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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,711

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Detroit players : LIONS
6
___ small world : ITSA
10
Merry sound : HAHA
14
Leading : ONTOP
15
Cruise : SAIL
16
Bovines : OXEN
17
Silly talk : FROTH
18
Sooner : OKLAHOMAN
20
Mark in curling : TEE
21
Key Biscayne, for one : ISLET
23
Poison for arrow tips : URARE
24
"And ___ grow on" : ONETO
25
Hot iron : BRAND
26
This year : MCMLXX
29
Have-nots : NEEDY
31
Egg-shaped : OOID
32
Capek of "R.U.R." fame : KAREL
33
Pastured : FED
36
Rare : ONCEINALIFETIME
40
Stain : DYE
41
Promenades : MALLS
42
Egyptian singing girl : ALME
43
Voodoo : MAGIC
44
Cash keeper : BURSAR
46
Plods through mire : SLOGS
48
Scented : OLENT
50
Deposit : STORE
51
Arctic canoe : UMIAK
52
Through: Prefix : DIA
55
Span : CROSSOVER
57
"Of thee ___" : ISING
59
Tributary of Seine : OISE
60
Olympian goddess : HERA
61
Neighbor of Sverige : NORGE
62
Asian weight : TAEL
63
Large quantity : MASS
64
Sights in Holland : DIKES
Down
1
Choir's place : LOFT
2
Regarding : INRE
3
Western Indian : OTOE
4
"___ as a Stranger" : NOT
5
Enigmatic one : SPHINX
6
Lady of Arthurian romance : ISOLT
7
Act like a champ : TAKEONALLCOMERS
8
Muddy deposit : SILT
9
Term in cookery : ALA
10
Cheer : HOORAY
11
Logger : AXMAN
12
Got wind of : HEARD
13
Bancroft : ANNE
19
Obstacle : HURDLE
22
Latin 6 : SEX
24
Word for a shoppe : OLDE
25
Charqui : BEEF
26
Humor : MOOD
27
Rabbit : CONY
28
Small game for tabby : MICE
30
Discord goddess : ERIS
32
Persian carpet : KALI
33
Coin of Iraq and Jordan : FILS
34
Madame Bovary : EMMA
35
Wild game : DEER
37
Counterparts : IMAGES
38
Cheap platers : NAGS
39
Pastry item : TART
43
Small amount : MORSEL
44
Girl's nickname : BEA
45
Harsh : UNKIND
46
Narrow groove : STRIA
47
Kind of change : LOOSE
49
Cash in Turin : LIRAS
50
Glengarry man : SCOT
51
Layer of the iris : UVEA
52
Dagger : DIRK
53
American dramatist : INGE
54
Dark ___ : AGES
56
Electrical unit : OHM
58
Self, in France : SOI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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