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New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 1980

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, 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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Students & seniors
Across
1. Fraternity letter between phi and kappa : BETA
5. Hit hard : PASTE
10. Broadway turkey : FLOP
14. Relative of a twinge : ACHE
15. Student of Lee Strasberg : ACTOR
16. Bern's river : AARE
17. Burnett juvenile classic: 1911 : THESECRETGARDEN
20. In addition : TOO
21. Related : AKIN
22. Acuff and Rogers : ROYS
23. Cherished : LOVED
25. Sprinkle : STREW
27. Daft : ADDLED
29. Greek portico : STOA
30. Doctrine : ISM
33. ___ Plan, for reparations: 1924 : DAWES
34. Unpleasantly conspicuous : STARY
35. Dir. from Phoenix to Salt Lake City : NNE
36. Mixture : OLIO
37. All in : SPENT
38. Blue-pencil : EDIT
39. Sydney Smith was one: Abbr. : REV
40. Governing body : BOARD
41. ___ paper : CREPE
42. Japan or Peking follower : ESE
43. Desolate : LORN
44. Mated : PAIRED
45. Leg part : SHANK
47. Capital of Oregon : SALEM
48. Actor Laurel : STAN
49. Persian's associate : MEDE
50. Conceit : EGO
53. Two poets whose orthography is unusual : CHAUCERANDBURNS
57. ___ tax : POLL
58. State capital SE of 47 Across : BOISE
59. Thurber's "The ___ in the Bedroom" : SEAL
60. Impresses deeply : AWES
61. Goof : BONER
62. Concerning : ASTO
Down
1. Layer of felt used in making hats : BATT
2. Repeat : ECHO
3. Arnold Bennett classic: 1908 : THEOLDWIVESTALE
4. Loser to H.C.H.: 1928 : AES
5. Like an S.R.O. theater : PACKED
6. Biting : ACRID
7. English gun : STEN
8. One of the small fry : TOT
9. Work unit : ERG
10. Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
11. "___ Fan," Wilde classic: 1892 : LADYWINDERMERES
12. Mining products : ORES
13. Write : PEN
18. Building parts : EAVES
19. Impressive grouping : ARRAY
24. Bread spread : OLEO
25. Follower of band, grand or hand : STAND
26. Civil wrong: Law : TORT
27. Worship : ADORE
28. Valleys : DALES
29. Famous violinist : STERN
31. Bog bird : SNIPE
32. Distributed : METED
34. Gleam : SPARK
37. Promptly : SOON
38. Great Lakes port : ERIE
40. Mont ___ : BLANC
41. Spy for Moses : CALEB
44. Garment-factory employee : PADDER
46. Burglary takes : HAULS
47. Be aware of : SENSE
48. Come in third : SHOW
49. Water carrier : MAIN
51. Insect : GNAT
52. King Olav's capital : OSLO
53. Auditor, for short : CPA
54. Grow weaker : EBB
55. Aussie animal : ROO
56. Between Mex. and Can. : USA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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