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New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,055

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Rogue : SCAMP
6. Persian tiger : SHER
10. Weather report : SMOG
14. Premise in logic : MODAL
15. Land of Tara : EIRE
16. Shirt material : PIMA
17. Like an egg : OVATE
18. Egyptian deity : PTAH
19. Geraint's wife : ENID
20. Cheesecake : LEG
21. Fellah, for instance : ARAB
23. Goad : INCITE
25. Stevenson's island : TREASURE
27. Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
28. Savage : FERAL
29. Jubilant : ELATED
32. Lava : SLAG
35. Monad : ATOM
37. Latin eyes : OCULI
38. Acquaintances : KITH
39. 1930 Nobelist in literature : LEWIS
41. City: Lat. : URBS
42. Common Spanish infinitive : ESTAR
44. W. W. II battle site : STLO
45. "One giant ___ for mankind" : LEAP
46. Hot dog : WIENER
48. Mideast port : HAIFA
50. Historic vessel : NINA
51. Blown up, as a photo : ENLARGED
55. Doyle's doctor : WATSON
57. Indiana's Birch : BAYH
58. Bullfight sound : OLE
59. Throw the lead, at bridge : EXIT
60. Buddhist mountain : OMEI
62. Memento : RELIC
64. Famous middle name : ALVA
65. Jr. in Paris : FILS
66. One of the Muses : ERATO
67. Enthusiastic : KEEN
68. Clotho, for one : FATE
69. Forty-___ : NINER
Down
1. Young salmon : SMOLT
2. Play a higher card : COVER
3. Pithy saying : ADAGE
4. Gym equipment : MAT
5. Courtesy word : PLEASE
6. Women's garments : SEPARATES
7. Play dirty : HITBELOWTHEBELT
8. Epoch : ERA
9. Take on again : REHIRE
10. De Mille production : SPECTACULAR
11. Locket picture : MINIATURE
12. Leave out : OMIT
13. Rockling : GADE
22. Arcadian : RURAL
24. ___ contendere : NOLO
26. Where Kabul is : AFGHANISTAN
30. Exile scene : ELBA
31. Railroad man: Abbr. : DISP
32. Swerve : SKEW
33. Virna of films : LISI
34. All ears : ATTENTIVE
36. Veal cookery style : MILANAISE
40. Having spots : SOILY
43. Western city : RENO
47. Decamped : RANOFF
49. Drive, in Berlin : FAHREN
52. Biblical city : GOLAN
53. Upper crust : ELITE
54. Theatrical scenery : DECOR
55. Kind of point or sister : WEAK
56. Auto part : AXLE
61. Mamma ___! : MIA
63. Son of Gad : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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