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New York Times, Saturday, June 18, 1977

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,171

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Haberdashery stock : CRAVATS
8. Gauchos' milieu : PAMPAS
14. Native environment : HABITAT
15. Trattoria dish : RAVIOLI
16. Copy : IMITATE
17. Human being : ADAMITE
18. Mazo ___ Roche ("Jalna" author) : DELA
19. Pairs or bridges : SPANS
21. Biblical oldster : ENOS
22. Supplement (with 23 Across) : EKE
23. See above : OUT
24. Add up : TOT
25. Bacon part : RIND
27. Feudal bigwigs : DUKES
29. Napoleon won here in 1806 : JENA
30. Show scorn toward : SNEERAT
32. Sharks' fellow travelers : REMORAS
34. Chicle : GUM
35. Conveyance for horses : VAN
36. Clergymen : CURATES
40. Island near Borneo : CELEBES
44. Woeful word : ALAS
45. She wrote "A Certain Smile" : SAGAN
47. Ending with tire or irk : SOME
48. Dentist's rotary tool : BUR
49. Splash against : LAP
50. Capek classic : RUR
51. Came to rest : ALIT
53. Kind of cigarette : CUBEB
55. Ford's running mate in '76 : DOLE
56. Tapping sound : RATATAT
58. Virginia river : RAPIDAN
60. Cotton fabric : ETAMINE
61. Hard rubber : EBONITE
62. Past, future et al. : TENSES
63. Testified : DEPONED
Down
1. Faultfinders; nags : CHIDERS
2. Baking dish : RAMEKIN
3. Where young Ike lived : ABILENE
4. "Ars longa, ___ brevis" : VITA
5. ___ loss for words : ATA
6. Makes lace : TATS
7. Do the town : STEPOUT
8. Hippie apartments : PADS
9. Hollywood name : AVA
10. M. Marceau, for one : MIME
11. Hunting dog : POINTER
12. City in Pennsylvania : ALTOONA
13. Shut-eye sessions : SIESTAS
15. One of the "harangue gang" : RANTER
20. Sea bird : AUK
26. Manet's portraitist : DEGAS
27. Titled women : DAMES
28. Most common dice throw : SEVEN
29. Naval hero: 1747–92 : JONES
31. Motoring hazard : RUT
33. ___ de mer : MAL
36. Broadway musical : CABARET
37. Howl : ULULATE
38. River, town or bay in N.J. : RARITAN
39. Greet : SALUTE
40. Frolicked : CAPERED
41. Russian composer of "Prince Igor" : BORODIN
42. Rival : EMULATE
43. Tranquilized : SERENED
46. Chatter : GAB
52. Headwear : TAMS
53. Containers : CANS
54. Ruth or Zaharias : BABE
55. Nickname for singer Martin : DINO
57. Stalemate : TIE
59. Beverage : POP

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