputation : ODOR
17
Wilkie Collins novel : THEWOMANINWHITE
20
Gives, as service : RENDERS
21
Feeds the kitty : ANTES
22
Nancy or Sofia : CITY
23
Thrashes : TANS
25
Sharp, hard cheese : ROMANO
28
___ up (delayed) : HUNG
29
Form a lap : SIT
32
Singer Burl : IVES
33
Of sound : TONAL
34
Be nosy : PRY
35
Song hit of 1930 : LITTLEWHITELIES
39
Compass point : ENE
40
"Farewell, amigo" : ADIOS
41
Part of A.D. : ANNO
42
___ Plaines : DES
43
Old campaigners : VETS
44
Kind of blind : SCREEN
46
Repeats tiresomely : DINS
47
Frost : HOAR
48
Tales of derring-do : SAGAS
51
Clam or snail : MOLLUSK
54
A. Conan Doyle novel : THEWHITECOMPANY
58
Really great : AONE
59
Nautical man : BOSUN
60
Great Lakes port : ERIE
61
Tournament draws : BYES
62
Pile up : AMASS
63
Information : DATA
Down
1
"The ___," Norris novel : PIT
2
A memorable Bert : LAHR
3
Curved molding : OGEE
4
Dejected : DOWNCAST
5
"___ the fair" : COMETO
6
Eared seal : OTARY
7
Movers' vehicles : VANS
8
Silkworm : ERI
9
Shutout spoiler : RUN
10
St. ___ University, in Jamaica : JOHNS
11
Mining passage : ADIT
12
Ballot : VOTE
13
Consort of Aphrodite : ARES
18
Pagan deity : ODIN
19
Obtain by trickery : WANGLE
23
African capital : TUNIS
24
Med. school course : ANAT
25
Irritated : RILED
26
Sheeplike : OVINE
27
Distributes : METES
28
Mirthful exclamations : HOHOS
29
Part of a book : SPINE
30
Actress Papas : IRENE
31
Cicely from N.Y.C. : TYSON
33
Reproaches : TWITS
36
Generous : LAVISH
37
"East of ___," by Steinbeck : EDEN
38
Lambasted : LARRUPED
44
Wise men on Capitol Hill : SOLONS
45
Windless : CALM
46
Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
47
___-pocus : HOCUS
48
Sudden, painful sensation : STAB
49
Sea greeting : AHOY
50
Hereditary factor : GENE
51
Western hill : MESA
52
Poet Teasdale : SARA
53
Grow together : KNIT
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Philippine fruit tree : IBA
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Male animal : TOM
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Indeed! : YEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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