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New York Times, Wednesday, July 16, 1975

Author:
Dennis Listort
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Dennis Listort has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,468

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Messy one : SLOB
5
Truck areas : CABS
9
Doc or vet : MEDIC
14
Miss Louise : TINA
15
Icelandic measure : ALIN
16
Florida city : OCALA
17
Guinea weight : UZAN
18
Places for personal deposits : BLOODBANKS
20
Safekeeping spots : BANKVAULTS
22
Arnaz : DESI
23
Electrical units : RELS
24
Fort Worth campus : TCU
26
“ . . . who lived in ___” : ASHOE
29
Like winter roads, often : ICY
31
Edward ___ (Blackbeard) : TEACH
36
“ . . . and the home of ___” : THEBRAVE
38
Traveling-show man : CARNIE
39
A- or H- : BOMB
40
Greek letter : DELTA
42
Mark, to Cicero : NOTA
43
Arabian gazelles : ARIELS
45
Off balance : LOPSIDED
47
Time spans : YEARS
48
About, in Spain : POR
49
Lawn eyesores : WEEDS
50
Br’er Fox’s baby : TAR
52
Austrian statesman : RAAB
54
Nautical backbone : KEEL
58
Otters’ playgrounds : RIVERBANKS
63
Dike or levee : EMBANKMENT
65
“And then there were ___” : NONE
66
Act to the hilt : EMOTE
67
Prefix for war or dote : ANTI
68
Morocco's Abd-el-___ : KRIM
69
Like most windows : PANED
70
Girl : LASS
71
Egyptian goddess : SATI
Down
1
Part of a check : STUB
2
Miss Minnelli : LIZA
3
Son of Judah : ONAN
4
Bonnie or Clyde : BANKROBBER
5
Plotting group : CABAL
6
Having reference to : ALLUSIVE
7
Science study: Abbr. : BIOL
8
Uppity : SNOTTY
9
Unruly crowd : MOB
10
Modified organism : ECAD
11
Canute, for one Abbr. : DANE
12
Kinds : ILKS
13
Almost, in Barcelona : CASI
19
Army medal : DSC
21
Swerve : VEER
25
Miss Hagen : UTA
26
Hold ___ (control) : ATBAY
27
Dinah or sea : SHORE
28
Blood condition: Suffix : HEMIA
30
Orchestra instrument : CELLO
32
Famous Chicago Cub : ERNIEBANKS
33
Battery pole : ANODE
34
Quoted : CITED
35
Two are better than one : HEADS
37
Classifieds : ADS
38
Uniform part : CAP
41
Heavy rains : TORRENTS
44
Assault boat : LST
46
Cotton stick : SWAB
48
Fundamental : PRIMAL
51
Boat : ARK
53
“___ long, life is short” : ARTIS
54
Kind of sake : KEEP
55
Poet Lazarus : EMMA
56
Black : EBON
57
Like Paton’s phalarope : LATE
59
Vein: Lat. : VENA
60
“Thin Man” wife : NORA
61
Work on a sweater : KNIT
62
Half: Prefix : SEMI
64
Man's nickname : NED

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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