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New York Times, Saturday, June 30, 1979

Author:
Jay Livingston
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { B F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Kubrick's "___: A Space Odyssey" : 2001
5. Chide : TWIT
9. "The Man" : STAN
13. Bugle call : TAPS
14. "If I Were ___ Man" : ARICH
15. Earth, in Ems : ERDE
16. Neighbor of Calif. : OREG
17. Name for a mademoiselle : RENEE
18. Feline sound : MEOW
19. 1,044 months : 4SCOREAND7YEARS
22. Kind of loop : NOOSE
23. Italian city : ESTE
24. "Cave ___," dog owner's warning : CANEM
27. Butler : RHETT
30. Part of an operatic name : CIO
31. Up : ARISEN
34. Maxwell : ELSA
38. Chanted : INTONED
40. Shakespeare's mornings : MORROWS
42. Relative of a via : ITER
43. Overthrow : DEPOSE
45. Toujours ___ : GAI
46. Swelling : EDEMA
48. Compositions for two : DUETS
50. Burns's "___ Shanter" : TAMO
52. Get in shape : TRAIN
55. Group of tepee tots : 10LITTLEINDIANS
61. Washer cycle : SPIN
62. Jacob Abbott's "___ Books" : ROLLO
63. Gin : TRAP
64. Second of a restless pair : TIDE
65. "Over the Rainbow" composer : ARLEN
66. Madame Bovary : EMMA
67. Go sky-high : SOAR
68. Fermented honey-and-water drink : MEAD
69. The vat man : DYER
Down
1. Score when Casey fanned : 2TO4
2. Crew's necessity : OARS
3. Oil org. : OPEC
4. "The Thrill ___," 1931 song : ISGONE
5. Blumenthal's post: Abbr. : TREAS
6. Trophy holders : WINNERS
7. Like summer tea : ICED
8. ___ against Thebes : THE7
9. Period at college : SEMESTER
10. Negotiate : TREAT
11. Idolize : ADORE
12. Current events : NEWS
14. Martian: Prefix : AREO
20. Claudius, for one : ROMAN
21. Still : YET
24. CI x II : CCII
25. Negative no-no : AINT
26. Little letter : NOTE
28. Prefix meaning blood : HEMO
29. Grandson of Eve : ENOS
32. Advise, old style : REDE
33. Footnote abbr. : IDEM
35. Theater section : LOGE
36. Smack : SWAT
37. Sale sign : ASIS
39. Mesabi Range worker : OREMINER
41. Altered one's opus : REDID
44. Kneecap : PATELLA
47. Dash's partner : DOT
49. How we stand : UNITED
50. "Hit Parade" group : TOPIO
51. Actress Valli : ALIDA
53. Irked : RILED
54. Soon : ANON
55. Ology devotees : ISTS
56. Streetcar, in Britain : TRAM
57. Knowledge : LORE
58. U.S.M.A., to sportswriters : ARMY
59. Proper noun : NAME
60. "Semper Paratus" is her motto : SPAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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