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New York Times, Monday, July 17, 1978

Author:
Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Hal R. Hollinger has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,565

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Capp's ___ Iggle : BALD
5. Takes game : BAGS
9. Egoist's love : SELF
13. In a tumult : ARIOT
15. Be contiguous : ABUT
16. Saranac Lakes, e.g. : TRIO
17. ___ Sea (Mare Germanicum) : NORTH
18. Word with Star or Eagle : LONE
19. "The ___ of the Ancient Mariner" : RIME
20. Wiesbaden, for one : WATERINGPLACE
23. Author LeShan : EDA
24. Facilitated : EASED
25. Thingumbobs : DOODADS
29. Booth in the Hall of Fame : EDWIN
33. Sault Ste. Marie's prov. : ONT
34. Metrical foot : IAMB
37. Light-colored cigar : CLARO
38. Something beyond recall : WATEROVERTHEDAM
42. Baker's utensil : SIEVE
43. Water jug : EWER
44. Letters on an airport sign : ETA
45. "To ___ human . . . ": Pope : ERRIS
46. Treated silk : WATERED
49. Three-dimensional : CUBIC
53. Tom of old westerns : MIX
54. Richard Adams's best seller: 1975 : WATERSHIPDOWN
59. Literary pen name : SAKI
60. Templeton or Waugh : ALEC
61. For this case only : ADHOC
63. Ruler at Asgard : ODIN
64. Relief organization : CARE
65. Soprano Tetrazzini: 1847–1940 : LUISA
66. Deleting, with "out" : XING
67. Relative of a sheik : EMIR
68. Dam : STEM
Down
1. Outlaw : BAN
2. Like ___ of pins : AROW
3. Capri coin : LIRA
4. Stippled : DOTTED
5. "Morning of the World" island : BALI
6. Have ___ to pick : ABONE
7. Din, the water carrier : GUNGA
8. Rome's Spanish attraction : STEPS
9. Take both sides : STRADDLE
10. Famed sailor : ERIC
11. Juice for a tar : LIME
12. Yamamoto, to Nimitz : FOE
14. Bara : THEDA
21. Kind of activity : RADIO
22. Hanger-on : LEECH
25. Search for water : DOWSE
26. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
27. Web-footed mammal : OTTER
28. Perform a lifeguard's feat : SAVE
30. Sandpiper of snipe : WADER
31. Steamed up : IRATE
32. He has herd, will move : NOMAD
35. Gull or its sound : MEW
36. Thirst quencher : BREW
39. Forcing out : EVICTING
40. Mine a narrow vein : RESUE
41. Type of steamer : TRAMP
47. Kind of wave or river : TIDAL
48. Biblical source of Red Sea miracle : EXODUS
50. Rope on a square-rigged ship : BRACE
51. Moslems' faith : ISLAM
52. Parisienne's boyfriend : CHERI
54. River bed, often dry : WADI
55. Consanguineous : AKIN
56. Champagne bucket : ICER
57. Jot : WHIT
58. Prow of a ship : NOSE
59. White or Red : SOX
62. Ouse territory : CAM

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

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