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New York Times, Friday, June 2, 1978

Author:
Hugh McElroy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Hugh McElroy has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,520

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Giggle : TITTER
7. Mets' home : SHEA
11. Swiss resort : LOCARNO
12. With hand on hip : AKIMBO
14. One who is a throwback : ATAVIST
15. Endure, as a storm : RIDEOUT
17. Haberdashery customer : MAN
18. Scottish squire : LAIRD
20. Suffix with sculpt or script : URE
21. Choir voice : ALTO
23. "Many ___ has to fall . . . " : ATEAR
24. "___ boy!" : ITSA
25. Vast and hollow : CAVERNOUS
28. Fastened : SECURED
31. Tornado or dust whirl : TWISTER
35. Small egg : OVULE
36. Material for gloves : SUEDE
37. Entered in the red-ink area : DEBITED
40. Iron horses : ENGINES
42. Tarkington novel : SEVENTEEN
44. Causerie : CHAT
47. Mimes : APERS
48. His word for "water" was 27 Down : GAEL
52. Mushy food or talk : PAP
53. Event for a socialite : DEBUT
54. Power initials : TVA
55. Owner of a lamp : ALADDIN
58. Granted an extension of : RENEWED
61. Quaker : FRIEND
62. Where Tipperary is : IRELAND
63. Pungent taste : TANG
64. With a sudden motion : ASTART
Down
1. Utter : TOTAL
2. "___ Begin to Tell You," 1945 song : ICANT
3. Hebrew letter : TAV
4. Prefix with cycle : TRI
5. Take away freedom : ENSLAVE
6. Pirouetted : ROTATED
7. Street of forgotten men : SKIDROW
8. Stayed out of sight : HID
9. Scottish uncle : EME
10. Somewhere close by : ABOUT
11. Role in "Lost Horizon" : LAMA
12. Adjective for a knave : ARRANT
13. Word not on towels : OURS
16. Export from Malawi : TEA
19. Comparative ending : IER
22. Occupation for C. Wright : OCULIST
24. Bringing forth : ISSUING
26. Sharp mountain spur : ARETE
27. Word that became "whisky" : UISGE
28. Do lawn work : SOD
29. Second person : EVE
30. Newcomer in a pride : CUB
32. Sock size : TEN
33. Large Nigerian town : EDE
34. In medias ___ : RES
38. What artful dodgers are good at : EVADING
39. Rely (on) : DEPEND
40. Ancient land now part of Italy : ETRURIA
41. Ranchers' foes : NESTERS
43. Neighbor of S.D. : NEB
44. Figures expert : CPA
45. Semi or demi : HALF
46. Separate : APART
49. In conflict : ATWAR
50. Happening : EVENT
51. Cheryl of TV : LADD
56. Prefix with gram or meter : DIA
57. Between Unter and Linden : DEN
59. Make a clear profit : NET
60. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA

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

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