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New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 1976

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,902

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Istanbul sight : MOSQUE
7. Ammo for shooters : PEAS
11. Cry of triumph : AHA
14. "Made in ___" : THEUSA
15. This: Sp. : ESTA
16. Seize : NAB
17. Fishing boats : DORIES
18. Enola Gay's load : ATOMBOMB
20. Beyond expression : INDESCRIBABLE
22. Beef, e.g. : MEAT
24. Chinese tea : CHA
25. " . . . gang aft ___" : AGLEY
26. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
27. "Home, Sweet Home" man : PAYNE
29. Collections : SETS
30. Occurring only a single time : ONESHOT
32. Chopper : GIRO
34. Dinner course : DESSERT
35. In fact, in Paris : ENEFFET
39. Sea bird : ERNE
40. Prop for a spring dance : MAYPOLE
41. Norse god : ODIN
44. System : ORDER
46. Tara's land : ERIN
47. Present occasion : NONCE
49. Franklin : BEN
50. Undiluted : NEAT
51. Window arrangements : FENESTRATIONS
55. "This ___" (bargain-hunter's words) : ISASTEAL
56. Hits hard : SMITES
59. Slowing, in music: Abbr. : RIT
60. Give off : EMIT
61. Mortimer et al. : SNERDS
62. Opposite of hiver : ETE
63. Honshu town : SANO
64. Emphatic agreement : YESYES
Down
1. Like Canadian police: Abbr. : MTD
2. Exclamation : OHO
3. Arranges in order : SERIATES
4. Most-typical examples : QUINTESSENCES
5. Took advantage of : USED
6. Move with care : EASE
7. Dandy : PEACHY
8. Alienation : ESTRANGEMENT
9. Thine, in France : ATOI
10. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
11. "Man is ___ animal" : ANOBLE
12. Well-known Dane : HAMLET
13. Westminster, etc. : ABBEYS
19. Coin-counter's fodder : BAGSOFPENNIES
21. Thoughtless one : SCATTERBRAIN
22. Humor : MOOD
23. Old serf : ESNE
27. Adult-bookshop offering : PORNO
28. Scandinavian man's name : EINAR
31. Part of H.R.H. : HER
33. King, in Spain : REY
36. Timber management : FORESTRY
37. Essay name : ELIA
38. Circus unit : TENT
41. Blazing : ONFIRE
42. "That ___!" : DOESIT
43. Congenital : INNATE
45. Give out the cards : DEALTO
48. Colorado park : ESTES
52. Musical subject : TEMA
53. Suburb of Paris : ISSY
54. Form of Latin all : OMNE
57. Dutch town : EDE
58. Draft initials : SSS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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