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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,648

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Major Hoople's word : EGAD
5. Shed : MOLT
9. Crones : HAGS
13. Thin : RARE
14. Copycat : APER
15. Supports : ABETS
17. Sharpen : EDGE
18. Kind of review : RAVE
19. Pacific island group : SAMOA
20. Swiss city : ZURICH
22. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
24. Pixy : IMP
25. "___ see the Wizard . . . " : OFFTO
26. Immediately after : ASSOONAS
28. Agitates : ROILS
29. John Wayne picture : TRUEGRIT
30. ___-dokey : OKEY
31. Mapped : CHARTED
32. Mideast country: Abbr. : ISR
33. ___ of everything : THEBEST
34. Santa ___ : ANA
37. "Sit by ___ and spin . . . " : THEFIRE
38. Command to a dog : STAY
39. Famed Babe : ZAHARIAS
41. Lauder and others : SCOTS
42. Member of a hockey team : CANADIEN
43. Fragrance : AROMA
44. Renounced the crown: Abbr. : ABD
45. Eastern state: Abbr. : DEL
46. Words to brats : STOPIT
47. Nuance : TRACE
49. Shaping tools : DIES
51. Arm of Black Sea : AZOV
53. Giant armadillo : TATOU
54. River to the Moselle : ORNE
55. Town in Africa : TERA
56. Does seamstress work : SEWS
57. ___ Morgana : FATA
58. Formerly, of old : ERST
Down
1. Palindrome word : ERE
2. Relative of zounds : GADZOOKS
3. Polemic : ARGUFIER
4. Insect : DEERFLY
5. Polo : MARCO
6. Bright fish : OPAH
7. Coin of Bulgaria : LEV
8. Money men : TREASURERS
9. Needs : HASTOGET
10. Arab's cloak : ABA
11. Between Cancer and Taurus : GEMINI
12. Mouth: Prefix : STOMAT
16. Nincompoops : SAPS
21. ___ a deal! : ITS
23. Noxious fly : TSETSE
26. Fine horse : ARABIAN
27. Weapons: Abbr. : ORD
28. Reine's husband : ROI
29. On ___ battle : THEFIELDOF
31. Darling, in France : CHERIE
33. Biblical apostle : THADDEUS
34. Item on milady's dresser : ATOMIZER
35. Frogmen, for example : NATATORS
36. Certain votes : AYS
37. ___ Chin, river in Thailand : THA
38. Covered with bristly hair : SCOPATE
39. Old Spanish vessels : ZABRAS
40. Ate ___ (gorged oneself) : ANDATE
41. Theater sign : SRO
42. Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
43. Bewildered : ATSEA
46. Delivered : SENT
48. Bossy : COW
50. Man's name : IRA
52. Container : VAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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