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New York Times, Friday, July 9, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,000

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Greek letters : CHIS
5. ___ in the right direction : ASTEP
10. Piedmont city : ASTI
14. Plaster backing : LATH
15. Lobster pincer : CHELA
16. Type of curl : SPIT
17. Turkish regiment : ALAI
18. Followers of K'ung Fu-tzu : CONFUCIANS
20. Steak order : WELLDONE
22. Like some speech : SLANGY
23. Miss the blue ribbon : LOSE
24. "A ___ in Winter" : LION
25. Short-distance race : SPRINT
28. Sacred peak of China : SUNGSHAN
32. Adhered : CLUNG
33. Senator Hiram and family : FONGS
34. Parisian friend : AMI
35. Sounded : RANG
36. Thickens : CLOTS
37. Rack's partner : RUIN
38. Blackbird : ANI
39. Southeast Asian natives : SHANS
40. Recoil : WINCE
41. Game popular in Far East : PINGPONG
43. Officer in old Rome : LICTOR
44. Some are blue : LAWS
45. Thelonius : MONK
46. Keep abreast : INFORM
49. Site of pagoda Nan t'a : FANGSHAN
53. Asian V.I.P. : MAOTSETUNG
55. Present : HERE
56. Art course: Abbr. : ANAT
57. "Oh, how ___ to get up . . . " : IHATE
58. Song : ARIA
59. Hawaiian loincloth : MALO
60. Knobby : NODED
61. Landmark of China : WALL
Down
1. Hammer part : CLAW
2. Robust : HALE
3. Certain type: Abbr. : ITAL
4. English coin : SHILLING
5. Confront : ACCOST
6. Gleamed : SHONE
7. Filament: Suffix : TENE
8. Sprite : ELF
9. Brief halts : PAUSINGS
10. Eastern people : ASIANS
11. Reach : SPAN
12. Old Chinese bowl : TING
13. Predecessor of bitsy : ITSY
19. Sabots : CLOGS
21. Bell sound : DONG
24. Acting team : LUNTS
25. One kind of book : SCRAP
26. Flat: Prefix : PLANI
27. Arrest : RUNIN
28. Famed sisters : SOONG
29. Make like a ghost : HAUNT
30. Friend: It. : AMICO
31. Forty-___ : NINER
33. Unstamped coins : FLANS
36. Stew of a sort : CHOWMEIN
37. Hong Kong conveyance : RICKSHAW
39. Boxes : SPARS
40. Actress Toby : WING
42. Language: Prefix : GLOTTO
43. Yearned : LONGED
45. Mexico's Ciudad ___ : MANTE
46. Caliph : IMAM
47. Zola heroine : NANA
48. Colt : FOAL
49. Egyptian king : FUAD
50. Wife of Zeus : HERA
51. Seed covering : ARIL
52. Actress Patricia : NEAL
54. Even if, for short : THO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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