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New York Times, Saturday, September 17, 1977

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { C J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,262

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Apparel : GARB
5. Ye ___ tea shoppe : OLDE
9. Clammy : DAMP
13. Libertine : ROUE
14. The late Orient Express : TRAIN
15. Place for a caboose : REAR
16. British ___ of Court : INNS
17. Grant's successor : HAYES
18. Guthrie : ARLO
19. Prokofiev orchestral fairy tale : PETERANDTHEWOLF
22. Radio role of Jay Silverheels : TONTO
23. Agcy. that electrified rural America : REA
24. Sample the library : BROWSE
27. Kooks : WEIRDOS
31. "C'est ___!" : LAVIE
32. Unsigned, for short : ANON
33. Iroquoian : ERIE
35. Conspire, in a way : ABET
36. Recumbent : PRONE
37. Attain justly : EARN
38. Darkroom receptacle : BATH
39. Brinker of fiction : HANS
40. Chose : OPTED
41. Polliwog : TADPOLE
43. Religious superior : ABBESS
44. Fitting : APT
45. Relish : SAVOR
47. Two difficult alternatives : HORNSOFADILEMMA
54. Keyed up : AGOG
55. Callas or Tallchief : MARIA
56. August, in Paris : AOUT
57. He, to Hadrian : ILLE
58. Biblical land, east of the Jordan : AMMON
59. Svelte : TRIM
60. Glance askance : LEER
61. Khyber or Donner : PASS
62. Start of an epitaph : HERE
Down
1. Stagehand : GRIP
2. Topflight : AONE
3. Smallest of a litter : RUNT
4. Perilous : BESETWITHDANGER
5. Praying female figure : ORANT
6. Surrender : LAYDOWNONESARMS
7. Bantingize : DIET
8. Cherish as sacred : ENSHRINE
9. Sigh with relief : DRAWADEEPBREATH
10. Prefix with sol or stat : AERO
11. Suburban shopping center : MALL
12. One of the prexy's staff : PROF
14. Banquo, for one : THANE
20. Kind of wine : ROSE
21. "All that wealth ___ gave": Gray : EER
24. Spill the beans : BLAB
25. Moroccan capital : RABAT
26. ___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
28. Cosmic cycles : EONS
29. Hold forth : ORATE
30. Progenitors : SIRES
32. Russian sea : ARAL
34. At loose ___ : ENDS
36. Aerial mosaic : PHOTOMAP
40. One-sixth of a drachma : OBOL
42. Afterthought No. 2 on a letter : PPS
43. Of doves, hawks, etc. : AVIAN
46. Barrio farewell : ADIOS
47. "___ to thee, blithe spirit!": Shelley : HAIL
48. Give the once-over : OGLE
49. Gremio or Grumio : ROLE
50. Rumor personified : FAMA
51. "Utopia" visionary : MORE
52. Glacier in Alaska : MUIR
53. "Ma, He's Making Eyes ___" : ATME

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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