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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1978

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B F J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Amish, e.g. : SECT
5. Razorlike : SHARP
10. Pip-pip : TATA
14. Declare : AVER
15. Hairy : PILAR
16. CENTO member : IRAN
17. Arizona "monster" : GILA
18. "___ a Parade" : ILOVE
19. Belted : GIRT
20. Start of a Will Rogers line : ALLIKNOWISWHATI
23. Crusted dessert : PIE
24. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
25. Pets : COSSETS
29. Menlo Park family : EDISONS
33. Russian cooperative : ARTEL
34. Creed : TENET
36. "Blue Knight" : COP
37. U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
38. Budged : MOVED
39. Harness part : HAME
40. Downing Street number : TEN
41. Fast-food stop : DINER
42. The "man without a country" : NOLAN
43. On in age : ELDERLY
45. Scented : ODORANT
47. ___ Sparks, memorable sourpuss : NED
48. Sea eagle : ERN
49. End of the Rogers line : READINTHEPAPERS
58. Injure : HARM
59. Zola : EMILE
60. Corn lily : IXIA
61. Relative of a ceorl : ESNE
62. Finch : SERIN
63. Mechanics' stations in an auto race : PITS
64. Epochs upon epochs : AEON
65. Golfer Sam : SNEAD
66. Peary's winter base : ETAH
Down
1. "Heimskringla," e.g. : SAGA
2. Depraved : EVIL
3. Sing Sing lodging : CELL
4. Walks idly : TRAIPSES
5. Upright piano : SPINET
6. Hawaiian port : HILO
7. Down in the hold : ALOW
8. Sitar star Shankar : RAVI
9. Chaired : PRESIDED
10. Acrobat's apparel : TIGHTS
11. ___ da capo (musical form) : ARIA
12. Fruity pastry : TART
13. Not for : ANTI
21. German canal : KIEL
22. Court order : WRIT
25. A la ___ : CARTE
26. Bay window : ORIEL
27. Bear : STAND
28. Unfeeling : STONY
29. January, in Jaén : ENERO
30. Florida city : OCALA
31. "___ is an island": Donne : NOMAN
32. Used up : SPENT
35. Holiday time : EVE
38. Bland quality : MILDNESS
39. Lively folk dance : HORNPIPE
41. Three, in Mainz : DREI
42. Mrs. Nick Charles : NORA
44. Interlocutors' foils : ENDMEN
46. Be contingent : DEPEND
49. Large bird : RHEA
50. Naturalness : EASE
51. Cartoonist Peter: 1904–68 : ARNO
52. U.S. Treasury sleuths : TMEN
53. "This Gun for ___" : HIRE
54. Lamb : ELIA
55. Sign in a theater : EXIT
56. Actress Moreno : RITA
57. Waist cincher : SASH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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