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New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 1976

Author:
D. Davis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,832

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Kind of guard : BODY
5. Implied : TACIT
10. House, in Madrid : CASA
14. Intemperate one : ROUE
15. Pointless : INANE
16. Native of Mecca : ARAB
17. Ring around a cold area : ANTARCTICCIRCLE
20. Doris or Clarence : DAY
21. Related : AKIN
22. Twangy : NASAL
23. "___ plaisir!" : AVEC
24. Lorado or William H. : TAFT
26. Boat on a river run : PACKET
29. Puts into words : PHRASES
32. Lands: Lat. : AGRI
33. Biblical king : HIRAM
34. Waterfall: Var. : LYN
36. What 17 Across is : ANIMAGINARYLINE
40. In medias ___ : RES
41. Continue a subscription : RENEW
42. Black Sea arm : AZOV
43. What Pope's hope does : SPRINGS
45. "I love a ___" : PARADE
47. Words of comprehension : ISEE
48. Antitoxins : SERA
49. Proficient : ADEPT
52. Bristle : SETA
53. Come out even : TIE
56. Well-known crosser of 17 Across : REARADMIRALBYRD
60. "Born Free" name : ELSA
61. Hoglike animal : TAPIR
62. Having no feet : APOD
63. Drain slowly : SEEP
64. Pass, as time : SPEND
65. Disavow : DENY
Down
1. Nail : BRAD
2. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
3. Importer's burden : DUTY
4. "___, team!" : YEA
5. Part of a meter maid's supply : TICKET
6. Caper : ANTIC
7. "Postman" author James : CAIN
8. Business abbr. : INC
9. Operative, for short : TEC
10. Weight units : CARATS
11. Spotlights : ARCS
12. English novelist : SALA
13. Genesis name : ABEL
18. Go on about : RAVE
19. Public disgrace : INFAMY
23. Tamiroff : AKIM
24. Agony, in Scotland : THRAW
25. Sandarac tree : ARAR
26. Jack of TV : PAAR
27. Miss Moorehead : AGNES
28. Invigorating : CRISP
29. Longs for : PINES
30. Famous frozen-river crosser : ELIZA
31. Church council : SYNOD
33. Door adjunct : HINGE
35. Granular snow : NEVE
37. Grain bristle : ARISTA
38. Inheritance factor : GENE
39. Subject of a musical theme : LARA
44. Wall of stones : RIPRAP
45. Firecracker : PETARD
46. Russian sea : ARAL
48. Small finch : SERIN
49. Son of Zeus : ARES
50. Proof mark : DELE
51. Comfort : EASE
52. Tire-tread groove : SIPE
53. Kind of casting : TYPE
54. Mask or maiden : IRON
55. Whirlpool : EDDY
57. Drinker's problem: Abbr. : DTS
58. Chart : MAP
59. Like some checks : BAD

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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