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New York Times, Thursday, June 21, 1979

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,817

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Students & seniors
Across
1
African watercourse : WADI
5
Old-fashioned : DATED
10
Ancient Peruvian : INCA
14
Calla lily : ARUM
15
Put in high spirits : ELATE
16
Satellite : MOON
17
Twenty quires : REAM
18
Power : FORCE
19
Malay craft : PROA
20
Golden horse : PALOMINO
22
Supply a cue : PROMPT
24
Wind indicator : VANE
25
Fruit drinks : ADES
26
Blanketlike shawl : SERAPE
29
Red shades : CRIMSONS
33
Crustaceans : CRABS
34
Oregon bay or river : COOS
35
Dies ___ : IRAE
36
Integument : ARIL
37
Kind of fund : SLUSH
38
Nip : BITE
39
Solitary : LONE
40
Window section : PANE
41
Weather word : CLEAR
42
Felon who may get remuneration for a conflagration : ARSONIST
44
Conchologist's interest : SHELLS
45
Gazzara and Piazza : BENS
46
Honey beverage : MEAD
47
Southern Cal. athlete : TROJAN
50
First-aid device : COMPRESS
54
Harass persistently : RIDE
55
Avoid artfully : EVADE
57
"Red" explorer : ERIC
58
"Beowulf" is one : EPIC
59
Disentangle : RAVEL
60
Former coin of Pakistan : ANNA
61
Encamp : TENT
62
Stereotyped : STALE
63
Intersect : MEET
Down
1
Contort : WARP
2
Space : AREA
3
Twofold : DUAL
4
Antithesis of "irresistible force" : IMMOVABLEOBJECT
5
Specify distinctly : DEFINE
6
Matchless : ALONE
7
Edible root : TARO
8
Common abbr. : ETC
9
Kind of apple pie : DEEPDISH
10
The "Man of La Mancha" had one : IMPOSSIBLEDREAM
11
Standard : NORM
12
Hen pen : COOP
13
Med. school subject : ANAT
21
Cartographers' products : MAPS
23
Radiation unit : REM
25
Got up : AROSE
26
Staircase, in Siena : SCALA
27
Tennis boo-boo : ERROR
28
A memorable Claude : RAINS
29
Enumerate : COUNT
30
Mirador : ORIEL
31
Da Gama discovery: 1497 : NATAL
32
Prognostication is their vocation : SEERS
34
Sort : CLASS
37
Tops : SPINNERS
41
Fellow : CHAP
43
Org. based in Washington, D.C. : NEA
44
Mother of Dionysus : SEMELE
46
Prototype : MODEL
47
Allowance for waste : TRET
48
Mellow : RIPE
49
Father of Thor : ODIN
50
"All right!": Fr. : CAVA
51
Lake in Ireland : ERNE
52
Mathematical ratio : SINE
53
"Begone!" : SCAT
56
Large tub : VAT

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

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