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New York Times, Wednesday, July 29, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,655

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Sudden blow : CLAP
5. Boxed : CASED
10. Dish: Fr. : PLAT
14. Corncrake : RAIL
15. Western house : ADOBE
16. Forage crop : RAPE
17. ___ of Cleves : ANNE
18. Evergreens in Spain : PINOS
19. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
20. It belongs forward : BESTFOOT
22. Justice Stewart : POTTER
24. Quidnuncs : HENS
25. Pelt : HIDE
26. Put near : APPOSE
29. Rumpus area : BASEMENT
33. Means of participation : DOORS
34. Out-of-luck person : GONER
35. Animal, for short : ROO
36. Bonheur : ROSA
37. Suit of a sort : ARMOR
38. City of the Circo Massimo : ROMA
39. Scratch out : EKE
40. Story of a kind : ALIBI
41. Gifted ninesome : MUSES
42. Potential danger sources : MANTRAPS
44. Time piece : MOMENT
45. ___ de combat : HORS
46. Hari : MATA
47. Trousers area : INSEAM
50. Re-echo : RESONATE
54. In ___ : TOTO
55. Stravinsky and others : IGORS
57. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
58. Constantly : EVER
59. Veep middle name : NANCE
60. Negative contraction of sorts : AINT
61. Manifold : MANY
62. Neutral shades : GRAYS
63. Man's nickname : NATE
Down
1. Hermit, for one : CRAB
2. Ocean route : LANE
3. Ones, in Aberdeen : AINS
4. Glut : PLETHORA
5. Notorious tax dodger : CAPONE
6. See you mañana : ADIOS
7. Ils ___ : SONT
8. Central American tree : EBO
9. Hater : DESPISER
10. Words for an interim official : PROTEM
11. Shoe part : LAST
12. Cathedral feature : APSE
13. Violent rush : TEAR
21. Parker : FESS
23. European river : ODER
25. Asian capital : HANOI
26. Pertinent: Lat. : ADREM
27. Specter in Irish lore : POOKA
28. Former Prussian province : POSEN
29. Flop shows : BOMBS
30. Uneven : EROSE
31. Noun, in grammar : NOMEN
32. Skoal : TOAST
34. Valises : GRIPS
37. Causing concern : ALARMING
38. Enesco, for one : RUMANIAN
40. River of Venezuela : AROA
41. Sleuth : MOTO
43. Educated guess : THEORY
44. Hoi polloi : MASSES
46. Relative of land sakes : MERCY
47. Particular : ITEM
48. Star : NOVA
49. Swedish weight : STEN
50. Writer Jaffe : RONA
51. Part of SEATO : ASIA
52. Dye : TINT
53. Princely family : ESTE
56. Fish : GAR

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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